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Signature Drink: The Bean


Located across from Millennium Park, new steakhouse Remington’s is serving up classic American cuisine. Everything from seafood to rotisserie is offered, as is the perfect cocktail for every meal. The Bean is a mix between the elegance and punch from the Manhattan and the fruity taste of an Old Fashioned, with the name inspired by the iconic sculpture just outside the restaurant's windows.

Silvercar Provides a Hassle-Free Car Rental Experience


What happens when a rental car company offers an exclusive booking app and only one style of car? Answer: An empty lounge area. Silvercar, located in 10 cities around the U.S. (most recently Chicago), is doing exactly that and benefitting customers in the end with the keys to a silver Audi A4 luxury car.

“You won’t find too many people unhappy with the A4,” says Jason Jones, Chicago’s general manager, of the only car you’ll find in their garage.

Guest of a Guest Works to Create largest directory of event photos


The definition of famous is changing thanks to Guest of a Guest (GofG). The boutique digital media company, with a recently launched presence in Chicago, is working on creating the largest online directory of event photos, meaning everyone has their chance in the spotlight. We talked to founder Rachelle Hruska MacPherson to get the full picture.

Hotel Properties See Change After Stalled Renovations


After years of stalled renovation projects due to the economy, change is a-comin’ to a number of hotel properties in Illinois—and it couldn’t be better news for groups

Meet Adolfo Garcia, Son of a Butcher


The name of Adolfo Garcia’s latest restaurant hints at his humble upbringing as a third-generation restaurateur but also displays his rebel spirit in breaking from tradition.


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