| Apr 25, 2014
While I can understand the viewpoint of those who are philosophically opposed to the new replay system in baseball, I stand squarely on the other side of the issue. I am, irrefutably, a baseball connoisseur. There is not an aspect of the on-...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:31 PM
A Chicago attorney was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of running up a $950 tab at Tavern on Rush and then pushing a police officer who told him he needed to pay it, county prosecutors said.
Robert Semrad, 46, of the 0-100 block of East Walton...
| Apr 23, 2014
When a Gold Coast resident heard about plans to build two high-rises down the block from her home, she did what any Chicagoan would do: She contacted her alderman to express her concerns.
Ignazia Angela Daidone knew that Chicago tradition gives City...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Wicker Park is among the best neighborhoods in the country for millennials to live in, according to a new national ranking.
Of course, that’s sort of like declaring the Gold Coast is a good place for rich people or saying University of Chicago...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Just caught wind this morning that a new boutique, Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet, opens on Michigan Avenue today near Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci. The store, equipped with vintage furniture and a mural ceiling, stocks designer women's clothing in...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Take a stately home with an impeccable pedigree and season it with a meticulous renovation. The result honors the history of the property yet offers a comfortable, updated space for contemporary living and entertaining.
The white clapboard exterior with...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Tractor Bar Menu
Hash House A Go Go 1212 N. State Parkway. 312-202-0994
The Gold Coast spot ups the ante on its "twisted farm food" with a new bar snacks and a beverage program featuring such options as cast iron sage cornbread with honey butter...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Shrimp toast: Here is one of those unexpected unions of two foods, which upon first bite elicits a "well, no duh." The Cantonese have been eating this dim sum/diner staple for decades. A more proper description might be shrimp French toast: minced...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
>>Read up on the 10 hottest coming-soon rooftops and patios in Chicago for summer 2014.
Green Street Smoked Meats
112 N. Green St. 312-754-0431
Upon arrival at this West Loop barbecue bar, send a friend to order pitchers at the bar while you order...
| Apr 11, 2014
Browsing the Internet, I read the headlines: Arizona passes law criminalizing every undocumented immigrant within its state boundaries. For years now, I have been punctually following the attempts to reform the immigration system. From the birth of the...
| Apr 10, 2014
Actor and Chicago native Freddy Rodriguez has put up for rent his newly renovated, two-bedroom Gold Coast condo for $3,300 a month.
A Lincoln Park High School graduate known for his work on TV's "Six Feet Under" and "Ugly Betty," Rodriguez, 39, bought...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Actor and Chicago native Freddy Rodriguez has placed his newly renovated, two-bedroom Gold Coast condominium unit up for rent for $3,300 a month.
A Lincoln Park High School graduate known most for his work on TV’s “Six Feet Under”...