August 31, 2006 - Your Chicagoland BMW Centers and Chicago magazine celebrated the launch of the 2007 BMW 3 Series Coupe. Hundreds of guests gathered at the Museum of Science and Industry to preview the new vehicle. BMW invites you to experience the "Ultimate Driving Machine" at your local Chicagoland BMW Center. Read more
On Wednesday, August 30th, Chicago magazine, the Hard Rock Hotel, and China Grill hosted an indoor/outdoor rooftop rendezvous in the Hard Rock Hotel's Hamer Room, an intimate space with a view of Michigan Avenue. This two-hour cocktail reception welcomed nearly 100 guests, including the Hard Rock Hotel's VIPs and Chicago magazine agency clients. Partygoers relaxed after a hard day as they sampled cocktails and hors d'oeuvres compliments of China Grill. Read more
If the proliferation of pasta in this town is any indication, every restaurateur in Chicago thinks he can do Italian. Meet two smart newcomers who really can. Read more
Only a few years after J. W. Stevens opened his grand Michigan Avenue hotel, the Depression devastated his family, inducing a series of calamities that included suicide, bankruptcy, and criminal charges. But from the debacle of the Stevens Hotel (now Chicago Hilton and Towers) emerged a young man who today, at 86, sits on the U.S. Supreme Court Read more
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. Read more
A loft turned out to be the perfect solution when two collectors of contemporary art began to long for larger paintings and photographs. PLUS: Resources Read more
Moving vans, U-Hauls, and cars with futons sticking out of the trunk: telltale signs that the school year is here. And for many parents and students, it’s time to stress about the high costs of higher ed. Here is a look at the various costs—from books to boarding—at some of our area’s schools. Read more
Many scientists cite world-impacting weather phenomena—melting glaciers, vanishing snowcaps—as proof of a warming planet. But what does that mean for Chicago? Read more