Michigan Avenue magazine celebrated five years of production with an over-the-top birthday bash highlighted with a performance by Michelle Williams.
Lines of up to two hours reported outside Tory Burch, Gucci and Prada stores.
Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z post-show celebration plans in Chicago.
Franchise returns to the Windy City for filming Aug. 18 through Sept. 27.
Chicago's famous Taste of Chicago Festival begins for the 33rd year.View gallery
Money meant to cover costs of Rihanna's brief but tardy visit earlier this year.
NBC 5's Lauren Petty talks with Sam Toia, the president of the Illinois Restaurant Association. He shares with us a selection of foods and tells Lauren what to expect at this year's festival - including...
Sahlins died peacefully at his Chicago home with his family nearby
Letts beat out Nathan Lane, Tom Hanks, David Hyde Pierce and Tom Sturridge.
Taste of Chicago begins July 10 in Grant Park.