Also this week: Chicago’s hotel boom, wild and crazy cruise ships, and a good giveaway
The downstairs space at Thalia Hall, from the crew behind Longman & Eagle, is like a classic rec room with fantastic drinks.
The vintage furniture shop moves to a hoppin’ new venue and launches a line of merchandise that is all made in Chicago.
October brings National Taco Day, National Pizza Month, a visit from Brooklyn Brewery, and a fundraiser that sounds delicious.
Despite a new coach and reloaded O-line, Cutler is still a strong candidate for the NFL’s most-whupped quarterback.
The Chicago Blackhawks’ 2013 Stanley Cup ring is loud, gaudy, and big. It’s just what a championship ring should be.
The James Hunter Six, Bonnie Raitt, the Cowboy Junkies, and more make an even dozen concerts to see this month.
September 7-8, 2013–The 2013 Chicago Hunter Derby raised $200,000 for the University of Chicago Cancer Research Center, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the United States Hunter Jumper Association Foundation.
Just an hour north of downtown Chicago in Antioch, Illinois, are the open fields and rolling meadows of Annali Farm. This picturesque destination was the setting of the 2013 Chicago Hunter Derby on September 7 and 8.
The event, now in its fifth year, featured the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby sponsored by ABBA Vet Supply and the main event, the $50,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, presented by Canadian Pacific.
Two interior designers redid this classic Chicago house, and their taste paid off—it just sold for more than a million bucks.
Journalist and teacher Kari Lydersen on what she reveals in her new book about Chicago’s mayor, in stores November 5.