Appreciating food and wine requires us to be worldly. But sometimes, some of the best products are local. This week, take a food tour of Chicago's different neighborhoods or head over to Brand BBQ for Sweet Charity's special barbecue menu.
It wasn't exactly an Oprah-on-James Frey-intensity interview, but the 15 minutes I spent with Michelin Guide Director Jean-Luc Naret still didn't have him apologizing for any of the perceived inconsistencies from this year's first-ever Chicago edition, but rather, defending his group of inspectors a
The Chicago Bears are in Miami Thursday night to face the Dolphins.It's been a short week for the Bears, who are coming off a victory over Minnesota that propelled the team into a first place tie with the Green Bay Packers.One key for the 6-3 Bears has been the recent improved play by the offensive
Smaller municipalities have had a tougher go at bouncing back from economic hardship. Especially those teeny tiny ones called condo associations. Foreclosed units, unpaid dues and costly special assessments have bankrupted some associations and left many buildings in shambles.
Federal dollars are on the way for the design of a new air traffic control tower at O'Hare International Airport. But nothing is in the pipeline for a third airport that's been long-proposed for the Chicago area.Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said the recession has slowed down that discussion.