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Tristan Hummel transforms alleyways into art

To most Chicagoans, alleys don't have a great reputation—they reek of trash, attract unwanted attention and aren't...

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Dog beach afternoon

Taking care of your pup at the dog beach

What to know before you and your pooch fetch some sun at the city's dog-friendly beaches.

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Floyd Davis thinks (and builds) big at Artpentry studio

Floyd Davis thinks (and builds) big at Artpentry studio

Art + carpentry, get it? The Pilsen resident turned his passion into a lucrative business.

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Local look: Truckshop Mobile Boutique

Local look: Truckshop Mobile Boutique

Chicago's traveling fashion truck? It's a real thing.

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Pets put renters on a tight leash

Pets put renters on a tight leash

Finding an apartment that'll accept your pet can be a challenge┬┐but should it be?

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August races to run in Chicago

August races to run in Chicago

From Lincoln Park to Soldier Field, sign up for these 13 summer races.

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'The Biggest Loser' Season 14 winner Danni Allen talks race training and more

'The Biggest Loser' Season 14 winner Danni Allen talks race training and more

The Evanston resident shares her top training secrets.

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Ugly bathing suits you can buy right now!

Ugly bathing suits you can buy right now!

The horror: 10 hideous suits you'll find on the Internet right now.

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Men's shaving: Razor-sharp reviews

Men's shaving: Razor-sharp 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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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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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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