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  • Wrigley Building: Star of the skyline

    Wrigley Building: Star of the skyline
    Holiday shoppers on Michigan Avenue this month can get a unique gift: Viewing parts of the Wrigley Building that haven't been visible to the public since the "fraternal twin" towers were completed in 1921 and 1924. The ongoing renovations, which have...
  • Scaling the heights

    Scaling the heights
    Can a four-star meal begin with fried smelts and end with a Butterfinger bar? My last dinner at Sixteen says yes. These are uncertain times for four-star dining in Chicago. Since last September, four previous top-rated restaurants have closed up shop...
  • River North notables and favorites

    River North notables and favorites
    Downtown 440 N. State St. 312-464-1400 At the neighborhood’s only gay bar, expect the bartenders to call you “honey” and the entertainment to range from live cabaret to karaoke to DJs. The Purple Pig 500 N. Michigan Ave. 312-464-1744...
  • Let's take this outside

    Let's take this outside
    The heat of summer 2013 took its sweet time arriving this year, even though summer officially began only last week. But as anyone in Chicago can tell you, the weather doesn't have to be ideal to make outdoor dining appealing. Chicagoans, perhaps because...
  • Trib Nation's summer events: Photo, social media classes

    Trib Nation's summer events: Photo, social media classes
    June and July will bring a host of Trib Nation events of note to Chicago Tribune readers who are book lovers or nature lovers, whether they’re interested in the state of Chicago’s schools, or the state of social media for their personal and...
  • Forgotten Chicago keeps city's bygone parts alive

    Forgotten Chicago keeps city's bygone parts alive
    A building is not, of course, a living thing, and so, unless it's the one you work in, live in or visit with some regularity, you probably take most of the city's thousands of other buildings for granted. There are, of course, the stars, those...
  • Suspicious object closes Mag Mile: 'It's just a prank'

    Suspicious object closes Mag Mile: 'It's just a prank'
    Police closed off North Michigan Avenue for more than an hour this morning while a Bomb and Arson officer in a blast suit dismantled a suspicious object attached to a flagpole along North Michigan Avenue. The object -- a 6-inch-long piece of steel rebar...
  • A history of bomb attacks

    A history of bomb attacks
    Chicago is no stranger to bombs. We live in a relatively bomb-free era, the first such respite Chicagoans have enjoyed since at least the middle of the 19th century. The city that gave the world the mother of all explosive devices and ushered in the...
  • Pictures and thank yous from the Tribune authors book signing Tuesday

    Pictures and thank yous from the Tribune authors book signing Tuesday
    We had a great time Tuesday night visiting with readers and celebrating our Chicago Tribune colleagues with books on the shelves. About 60 folks came to talk with us, eat cheese and crackers, and shoot the breeze with Tribune authors Mark Jacob, Jeff...
  • 2013 outdoor dining and drinking preview

    2013 outdoor dining and drinking preview
    "Do you remember when it was 80 degrees in March last year?" Yup, that might be the most common complaint muttered by coat-clad Chicagoans this spring. Sure, summer didn't come early this year as it did last, but that hasn't stopped dozens of...
  • Walking this 'route' will change the way you see this city - and yourself

    Walking this 'route' will change the way you see this city - and yourself
    Good theater can make the strange familiar. Great theater usually makes the familiar strange. And for someone like me who has worked on Michigan Avenue for years, what is more familiar than the city of Chicago? A city one thinks one knows, having lived...
  • Lights go out for Earth Hour

    Lights go out for Earth Hour
    Lights blinked off in Chicago and around the world tonight to mark Earth Hour, an international effort to raise awareness about climate change. From 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time around the globe lights were turned off in landmarks, businesses and...