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Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 5/28/15

The leasing center for State & Chestnut is open at 873 N Rush. Early birds can lock up some of the building’s best and best-priced apartments.

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New City, the new luxury tower at 1457 N Halsted St, recently opened an on-site leasing trailer and is poised to begin signing leases for mid-July and later occupancy. New City currently has a pre-opening offer of a month’s free rent.

Chestnut Place, 850 N State, has “E” plan corner 1-bedrooms with two angled bays in the living / dining area available for mid-July occupancy. One of the units is on the top floor of the building. Rents range from $1,750 to $1,845 a month.

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Crosby's Kitchen owner plans Streeterville spot

The restaurant group behind the newly opened Remington's and Lakeview staple Crosby's Kitchen plans a new American restaurant called the Windsor for the space at 160 E. Huron St. formerly occupied by Elephant & Castle.

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Tony Mantuano returns to Spiaggia kitchen; Cafe Spiaggia closes for remodel

For the forseeable future, however, Mantuano's attention will be focused exclusively on 980 N. Michigan Ave. Facing the departure of executive chef Chris Macchia (reportedly bound for San Francisco), Mantuano is heading back to the kitchen at Levy Restaurants' flagship property.

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Bummer news for Humboldt Park restaurant and neighborhood anchor Cemitas Puebla: The beloved sandwich shop and taqueria is closing after not coming to terms with its landlord. The West Loop location (817 W. Fulton Market), which opened last September, remains in operation.

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Art Institute Grad Trades Van Goghs for Amputation Kits as Museum Curator

Collin Pressler has been leading the International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 N. Lake Shore Drive, for about three weeks. An Arizona native who graduated from the School of the Art...

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Taste of Chicago to feature $45 celebrity chef dinners

...steak lovers. As you enter the constricted lobby of the restaurant's first outpost at North Rush Street and East Bellevue Place, hundreds of photos of famous...

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Taste of Chicago lineup has new names, special celebrity-chef dinners

...steak lovers. As you enter the constricted lobby of the restaurant's first outpost at North Rush Street and East Bellevue Place, hundreds of photos of famous...

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Taste of Chicago Lineup has new names, special celebrity-chef dinners

...steak lovers. As you enter the constricted lobby of the restaurant's first outpost at North Rush Street and East Bellevue Place, hundreds of photos of famous...

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SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL Classics and revivals for all ages and tastes

Moby Dick, Lookingglass at the Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. Melville's sweeping epic of an obsessed captain and an albino whale dueling for possession of the high seas is a perfect fit for the Lookingglass aquarium. ( June 10-Aug. 9; www.lookingglasstheatre.org ) .

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All Our Tragic, The Hypocrites at The Den Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. Sean Graney's sprawling 12-hour mash-up of all the Greek tragedies—with the...

Stupid Fucking Bird, Sideshow Theatre at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Last summer's hit production of Aaron Posner's smartly hip take on Chekhov's Seagull moves onto the Victory Gardens mainstage under the commercial auspices of Carlisle Hart LLC. ( July 23-Aug. 30; www.victorygardens.org ) .

*Kinky Boots, Broadway In Chicago at the Cadillac Palace, 151 W. Randolph St. Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein's populist tale of working stiffs and drag queens living happily ever after was crafted in Chicago before it went on to win a slew of Tonys. ( July 7-July 26; www.broadwayinchicago.com ) .

...Love and Human Remains, Cor Productions at Rivendell, 5775 N. Ridge Ave. Brad Fraser's sexy sensationalistic thriller debuted at the defunct Halsted Theatre Center in 1991...

...Porcelain, Prologue Theatre at the Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Before he assumed the duties of Artistic Director at Victory Gardens, Chay Yew was a...

Stick Fly, Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd. Clichés and stereotypes are toppled in the African-American family comedy that made a star of author Lydia R. Diamond. ( May 31-July 5; www.windycityplayhouse.com ) .

Good People, Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Poor white Catholics live in urban ghettos and struggle to make ends meet, too. ( June 27-Aug. 2; www.redtwist.org ) .

*A Perfect Ganesh, Eclipse Theatre Company at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Terrence McNally sends two elderly American women to India in search of absolution and rewards them with a charming elephant-headed Hindu deity as their tour guide. ( July 26-Aug. 23; www.eclipsetheatre.com ) .

*Men On the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown, Pride Films and Plays at the Apollo Studio, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave. Guillermo Reyes' 1994 collection of monologues is performed by Nelson Rodriguez under the direction of Teatro Vista's Sandra Marquez. ( June 25-July 26; www.pridefilmsandplays.com ) .

*Loving Repeating, Kokandy Productions at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. The love song of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, as recounted by Stephen Flaherty and Frank Galati. ( July 18-Aug. 30; www.kokandyproductions.com ) .

The Little Foxes, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. Last chance to see Lillian Hellman's caveat on unshackled capitalism as a family affair. ( Now through June 7; www.goodmantheatre.org ) .

Don Juan In Hell, Rogue Theater at the Side Project, 1439 W. Jarvis Ave. After a hiatus of nearly two decades, the Rogues reunite for George Bernard Shaw's hyperarticulate harangue on the nature of human imperfection. ( May 29-June 28; www.brownpapertickets.com ) .

After Miss Julie, Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway. We all know the story of Strindberg's money-crossed lovers, but when British playwright Patrick Marber gets into the act, expect more economics than erotics. ( Aug. 24-Sept. 26; www.strawdog.org ) .

The Titus Andronicus Project, That Other Theater Company at the Public House, 3914 N. Clark St. Shakespeare's bloodiest play, now set in a circus with a rock and roll band—and it's performed in a bar! ( June 4-July 30; www.pubhousetheatre.com ) .

*The Judas Kiss, Dead Writers Collective at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. British playwright David Hare pulls no punches recounting how Lord Alfred Douglas betrayed a gullible Oscar Wilde in his play, here performed as a chamber reading. ( Aug. 6-8; www.deadwriters.net ) .

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Man beaten, robbed near Magnificent Mile

The man, 35, was walking on the sidewalk in the 100 block of East Chestnut about 2 a.m. when two males approached him from behind and hit him, police said.

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Police look for suspects in Mag Mile attack, robbery

Police say a 35-year-old man was attacked by two men on the 100 block of East Chestnut at about 2 a.m. today.

Police are investigating whether this incident is linked to an attempted robbery at around the same time on the 700 block of North Fairbanks.

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LGBT lawyers, judges heading to Chicago for Lavender Law

...4 to 8. Lavender Law will be held at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 N. Michigan Ave. Last year’s conference was attended by 1,650 lawyers, judges and other legal professions...

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Police Investigate Two Robberies Near Magnificent Mile

In the first incident, a 35-year-old man was walking on Chestnut Street near Michigan Avenue around 2 a.m., when two men attacked him from behind, and stole his backpack, wallet, and cell phone.

A few minutes later, a man was sleeping on a bench near the corner of Fairbanks Court and Huron Street, when two men tried to rob him. Police said the man woke up as the suspects were going through his pockets. He was not injured, and the suspects got away with nothing.

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2 robberies reported near Mag Mile overnight

...they share similar circumstances.They both happened around 2 a.m. The first was at 172 East Chestnut Street. Police say two men approached a 35-year-old man from behind. They hit him...

...robbery targeted a 32-year-old homeless man who was sleeping on a bench near 725 North Fairbanks. He told police he woke up to two men searching through his pockets. The victim...

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Status Update: The Rising RIC

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s new Ability Institute skyscraper at 630 North McClurg Court (formerly 355 East Erie Street) is really starting to look like something.  The Chicago Architecture...

...Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s new Ability Institute skyscraper at 630 North McClurg Court (formerly 355 East Erie Street) is really starting to look like something.  The Chicago Architecture Blog’s Daniel Schell paid...


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