My love-hate relationship with my first and only pet
Maywood —Five great finds uncovered while digging through 35,000 square feet of salvaged architectural treasures. Plastic lockers from a public pool in Oak Park, circa 1980, $350 Photos: Lucy Hewett Oak veneer and steel drafting stool, late 1940s, $95 Sears, Roebuck & Co. electric fireplace, mid-1970s, $250 Brass chandelier from an Oak … Read more
Wheaton —How to spend an afternoon at the 500-acre estate if you’re bringing your … Army veteran grandpa The First Division Museum (admission is included in the park entrance fee: $5 per carload on weekdays, $10 on weekends) traces U.S. military history through the artifacts and artillery of a single infantry division. Most impressive: the … Read more
Green home building supplies, Central American textiles, vintage finds and more
With guidance from the CB2 creative team, these students designed fun, functional pieces for small spaces, now available at CB2.
Whether you’re shopping for the foodie, culture vulture, fashion addict, or kiddo on your list, you’re sure to find a great gift among these 56 goodies—all of which were designed or made right here in Chicagoland.
Add some kick to your surfaces with bold patterns in neutral tones.
These hard-working products that will make planning your kitchen or bath project a no-brainer.
Three award-winning designers explain how to deal with a narrow kitchen, install a second bathroom, and handle an old wet bar.
Vintage Pine’s awesome annual flea market, sweet deals on luxury goods at Kneen & Co., Golden Triangle’s sidewalk sale, and a cool app for buying art.