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Chicago video game developer leads the way in free-to-play console gaming

Local video game developer leads the way in free-to-play gaming

The developers behind "World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition" often hear the same familiar line from Xbox owners who've...

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Men's shaving: Razor reviews

Men's shaving: Razor reviews

Have you noticed more beards than usual in your daily life? Recent trends over the past five years or so have seen men...

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RedEye's Moving & Apartment Guide

RedEye's Moving & Apartment Guide

I dream of a two-bedroom, two-bathroom with exposed brick walls, concrete and timber ceilings, central air, an in-unit...

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Art for life

How three Chicago art programs are helping kids find their futures

There's a big mystery in Chicago: How can the city's youth stay on track for the future, especially during the volatile,...

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J. Byrnes' Fourth is King is a rising name in Chicago streetwear

J. Byrnes' Fourth is King is a rising name in Chicago streetwear

Becoming fashion royalty is no easy feat, especially if you’re doing it from Chicago, where the industry lacks the...

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Kegerators: Beer and candy paint

Kegerators: Beer and candy paint

What do a car and a refrigerator have in common? It depends on whom you ask.

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Summer sandal trends

Summer sandal trends

By Lauren Krause For RedEye Sandal season is in full swing and...

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Local look: Haus of Reign

Local look: Haus of Reign

In her monthly column, Local look, RedEye special contributor Lauren Krause visits a local boutique and assembles...

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Photographer Colin Beckett breathes new life into Chicago food

Photographer breathes new life into Chicago food

Forget recording every meal on Instagram. Colin Beckett has made a career of the food portrait. Juicy oysters at...

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Beautiful baubles from local artists just in time for spring

Beautiful baubles from local artists just in time for spring

One minute it's snowing. A few days later everyone's in shorts. It seems Mother Nature cannot make up her mind about...

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Local look: Study Hall

Local look: Study Hall

We pick out a spring outfit at this Ukrainian Village boutique

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Things we love

Things we love

Beauty products, booze, books and more things RedEye staffers are digging right now

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Spring fashion: Pastels rule

Spring fashion: Pastels rule

Dancers from The Joffrey Ballet suit up in spring's prettiest pastels

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Going from curly to super-straight at four blowout bars

Blowout bars

Going from curly to super-straight at 4 Chicago blowout bars

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Local look: Milk Handmade

Store spotlight: Milk Handmade

This women's clothing boutique on the border of Uptown and Andersonville stocks loads of local labels

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Dress to impress for New Year's Eve: Men

Special-occasion dressing for dudes

Guys, here's how to suit up for a seriously sophisticated party

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8 clothing rental web sites

Clothing rental websites

Why buy when you can rent? Check out sites to borrow suits, ties, dresses and more

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Wedding shopping guide: Gowns, suits and more

Wedding shopping guide

Where to buy suits, gowns, bridesmaids dresses and more

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Legs for days, weeks, months, years

Legs for days, weeks, months, years

Test-driving the newest tights to get you through the transition from winter to spring

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Sex toys are for everyone

Sex toys are for everyone

Yup, we're talking to you. Browse the latest toys to try solo or with a mate

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Local look: Hasana

Store spotlight: Hasana

This Lakeview boutique donates a portion of proceeds to charity

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Fall fashion on a budget at Crossroads Trading Co.

Video: Clothing swap at Crossroads

Make money for new clothes trading in your closet cast-offs

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Mini wallet latest item to enter fashion tech scene

A wallet that charges your phone?

Check out the latest item to enter the fashion tech scene

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Chicago races to run in May

Chicago races to run in May

It's spring! In Chicago! Lace up those running shoes and take a look at RedEye's list of May races to run in the city.

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Local look: Una Mae's

Store spotlight: Una Mae's

Unique looks abound at this Wicker Park shop

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Local look: Langford Market

Store spotlight: Langford Market

With locations in Lincoln Park and Lakeview, this shop stocks plenty of affordable threads and accessories

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