Everything’s beefy, as expected, at two testosterone-fueled spots owned by football legends.
University of Chicago president Don Randel has won over a tough home crowd—all the while enacting most of his ousted predecessor’s controversial agenda. His smooth transition demonstrates the art of persuasion, and it’s good news for the school.
Hog Wild I went to the preview party for Hogs & Honeys (1555 N. Sheffield Ave.) hosted by Chicago-Scene.com, the Web site for party-hearty voyeurs. Modeled on the New York City biker bar featured in the movie Coyote Ugly, this Weed Street District outpost is the creation of Marc Bortz, mastermind behind Circus, Dragon Room, … Read more
Features Fall Fashion How We Look Now,by Lizbeth LevineThe new confidence game-when it comes to fashion, Chicagoans are chicer and more internationally in the know than ever. One Fine Day,by Stacey JonesStepping out-color and texture heat up divine designs for the start of another active social season. Suit Yourself,by Stacey Jones The power brokers-real men … Read more
For years, a rough-hewn man named Curt Thompson threatened and intimidated his neighbors in the small farming community of Toulon, Illinois. Many complained about him, and a few filed charges, yet little was done, and residents learned to alter their lives to avoid him. Then one night, authorities say, a newcomer paid him a call, and the town’s worst fears came true