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Yardbird, A James Beard Nominated Restaurant, Opens In River North

The restaurant, which is known for its indulgent Southern fare, also features an extensive bourbon collection. This is Yardbird's seventh location.

Downtown

No More After-Hours Bars In River North? Alderman Looks To Kill 5 AM Licenses As Area Struggles With Shootings

Bar owners say they're not to blame for shootings, pointing to crowds drinking on the streets and open-air drug deals on corners. “We’re short-handed and being overrun by criminals.”

River North, Gold Coast, Near North Side

How A River North Author Turned Family Storytime Into A Children’s Book Highlighting South Asian Culture

"Tara the Rickshaw and the Tale of the Lost Kitten" follows a rickshaw on its journey through South Asia, featuring bright colors and subtle nods to Amna Nasima's childhood visits to Pakistan.

River North, Gold Coast, Near North Side

3 Of The Alderpeople Who Represent Potential Casino Sites Don’t Want A Casino In Their Ward

Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. is the latest to say he doesn't want a gambling mecca in his ward. Bally’s is lobbying to build a casino at the prime Tribune Publishing site in River West.

River North, Gold Coast, Near North Side