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Sound of Music
By Nneka McGuire | March 10, 2015

There’s no tune like a show tune—especially if you get to sing it in your hometown. Cue longtime Chicago actress Christine Sherrill, whose résumé could sub as a catalog of musical theater’s greatest hits. She strikes again in ...

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Mix It Up!
By Sarah Perkins  | March 9, 2015

1. Carnivale
For a bubbly cocktail experience, check out Carnivale University: Champagne Cocktails on April 8. Learn how to concoct Champagne-based...

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Fortune Cookie
By Andrew Myers | February 27, 2015

Conventional Hollywood wisdom is that Empire—Fox’s hourlong musical/drama that chronicles a murderous mogul, his jailbird ex-wife and their three comely sons who are competing for control of daddy dearest’s hip-hop and...

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Fab Fundraisers
By Sarah Perkins  | February 18, 2015

Feb. 26
The Museum of Contemporary Photography presents Darkroom, an art-inspired benefit auction and party to support MoCP...

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All Aboard 
By Sarah Perkins  | February 16, 2015

This week, The Trust for Public Land will be hosting Rails to Tales: Immigrant Stories of the The 606, an evening celebrating Chicago’s upcoming elevated trail and park space. Historian and author Dominic Pacyga and ABC...

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Really Cooking
Lisa Shames | Photography by Anthony Tahlier | February 16, 2015

When it comes to brunch, the general school of thought is that you’re either a lover or a hater. Much to the chagrin of my brunch-fanatic friends, I fall in the latter category.

Or, at least, that’s...

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Body Builder
By Korey Huyler | February 12, 2015

Question: What do bigwig local attorney Bob Clifford, Olympic medalist Gracie Gold and former NBA player Tracy McGrady have in common?

Answer: trainer Aaron Manheimer, the savvy and successful owner of ...

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Now and Zen
By Amalie Drury | February 12, 2015

In 2006, Marko Iglendza opened his first Terminal Getaway Spa in the Charlotte, N.C., airport. Even then, he wanted to bring the luxe layover spot closer to home. That took eight...

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Living Large
By Nate Chapnick | February 12, 2015

American luxury is alive and well. From handmade Shinola watches to Martin guitars, “made in the USA” is becoming a major selling point for many of the hottest luxury brands. Lincoln is seizing this moment, offering a slew of new luxury vehicles...

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By Chiara Milioulis | February 12, 2015


330 N. Wabash Ave.

For Ziaur Rahman, photographing a building is not just about the building itself. “Photography is all about observation, [and] I see a skyscraper...

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The Suite Life
By Andrea Mills | February 12, 2015

1. Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
The newly renovated Presidential Suite in the historic tower occupies the 35th and 36th floors. Equipped with a...

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Love is All Around
By Sarah Perkins | February 6, 2015


JW Marriott Chicago
Your love will be forever grateful for this fantasy evening at the JW Marriott Chicago. Pamper yourself with a private six-course meal in the Burnham Ballroom followed by an...

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