Our nightlife correspondent parties like a rock-star (Rock Star: Supernova, that is) and still manages to report back on the new bar Pharmacy. PLUS: Celebrity Beat Read more
If you don’t experience enough April showers this month, take a trip to the Art Institute of Chicago to see one of the museum’s most enduringly popular paintings: Paris Street; Rainy Day. Read more
Paddling Lake Michigan had long been a dream for two dedicated Chicago kayakers. But last fall's attempt to make a 50-mile crossing brought them face to face with the perils of adventure. Read more
Friends since childhood, Jim Masino and James McNally had gone in different directions in their adult lives. Still, when Masino needed a crucial favor following a run-in with the law, McNally was right there to help him out—not realizing the fatal consequences that would follow his good deed. Read more
When we announced our plan to honor local eco-innovators, your nominations poured in. Here are the eight individuals we singled out for their vision. PLUS: How can Chicago become the most environmentally friendly city in America? Join us for a panel discussion with our inaugural class of Green Award honorees at the Green Festival on April 21st. Read more
Behind a vintage brick façade in Lincoln Park, the architect Geoffrey Goldberg and his wife, Lynne Remington, an arts consultant, designed a contemporary setting for he accomplishments of three generations of modernists. Read more
Our special report on getting, spending, saving, and much more—including a list of who makes what in Chicago, a weeklong spending log from area residents, and twenty easy tips to help you save more. Read more