Magazine wins eight journalism awards for outstanding work in 2012, the most of any magazine in Chicago.
The 9th Ward alderman volunteers for the Roseland baseball field where Walter Payton Prep parents reportedly didn’t want to send their kids to play.
Does last week’s show give any clues on how Reznor will conduct the NIN reunion tour at Lollapalooza this summer?
Two openings, a few closings, and an extra day of Trenchermen’s brunch. But hey, Big Star’s getting chocolate churros!
Moxee introduces restaurant-only brews, made and poured only on the premises.
April 20, 2013–The Women’s Board in partnership with the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Zoological Society hosted the 32nd annual Whirl at Brookfield Zoo on April 20. The black-tie fundraiser allowed guests the experience to get up close with a variety of charismatic animals, including a cheetah, flamingo,penguin, fennec fox, spotted genet, wallaby, tamandua, and sloth from both Brookfield Zoo and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The $600-per-person gala was chaired by Romana Malinowski, store director of A. Marek Fine Jewelry in Oak Brook. The event, which was attended by more than 625 guests, grossed approximately $1.27 million, which will support the animals at Brookfield Zoo, as well as the Chicago Zoological Society’s conservation and education programs.
Whoever said utility products couldn’t be pretty?
A Chicago dry cleaner won the lottery, died of cyanide poisoning, and now his family is fighting over his estate.
April 20, 2013–Coldwater Creek at Old Orchard hosted an in-store spring fashion workshop with Chicago magazine’s contributing fashion editor, Heiji Choy Black. Guests joined Heiji as she selected her spring favorites and offered expert tips on trend-right styles for the season. A few lucky shoppers were chosen to win Heiji’s spring picks.
The new Chicago Flea, the annual SAIC fashion show, plus sales on patio furniture, tableware, and more.