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Sears Tower Opening Glass-Bottom Sky Deck In June

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The view from atop the nation's tallest building is about to get even better. In June the Sears Tower will open a glass-bottom sky deck as part of a ...

Its 10 O'Clock, Do You Know Who Your City Is?

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

Is this just one more misguided civic attempt to whitewash--here meant very literally--the public portrait of the city being displayed to the International Olympic Committee in order to win the 2016 Olympic Games?

Hotel Offering Obama-Themed 'City Of Hope' Package

Financial Times | Hal Weitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A luxury hotel might seem like a bad business to be running during an economic downturn, but Patrick Hatton, general manager of The James in downtown ...

Tourism Business Booming In Obama's Chicago

ABC News | MATTHEW JAFFE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite the cold weather and biting wind, out-of-town guests, as usual, on Thanksgiving weekend, are hitting the sites in Chicago, America's third-lar...

Obama Transition A Boon For Chicago Hilton

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

No one will be sadder when President-elect Barack Obama finally splits town and heads to Washington for good than the folks who run the Hilton Chicago...

An Obama Boom in Hyde Park?

David Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Hoyt

It will take a lot more than the impulse spending of a presidential entourage to provide the housing, transit, jobs, and retail amenities that are needed in the President-elect's own back yard.