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Is Chicago or New York Home to the First Skyscraper in the United States?
10|05|2017

Is Chicago or New York Home to the First Skyscraper in the United States?

  Chicago is considered home to the first skyscraper in the United States. The Home Insurance Building was supported by a revolutionary steel frame in 1885 after the Great Chicago Fire destroyed parts of our city. It didn’t take Manhattan long to claim the steel-framed high-rise as its own, but the skyscraper boom began in…

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Chicago’s Lena Waithe Makes History with Her Emmy For “Master of None”
09|18|2017

Chicago’s Lena Waithe Makes History with Her Emmy For “Master of None”

  Chicago native, graduate of our beloved Columbia College Chicago Lena Waithe, star of “Master of None,” became the first black woman to win an Emmy for outstanding writing for a comedy series. Sunday night during the 69th Emmy Awards, our Chicagoan won the award along with co-star and the Netflix show’s creator, Aziz Ansari.…

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Chicago’s New $27M Apple Town Square Resembles a Giant MacBook
09|13|2017

Chicago’s New $27M Apple Town Square Resembles a Giant MacBook

  No, we will not call Apple’s new Michigan Avenue flagship opening October 20th a store. Why? Because Angela Ahrendt, Apple’s senior vice president of retail told us not to. “Call them town squares,” she said.. With that one statement, Angela showed dying retailers how retail should be done. It’s about getting back to human…

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Shore Club Chicago Has Taken Its Spot as One of the Worlds Best Beach Experiences
09|09|2017

Shore Club Chicago Has Taken Its Spot as One of the Worlds Best Beach Experiences

  Shore Club Chicago brought upscale dining to North Avenue Beach, an extension of Lincoln Park and The Gold Coast with unparalleled views of Lake Michigan. The Patio, The Restaurant, and The Oasis at Shore Club are three totally different vibes, each with its own unexpected luxurious flare. The Patio, an open-air lounge with lunch…

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Gold Coast: The Iconic Cedar Hotel Has a New Look
08|30|2017

Gold Coast: The Iconic Cedar Hotel Has a New Look

  If you’ve been a Chicago Gold Coast native, watching the the iconic Cedar Hotel being torn down was an emotional experience. This may sound dramatic to some, but the replacement of the 1920’s era Cedar Hotel brought back the memories of a neighborhood that was — and also hope for a luxurious addition by…

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Be Seen at Chicago’s Sexiest New Restaurant This Weekend
08|29|2017

Be Seen at Chicago’s Sexiest New Restaurant This Weekend

  Move over Mercadito, there’s a new Mexican fueled party restaurant in town and we’re slightly obsessed with every single detail. Lets start off by saying we’re not surprised by the DineAmic Groups latest star child in River North: Barrio.   [Source: Instagram] Don’t forget, they’ve been consistently gracing Chicago with some of the sexiest…

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Bronzeville Getting Much Needed Development
08|29|2017

Bronzeville Getting Much Needed Development

    For years Bronzeville hasn’t got much attention from real estate developers, but that is about to change. With the amount of vacant lots and rundown house the only way this neighborhood is going to take off is if the city gets involve and encourages development. The process for real estate developers to disperse…

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