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  • New Hyatt hotel to open in West Loop in February

    New Hyatt hotel to open in West Loop in February
    Hyatt The Loop Chicago is slated to open in February in a converted vintage office building at 100 W. Monroe, the project’s developer and the hotel operator said Monday. The 257-room hotel overlooking Chase Plaza will include a French restaurant...
  • Chicago Children's Theatre eyes a new home in the West Loop

    Chicago Children's Theatre eyes a new home in the West Loop
    Chicago Children's Theatre, a non-profit, Equity-affiliated Chicago theater company that specializes in work for young audiences, is eyeing a potential new home in the West Loop, where this is still little competition in the arena of live performance....
  • CTA tackling two sections of Brown Line slow zones

    CTA tackling two sections of Brown Line slow zones
    The CTA is taking more steps to speed travel on the Brown Line, where one-fifth of the route was considered a slow zone last month. The agency expects to award a $42 million contract Wednesday for track work to rid the Brown Line of slow zones between...
  • Janel Landon, communications consultant, 1948-2014

    Janel Landon, communications consultant, 1948-2014
    Janel Landon was a communications consultant who did work for Republican political interests in Illinois and nationally and also taught at several Chicago-area universities, including the College of Communication at DePaul University. She had been a...
  • Valence could get $11.9 million in state incentives

    Valence could get $11.9 million in state incentives
    Illinois is offering Chicago-based health technology company Valence Health Inc. up to $11.9 million in incentives to hire at least 500 new workers by 2019 and invest about $17 million in its new West Loop headquarters. Valence, which offers consulting...
  • First look inside the new Soho House Chicago

    First look inside the new Soho House Chicago
    Nick Jones says he can tell within five minutes whether a space is right for Soho House, the private members club for "creative souls" that he has been bringing to cities across the globe. It took him even less time on his first visit to the century-old...
  • Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Monster Food Truck Rally The Plant 1400 W. 46th St. 773-847-5523 Snack on La Adelita's Mexican food, DonerMen's German street snacks and Pleasant House Bakery's pies all in one place while you sip beer from Lagunitas Brewing Company and listen...
  • Lunch in the Loop: More great ideas

    Lunch in the Loop: More great ideas
    Lunch spots in the Loop was the theme of a recent Daley Question column. Jenna North, of Munster, Ind., found herself downtown attending school and hungry for lunches with a price point of $15 or less. Phil Vettel, the Tribune's restaurant critic...
  • Panel OKs Fulton Market Innovation District

    A plan to guide development in the booming Fulton Market area of the West Loop won final approval from the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday, giving the city its first official "innovation district." The Fulton Market Innovation District plan...
  • 7 up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods

    7 up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods
    Affordable living space in popular enclaves such as Andersonville, Logan Square and Wicker Park is rare, so how can young urbanites on a budget determine what neighborhoods are on the cusp of cool? "Look for the halo effect, which is the impact a...
  • Sterling Bay in joint venture with J.P. Morgan

    Commercial real estate developer Sterling Bay Cos. on Wednesday announced a joint venture with J.P. Morgan Asset Management to co-develop projects in Chicago's West Loop. Over the past two years, the Chicago firm has acquired more than two dozen...
  • Group picked by Quinn administration made no loans, but kept $150,000

    Group picked by Quinn administration made no loans, but kept $150,000
    As Gov. Pat Quinn's aides sought to pump up an anti-violence program ahead of his November 2010 election bid, they decided to add to the pot $3.76 million in federal disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Ike to make loans to small businesses. In the...