Early predictions for what will be on our best of 2014 lists
It wouldn't be a year in Chicago without a Brendan Sodikoff opening. We have no idea what's first, but here's what's coming up: barbecue restaurant Green Street Smoked Meats, juice bar Jack & Juice and High Five Ramen, all at 112 North Green Street. Read more on Time Out Chicago
Voting is open for River North's Best THAW Awards. Here's your chance to honor …
Each category has three or four nominees and the ability to write in your favorite if it's not listed. In true Chicago fashion, you're invited to vote as many times as you like (once daily) through December 30. Nominees include: River North's Best New … Read more on Chicago Tribune
What Was Chicago's Best Dining Neighborhood in 2013?
Amy Cavanaugh, Time Out Chicago: River North's dining scene took a big step forward. Three Dots and a Dash and Berkshire Room joined Sable to seriously up the neighborhood's cocktail cred, while Tanta, Sumi Robata Bar, Beatrix, Dillman's and Eataly all … Read more on Eater
Body of best man in fatal Hudson River crash found
The sheriff's office said the boat hit a construction barge anchored below the Tappan Zee Bridge, part of the New York State Thruway and a major transportation link across the Hudson River about 25 miles (40 km) north of Midtown Manhattan. The body of … Read more on Chicago Tribune