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  • At the Pump Room, everything must go

    At the Pump Room, everything must go
    It’s the ultimate garage sale and everything must go. Memorabilia from the Ambassador East Hotel and the Pump Room, once a celebrity stopover in trips from New York to Hollywood, will be available to the public in a 12-day liquidation sale starting...
  • Romney rips Obama's economic path at Chicago fundraiser

    Romney rips Obama's economic path at Chicago fundraiser
    Mitt Romney brought his presidential campaign to President Barack Obama’s hometown Thursday, raising $3.3 million for himself and fellow Republicans as he warned the Democratic incumbent would put the nation on a perilous European economic path....
  • SNERD - November 10th, 2011

    Raising Cain's Appetite As he attempts to rescue his reputation, political future, and front-running presidential candidacy, embattled Republican Herman Cain is dealing with allegations of sexual harassment by strapping on the feedbag. But rather than...
  • Chicago Live! rides again, and moves to The Second City's UP theater

    Chicago Live! rides again, and moves to The Second City's UP theater
    We’ve moved! While our Chicago Live! team is busy finalizing appearances by the likes of Jonathon Brandmeier, Rick Bayless, Homaru Cantu and J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound (Guest details here), I want to tell you about our new home. The new...
  • People you should know: Michael Simon, bar director at new restaurant Acadia

    People you should know: Michael Simon, bar director at new restaurant Acadia
    Who: Michael Simon, 31, West Loop Gig: Bar director at Acadia in the South Loop It’s been a serendipitous year for Michael Simon, the former beverage director and general manager at Graham Elliot in River North. After leaving the restaurant and...
  • Saturday, March 17, 2012

    5 - 6 a.m. The Satursday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong  5:05 a.m.   It’s the 30th anniversary of the Farm Toy and Antique Tractor Show in Sublette, Illinois.  Max Armstrong visits with Don Dingus, one of the show founders,...
  • Sunday, March 18, 2012

    5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter  5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life 6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour 6:30 - 9 a.m. The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan 6:35 a.m.  Listen to highlights from the latest “Chicago Live!,”...
  • Public updates famous past

    Public updates famous past
    The legendary Ambassador East — and its equally renowned Pump Room restaurant — were far past their prime when hotel design legend Ian Schrager bought the 85-year-old Gold Coast property. But Public, Schrager's boutique hotel that...
  • Phyllis Diller's wacky-wig room

    Phyllis Diller's wacky-wig room
    Comic Phyllis Diller, who died Monday at 95, was one of former Hot Property columnist Ruth Ryon's favorite interview subjects. While doing a story on the entertainer at her Brentwood home more than a decade ago, Ryon discovered a prolific artist, a...