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Old Town (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • A brasserie like no other

    A brasserie like no other
    This shouldn't work. I can't believe it does work. Veteran restaurateur Bob Djahanguiri and four-star chef Roland Liccioni -- and if that's not an odd couple, I don't know what is -- are the creative forces behind Old Town Brasserie, which opened in...
  • Sarah Palin gets painted in full, and nothing's conservative about it

    There's been no shortage of takeoffs on Sarah Palin lately, from television skits to action figures, but Bruce Elliott has gone one step further than most. He's taken off her clothes. Elliott, whose wife, Tobin Mitchen, owns the Old Town Ale House on...
  • Steeped in history, Old Town beckons home buyers with many fresh qualities

    Steeped in history, Old Town beckons home buyers with many fresh qualities
    There's a vintage house in Old Town with a fascinating link to the Chicago Fire. It went up just after that 1871 blaze, and like numerous other Old Town homes was built from a kit of construction materials and lumber. Some of the lumber was burned wood...
  • Why that character looks so familiar

    You know the feeling. You're watching a movie and see a face that looks vaguely familiar. If you're also a local-theater nerd, chances are the actor you recognize is someone you've seen onstage. In "Revolutionary Road" (in theaters today), Leonardo...
  • Sarah Palin nude painting

    Sarah Palin nude painting
    Bruce Elliott has painted a nude portrait of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin and hung it above the Old Town Ale House, where it's now a prime attraction among his display of more than 200 celebrity portraits and other racy art. Elliott's...
  • Move over

    Deb O'Dell is a working mother of two who has been renting since her divorce several years ago. "I initially did feel that I had missed the housing boom," she says admits of her first years in the two-bedroom 1,200-square foot Oswego home she shares with...