Managing Clinton
by Joseph Crump

Behind every successful man there’s often another one: In Bill Clinton’s case it’s David Wilhelm, the Chicagoan running his rollercoaster Presidential campaign.

Sugar! Baby!
by Marcia Froelke Coburn
The blond bombshell of high society is all set to prove that she’s got a brain. That’s why Sugar Rautbord’s new novel is called Sweet Revenge.

Up the Down Economy
by Dennis Rodkin
These recession-beating businesses didn’t just end up in the right place at the right time – they put themselves there.

The Bad Boy of Good Taste
by Dan Santow
He’s a hustler, an ex-punk, and a celebrated chef. Never mind that his namesake restaurant just closed – John Terczak has plans.

Simple Pleasures
Call them bed and breakfasts, country inns, or small hotels. Here are eight of the best within a few hours’ drive.



The man behind Men, the woman behind Art Expo, the dude in the turtle suit; plus Scoops du Jour, by Carla Kelson

Art Works
by Henry Hanson
International influx for expos; being there for Kosinski; blockbuster birthday shows

Prime Time
Hot dates around town this month

by Sally Ruth Bourrie
Fundamental questions may be answered at the city’s only research clinic for women and children with AIDS.

by Ted Shen
The CSO’s Henry Fogel: a head for business and an ear for music

Chicago Woman
by Marcia Froelke Coburn
When one Lincoln Park doorman started playing Cupid, love found its way.

by Penelope Mesic
Robert Altman plays to win big-time with The Player.

by John Seelye
Studs Terkel tackles the American dilemma in Race.

by Anthony Adler
Among the sexual Darwinists, love is really about gender and power.

Real Estate

by Dennis Rodkin
An elegant horse farm near Aurora that’s a breed apart. Plus, recent residential sales

by Dennis Ray Wheaton
Gotham’s got ‘em, Chicago gets ‘em; Budget Beat, by David Novick

Back Talk
by Henry Hanson
John Cage, Ruth Horwich, David Mamet, Prokofiev, Ryne Sandberg, and Joe Mantegna