We talk to DJs Flosstradamus and Bad Boy Bill, take a peek inside their record collections, and find out whether it’s true that DJs save lives.
Trying to wake its sleepy town center, Skokie has bypassed upscale retail in favor of luring science and technology companies. But will the suburb’s $750-million plan pay off?
Now that the team is respectable again, is the short-fused, sharp-tongued Skiles the right guy to lead the Bulls back to glory?
This spring, the bloom is on—dresses are everywhere, and they’re light and lovely, seductive and flirty. Go ahead and enjoy being a come-hither woman, an Eve in a garden of good.
There comes a time in every party girl’s life when getting all dolled up for restaurant and bar openings, charity fundraisers, and B-list-celeb-studded parties gets a little, well, stale. Some nights I’d rather watch the Grey’s Anatomy finale (tonight!) than attend another overcrowded, over-Botoxed event, where the weightiest conversation topic is Paris Hilton’s jail time. … Read more
List Price: $899,000 The Property: This 19th-century red brick house has been extensively-and, in some places, zanily-restored. The boldly painted cornice and entry only hint at the quirky details that William Lavicka, a longtime rehabber on Chicago’s West and South Sides, has included in his latest project.Inside, there is a mix of restored objects-four of … Read more
At first glance, the news was disturbing-reports earlier this week that downtown condo sales had nose-dived by 46 percent in the first quarter of 2007. But contrary to those early reports, the downtown condo market has not stalled, only slowed. According to Gail Lissner of the Appraisal Research Counselors-the local real-estate consultants that provided the … Read more
River East Arts Center. I repeat: 25 hot bachelors – well, except for a few no-shows, like the Bulls’ Chris Duhon, who was too busy losing to the Pistons to attend the party. How could that be bad? (If you missed the bash, don’t fret. Summer Lovin’, Chicago’s annual singles event co-sponsored by The Auxiliary … Read more
List price: $749,900Sale price: $775,000 The Property: Situated on a secluded country lane in Barrington Hills, this 11-room house, built in 1990, has four bedrooms, an in-ground pool and hot tub, and a modern metal barn, as well as access to the local network of horse trails. The previous residents lost the home in a … Read more
It started with my college beau: Before we began our tumultuousfive-year relationship, we were friends first. It made dating easy,because we shared a group of friends, but it also made breaking up(like, 29 times) brutal, because we shared a group of friends. Once therelationship was finally, finally over, he became my ghost ofrelationships past. I … Read more