And now the latest from Curbed's shopping blog, Racked Chicago covering everything you need to know about style, fashion and retail from the sidewalks up...
EVERYWHERE - Chicago's shopping experts and industry professionals far and wide are weighing in on shopping in 2012. So far, we've covered the best and the worst trends, biggest surprises and favorite personal purchases, regrets and the best newcomers and a one word synopsis test. Oh, we've also tested their psychic insight as to what will happen in 2013.
BUCKTOWN - The gym of the future, only to be monitored by cameras (no humans) complete with biometric keypads and pin numbers individual to the gym member has opened. Did we forget that it's 24-hours? Yup, it's real.
GOLD COAST - The entrance to Rochester Big & Tall on Michigan and Chestnut will soon be sealed off. Why? Let's speculate.