10 hours ago

Weekend picks: Cirque's 'Crystal' a spectacle on ice

• Eleanor Friedberger, Peter Oren: 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., Chicago. $20. (773) 227-4433 or hideoutchicago.com.

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...Mile Lights Festival. Reservations are recommended for the free, family-friendly events. Hard Rock Cafe, 63 W. Ontario St., Chicago. Free. (312) 943-2252 or hardrock.com/cafes/chicago/. 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov...

• Highly Suspect, Bones, DJ Redbees: 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $26-$30. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

...Featuring Emcees Gabrielle Sutton & Ken Mottet: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $16. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com...

• Scott Collins, The Hang Union, OUTDrejas, Spit G & the Most Low: 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

    Weekend picks: Cirque's 'Crystal' a spectacle on ice
    The globally successful Canadian-based Cirque du Soleil straps on ice skates for its first ice arena spectacle "Crystal." St. Charles native Madeline Stammen stars in the cast, which performs amazing human feats on (and above) the ice this weekend at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

16 hours ago

Two aldermen are co-hosting property valuation workshops

In the 2nd Ward, Alderman Brian Hopkins is co-hosting the Nov. 29 event at 6 p.m. in St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, 835 N. Oakley, in Cathedral Hall (entrance is on Rice St.)

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In the 1st Ward Alderman, Proco "Joe" Moreno, will host on Thurs., Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. in Haas Park Field House, 2402 N. Washtenaw Ave.

    Two aldermen are co-hosting property valuation workshops
    With the fast approaching deadline for appealing Cook County property valuation, two "How To Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment" workshops with Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Michael Cabonargi are scheduled on Nov. 29 and 30. In the 2nd Ward, Alderman Brian Hopkins is co-hosting the Nov. 29 event at 6 p.m.
    http://oururbantimes.com

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The Pump Room is back, and other restaurant news

...Lettuce Entertain You (it ran the Pump Room for 22 years), is now Booth One (1301 N. State Pkwy, 312-649-0535). The name is a nod to the famous booth where celebrities like...

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Buona Beef opened its 20th Chicago-area location and its first downtown in Streeterville at 613 N. McClurg Ct.

...guru Roman Sanchez, brings a casual dart bar to the former Mercer 113 space at 113 W. Hubbard St. Twelve dartboards are set throughout library spaces and living rooms decorated with murals, Persian rugs...

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26 hours ago

A Gold Coast 2-bedroom duplex at the full-amenity 1133 North Dearborn

A Gold Coast 2-bedroom duplex at the full-amenity 1133 North Dearborn

    A Gold Coast 2-bedroom duplex at the full-amenity 1133 North Dearborn
    http://1133NDearborn.com http://ppmApartments.com 1133 North Dearborn is a full-amenity high-rise in a hyper-convenient Gold Coast location. The building has an outdoor pool, a large sundeck, a fitness center, business center and 24-hour door staff. It's a short walk from grocery shopping, Division and Rush Street bars and nightlife, Michigan Avenue shops, Oak Street Beach and the CTA Red Line at Clark and Division.
    http://yochicago.com

26 hours ago

Tour a Gold Coast 1-bedroom with a balcony and panoramic views

1133 North Dearborn is a full-amenity high-rise in a hyper-convenient Gold Coast location. The building...

    Tour a Gold Coast 1-bedroom with a balcony and panoramic views
    http://1133NDearborn.com http://ppmApartments.com 1133 North Dearborn is a full-amenity high-rise in a hyper-convenient Gold Coast location. The building has an outdoor pool, a large sundeck, a fitness center, business center and 24-hour door staff. It's a short walk from grocery shopping, Division and Rush Street bars and nightlife, Michigan Avenue shops, Oak Street Beach and the CTA Red Line at Clark and Division.
    http://yochicago.com

27 hours ago

A great Gold Coast one-bedroom with lake and sunset views

The boutique 70s high-rise at 1330 North Dearborn doesn’t offer the lavish amenities packages you’ll find in newer buildings, but it does boast a stellar location, on-site parking, a fitness room, bike storage, a roof deck with wraparound views and on-site maintenance and management.

    A great Gold Coast one-bedroom with lake and sunset views
    http://1330NDearborn.com http://ppmApartments.com The boutique 70s high-rise at 1330 North Dearborn doesn't offer the lavish amenities packages you'll find in newer buildings, but it does boast a stellar location, on-site parking, a fitness room, bike storage, a roof deck with wraparound views and on-site maintenance and management.
    http://yochicago.com

30 hours ago

Michael Zerang and Jim Baker, two indefatigable titans of Chicago’s improvised music community, celebrate 35 years of collaboration

Tue 11/28, 9 PM, Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, $10

    Michael Zerang and Jim Baker, two indefatigable titans of Chicago's improvised music community, celebrate 35 years of collaboration
    The backbone of Chicago's illustrious history of improvised music is made up of a small handful of indefatigable players who endlessly explore and play gigs-sometimes for just a handful of folks-but few have been as long devoted to spontaneous experimentation as keyboardist Jim Baker and percussionist Michael Zerang.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

31 hours ago

Free rent at a great Gold Coast one-bedroom with lake and sunset views

The boutique 16-story high-rise at 1330 North Dearborn doesn’t offer the lavish amenities packages you’ll find in newer buildings, but it does boast a stellar location, on-site parking, a fitness room, bike storage, and a roof deck with wraparound views.

    Free rent at a great Gold Coast one-bedroom with lake and sunset views
    The boutique 16-story high-rise at 1330 North Dearborn doesn't offer the lavish amenities packages you'll find in newer buildings, but it does boast a stellar location, on-site parking, a fitness room, bike storage, and a roof deck with wraparound views. 1330 has spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments with ample closet space.
    http://yochicago.com

31 hours ago

Cleveland DIY Afrofuturists Mourning [A] BLKstar blend 70s soul, experimental hip-hop, and postpunk ambience

Sat 11/25, 9 PM, Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, $8

    Cleveland DIY Afrofuturists Mourning [A] BLKstar blend 70s soul, experimental hip-hop, and postpunk ambience
    This remarkable combo from Cleveland only formed at the start of 2016, but they've grabbed my attention with a flurry of recordings since then. Led by producer RA Washington, Mourning [A] BLKstar features a trio of dynamic singers-James Longs, LaToya Kent, and Kyle Kidd-and an indeterminate number of musicians.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

31 hours ago

Noble Square woman attacked by suspects posing as delivery men

...Rene Batres, the victim's boyfriend, said the woman was walking to home along the 1400 block of North Bosworth Avenue at 7:19 p.m. when she was approached by two men in reflective vests...

    Noble Square woman attacked by suspects posing as delivery men
    A Noble Square woman was allegedly attacked by two men dressed as delivery drivers during a home invasion Thursday night. Rene Batres, the victim's boyfriend, said the woman was walking to home along the 1400 block of North Bosworth Avenue at 7:19 p.m. when she was approached by two men in reflective vests.
    http://abc7chicago.com

32 hours ago

Indie Flick ‘The Room’ Inspires Emporium Pop-Up and More Intel

...Asian dumpling brand, is trying something new. They’re opening a fully automated restaurant at 1 W. Division Street in Gold Coast. Customers can order via their phones are at an electronic kiosk — they...

...Friday release of Bourbon County Brand Stout. They’ll again utilize Binny’s Lincoln Park, 1720 N. Marcey Street, where fans of the barrel-aged beers will wait in long lines and probably brave...

    Indie Flick 'The Room' Inspires Emporium Pop-Up and More Intel
    Emporium Arcade Bar has announced the its latest theme for its Logan Square pop-up space, the space that hosted the popular Stranger Things pop-up. For four days (November 29 to December 2) Emporium will draw inspiration from The Room , a 2003 indie flick from moviemaker Tommy Wiseau.
    https://chicago.eater.com

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Updated 33 hours ago

Booth One, the reimagined Pump Room, opens Thursday

Housed in the Ambassador Chicago (1301 N. State Parkway), Booth One represents something of a homecoming for LEYE founder Rich Melman, who owned the Pump Room for 22 years. Lettuce is a contracted operator for Booth One.

    Booth One, the reimagined Pump Room, opens Thursday
    Booth One, the Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises restaurant on the site of the venerable Pump Room, opens today. (About 100 LEYE gold-level frequent diners were able to experience the new restaurant on Wednesday night; Thursday is the general-public opening.) Housed in the Ambassador Chicago (1301 N.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • Vito Yankee fan in Chicago

    I bartended at the original Pump room prior to its initial closing. Good luck.

33 hours ago

Fake delivery leads to home invasion in West Town

It happened after 7 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of North Bosworth.

    Fake delivery leads to home invasion in West Town
    CHICAGO -- A fake package delivery turns into a robbery in the city's West Town neighborhood. It happened after 7 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of North Bosworth. Police say a woman was approached at her doorstep by two men wearing reflective vests.
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33 hours ago

Holiday Hotel Packages in Downtown Chicago

Take the stress out of the holidays with a stay at the charming Talbott Hotel, 20 E Delaware Place, this season. Their Holiday (Off)Season Package not only picks up your packages for you, it also provides relaxation for your wearie bones with an in-room foot massage:

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You may not be able to fly to Jamaica, but Hard Rock Hotel (230 N Michigan Ave) wants you to feel like you have with their Jamaican Stay-cation. This Caribbean-themed package includes:

Experience a must-see tradition and journey inside Chicago’s 1893 World’s Fair with Christopher Wheeldon’s reimagined classic through “A Night At The Nutcracker package” at the JW Marriott Chicago, 151 W Adams St.

This historic downtown Chicago hotel, The Blackstone (636 S Michigan Ave) takes you around the world with the City Lights & Tree Lights package. Your stay includes tickets to the world-renowned Christmas Around the World exhibit and a holiday cocktail.

    Holiday Hotel Packages in Downtown Chicago
    While this season is all about giving and sharing, it's also important to take time for yourself. What better way to do that than with a stay at a deluxe downtown Chicago hotel?
    https://chicago.thelocaltourist.com

33 hours ago

Fake delivery leads to home invasion in West Town

It happened after 7 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of North Bosworth.

    Fake delivery leads to home invasion in West Town
    CHICAGO -- A fake package delivery turns into a robbery in the city's West Town neighborhood. It happened after 7 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of North Bosworth. Police say a woman was approached at her doorstep by two men wearing reflective vests.
    http://cltv.com

34 hours ago

Treat your sweet tooth with these extravagant desserts

1745 W. North Ave. 773-260-1793

8 W. Maple St. 312-944-8888

840 N. Wabash Ave. 312-944-8400

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60 E. Ontario St. 312-313-1007

75 E. Lake St. 312-929-3601

817 W. Lake St. 312-526-3116

6 W. Hubbard St. 312-595-9400

1000 W. Fulton Market 312-733-9420

1935 N. Lincoln Park W. 872-829-3971

616 N. Rush St. 312-660-6000

3056 N. Lincoln Ave. 872-206-8553

2701 S. Eleanor St. 312-724-8811

    Treat your sweet tooth with these extravagant desserts
    Don't reach for your wallet. Don't put on your coat. Dinner isn't over when the main course is done and you're bloated beyond repair. It's over when you've consumed a dessert too beautiful to be real.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

35 hours ago

Suspects Posing As Delivery Men Attacked Woman During Home Invasion

The two males approached the 30-year-old woman at 7:19 p.m. while she was coming home to her apartment in the 1400 block of North Bosworth, according to Chicago Police. The suspects, wearing reflective vests, told her they were delivering something and tried to give her a package.

    Suspects Posing As Delivery Men Attacked Woman During Home Invasion
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two suspects posing as delivery men attacked a woman during a home invasion Thursday night in West Town. The two males approached the 30-year-old woman at 7:19 p.m. while she was coming home to her apartment in the 1400 block of North Bosworth, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

37 hours ago

A Vintage Row House With a Rare In-Law Unit: 121 W. Delaware Place in the Gold Coast

A Vintage Row House With a Rare In-Law Unit: 121 W. Delaware Place in the Gold Coast

    A Vintage Row House With a Rare In-Law Unit: 121 W. Delaware Place in the Gold Coast
    This 4-bedroom vintage row house at 121 W. Delaware in the Gold Coast came on the market in September 2017. Built in 1881, it is on a 21×52 lot. The row house has many vintage features including 11'5″ ceilings on the first floor, hardwood floors, 4 fireplaces, including in the living room and the dining room, crown moldings, ceiling medallions and what looks like stained glass in some of the doors.
    http://cribchatter.com

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