Chicago has earned its place as cultural kingpin—artistic offerings here are not only top-tier, but they come widely varied in medium.
Backpacking, yes. Roughing it? Not at all.
One size may fit all, but that doesn’t mean all hotel robes are created equal.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago celebrates Kerry James Marshall’s vision with a massive retrospective, Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, on view until September 25, 2016.
There are architectural boat tours, and then there’s the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s River Cruise, the best of them all. Not just because it passes through some of the richest architectural landscape in the world, but also because each of the docents is a passionate expert on their city,
Visitors who travel by foot will be rewarded with the discovery of delightful little neighbourhoods tucked within the Chicago’s bustling whole.
Englishman Nick Jones continues the expansion of his Brit-pack-cool Soho House with openings across Europe and North America.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: When Charlie Trotter’s opened 25 years ago, the Windy City was still a town known primarily for its dirty politics, smoked meats, and stockyards. Almost single-handedly, the then-28-year-old chef fomented a foodie revolution, not only in Chicago, but throughout the country.
Tiffany. For some, that single word conjures images of diamonds. But to decorative arts aficionados, it suggests a world of colour, as in the designs of Louis Comfort Tiffany. The son of the man whose emporium came to signify Fifth Avenue at its finest, Louis Comfort Tiffany combined an artistic sensibility with a keen commercial instinct.