Loop North News
Willy Wonka next door

You may be surprised to learn that Barry Callebaut, one of the largest, if not the largest, chocolate manufacturers, has its American headquarters in River North.

River North

Newberry Plaza battle heads to court

After much conversation, bickering, and battling over the fate of about 10,000 square feet of commercial space, a group of residents at Newberry Plaza is taking their concerns to court.

Condominium Lifestyle

Loop approaching pre-pandemic levels of activity

The Loop is 58 percent back to normal, according to new data from Chicago Loop Alliance.


How to win the war on guns

Nothing reduces real estate values like a shootout in your front yard.

The Home Front

A perfectly marvelous 48 hours in Victoria, B.C.

If you’re planning a getaway to Vancouver, be sure to add a side trip to Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia.

Chicago Traveler

Single-family homes scarce in Chicago’s red-hot market

Chicago’s red-hot spring housing market is continuing to roll into summer despite lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Home Front

Don’t bribe them to come back – tell them to stick it

If our workplaces are safe – and they seem to be – then startups have to stop coddling employees who don’t want to be part of the team. And we’re talking about you, millennials.

Howard Tullman

Harry Caray’s solves decades-long mystery of fan letter written in Braille

The letter to sportscaster and Chicago legend Harry Caray had hung on a wall next to his office since 1987 but no one knew what it said because it was written in Braille.

River North

As Lane Tech Indian is retired, vote coming for new symbol

Lane Tech College Prep High School military veterans, older alumni, and some students apparently have lost their yearlong battle to preserve a 113-year tradition to save the school’s iconic Native American symbol.

The Home Front