When Michael Jordan’s North Shore home hits the auction block this month, one bidder will get a little closer to the legend by taking up residence behind the number 23 gates at 2700 Point Lane in Highland Park. But as the stardust settles, what will a buyer find in 56,000-square-feet of living space?
Supporters of the Chicago Children’s Museum saved the day at the superhero-themed gala, held Nov. 2 at the Navy Pier Grand Ballroom (600 E. Grand).
I’ve been a journalist for more than 20 years, but there was one pivotal moment that changed the course of my career.
Once upon a time, Goose Island was the sole ruler of the Chicago craft brewery scene, its delicately made brews an antidote to the ubiquitous, mass-produced offerings found at every bar in town. But in the last few years our local brewing scene has bubbled over, and while Goose Island remains the granddaddy of them all, there are dozens upon dozens of new, new-ish and about-to-launch breweries and brewpubs that now call Chicago (and surrounding areas) home, making our city a bona fide craft beer destination.