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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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Something Brewing
By Megan Kulick | May 26, 2016

Sure, Bow Truss Coffee Roasters owner Phil Tadros appreciates outstanding coffee. But his true love?

“Productive little spots where you can create,” he says. Too young at 19 to buy a bar, Tadros bought local gem Don’s...

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Checking In
Produced by Beth Weitzman | May 26, 2016

Dominican Republic
The Quiet Side More than 2,000 acres of lush jungle meet the golden sand and aquamarine sea at Playa Grande on the secluded north coast of the Dominican Republic. A clifftop at...

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What's in Store
By Chandler Rollins | March 14, 2016

Slam Dunk
The lines stretched down the block and around the corner in anticipation of the opening of 32 South State, the first Jordan Brand...

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Drinking Up
By Lisa Shames | March 14, 2016

1. Band of Bohemia
Grilled Apple Tarragon and Roasted Beet Thyme may sound like menu dishes, but at this Ravenswood spot, they’re actually two of the brewed-in-house ales ($...

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Good Company
By David Zivan | March 14, 2016

The best wine and spirits store, of course, is the place where they know your name. Same for smoke shops. Because if they know what to call you, they know also what you like to drink, and they might reliably offer a good guess as to which of the new...

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There Goes the Neighborhood
Lisa Shames | Photo by Allan Perales | March 8, 2016

It’s not like the owners of Bar Marta intentionally set out to make their new Humboldt Park restaurant mysterious. Or, for that matter, have...

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Field Days
By Geoffrey Johnson | March 7, 2016

On April 20, 1916, in the first game at their new home—the ballpark known today as Wrigley Field—the Chicago Cubs triumphed over the Cincinnati Reds 7-6. Fireworks saluted the U.S. flag as the game commenced, a home-run ball sailed across...

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