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  • Pedicab paralysis

    Pedicab paralysis
    Taste of Chicago and Lollapalooza festgoers won’t be able to ride in pedicabs down Michigan Avenue this summer to escape the thousands of people pouring out of Grant Park. That’s because Michigan Avenue and State Street are off-limits to...
  • Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape

     Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape
    Millennium Park, which turns 10 Wednesday, is the best thing former Mayor Richard M. Daley ever did. But as this month's titillating trial over a controversial contract for the Park Grill shows, the popular park has never fully detached itself from...
  • Water Tower Place mall announces same-day delivery

     Water Tower Place mall announces same-day delivery
    Water Tower Place on Wednesday joined the growing number of malls offering same-day delivery to shoppers buying from its retailers in-store or online — and, at $5, the speediest delivery option also is one of the cheapest. The Michigan Avenue mall...
  • Chicago area classical music recommendations

    Chicago area classical music recommendations
    Bellissima Opera: The Oak Park-based ensemble presents "Music of the Universe," a program ranging from Pergolesi's "Stabat Mater," to Schubert and Puccini, to a Hawaiian hula dance set to John Fogerty. 6 p.m. Sunday, Unity Temple, 875 Lake St., Oak Park;...
  • Ballpark seats to decorate Michigan Avenue, celebrate Wrigley centennial

    Ballpark seats to decorate Michigan Avenue, celebrate Wrigley centennial
    Coming to North Michigan Avenue later this week: Fifty custom-made pairs of ballpark seats — a public art project and fundraiser celebrating Wrigley Field’s 100-year anniversary. The 100 seats will depict a “special moment in time&...
  • Sign points to Emanuel, Trump faceoff

    Sign points to Emanuel, Trump faceoff
    The last letter in the huge "TRUMP" sign that Donald Trump is putting on his Chicago skyscraper has yet to be installed, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel is ready to pass judgment. Thumbs down. "The mayor thinks the sign is awful," Bill McCaffrey, a mayoral...
  • Phil Vettel: Mother's Day dining recommendations

    Phil Vettel: Mother's Day dining recommendations
    Seems like just last week we were dealing with Easter, doesn't it? Well, the other big Sunday for dining is just 10 days away, and Chicago's restaurants, as always, are ready. Acadia: A la carte Mother's Day brunch served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Easter dining

    Phil Vettel recommends: Easter dining
    Easter is more than a week away, but as it's one of the most popular days for dining out (right up there with Mother's Day), early reservations are a must. Here are some picks for the April 20 holiday. Autre Monde: Three-course brunch menu, $30. A la...
  • Pedicabs banned from Michigan Avenue and State Street

    Pedicabs banned from Michigan Avenue and State Street
    Pedicabs are no longer allowed downtown during weekday rush hour periods, and they will be banned entirely on Michigan Avenue and State Street, under an ordinance approved by the City Council on Wednesday. The restriction means that residents and...
  • Tips for cold, cold car care

    Tips for cold, cold car care
    Cars, like people, don’t function as well in cold weather. With another arctic air mass hitting the Midwest, temperatures are expected to bottom out at 20 degrees below zero on Monday and Tuesday nights, with a wind chill warning through Wednesday...
  • Face fixes for the hottest months of the year

    The dead of summer is not my favorite time of year. I live in Chicago, so hot days are an exciting rarity. It's freezing for about seven months out of the year, and then there are another two to three that are somehow not the climate you expect them to...
  • Eastern floral prints can work for winter or spring

    As we learned from frosty fashion icon Miranda Priestly in "The Devil Wears Prada," florals for spring are not groundbreaking. Florals for January would be groundbreaking, if you didn't feel like an idiot wearing them. But for example, the temperature...