5 Chicagoans to Watch

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5 Chicagoans to Watch
By Simedar Jackson, Joel Reese, Chandler Rollins & David Zivan, edited by Lily Sperry | June 20, 2016

1. Nick Moretti
It’s not that nobody thought he could do it—just most people. Nick Moretti’s idea was to buy a long-unused 9,000-...

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Fab 5: Buildings on the Rise
By The Editors | June 13, 2016

1. 101 North
This 10-story condo building at the intersection of the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Old Town will offer three- and four-bedroom units...

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Sky-High Living
By The Editors with Julie Chernoff, Zlata Naumovski, Sarah Very & Tamarah Webb | June 7, 2016

At 100 years old and $12.5 million, the former Clark Street substation at 924 N. Clark St...

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Fab 5: Elevated Cocktails
By Chandler Rollins | June 6, 2016

1. Aire
Located atop the Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago, this perch is the perfect open-air hiatus for anyone looking to escape their busy...

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Suit Up
By Joel Reese | June 2, 2016

For a designer who’s sold thousands of custom-crafted suits to clients from across the world, you wouldn’t think moving up just one floor would make much of a difference.

But for clothier Daniel...

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Siren Song
By Thomas Connors | June 2, 2016

Whether hitting a high note or swinging low, it’s astounding how much sound pint-size performer Kristin Chenoweth can produce. A star who’s equally at home on Broadway (Wicked) or tossing off an aria or two (she’s opera-...

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Best in Show
By Mike Espindle | June 2, 2016

Each year the Swiss watch shows offer the top timepiece makers a global forum to present their fine handiwork, numbering literally hundreds of fascinating new models for watch aficionados. Here are a few of our favorites.

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The Avant Guard
By Simedar Jackson, Joel Reese, Chandler Rollins and David Zivan | June 2, 2016

In Wicker Park, Chop Shop is a multipurpose destination—the kind of place that usually only...

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Branching Out
Lisa Shames | Photography by Anthony Tahlier | June 2, 2016

It’s not standard procedure to open a restaurant review with a caveat, but Arbor’s needs one: Don’t expect to find the exact dishes described on these...

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Fire Man
By Joel Reese | June 1, 2016

Randolph Street and its environs are, of course, already home to an honor roll of major Chicago chefs. That list got far more complete this spring, with the arrival of Cruz Blanca, a brewery featuring a DIY Oaxacan-influenced taqueria, and Leña Brava, a 75-seat seafood-...

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Top-Down Off-Roader
By Nate Chapnick | May 31, 2016

Whether fording a stream or shuttling royalty to a charity gala, Range Rovers are known across the globe for both their exceptional off-road capabilities and luxurious interiors. Now, Range Rover hopes people will also start thinking drop-top fun when...

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The Zen of Adventure
By Beth Weitzman | May 31, 2016

If location is everything, Amangiri has it all—and then some. The resort’s setting is simply astonishing. A center of Zen amid towering red-rock formations, glistening mesas and dusty...

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