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Free rent at the West Loop’s fun and friendly new EMME apartments

EMME Chicago, 165 N Desplaines, the newest apartment tower in the hot West Loop, is a pet-friendly, rich-in-character, luxury boutique environment. There’s no place like EMME.

    Free rent at the West Loop's fun and friendly new EMME apartments
    EMME Chicago, 165 N Desplaines, the newest apartment tower in the hot West Loop, is a pet-friendly, rich-in-character, luxury boutique environment. There's no place like EMME. Studios at EMME start at $2,315 a month, and 1-bedrooms at $2,595. Two-bedroom, 2-baths have all been rented at this time.
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9 hours ago

Navy Pier Gets a Hot Dog Hut and More Dining News

...about a couple of great new happy hour specials? Head to St. Lou’s Assembly (664 W. Lake St., Fulton River District) every weekday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. for $2...

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DMK Restaurants has added a hot dog spot to its roster. Goldie’s Hot Dogs (600 E. Grand Ave.) is now open on Navy Pier, right next to two of the restaurant group’s...

Prosecco (710 N. Wells St., River North) has reopened after an extensive renovation. The Italian restaurant boasts a new bar, a new wine cellar, and a new menu. The makeover celebrates a very special milestone: 10 years of being in business.

If you’re a fan of Girl and the Goat (809 W. Randolph St., West Loop), book your plane tickets, because the uber-popular Chicago restaurant is heading to...

...from. Kuma’s has also closed its Lincoln Park location. But the classic Diner Grill (1635 W. Irving Park Rd., Lake View) will rise from the ashes after a horrible fire—its owners are just...

...you can pair with $5 fried smelts (yum!) and apple ’n’ cheddar hush puppies. BLVD (817 W. Lake St., West Town) has launched a new happy hour with $8 oysters Rockefeller and deviled eggs...

    Navy Pier Gets a Hot Dog Hut and More Dining News
    DMK Restaurants has added a hot dog spot to its roster. Goldie's Hot Dogs (600 E. Grand Ave.) is now open on Navy Pier, right next to two of the restaurant group's other eateries, Fish Bar and DMK Burger Bar (the source of one of my favorite burgers).
    http://www.chicagomag.com

9 hours ago

Best Chicago happy hour deals: June 21-27

Vinny's Pizza Bar (130 N. Canal St., 312-902-1544) offers $5 Cigar City drafts, $7 glasses of red or white wine, and an order of breadsticks with Cigar City beer for $10 from 3-6 p.m.

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Meet representatives from Seattle Cider Company and try four varieties of their rosé cider for $6-$8 and $3.50 rosé cider-battered tilapia tacos from 7 to 9 p.m. at Tuman's Tap & Grill (2159 W. Chicago Ave., 773-782-1400).

Buy any pizza and get a bottle of rosé for $30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pizzeria Bebu (1521 N. Fremont St., 312-280-6000).

Bar Biscay (1450 W. Chicago Ave., 312-455-8900) offers $7 glasses of French and Spanish wine, $6 glasses of Spanish vermouth, $5 draft beer, and three or five pintxos for $5 or $8, respectively, from 3 to 5 p.m.

The Country Club (3462 N. Clark St., 773-975-2010) offers $2 mimosas, $3 Busch Light and $5 bombs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Publican Anker (1576 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-904-1121) offers a cheeseburger or turkey burger with fries and a pour of Lakefront Pils for $12 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Brown Bag Seafood Co. (414 N. Wells St., 312-846-6774) offers $4 beers and $6 margaritas from 4 to 6 p.m.

    Best Chicago happy hour deals: June 21-27
    Here's where to drink on a budget this week in Chicago. Thursday, June 21 Meet representatives from Seattle Cider Company and try four varieties of their rosé cider for $6-$8 and $3.50 rosé cider-battered tilapia tacos from 7 to 9 p.m. at Tuman's Tap & Grill (2159 W. Chicago Ave., 773-782-1400).
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Sound check: Common, Cold War Kids highlights at Mamby on the Beach

• World's Largest Block Party: June 22-23 at the Old St. Pat's Campus, at Monroe and Desplaines streets, Chicago, worldslargestblockparty.com

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...Criss' 2016 EP "Homework." 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $39.50-$89.50. (312) 902-1500 or msg.com...

• Country LakeShake: June 22-24 at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago, lakeshakefestival.com

• Motoblot Road Show: June 22-24 outside the Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, motoblot.com

• Ruido Fest: June 22-24 at Addams/Medill Park, 1301 W. 14th St., Chicago, ruidofest.com

    Sound check: Common, Cold War Kids highlights at Mamby on the Beach
    This week in music: Mamby on the Beach brings Common, Spoon and more together for a two-day beachfront music fest; Halsey, Meghan Trainor and Bebe Rexha head to Rosemont for the B96 Pepsi Summer Bash; Ember Oceans and August Hotel play Durty Nellie's; and Lea Michele and Darren Criss reunite for "The LM/DC Tour" in Chicago.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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Walgreen's Plans to Move into Old Post Office

...on Friday confirmed it has leased about 200,000 square feet in the building at 433 W. Van Buren St., a day after the Tribune first reported the deal. Walgreens Boots Alliance said it will...

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    Walgreen's Plans to Move into Old Post Office
    Pretty big news from last week (via Chicago Tribune): Walgreens plans to relocate 1,800 employees to Chicago's former main post office, including 1,300 workers who will move from its north suburban headquarters campus. The Deerfield-based drugstore giant on Friday confirmed it has leased about 200,000 square feet in the building at 433 W.
    http://www.sloopin.com

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3 days ago

Could Walgreens Move To Chicago Jeopardize City’s Amazon Chances?

Walgreens employees are expected to move to 433 W. Van Buren St. by next fall.

3 days ago

Walgreens deal could bring more Old Post Office leases

Building owner 601W Cos. is confident the wait will be much shorter for additional office leases in the 2.8 million-square-foot building at 433 W. Van Buren St.

    Walgreens deal could bring more Old Post Office leases
    When Walgreens moves 1,800 corporate workers into Chicago's old main post office next fall, it will end more than two decades of vacancy for the sprawling building that straddles Congress Parkway. Building owner 601W Cos. is confident the wait will be much shorter for additional office leases in the 2.8 million-square-foot building at 433 W.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

3 days ago

Here's what Walgreens new downtown digs will look like

...Office structure, which spans the Eisenhower Expressway where it becomes Congress Parkway. The space at 433 W. Van Buren St., is undergoing an $800 million transformation after sitting vacant for two decades. New York-based...

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...the long-vacant, historic building. Another 500 workers currently ensconced in the Sullivan Center at 36 S. Wabash Ave., where Walgreens runs an online sales and digital office, will also move to the post...

    Crain's Chicago Business
    Visit Crain's Chicago Business for complete business news and analysis including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, government, sports and more.
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3 days ago

Post Office signs Walgreens as first tenant

The redevelopment of Chicago’s Old Main Post Office took a major step forward as global healthcare firm Walgreens announced a plan to move 1,800 employees to the long-vacant Art Deco structure at 433 W. Van Buren Street.

    Walgreens moving 1,800 workers to Chicago's Old Post Office
    The redevelopment of Chicago's Old Main Post Office took a major step forward as global healthcare firm Walgreens announced a plan to move 1,800 employees to the long-vacant Art Deco structure at 433 W. Van Buren Street.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

3 days ago

New lactation suite debuts at Union Station

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    New lactation suite debuts at Union Station
    CHICAGO - Amtrak unveiled a new lactation suite in Chicago's Union Station Monday. The suite is a 5-foot by 9-foot, self-contained, mobile pod that allows a woman to enter and shut the door. Inside there are benches, a fold-down table, an electrical outlet for plugging in a breast pump.
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3 days ago

Tapas, paella and more: Check out the 4 best Spanish spots in Chicago

Finally, there's Salero, a West Loop Gate favorite with four stars out of 235 reviews. Stop by 621 W. Randolph St. (between Desplaines and Jefferson streets) to hit up the tapas bar and Spanish spot, which offers seafood and more, next time you're in the mood.

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Topping the list is Lincoln Park's Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba, situated at 2024 N. Halsted St. (between Armitage and Dickens avenues). With four stars out of 3,366 reviews on Yelp, the Spanish small-plates spot has proven to be a local favorite.

The Loop's Mercat a la Planxa, located at 638 S. Michigan Ave. (between Balbo Avenue and Harrison Street), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Spanish...

...mussels and clams). Lobster tail can also be added to the paella. Head over to 1530 S. State St. to see for yourself...

    Tapas, paella and more: Check out the 4 best Spanish spots in Chicago
    In search of a new favorite Spanish spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Spanish restaurants around Chicago, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike. Photo: cafe ba-ba-reeba/Yelp Topping the list is Lincoln Park's Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba, situated at 2024 N.
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3 days ago

Walgreens' New Chicago Office Set to Open in 2019

Of the 1,800 positions coming to the 400 block of West Van Buren, 1,300 will be for relocated employees, the company said. 

    Walgreens' New Chicago Office Set to Open in 2019
    The new Walgreens office in Chicago, set to be housed in the Old Post Office building, is expected to open in fall 2019, officials said Monday. Bringing with it nearly 2,000 jobs, the company said it plans to host digital and IT operations employees as well as some Walgreens Boots Alliance global IT personnel in the new space.
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Walgreens to move into Chicago's old main post office building

The post office, located at 433 W. Van Buren St., is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been vacant since the...

    Walgreens to move into Chicago's old main post office building
    Walgreens will move about 1,800 employees into the renovated old main post office in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce on Monday. Walgreens will take over a 200,000-sq.-ft. office space when it is fully open next year, a statement from the mayor's office said on Sunday.
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Congrats fellow WCA board member and friend Susan Rothman on the opening of her new Pure Barre studio.

    West Central Association
    West Central Association added a new photo - at Pure Barre Fulton River District.
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