Michael Kornick and Erick Williams of mk restaurant are serving up state tartare from the Kansas ranch of Independence native and local CBS anchor Bill Kurtis.
The Queen of Media was social media before Facebook ever existed, giving us permission to be our authentic selves before we had even realized we weren’t being either authentic or ourselves. But as her show ends after 27 years, we have to ask: will we ever know who Oprah Winfrey is?
Another Chicago coyote was rescued this week, this one from Lincoln Park, and it’s bound for Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation. What happens when wild animals go to rehab?
THE SOCIAL NETWORKER: He lunches with Desirée Rogers—weekly—and has the Midas touch for fundraising among his gilded circle of friends. Take a lesson, Mark Zuckerberg: When it comes to making connections, the Chicago entrepreneur and philanthropist Neal Zucker is the paradigm of gracious chic
After closing her boutique in 2010, the Geoffrey Beene-trained designer–who’s dressed both Oprah and Michelle Obama–is back as a creative director for the 80-year-old Chicago-based retailer.
Heal-Raiser CURE Related: PHOTO GALLERY » MORE CHICAGOANS OF THE YEAR 2009 » 2008 » 2007 » 2006 » LIST OF HONOREES » dating back to 1994 In 1981, Susan Axelrod was a young mother tending to her seven-month-old baby, A doted-on firstborn. The baby, Lauren, was healthy and bouncy—and then one day she developed … Read more
Gage Park resident Kelly McKaig first became interested in bees for ecological reasons, but now she finds the honey to be unbeatable. “Everyone wants it as a present.” launch the photo gallery » Around sunrise every day in West Ridge, five urban chicks wake up and parade out of their Swiss-chalet-style coop into the attached … Read more
HER NEXT ACT: After a sometimes controversial run as White House social secretary, Desirée Rogers is back in Chicago to tackle a new challenge. reviving Johnson Publishing and its Ebony and Jet magazines.
THE REAL DEAL: Groupon, the social-media-driven shopping site, is the hottest Internet start-up in town. Can it become the city’s big high-tech breakthrough?
An explainer on the popular social-media-driven shopping site