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Magnificent Mile

Laquan McDonald Protests Shut Down Chicago's 'Magnificent Mile'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.27.2015 | Black Voices

Hundreds of protesters in Chicago shut down Michigan Avenue on Friday as part of a march along the city's "Magnificent Mile." The demonstrators took t...

Kim Bellware

Mag Mile Teen 'Wilding' Scene Leads To Chaos, Fights And Arrests | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.01.2013 | Chicago

A balmy Saturday of shopping on the Magnificent Mile turned to chaos when dozens of teens reportedly swarmed the tony retail district in a 'wilding' s...

Holiday Shopping Havens Worldwide

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Tired of visiting the same designer boutiques, venerable chains and fluorescently-lit retail centers? So are we. That's why we decided to scour the globe for unique shopping spots; in these retail heavens, you'll find an eclectic array of boutique haunts, stylish department stores and secret discount venues.

Workers March The Mag Mile For A Higher Minimum Wage

Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago

Low-wage workers, community, labor and religious advocacy groups will march down Chicago’s “Magnificent Mile,” a shopping and tourist area with ...

Homeless Man Apparently Crushed To Death By Trash Compactor

Fox Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found apparently crushed to death Monday morning near a trash compactor at a Magnificent Mile addr...

New York Times Botches Chicago: 'Miracle Mile'?

Chicagoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The New York Times put together a travel piece showcasing a whirlwind "36 hours in Chicago" in honor of Mayor Daley's retirement, but oops, instead of...

Milton Bradley, Ex Chicago Cub, Sued By Former Landlord

Chicago Sun-Times | Cubbie Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Add his landlord to the list of people who don't like former Cubs rightfielder Milton Bradley, dumped by the team last month....


Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

As I grabbed this shot of the great lady on the top of this red bus, the young woman next to me yelled, "Hey Oprah - I've come from Alaska to be here today."

Magnificent Mile Shops Hurting, Vacancy Highest Since 1992

Wall Street Journal | DOUGLAS BELKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

[T]oday the Magnificent Mile is enduring its highest vacancy rate since 1992. Retailers Lord & Taylor, Talbots Inc. and William-Sonoma Inc.'s Pottery ...

Magnificent Mile Shooting: Person Shot Near Water Tower Place

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One person was shot near Water Tower Place on North Michigan Avenue this morning, authorities said. The person was taken in serious to critical condit...

Michigan Avenue Stores To Be Hardest Hit By Recession

Crain's Chicago Business | Monée Fields-White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a recession likely to inflict historic pain across the retail landscape, no shopping district will suffer more than Chicago's most famous boulevard...

Water Tower Place In Financial Straits

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of the crown jewels of the Magnificent Mile retail district is in serious financial trouble. The owner of the Water Tower Place might have to fil...