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Girl About Town
Matt Lee | November 19, 2013

We’re just going to go ahead and call actress Hannah Ware a Chicagoan. Shortly after wrapping up a run playing Kelsey Grammer’s daughter on the Chicago-filmed series Boss, the London native is back in town, this time front and...

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Let’s Make a Deal
Jim McFarlin | November 19, 2013

Carl Sandburg famously labeled the Windy City “hog butcher for the world,” but the second line of his timeless poem “Chicago” was just as descriptive: “stacker of wheat.”

As author Jeffrey L. Rodengen...

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Enjoying the Ride
Brian Dukerschein | November 19, 2013

Talk about a man of diverse interests. While Todd Ricketts has embraced his role as co-owner and board member of the Chicago Cubs, his life is firmly grounded on the North Shore, where he runs Higher Gear (...

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Lighten Up
Lisa Shames | Courtesy Image | November 18, 2013

In the not so distant past, dining out and eating healthfully were two very separate entities, half-hearted diet plates notwithstanding. But these days it’s a far different story, with Chicago hot spots increasingly offering...

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Modern Marvel
Matt Lee | November 18, 2013

It’s doubtful that many realty magnates would have looked at Mies van der Rohe’s iconic IBM Building at 330 N. Wabash Ave. and thought: luxury hotel. But Dr. K.S. Lo, executive chairman of the Langham Hospitality Group, comes at things from...

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Powder Play
Misty Milioto | November 18, 2013

California/Nevada
Skiing doesn’t get much better than on the West Coast. For starters, there’s Mammoth Mountain (mammothmountain.com), which...

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Being There is Half the Fun
Ray Roger | November 18, 2013

Some comedians don’t do funny on their days off. Jason Sudeikis isn’t one of them. He’s been cracking up late-night viewers for the past 10 years, both as a writer and on-air talent for Saturday Night Live...

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English Class
Nate Chapnick | November 15, 2013

A vehicle so exclusive its key is made of crystal, Aston Martin’s newest flagship supercar, the Vanquish, is a study in both performance and aesthetics. With a 6.0-liter V12 engine capable of generating 565 horsepower, the Vanquish rockets...

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The Rum Diaries
Matt Lee | August 21, 2013

Pour it up, pour it up!” Rihanna sings over the radio as we drive from the airport to our hotel. Our just-acquainted tour group smiles at each other and laughs. We’re in Barbados. Rihanna is from Barbados. Get it?

The...

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