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  • Design gives Wrigley Field a firm sense of place

    Design gives Wrigley Field a firm sense of place
    Why, in this city of great buildings, does the unpretentious piece of architecture at Clark and Addison exert such a powerful hold on us? Wrigley Field lacks the height and muscle of the John Hancock Center, the swirling ornament of the former Carson...
  • 'Railroaders' at the Chicago History Museum

    'Railroaders' at the Chicago History Museum
    Roundhouse worker William London is a sight: raccoon eyes, thanks to the goggles he had been wearing; soot on his face, thanks to his job amid coal-burning trains; and a freshly lit cigarette burning in his mouth. London's is one of the striking...
  • REVIEW: 'The Monuments Men' ★★

    REVIEW: 'The Monuments Men' ★&#9733
    A genial disappointment about the preciousness of art amid the destructive horrors of war, "The Monuments Men" is scored to a military march by composer Alexandre Desplat. You hear what he was going for: jaunty heroics. The throwback sound of it...
  • Regina Hall and Michael Ealy talk 'About Last Night'

    Regina Hall and Michael Ealy talk 'About Last Night'
    "About Last Night" opens this weekend, just in time for Valentine's Day. Three of the four principal actors in this LA-set adaptation of David Mamet's play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" (borrowing also from the 1986 film "About Last Night …")...
  • Anchorman AnchorVan chicken & news truck in Chicago March 17

    Anchorman AnchorVan chicken & news truck in Chicago March 17
    Monday marks the chance for Chicago to get some Chicken of the Cave.  (UPDATE: As of 10:30 a.m. Monday, the AnchorVan is nowhere to be seen near Pioneer Court. We're reaching out to see what's the hold up.) (UPDATE 2: The van has arrived, and is...
  • Cubs in line for property tax break on Wrigley Field work

    Cubs in line for property tax break on Wrigley Field work
    If the Wrigley Field renovation is completed as planned, the Ricketts family stands to get a substantial property tax break available to land owners who rehabilitate historic structures. The Chicago Landmarks Commission on Thursday endorsed the tax...
  • Downtown rooftop hop

    Downtown rooftop hop
    Though most are only a few floors above the packed sidewalks and busy streets of River North, the neighborhood's sun-drenched rooftop bars feel miles away from the daily grind. Whether your drink of choice is a cocktail, beer or wine, order up and declare...
  • Notable bars and restaurants in River North and Streeterville

    Notable bars and restaurants in River North and Streeterville
    Gilt Bar 230 W. Kinzie St. 312-464-9544 Restaurateur Brendan Sodikoff's restaurants have inspired many admirers, and this bustling shared-plates spot serving simple pastas, roasted veggies and bone marrow on toast was his first. Downtown 440 N. State...
  • Realtor Building approved for makeover

    Realtor Building approved for makeover
    A key parcel on the south end of Chicago's Magnificent Mile appears headed for redevelopment in an ambitious project that would include a high-end hotel, condominiums, offices and stores between North Michigan Avenue and Wabash Avenue. The National...
  • Oil-Dri focuses on workers' well-being — and backs it up with benefits

    Oil-Dri focuses on workers' well-being — and backs it up with benefits
    Four years ago, medical tests revealed L'Tanya King had tumors on her liver. She needed surgery, so she took an eight-week leave from her job as a technical services manager at Oil-Dri Corp. of America. It was then she felt the full embrace of her co-...
  • Billy Goat Tavern owner wants to stay put amid planned development

    Billy Goat Tavern owner wants to stay put amid planned development
    No Pepsi. No fries. No desire to change things. The Billy Goat Tavern has been a Chicago landmark for generations and a fixture underneath North Michigan Avenue for almost 50 years. And its owner wants to remain there, regardless of whatever...
  • Last call for landmark Billy Goat Tavern?

    Last call for landmark Billy Goat Tavern?
    No Coke. No fries. No desire to change things. The Billy Goat Tavern has been a Chicago landmark for generations and a fixture under North Michigan Avenue for almost 50 years. And its owner wants to remain there, regardless of whatever redevelopment...