5 hours ago

A furnished model one-bedroom steps from Chicago’s fabulous Riverwalk

The 48-story Columbus Plaza apartment tower has a prime location fronting the Chicago River at 233 E Wacker Dr, just east of Michigan Ave.

    A furnished model one-bedroom steps from Chicago's fabulous Riverwalk
    http://www.ColumbusPlaza.com The 48-story Columbus Plaza apartment tower has a prime location fronting the Chicago River at 233 E Wacker Dr, just east of Michigan Ave. The building offers spacious convertible, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments, and a single 3-bedroom, with floor-to-ceiling windows, updated kitchens and baths and excellent closet space.
    http://yochicago.com

5 hours ago

A 2-bedroom, 2-bath model steps from Chicago’s fabulous Riverwalk

The 48-story Columbus Plaza apartment tower has a prime location fronting the Chicago River at 233 E Wacker Dr, just east of Michigan Ave.

    A 2-bedroom, 2-bath model steps from Chicago's fabulous Riverwalk
    http://www.ColumbusPlaza.com The 48-story Columbus Plaza apartment tower has a prime location fronting the Chicago River at 233 E Wacker Dr, just east of Michigan Ave. The building offers spacious convertible, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments, and a single 3-bedroom, with floor-to-ceiling windows, updated kitchens and baths and excellent closet space.
    http://yochicago.com

5 hours ago

A river view convertible model steps from Chicago’s fabulous Riverwalk

The 48-story Columbus Plaza apartment tower has a prime location fronting the Chicago River at 233 E Wacker Dr, just east of Michigan Ave.

    A river view convertible model steps from Chicago's fabulous Riverwalk
    http://www.ColumbusPlaza.com The 48-story Columbus Plaza apartment tower has a prime location fronting the Chicago River at 233 E Wacker Dr, just east of Michigan Ave. The building offers spacious convertible, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments, and a single 3-bedroom, with floor-to-ceiling windows, updated kitchens and baths and excellent closet space.
    http://yochicago.com

5 hours ago

Starbucks hops on the sushi burrito bandwagon

The sushi burrito trend might be so last year, but better late than never, right? Starbucks is the newest spot in Chicago to feature sushi burritos on the menu, starting at two locations—the Loop (39 S. LaSalle St.) and Bronzeville (3506 S. State St.).

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The sushi burrito trend might be so last year, but better late than never, right? Starbucks is the newest spot in Chicago to feature sushi burritos on the menu, starting at two locations—the Loop (39 S. LaSalle St.) and Bronzeville (3506 S. State St.).

    Starbucks hops on the sushi burrito bandwagon
    Sushi burritos arrive at two Chicago Starbucks locations.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

5 hours ago

NU Professor Charged In Murder-Sex-Suicide Fantasy Case 'Hopeful': Attorney

At the library on July 27, Lathem called his doorman anonymously to report a crime in his 10th floor apartment at the Grand Plaza, 540 N. State St. Police found Cornell-Duranleau about 8:30 p.m. dead, laying in his underwear on the floor. Officers also found several knives and a broken lamp.

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Lathem, 43, has been in Cook County Jail, 2700 S. California Ave., since Sunday, when he and Warren, 56, were denied bail during a bond hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S. California Ave.

Lathem, 43, has been in Cook County Jail, 2700 S. California Ave., since Sunday, when he and Warren, 56, were denied bail during a bond hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse, 2650 S. California Ave.

    NU Professor Charged In Murder-Sex-Suicide Fantasy Case 'Hopeful': Attorney
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - An attorney for the Northwestern University professor accused of killing his boyfriend in a murder-sex-suicide fantasy told reporters Monday he plans to conduct his own investigation into the high-profile case. "We will have facts which differ from those proffered at the bond hearing," defense attorney Adam Sheppard said following a routine status hearing for his client, 43-year-old Wyndham Lathem.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

7 hours ago

Uber Driver Locked Woman In Car, Demanded Sex, Police Say

The woman refused, and when Fahim's car slowed down, the woman escaped. She then took another Uber to the 500 block of North Dearborn Street where she was dropped off and called police to report the incident, police said.

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The driver, 44-year-old Muhammad Fahim, of the 6100 block of North Washtenaw Avenue, has been charged with felony kidnapping and unlawful restraint, according to the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. 

Fahim picked up the 19-year-old woman, who was an Uber customer, around 7:30 p.m. on July 4 in the 1600 block of North Lake Shore Drive, according to police. 

    Uber Driver Locked Woman In Car, Demanded Sex, Police Say
    CHICAGO - An Uber driver has been charged after he allegedly locked a woman in his car in an attempt to force her to have sex with him, police said. The driver, 44-year-old Muhammad Fahim, of the 6100 block of North Washtenaw Avenue in West Ridge, has been charged with felony kidnapping and unlawful restraint, according to the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

7 hours ago

No injuries in Aurora house fire

No injuries were reported in a house fire Sunday night on the 200 block of South LaSalle on Aurora's near east side.

    No injuries in Aurora house fire
    No injuries were reported in a house fire Sunday night on the 200 block of South LaSalle on Aurora's near east side. Firefighters responded at 11:10 p.m. after receiving multiple 911 calls and found smoke showing from the top floor and attic of the two-story home.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

8 hours ago

A Murder-Suicide Sex Fantasy Fueled Brutal River North Stabbing: Prosecutors

Cornell-Duranleau, a Michigan native and Pilsen resident, had been "lured" to Lathem's River North apartment, in the 500 block of North State Street, a prosecutor said, according to the Tribune.

Before the murder, Lathem paid for Warren's airfare to Chicago and rented a room for his alleged accomplice at Hotel Palomar (505 N. State St.). Warren had been working as a clerk with Oxford University.

    A Murder-Suicide Sex Fantasy Fueled Brutal River North Stabbing: Prosecutors
    Two employees of prestigious universities brutally killed their victim as part of a murder-suicide sexual fantasy that the men concocted while chatting online, prosecutors reportedly said on Sunday. They planned to kill their victim, then more people, then later kill each other at the same time, prosecutors said at a bond hearing.
    http://chicagoist.com

9 hours ago

Around Town checks out the Eclipse Fest at the Adler Planetarium

1300 South Lake Shore Dr. Chicago, IL 60605 http://www.adlerplanetarium.org  Andrew Johnston Dr. Andrew Johnston oversees research at...

    Around Town checks out the Eclipse Fest at the Adler Planetarium
    1300 South Lake Shore Dr. Chicago, IL 60605 www.adlerplanetarium.org Andrew Johnston Dr. Andrew Johnston oversees research at the Adler Planetarium as Vice President for Astronomy and Collections. Johnston also performs research on environmental dynamics, geophysical processes on terrestrial planets, and the history of space exploration.
    http://wgntv.com

11 hours ago

Chicago Murder-Suicide Fantasy Suspects to Appear in Court

On July 26, authorities said Lathem rented a room for Warren at the Palomar Hotel, within walking distance of his home at the Grand Plaza Apartments, located at 540 N. State St.

    Chicago Murder-Suicide Fantasy Suspects to Appear in Court
    The two men accused of a "savage and grisly" slaying as part of a murder-suicide sexual fantasy in Chicago were scheduled to be in court again Monday. Former Northwestern University professor Wyndham Lathem, 43, and Oxford employee Andrew Warren, 56, were slated to appear before a judge at 12 p.m.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

11 hours ago

Adler fetes solar eclipse with 30,000 free viewing glasses, block party Monday

...Adler Planetarium will be giving out 30,000 safe solar viewing glasses at the Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21. At Chicago's Daley Plaza...

For those who will be downtown at the time of the eclipse, the Planetarium is setting up a viewing area at Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St.

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...eclipse with special glasses. For ages 4 and older. The museum is at Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand Ave., Chicago. Admission is $13-$14. (312) 527-1000 or chicagochildrensmuseum.org...

    Adler fetes solar eclipse with 30,000 free viewing glasses, block party Monday
    Chicago's Adler Planetarium is one of many venues -- from the Chicago Botanic Garden to the Morton Arboretum -- hosting eclipse watch parties Monday, Aug. 21. Adler will be giving out 30,000 glasses at the Planetarium starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

11 hours ago

Eclipse-viewing events in the Chicago suburbs, city

Daley Plaza: Loop viewers can visit with Adler Planetarium staff, who will be on-site to hand out 10,000 free solar glasses and answer questions at 50 W. Washington St.

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...eclipse with special glasses. For ages 4 and older. The museum is at Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand Ave., Chicago. Admission is $13-$14. (312) 527-1000 or chicagochildrensmuseum.org...

    Eclipse-viewing events in the Chicago suburbs, city
    Adler Planetarium: A free Chicago Eclipse Fest will run from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday on the planetarium grounds and in the adjacent parking lot. Guests can enjoy live entertainment, hands-on science for all ages, local programming and food trucks. Free solar viewing glasses for first 30,000.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

11 hours ago

Downtown Chicago's Best Rooftop Bars

100 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603

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259 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611

111 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654

203 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601

12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL  60603

166 E Superior St, Chicago, IL  60611

85 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601

160 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611

739 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

    Downtown Chicago's Best Rooftop Bars
    Chicago's a beautiful city, and it's even more lovely from above. For a cool scene on a hot summer day check out downtown Chicago's best rooftop bars. With locally sourced fare and an extensive craft cocktail and wine list, this oasis atop the Hyatt Centric hotel is an after-work favorite.
    https://chicago.thelocaltourist.com

11 hours ago

Enjoy #ToddlerTunesTurtles at Ward Park (630 ...

Enjoy #ToddlerTunesTurtles at Ward Park (630 N. Kingsbury St.) on Wed., Aug. 23 at 5:30pm with live music & animals! FREE

    Chicago Park District
    Enjoy #ToddlerTunesTurtles at Ward Park (630 N. Kingsbury St.) on Wed., Aug. 23 at 5:30pm with live music & animals! FREE
    https://www.facebook.com

12 hours ago

New 200-Seat Riverside Patio Launches + More Intel

...all-day cafe and bar in West Loop) is opening a new patio today at 300 S. Riverside Plaza. The patio has room for 200 and has two portable bars with a combo of...

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...This Saturday, crowds packed the grounds outside The Nation of Islam headquarters, 7351 S. Stony Island, to eat food from black-owned restaurants at the first-ever Taste of Black Chicago...

...for those who had tickets for its Big North one-day festival at the brewery, 2050 W. Balmoral Ave. in Bowmanville. Crews still need to complete work on the space, but it’s huge...

    New 200-Seat Riverside Patio Launches + More Intel
    The ground-floor restaurant at the Conrad Chicago in River North on Friday launched a new menu with a new chef. Il Tavolino also secured a new liquor license, according to a spokeswoman. Celebrity chef Richard Sandoval developed the restaurant, along with the Conrad's two other restaurants (Noyane, Baptiste and Bottle).
    https://chicago.eater.com

13 hours ago

Live coverage of eclipse

Thousands showed up at Roosevelt Road and Michigan Avenue in Chicago on Aug. 17, 2017 to score a free pair of the special eyewear before the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.

    Live coverage of eclipse
    Continual updates of the first total solar eclipse to cross mainland United States in nearly 40 years.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

20 hours ago

No. 9 Walton Getting Yet Another Height Boost — And More

The new height for No. 9 Walton (write it down) is 491 feet, four inches.  That’s 131 feet taller than little sister next door, and just a hair shorter than The Columbian (1150 South Michigan Avenue) in the South Loop. Not too shabby.

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It might be time for the construction barriers surrounding No.9 Walton (9 West Walton Street) to be re-painted with the slogan “Here we grow again!”

...to the corner of State and Walton, joining its little sister Walton on the Park (900 North State Street).  It took a little while for construction to start, for reasons that are still obvious...

    No. 9 Walton Getting Yet Another Height Boost - And More
    It might be time for the construction barriers surrounding No.9 Walton (9 West Walton Street) to be re-painted with the slogan "Here we grow again!" For the third time since it was first approved by the city, the skyscraper is going to get taller. Back in 2006, when toner first fused to paper on this [...]
    https://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

20 hours ago

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