Chicago magazine writers, editors, and readers gathered last night at Bucktown hot spot Duchamp to celebrate cocktails and budding mixologists. Read more
With the year coming to a close, we asked our Twitter followers and Facebook fans to send us their picks for the top Chicago stories of 2011. Here's a list of the most memorable, plus some additions from our staff. Read more
Join us here, Wednesday, December 14th at 2 p.m., for a live chat with our new editor in chief, Beth Fenner. With her first issue hitting newsstands Thursday, come discuss upcoming changes to Chicago, what you want to see from the magazine, and how we can impact the city moving forward. Read more
Prompted by Daniel A. Bell's new book, The Spirit of Cities: Why the Identity of a City Matters in a Global Age, we asked readers to describe our fair city in a single word or a phrase. Here's what they had to say. Read more
A collection of stories, tweets, and tributes chronicling the life and impact of Chicago's former first lady, including a 1994 article from the Chicago magazine archives. Read more
Designed by Ferruccio Laviani for Kartell and available in eight metallic colors, the Cindy lamp adds shimmery pop to any room. Read more
What started off as an Indonesian vacation six years ago is now a full-on business venture for Kandis Wrigley, founder and chief executive of San Juan Ventures, an exporter and manufacturer of Indonesian wood products. Read more