We’ve all experienced that sinking feeling when the thought hits: one more gift to buy—and no time to buy it.
“Hello, Jeff, how’s it going?” I hear him say as I approach.
Hi there! I’m WINDEE, the official mascot for Chicago Star, and I’m so excited to share my adventures with YOU!
Hayley Jordan Lipp has only been a doorperson at 600 N. Lake Shore Drive for about a year, but she has already made a big impression on the building’s tenants.
People have varying points of view about travel, especially post pandemic. There’s the COVID-19 factor, gas prices resulting in more expensive road trips and airline travel. If the Chicagoland resident, of either city or suburbs, steps outside the box of traditional travel, there are all sor…
Looking for a way to cool down this summer? Chicago has over 50 free outdoor pool and splash venues. Lots of these pools have separate splash pads and water playgrounds, and a few even have water slides, a la Wisconsin Dells.
At Trump International Hotel and Tower, Malcolm Keith Harrison—known to the building’s residents as “MK”—has been a tenant favorite since he began his tenure 14 years ago. He was one of the first people hired prior to the building’s completion in 2009.
Chicago’s biggest attractions have no shortage of fascinating exhibits and activities to offer Windy City residents this season. Here are just a few of Chicago Star’s top picks:
Mike Bekic, head doorperson at 209 E. Lake Shore Drive, is proud to have served the building for more than two decades and achieved the American Dream.
Chicago’s Memorial Day events should be virtually back to normal this May following the past two years of the pandemic. Windy City residents can finally celebrate the holiday as they please—whether enjoying an event-packed weekend or planning a peaceful outing with friends and family.
For more than a quarter century, Jose Estava—affectionately known as “Big Jose”—has been the friendly, upbeat doorman greeting North Harbor Tower residents as they enter the building.
Located on the Magnificent Mile, directly across the street from Water Tower Place and just a short walk from Oak St. Beach, the Park Hyatt Chicago is among the most desirable locations in Chicago. And the site is made even better by Lawanda Brown greeting residents and visitors as they walk…
Gerald Gresham has served the residents of Powhatan Apartments faithfully for 15 years—a career that has earned him fans both young and old.
Jean R. Dunord’s 22-year tenure as a door staff member at The Grand
While the word “graffiti” may carry a negative connotation, many artists in Chicago have elevated graffiti to a broadly accepted form of art in a number