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A clearer look at the 26-story rental tower rising at State and Huron

...given an official name. The project was previously referred to simply by its address of 8 E. Huron, but with the addition of signage at the construction site and the launch of a...

    A clearer look at the tower rising at State and Huron
    Under construction for over five months, the 26-story apartment tower rising at State and Huron has an official name, website, and new renderings.
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16 Rosh Hashana specials, dinners around Chicago

...also enjoy the dinner at home with delivery and carryout options, Sunday and Oct. 3, 60 E. Grand Ave., 312-379-5637, www.joes.net...

Osteria Via Stato: A three-course menu from the Italian tavern in River North runs Sunday and Monday at a cost of $39.95 per person. Reservations are available. 5-9:30 p.m. Sunday, 5-10 p.m. Oct. 3, 620 N. State St., 312-642-8450, www.osteriaviastato.com.

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...39 for all three courses. Seating starts at 5 p.m. Sunday to Oct. 4, 840 N. Wabash Ave., 312-944-8400, www.bistronomic.net...

...plus gratuity ($14.95 for children under 12). Carryout also available. Sunday and Oct. 3, 900 N. Michigan Ave., 5th Floor, 312-266-2500, www.frankiespizzachicago.com...

...apple cake ($10). Reservations are available. 3 p.m. to midnight Sunday and Oct. 3, 1028 N. Rush St., 312-266-8999, www.gibsonssteakhouse.com...

...possible. Pickup will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 3, 1141 S. Jefferson St., 312-939-2855, www.mannysdeli.com...

...4-8 p.m Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 3, 835 N. Michigan Ave., 312-335-4745

...ages 12 and under. 5-9 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 3, The Belden Stratford, 2300 N. Lincoln Park W., 773-348-8886, www.monamigabi.com...

    16 Rosh Hashana specials, dinners around Chicago
    If the imminent arrival of Rosh Hashana has you more worried about cooking for the holiday than celebrating it, you can relax. Plenty of restaurants around Chicago will be offering special menus for the Jewish New Year holiday, which begins at sundown Sunday, Oct. 2, this year and concludes at sundown Tuesday, Oct.
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The Newberry Library’s ‘Creating Shakespeare’ highlights the writer’s ongoing legacy

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    The Newberry Library's 'Creating Shakespeare' highlights the writer's ongoing legacy
    Even though William Shakespeare never set foot in Chicago, the writer's influence has long been palpable in the city, and the Newberry Library has the collection to prove it.
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Noam Chomsky, I Am Trying to Break Your Heart, and more things to do in Chicago this week

Wed 9/28: Daybreaker hosts the Disco at Dawn featuring sunrise yoga followed by a dance party on the roof of Savage Smyth (920 N. Franklin). 5:30-8:30 AM

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Mon 9/26: Haymarket Books presents author, linguist, and political activist Noam Chomsky discussing U.S. foreign policy and its relationship to U.S. domestic policy at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel (5850 S. Woodlawn). 6:30 PM

Mon 9/26: Lincoln Lodge Starts a Revolution, a fund-raiser for the Lincoln Lodge at Revolution Brewing Company (2323 N. Milwaukee), features performances from Michelle L’amour, pro wrestler Colt Cabana, rapping violinist Amanda Bailey, and stand-up Aparna Nancherla. 7 PM

Tue 9/27: Jen Sabella and Erika Wozniak host the Girl Talk, an all-female talk show at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) highlighting amazing women doing amazing things in Chicago. This month’s guest is outspoken CTU president Karen Lewis. 6:30 PM

Thu 9/29: Ensemble Español performs Flamenco Passion at the Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress) as part of the Made in Chicago dance series. 7:30 PM

Thu 9/29: Goose Island Brewing and 93XRT team up at the Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport) host a screening of I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About Wilco, a documentary following the local band as they worked on their album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. 7:30 PM

    Noam Chomsky, I Am Trying to Break Your Heart, and more things to do in Chicago this week
    click to enlarge There's plenty to distract you from the first presidential debate of the season. Here's some of what we recommend: Mon 9/26: Haymarket Books presents author, linguist, and political activist Noam Chomsky discussing U.S. foreign policy and its relationship to U.S. domestic policy at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel (5850 S.
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21 hours ago

The Chicago History Museum, Zanies, and more places to watch tonight's presidential debate

Museum of Broadcast Communications Young Professionals Board Debate screening with complimentary drinks. 7:30, 360 N. State, 312-245-8200, museum.tv, $10 suggested donation.

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Chicago History Museum A screening of Lincoln's Undying Words, followed by a panel discussion with political strategist Kitty Kurth and a debate viewing party. 6 PM, 1601 N. Clark, 312-642-4600, chicagohistory.org, $10, $5 for CHM or WBEZ members and students.

DS Tequila Company Debate screening and half-priced food. 7 PM, 3352 N. Halsted St., 773-697-9127, dstequila.com.

Jaks Tap Debate screening and Clinton fund-raiser with open bar and food. 7 PM, 901 W. Jackson, 312-666-1700, jakstap.com, $20.16-$100 towards the Hillary Victory Fund.

Logan Center for the Arts 6 PM reception, 7 PM viewing program, 915 E 60th, 773-702-2787, politics.uchicago.edu, free.

Saint Xavier University Q&A with local politicians and debate viewing at McGuire Hall in the Warde Academic Center. 7:30 PM, 3700 W. 103rd, 773-298-3000, sxu.edu, free.

Sidetrack Chicago LGBTQ for Hillary viewing party. 7 PM-2 AM, 3349 N. Halsted, 773-477-9189, sidetrackchicago.com, $45-$500 towards the Hillary Victory Fund.

Wise Owl Drinkery & Cookhouse Debate screening and discounted food. 8 PM, 324 S. Racine, 312-623-0776, wiseowlchicago.com, free.

    The Chicago History Museum, Zanies, and more places to watch tonight's presidential debate
    click to enlarge This election cycle's first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton occurs on Monday, September 26, exactly 56 years after Kennedy and Nixon sat down at the CBS Studio in Chicago to be televised, pioneering the use of the broadcast medium for the event.
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What to Eat and Drink in Chicago This Week

All day today, both locations of Roka Akor (456 N. Clark St., River North; 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie) will offer bottled sakes for 40 percent off—which means you can dive into their 100-bottle list at a discount.

Make your brunch musical with help from Bohemian House (11 W. Illinois St., River North), which will have a build-your-own mimosa bar and live tunes from Liz Chidester from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today.

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...routes is sold out already, but you can still get $35 tickets to dine around North and Damen or along Division here...

...and Sparrow) will be leading a seminar on the spirit’s essentials at the Winchester (1001 N. Winchester Ave., Ukrainian Village). In addition to the drink’s American history, you’ll learn best practices...

It’s officially All Pumpkin Everything season, so you can shamelessly indulge in the Pumpkin Beer Takeover at Dryhop Brewers (3155 N. Broadway, Lake View). Starting at 6 p.m., they’ll be tapping five pumpkin beers, including their own, the Starry Night in Sleepy Hollow stout.

    What to Eat and Drink in Chicago This Week
    Eat your way through Bucktown and Wicker Park during the neighborhoods' annual Fall Dinner Crawl, which lets you sample small bites from tons of different local restaurants throughout the evening. One of the three routes is sold out already, but you can still get $35 tickets to dine around North and Damen or along Division here.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

22 hours ago

Ikram Goldman Rules the World

In 2011, she opened the current store at 15 East Huron Street, a vast fashion wonderland rendered in brass and gold leaf and set apart, intentionally, from the high-end shops of Oak Street—Hermès, Kate Spade, Jimmy Choo, Tom Ford.

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The store is the second iteration of Ikram. When the first shop sprouted at 873 North Rush Street in 2001, it wasn’t merely another exclusive Gold Coast spot with ultra-pricey attire...

    Ikram Goldman Rules the World
    1 The woman in black, perched at a long white table, frowned as she pecked at her laptop, ignoring the Eiffel Tower framed by a picture window on the opposite end of Givenchy's Paris showroom, where she'd spent the past two hours scrutinizing the new fall collection. It was late afternoon.
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Video tour – apartments on the Gold Coast / River North border

Step outside Chestnut Place, 8 W Chestnut, and you experience the exhilaration of a vibrant location on the border of the River North and Gold Coast neighborhoods.

    Video tour - apartments on the Gold Coast / River North border
    Step outside Chestnut Place, 8 W Chestnut, and you experience the exhilaration of a vibrant location on the border of the River North and Gold Coast neighborhoods. There's an abundance of shopping, dining, nightlife and charming small parks nearby. Chestnut Place apartments are attractively-priced for the location.
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Donald, Ivanka Trump fundraising in Illinois Wednesday

...July 12, when he headlined a fundraiser at his Trump International Hotel and Tower at 401 N. Wabash in Chicago. Trump was in Chicago the Friday before the March 15 Illinois primary, but...

    Donald, Ivanka Trump fundraising in Illinois Wednesday
    Donald Trump's Illinois Trump finance crew said in an invite he will headline a south suburban Bolingbrook fundraiser on Wednesday also featuring his daughter, Ivanka. I reported on Aug. 30 that Trump was hitting Bolingbrook for a Sept. 12 event; that was cancelled.
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