Loop North News
Chicago’s home and condo resale markets off to fast start

Strong buyer demand during the pandemic kicked Chicago’s home and condominium resale market off to a fast start in January, analysts say.

The Home Front

‘Immersive Van Gogh’ is a visually stunning, high-tech art experience

Now open at the Germania Club Building in Old Town, the exhibit interprets iconic works by the legendary post-Impressionist painter using cutting-edge digital technology.

Chicago Traveler

Online casinos in Illinois

Playing at offshore online casino websites is a viable solution for residents that demand unparalleled safety and fantastic gameplay.


Pedestrian activity in Loop down 58 percent last year

The decline in pedestrian activity in downtown Chicago is typical for the entire country, according to a new report.


Chicago’s snow memories haunted by ice dams from hell

Chicagoans lamenting the “Blizzard of 2021” burying our streets, alleys, and yards should turn the clock back to their childhoods, when the white stuff was considered a gift from the gods.

The Home Front

Hancock unit owners hear harrowing details of gunshot on 57th floor

A gunshot heard on the 57th floor of John Hancock Center on January 29 left two bullet holes inside a condo unit and a condo association scrambling to get information to frightened owners.

Condominium Lifestyle

Rush Street building proposal shrinks 80 feet

A developer has reduced the height of a building proposed for a site on Rush Street last used by a Gold Coast nightclub.

Gold Coast

The delicious foods of the Chinese New Year

It is the Year of the Ox, and with the Chinese Lunar New Year, many Chicago restaurants are serving special dishes, including steamed lobster, fish, and special cakes.

Hotels & Restaurants

Downsizing saga: are we possessed by our own possessions?

When in doubt recycle, repurpose, or throw it out.

The Home Front