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  • Chicago's upscale dining after the curtain falls

    Chicago's upscale dining after the curtain falls
    From an inquisitive reader (edited for space): My husband and I are theater and concert fans who prefer to dine after a performance. Some of the places we've sampled are really designed for late-night mating dances among 20- and 30-somethings. Can the...
  • Realtor Building approved for makeover

    Realtor Building approved for makeover
    A key parcel on the south end of Chicago's Magnificent Mile appears headed for redevelopment in an ambitious project that would include a high-end hotel, condominiums, offices and stores between North Michigan Avenue and Wabash Avenue. The National...
  • Blackhawks' Patricks dress sharp -- and hear about it

    Blackhawks' Patricks dress sharp -- and hear about it
    What did Blackhawks players say when they saw teammates Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp decked out in high-end fashions on the cover of November's Michigan Avenue magazine? “You can imagine what they said,” Kane said Tuesday at a Michigan...
  • Have a neutral party with new base colors

    Lately I've been getting a lot of questions about neutral colors. Both men and women seem slightly befuddled about the base hues around which to build an ensemble. One of my girlfriends recently inquired about a navy sheath dress, and which color...
  • 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...
  • Theme trumps maker for bookend collectors

    Q: We bought these bookends in Europe many years ago, Are they worth anything? Appreciate any info you can give. A: The reader adds that his bookends are 7 in. high, marked KBW plus G and T bronze. Images sent show a metal pair of seated, hooded and...
  • Artifacts from historic Chicago theater still draw collectors

    Q: What can you tell us about our identical wall sconces? We bought them in the 1960s from a Chicago dealer who told us they came from the Garrick Theater. We wired them for electricity. A: Seen in images sent, the reader has three sconces. Oak Park,...
  • Lamp collectors covet fine pieces from the golden age of cut glass

    Q: Any info on this antique lamp I bought at an estate sale? There was no information furnished with it. I thought it was pretty. It's 27 inches tall, not including the chimney. A: The reader adds that the lamp has been electrified by a lamp shop. I'm...
  • American regional paintings becoming highly collectible

    American regional paintings becoming highly collectible
    Q: Can you tell us anything about a painting we've had stored for years? A: I have good news, and better news, for this reader. First, the writer adds that he and his wife inherited the Anne Cary Bradley painting from a family member married to one of...
  • Copies just can't beat originals on price

    Q: I bought this framed photo of John Lennon long ago at a yard sale. The man who sold it told me said it was a lithograph. The photo is marked, "1940-1980 Richard Avedon." Is it worth more than the $5 I paid for it? A: Richard Avedon was a famous...
  • Where you sell can be as important as how you sell

    Q: I have about 200 Madame Alexander dolls (with boxes) to sell. How do I find doll auctions in my area? A: The reader probably picked auction because she knows that auction puts goods out in person plus online for a worldwide public. Buyers who...
  • It pays to arm yourself with the best, most current price info available

    Q: I found three vintage sports pennants from the 1940s, but I can't find value for them. There's a reference book on pennant prices, but who wants to spend $18.95 for something you use once? A: The reader adds that his local library does not have the...