Seth Magle of the Urban Wildlife Institute at Lincoln Park Zoo helps us identify the animals that live among us.
MR. NONSTOP: Chicago’s hardest-working serial entrepreneur—the man who remade Kendall College and gave Rahm Emanuel a place to call home—is busy creating a digital-arts alternative to the four-year college degree
When Kraft and California Pizza Kitchen meet to design a new frozen pizza, the negotiations can get subtle and intense: Cut down the oregano, bring up the Parmesan, add zingy kalamata olives, think up a snappy slogan—give the public what it wants next
Our writer dices the thoughts and works of Richard Melman, the impresario of the Lettuce Entertain You dining emprire, to discover the secrets of his success in and out of the kitchen
A shakeup at Playboy left the managing editor jobless after 16 years. Now he’s exploring the world of the newly unemployed.
As one of the city’s most successful agents of high-end house and condo sales, Janet Owen knows the art of the real-estate deal.
After a bitter divorce, Maria George appeared to get her revenge when she sent around documents purporting to reveal the ugly truth about her ex-husband, Scott. He sued her for defamation—and won a record judgment.
They’re young. They’re smart. They’ve got impeccable restaurant pedigrees and imagination to match. And now three talented Chicago chefs are leading a science-based culinary revolution from their lab-like kitchens.
After 10 years at Charlie Trotter’s, the chef was acclaimed as one of the world’s greats—but even that wasn’t enough.