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Chicago Ranked A Top Travel City: Report

Chicago Ranked A Top Travel City: Report

The Windy City came in 8th place and was the only U.S. city on the list. Read »

Oct 29, 2013
7 Chicago Pizzas Make List of Best 101 Pies

7 Chicago Pizzas Make List of Best 101 Pies

In a new list of the 101 best pizzas in America, seven Chicago spots got its slice of the pie. Watch »

Oct 22, 2013
Beyonce, Jay Z Theater Rumors Not True: Source

Beyonce, Jay Z Theater Rumors Not True: Source

The 2,500-seat landmark theater opened in 1927 and once hosted iconic acts in Chicago. Read »

Aug 21, 2013
Michigan Ave. Mag Celebrates Five Years in Print

Michigan Ave. Mag Celebrates Five Years in Print

Michigan Avenue magazine celebrated five years of production with an over-the-top birthday bash highlighted with... Read »

Aug 9, 2013
60K Shoppers Flood New Outlet Mall's First Day

60K Shoppers Flood New Outlet Mall's First Day

Lines of up to two hours reported outside Tory Burch, Gucci and Prada stores. Watch »

Aug 2, 2013
Jay-Z To Host Post-Show Party in Chicago

Jay-Z To Host Post-Show Party in Chicago

Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z post-show celebration plans in Chicago. Read »

Jul 22, 2013
'Transformers 4' Holds Casting For Chicago Extras

'Transformers 4' Holds Casting For Chicago Extras

Franchise returns to the Windy City for filming Aug. 18 through Sept. 27. Watch »

Jul 17, 2013

2013 Taste of Chicago

Chicago's famous Taste of Chicago Festival begins for the 33rd year. View »

Jul 15, 2013
Rihanna Sends $5K Check to Illinois High School

Rihanna Sends $5K Check to Illinois High School

Money meant to cover costs of Rihanna's brief but tardy visit earlier this year. Watch »

Jul 10, 2013
Taste of Chicago: What To Expect

Taste of Chicago: What To Expect

NBC 5's Lauren Petty talks with Sam Toia, the president of the Illinois Restaurant Association. Watch »

Jul 10, 2013
Second City Co-Founder Bernard Sahlins Dies at 90

Second City Co-Founder Bernard Sahlins Dies at 90

Sahlins died peacefully at his Chicago home with his family nearby Read »

Jun 17, 2013
Steppenwolf's Tracy Letts Wins Best Actor Tony Award

Steppenwolf's Tracy Letts Wins Best Actor Tony Award

Letts beat out Nathan Lane, Tom Hanks, David Hyde Pierce and Tom Sturridge. Read »

Jun 10, 2013
2013 Taste of Chicago Restaurants, Food Trucks

2013 Taste of Chicago Restaurants, Food Trucks

Taste of Chicago begins July 10 in Grant Park. Read »

Jul 8, 2013
Aretha Franklin Pulls Out of Chicago Symphony Show

Aretha Franklin Pulls Out of Chicago Symphony Show

Singer Janelle Monae will step in for Franklin at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Read »

May 14, 2013
Popular Empanadas Food Truck Owners Expand Business

Popular Empanadas Food Truck Owners Expand Business

5411 Empanadas' food truck business has expanded to a restaurant and catering business. Watch »

May 9, 2013
Couple Meets, Marries, Opens Chicago Food Truck

Couple Meets, Marries, Opens Chicago Food Truck

Sam Barron and Sarah Weitz own The Fat Shallot, which recently got the city's OK to hit the road. Watch »

May 8, 2013
Blackbird's Paul Kahan Ties For Top Chef Honor

Blackbird's Paul Kahan Ties For Top Chef Honor

James Beard Foundation jointly honored Chicago's Paul Kahan and New York's David Chang. Read »

May 7, 2013
Stockbroker Quits Job, Opens Food Truck

Stockbroker Quits Job, Opens Food Truck

The Salsa Truck became Chicago's first licensed mobile food preparer. Watch »

May 7, 2013

Bite Me: Niu B's Lamb Chop Robata Skewers

You should eat something. Here are our favorite dishes from around Chicago. View »

Oct 3, 2014
Tribute Held For Late Photographer Steve Starr

Tribute Held For Late Photographer Steve Starr

Friends help fulfill vision of event Starr was working on when he died. Read »

Dec 17, 2012
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