This is the place to capture that perfect whiskey for your table. Koval Distillery, a husband-wife artisanal operation in Ravenswood, produces beautiful organic spirits the old-fashioned way: born and bottled by hand.
The outlet is helmed by two Chicago insiders with an eye for design and an elegant spin on the home furnishings resale market.
It's the law and a boon for creatives. For municipal buildings, the City of Chicago must set aside 1 percent of the rehab or building budget for artists to create new work.
Located, literally, in a huge garage in Uptown, this show has it all: rare records for vinyl collectors, unusual and antique furniture, all shapes and styles of clothing, kicking jewelry, and the coolest vendors (and organizers) in the Midwest.
The sheer variety of rare and unusual pieces here is mind-blowing. Between the huge warehouse in Chicago’s West Town and the online catalog, this architectural antique store is like a museum where everything is for sale.
Whether it's a casual meet-up, a heart-fluttering full-tilt swoon, or a lucky, lucky chance to reveal your true intentions, why wing that first date? We've put together a tidy little list of five can't-miss Chicago watering holes and cozy restaurants to breeze through the ritual.
Owner James Murphy of Superior Custom Furniture Repair and Restoration mixes blockbuster films with local jobs.