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Sunday, Sunday, the little bastards fun day

Sunday, Sunday, the little bastards fun day

The time is right for an action-packed model railroading experience, with as many as 10 trains taking the track simultaneously. Head over to the Ga [...]
Friday night gallery-hopping

Friday night gallery-hopping

Buckle up. Tonight we're headed to Yo Chicago's galleries for Wicker Park, Bronzeville and Ravenswood (samples below). Wicker Park Bronzeville [...]
The highs and lows of renting in Lincoln Park

The highs and lows of renting in Lincoln Park

If Lincoln Park seems to have it all in terms of proximity to the lake and downtown, loads of cool shops and restaurants, and even a free zoo, it also [...]

A mighty wind on the lakefront

If you find yourself bicycling, running or walking on the lakefront path (no one Rollerblades anymore, do they?), and you find it to be easier than yo [...]

Mmmm, Mozart

The Sherwood Symphony concludes its 2005-2006 season on Friday, May 5 with a mostly Mozart concert at 7:30 p.m. at St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron (3 [...]
Instead of remodeling, maybe they just should have started over

Instead of remodeling, maybe they just should have started over

In the "what-were-they-thinking" dept., somebody in charge at the Apollo Theater complex on Lincoln Avenue has managed to do what seemed impossible: [...]

What are parking spaces worth to Chicago tenants?

Comparing rent costs can be a confusing process. The rent for one friend's apartment includes heat, the rent for another's includes parking but not he [...]

Mexican cooking class in hot Streeterville

Streeterville has had one of the hottest markets for new homes in the city lately, with a spate of high-profile high-rises, but upscale grocery and pr [...]
Tuesday, Tuesday, got the ugly building blues day

Tuesday, Tuesday, got the ugly building blues day

Looking for food on the way home Monday. Skipped these stomach-turning venues. Belmont Avenue, just east of Kimball. Working hard at out-uglying th [...]
Wolcott Terrace condos: a plus for the streetscape, nothing to hide

Wolcott Terrace condos: a plus for the streetscape, nothing to hide

Real estate developers are not, in general, publicity-shy. You probably know that easterners began calling Chicago the Windy City not because of meteo [...]
Sunday, Sunday, the little bastards fun day

Sunday, Sunday, the little bastards fun day

If you let your 4-year old do the forecast, she'll tell you that Easter Sunday's weather is going to suck. Tell her to suck an Easter egg, and take [...]

Ready, aim — trickle!

Everything in Millennium Park that spits, spouts, streams or trickles will be turned on by noon tomorrow, Saturday. That includes the popular Jaume Pl [...]
Darryl Strawberry play hits a home run in Chicago

Darryl Strawberry play hits a home run in Chicago

So it's Friday afternoon and you want to do something else this weekend other than stuff your gob with Easter chocolate. How about a little strawberry [...]
Wicker Park landmark district could lose church, gain condos

Wicker Park landmark district could lose church, gain condos

We had to wait until Good Friday to tell you about an old-fashioned switcheroo in the works in Wicker Park. The Chicago Journal reports the building t [...]
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