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  • Taking the less-known route

     Taking the less-known route
    If you can't get in — or can't afford — a top business school, is an MBA from a lesser-known school worth it? The answer depends largely on the student. Those gunning for the top of the organizational chart, and without the networking...
  • Another perspective: views around the worksites

    Carl Sandburg got it right when he penned these words about an earlier Chicago building boom: "Put the city up / tear the city down / put it up again / let us find a city." Chicago is again re-inventing itself, and the view is mesmerizing, terrifying,...
  • The Millennium Park effect

    NEW CATCH PHRASE was in the air after Frank Gehry's shimmering Guggenheim Museum made its spectacular debut eight years ago in the tattered shipbuilding city of Bilbao, Spain: "the Bilbao effect." The term, which sounded like weather forecasting jargon,...
  • Meet the first lady's secret style weapon

    Meet the first lady's secret style weapon
    By the time Barbara Tfank began designing for Michelle Obama in 2011, the intense focus on the first lady's fashion choices had relented. Which is one reason Tfank (pronounced tee-fank) remains a secret weapon even as Obama has worn Tfank's feminine...
  • Redeemed

    Whew! Flamboyant New York developer Donald Trump isn't going to foist one of his trademark exercises in architectural glitz on Chicago. He has even radically altered an earlier plan that would have erected a bloated blob of a high-rise alongside such...
  • Feet sculpture likely to move from beach

     Feet sculpture likely to move from beach
     The 7-foot-tall sculpture of two feet at Oak Street Beach this week has legs. That is, it's expected to move to other locations around the city as long as the Art Institute of Chicago is hosting an exhibit inspired by Rene Magritte, the Belgian...
  • Luxury buyers find options at Millennium

    Luxury buyers find options at Millennium
    Luxury real estate in downtown Chicago came roaring back in 2012, experiencing its best year since 2008. According to a recent report, sales of million-dollar homes rose by 15 percent last year, and while the rebound has been welcome news to sellers, it...
  • Under Armour plans massive 'brand house' on Michigan Avenue

    Under Armour plans massive 'brand house' on Michigan Avenue
    Under Armour plans to open its first Chicago retail store on the Magnificent Mile next March, and it will be the athletic-wear retailer’s largest “brand house” to date, the company announced Tuesday. Under Armour has leased 30,000...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Former Bear David Terrell charged in domestic battery case

    Former Bear David Terrell charged in domestic battery case
    Former Chicago Bears wide receiver David Terrell was ordered held on $10,000 bond Saturday after he allegedly grabbed his ex-girlfriend during an argument inside his high-rise apartment on the Near South Side and threatened to throw her off a balcony,...
  • Tips for riding -- and conquering -- the neon wave

    Tips for riding -- and conquering -- the neon wave
    A friend and I recently discussed the challenges of neon. This particular friend happens to be blond, blue-eyed and fair-skinned. She was actually wearing a lime green shirt, but not by choice -- it was a workout top and was neon as most workout attire...