| Jul 19, 2011
| 3:00 PM
The family of a man killed last month when a taxicab struck him as he walked on a Streeterville sidewalk filed a lawsuit today against the driver and the cab company.
The cab veered across several lanes of traffic on Illinois Street and struck Hector...
| Feb 17, 2012
Chalk it up to high gas prices, new urbanism or a nostalgic longing for the downtowns of old, but many homebuyers want to be close to their favorite hangouts. Instead of spending gas and time driving into town, they want to live in town, near their...
| May 2, 2012
At RedEye, we value strong opinions. And Chicago music fans sure have them.
After nearly 24,000 votes, you narrowed down our RedEye Rock ‘n’ Vote Top 10 to the 92s, Hospital Garden, the Retar Crew and Santiago x the Natural. The final four...
| May 18, 2012
Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program.
She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 1:00 PM
The move of patients from Children's Memorial Hospital in Lincoln Park to the new Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital in Streeterville will mean road closures for much of Saturday, the city announced today.
Fullerton Avenue will be closed from...
| Apr 9, 2012
Ann Lurie isn't very good at being merely a name etched in granite.
Take the coming fundraising gala to celebrate the completion of the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, a 1.25 million-square-foot facility in Streeterville with...
| Apr 23, 2012
Walking into a new corporate space her team designed in River North for Whole Foods Market Inc., Nila Leiserowitz pointed out a long lunch table visible from the front entrance instead of hidden in a back room.
The 36,000-square-foot space,...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:00 AM
More than a year ago, in a small hearing room downtown, city officials could have ended the career of a Chicago cabdriver who topped the list of citizen complaints.
Zulfiqar Shah was a reckless driver prone to road rage, according to numerous citizen...
| Nov 19, 2011
Whether you're an executive or a family of four, the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown-Lakefront has everything you need for a stay in the city. Huge two-room suites, available with a king bed or two double beds, provide 450 square feet of space.
| Nov 19, 2011
| 6:05 AM
A woman was robbed about 1:15 a.m. near Northwestern University's Chicago campus as she was walking west on Erie Street near McClurg Court, according to police.
One of two men who approached her from behind pulled a silver gun and demanded her bag,...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Hotel Burnham possesses an Old World style and grace that could put any modern-day skyscraper to shame. Designed by Daniel Burnham's firm and completed in 1895, the former Reliance Building is considered a predecessor to the skyscrapers of today with...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:39 AM
A handful of members from the United Taxidrivers Community Council declared victory during Monday morning's taxi strike, pointing to an empty side street near a Streeterville hotel they said would normally be packed with waiting taxis.
About 10 members...