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Boudin SF settles into a steady breakfast/lunch dinner groove in Lombard Read more
New (A Mano), Budget Beat (Winston's Market), Hotel Haute Cuisine (Lockwood), Retro (Old Town Brasserie Read more
A roundup of sales, store openings, and shopping news in December 2007 Read more
A new book by Chicago author Rachel Louis Snyder explores the complexities of the global marketplace by trailing a quintessential product: jeans. Read more
Step inside the box. For the next hour, everything you do will be recorded by 24 video cameras positioned at every possible angle. Sound freaky? It didn't to Metro owner Joe Shanahan, pictured here, one of several local cultural luminaries who were filmed for an hour in a cube designed by Streeterville artist Lincoln Schatz. (Asked to do something that represents who he is, Shanahan, an avid record collector, spun vinyl; other invitees painted and lifted weights.) For a show at Art Basel Miami in December, computers will slice and dice the images, and segue them into one another in no apparent order, a style reminiscent of another Schatz video—this one in the lobby of the brand-new Spertus Museum—that jumbles scenes of the building's construction. Read more
For decades, the Henry B. Clarke House on South Indiana Avenue enjoyed the uncontested honor of being called the city’s oldest home. But over the past few years, a contender for that title has quietly emerged: the Noble-Seymour-Crippen House in Norwood Park. Read more