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  • Developers wooing the single male market

    Developers wooing the single male market
    It's no secret that single men think differently than single women when it comes to finding the home of their dreams. And based on the vibe and amenities at some Chicago condos and apartments, developers seem to be reading their minds. There's good...
  • Second City, iO raise the comedy bar for Chicago

    Second City, iO raise the comedy bar for Chicago
    Of all the sectors of the arts and entertainment industry in Chicago, none has seen anything close to the level of explosive growth in 2014 enjoyed by the institutions that make people laugh. This has been easy to miss. Unlike prestigious nonprofit...
  • Fest planner: Aug. 22-24

    Fest planner: Aug. 22-24
    This is your final weekend before Labor Day, and you have plenty of opportunities to make it count. Take your pick of nine festivals focused on food, art, music and fashion in neighborhoods from the South Loop to Logan Square. Hungry? Head directly to...
  • New Binoculars Tour takes in gargoyles, sky-high details of Loop

    New Binoculars Tour takes in gargoyles, sky-high details of Loop
    Margaret Hicks has a simple message for visitors to Chicago and natives alike: Look up. Better yet, look up and look closely at all the rich ornamentation adorning so many classic buildings in the Loop. Here, take these binoculars, take a moment —...
  • Your food options at Pitchfork Festival 2014

    Your food options at Pitchfork Festival 2014
    If you plan on attending this weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park, know that you can't bring in outside food, and there will be no in-out privileges. Which means you're stuck with the food options inside the festival. It's not all bad....
  • Second City plans major expansion at Piper's Alley

    Second City plans major expansion at Piper's Alley
    Second City, the famed Chicago comedy theater, announced Tuesday that it has acquired the former AMC movie theater inside the Piper's Alley complex at 230 W. North Ave. Second City plans to fill the new space with “student-centered facilities,&...
  • Olin Neill Emmons, investment banker and conservationist, 1917-2014

     Olin Neill Emmons, investment banker and conservationist, 1917-2014
    Olin Neill Emmons, an investment banker who was active in conservation causes, helped take Waste Management public in 1971 and sat on the company's board for 20 years. Mr. Emmons, 97, died Saturday, May 3, at the Brighton Gardens extended care...
  • Executive Profile: Sascha Bopp

    Executive Profile: Sascha Bopp
    After focusing its growth on North America for its first half-century, Crate and Barrel is aggressively expanding abroad, looking for new opportunities in Asia, Latin America and Europe. CEO Sascha Bopp has moved the brand into eight new countries, with...
  • New online magazine called The Distance is about old businesses

    New online magazine called The Distance is about old businesses
    Newspaper reporters call them evergreen stories. Nothing described in them is occurring now or tomorrow, or happened yesterday. But the subjects are, nevertheless, intriguing. It's a breed of story that sometimes gets lost amid today's minute-driven...
  • 2 injured after car hits them in Old Town hit-and-run

    2 injured after car hits them in Old Town hit-and-run
    Two men were hospitalized after police believe they were intentionally struck by a vehicle this morning in the Old Town neighborhood, officials said. The incident happened about 4 a.m. on the 1200 block of North Orleans Street, said Chicago Police...
  • A Red Orchid inks deals with Broadway producer

    A Red Orchid inks deals with Broadway producer
    A Red Orchid Theatre, a longtime fixture of Chicago's Off Loop community, announced Thursday that it has established a new partnership with the New York-based Bisno Productions, aimed at transferring some A Red Orchid productions to New York under the...
  • Man dies after Chicago police use Taser during arrest

    Man dies after Chicago police use Taser during arrest
    A man has died two weeks after police used a Taser on him as he was arrested in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood. Dominique Franklin Jr., 23, who had lived in the 21000 block of Olivia Avenue in Sauk Village, was pronounced dead at Northwestern...