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  • Scent of a splurge: The right perfume is worth it

    Scent of a splurge: The right perfume is worth it
    In the grand scheme of fashion and beauty, I consider perfume to be one of my biggest indulgences. For the average person, an up-to-date closet, good grooming practices and if you're of the female variety, a basic makeup routine, are significant beyond...
  • Man scalping tickets stabbed downtown near Lollapalooza

    Man scalping tickets stabbed downtown near Lollapalooza
    A 53-year-old man from Memphis was stabbed downtown outside the Lollapalooza music festival while trying to scalp tickets last night, according to police and the fire department. The man remains hospitalized in good condition late Saturday morning,...
  • Getting serious about stripes

    Getting serious about stripes
    It was specially requested that I tackle in a column the challenges of wearing stripes. My friends ask for particular topics all the time, but frankly I was a bit surprised by this one. As an eager stripe wearer (too eager, some would argue) the only...
  • 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...
  • About those stones

    About those stones
    There are nearly 150 fragments of famous structures and historic sites from around the world and all 50 states embedded in Tribune Tower. These pieces of history reflect the aspirations of the Tribune Tower's creators: To make the fledging skyscraper...
  • Man charged in Wilmette home invasion

    Man charged in Wilmette home invasion
    Authorities have charged a Chicago man with forcing his way into a former girlfriend’s Wilmette home, choking her around the neck and threatening to kill her, police said today. Michael Bishop, 49, of the 1400 block of South Michigan Avenue,...
  • 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&...
  • Glass and glitz are the new traditions in Streeterville

    Glass and glitz are the new traditions in Streeterville
    Glass is in. Concrete and brick are out. Modern is in. Traditional is out. Those are the guiding lights of Chicago's leading architects who are competing — informally — to design unique skyscrapers for a glitzy new neighborhood. Their entries in what...
  • High-speed high-rises stagger Streeterville

    Streeterville residents are not a naive bunch. They moved into their condos and apartments knowing they would share their turf with hordes of tourists bound for Michigan Avenue or Navy Pier or Millennium Park. And they knew that the patchwork of...
  • How to rock printed pants this season

    True confessions: I've been avoiding the printed pants column. Despite my affinity for all things stylish, there are those rare occasions when I'm not on board with high fashion. Sometimes I see a look on an awards show red carpet that all my favorite...
  • Small discounts make a difference too

    Small discounts make a difference too
    Any savvy shopper knows that making an amazing purchase almost always involves an amazing sale. The finds you rave about most often are the ones where someone says, "Great shoes!" And you respond, "They were 75 percent off! Can you believe it?!" But...
  • These boots are made for walking - and looking fabulous

    October has arrived, and we're really just a hop, skip and a jump from the holiday season. You know what that means: it's time for new boots. As a Chicagoan, I live the entirety of fall and winter in boots. No matter what kind of weather I'm walking...