Search
Log-in

Chicago

Chicago

 NEWS & ARTICLES

Articles by Destination

The City Tavern Delivers 18th Century Charm

BY : Mila Pantovich | 2012

The City Tavern in Chicago pays homage to the 18th century tavern where artists would spend hours talking and planning their next piece, whether it be poetry or sculpture. People would meet, not just to eat, but to experience the atmosphere and...

READ MORE

Davidoff Opens First Cigar Lounge in U.S. in Westmont, Illinois

BY : James Rothaar | 2012

Swiss cigar brand Davidoff has opened its first lounge in the U.S. by partnering with the Humidor of Westmont in Westmont, Illinois. The lounge in the premium cigar store has a state-of-the-art, “hidden in plain sight,” cigar-locker system that...

READ MORE

Best New Restaurants in Chicago

BY : JustLuxe Team | 2012

To keep our Chicago City Guide filled with the latest and greatest, we made sure to add an update on some of the best new restaurants in Chicago. A few favorites include Rustic House serving up American cuisine in Lincoln Park, Spanish specialties...

READ MORE

Vantage Yacht Club Adds Electric Boats for Eco-Friendly Cruises on the Chicago River

BY : James Rothaar | 2012

The green-conscious Vantage Yacht Club has added four electric boats to its cache of available hulls for rent for luxury cruises down the Chicago River. The Chicago, Illinois-based yacht club has acquired four, zero-emission boats that will be...

READ MORE

Michael Jordan's Chicago Mansion for Sale at $29 Million

BY : JustLuxe Team | 2012

Basketball legend Michael Jordan is unloading his expansive mansion in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park for $29 million, according to Zillow.com. This luxury real estate offering contains 56,000 square feet of living space on eight acres with...

READ MORE IN Luxury Homes

Top Chef Charlie Trotter is Master of Chicago's Contemporary Food Scene

BY : Carly Zinderman | 2012

You know those tasting menus that are so popular at fine dining restaurants? You have top chef Charlie Trotter to thank for those. In 1987, with his father, Trotter opened Charlie Trotter's in his birth city of Chicago, effectively introducing...

READ MORE

Rent Oprah's Chicago Home for $15,000/Month

BY : JustLuxe Team | 2011

Oprah owns a couple properties in Chicago and is letting you rent this 4,600-square-foot home for $15,000 a month, as reported by TooFab.com. Oprah bought this palatial abode in 2006 for $5.6 million and just never ended up moving into it —...

READ MORE

Best Things To Do in Chicago | SkyDeck, Stone Crab & More

BY : Kellie K. Speed | 2011

Chicago is an incredible city with so much cultural activity and a vibrant restaurant scene. From theaters to museums, there is something for everyone in this lively locale. A walk along Magnificent Mile along Michigan Avenue from the Chicago...

READ MORE

Weekender’s Guide to Chicago | Best Places to Sleep, Eat & Play in the Windy City

BY : The Daily Meal | 2011

Unlike any other American city, Chicago has a duality that makes it incomparably unique. It’s a place where high and lowbrow art coexist, where the restaurant scene is equally notable for cutting edge food preparation and classic street sausages,...

READ MORE

Chicago's Public Hotel Taps Celebrity Chefs to Reopen The Pump Room

BY : Eric Meyers | 2011

The Pump Room inside Public Hotel announced on Monday the staff that will take over the kitchen for the re-imagining of this Chicago favorite, and the list is as impressive as the clientele served by the restaurant over the years. Heading the...

READ MORE

Former Playboy Mansion Building in Chicago Has Two Condos for Sale

BY : James Rothaar | 2011

Chicago real estate guide Urban Turf reported in July that a condominium, which is part of the original Playboy Mansion in the Second City's Gold Coast area, was listed at $6.7 million. That same brick building 20 years later is a luxury property...

READ MORE IN Luxury Homes

A Presidential Favorite: The Historic Blackstone Hotel

BY : Carly Zinderman | 2011

As one of the city's oldest hotels, The Blackstone has a well-earned reputation for being one of the best hotels in Chicago. It has played host to everyone from gangsters to presidents to legendary stars of the stage and screen. Stepping into...

READ MORE
1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8