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High Points
By Kyle MacMillan | August 16, 2016

For aspiring classical singers, New York has long been the ultimate place to be. But after ending a 1991 to 1993 stint in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s prestigious young-artist development program, mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley made the unusual...

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Mood Indigo
By Thomas Connors | August 16, 2016

Initially christened performance art but long since a show biz juggernaut, Blue Man Group has been going strong for 25 years this November. And its Chicago franchise has been a must-see at Lakeview...

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Unplugged
By Beth Weitzman, with Warren Weitzman | August 16, 2016

Back in 1940, when Rancho La Puerta (“the Ranch”) first welcomed guests in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico, it did so on a BYOT (bring your own tent) basis for $17....

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Breath of Fresh Air
Styling by Jacqueline Z. Grossnickle | August 16, 2016

Grooming by Andreas Schönagel with UTOPIA
Model: Cory Bond with Soul Artist Management

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The Return of the Prophet of Profit
By David Zivan | August 16, 2016

You’re filming in California today?
Yes. The Profit is shot wherever the business we profile is, so yesterday I was in Tucson and Phoenix. Later this week I’ll...

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Show Stoppers
By Mike Espindle | May 27, 2016

*Editor’s Note: At press time, not all of these models were available in stores, given their newness. Contact the listed resources for more information.

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Space Cowboy
By Rebecca Taras | May 27, 2016

James Geier and his team at 555 International have turned ordinary office spaces into comfortable workplaces, stores into true shopping excursions and restaurants into respites. You could say he’s a...

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Spin Doctors
By David Zivan | May 27, 2016

Just ask Jordan Spieth: Golf is hard. It not only gets in your head, but it also can be physically demanding. Don’t buy it? Watch any tournament on television and look at the trim pros striding athletically up the fairway.

To address these...

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Morning Glories
Lisa Shames | May 27, 2016

Remember when most chefs treated brunch as a dreaded chore? Recently, it’s become a different story with big-name toques all over town taking the same amount of care with the first meal of the weekend as they do later on at dinner. Getting...

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The Open Road
By Nate Chapnick | May 27, 2016

As the mercury rises, so too does the temptation for fast open-air driving. Here, three of the hottest new roadsters, from Jaguar’s sensual F-TYPE to Mercedes’ AMG SLC43 to Porsche’s turbocharged 718 Boxster S, excel in the art of...

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It's a Hit, After All
By Geoffrey Johnson | May 26, 2016

It’s hard to talk about new Comiskey Park—sorry, U.S. Cellular Field—without a last backward glance at old Comiskey Park. In 1963, I saw my first major-league baseball game there, the front end...

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A Big Hand
By David Zivan | May 26, 2016

You’ve got a lot of connections in Chicago.
I lived there from 2008 to 2014. My wife is from Glenview. And I did a few junior events in Chicago. But my first professional sailing job was with architect Helmut Jahn. He has a Farr 40...

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