Trump taps Ron Gidwitz to be Belgian ambassador

The longtime Chicago businessman and top GOP fundraiser gets a reward as the president nominates him for a diplomatic post.

from nicholemhearn digest http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180518/BLOGS02/180519839/trump-taps-ron-gidwitz-to-be-belgian-ambassador?utm_source=BLOGS02&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=chicagobusiness

Advertisements

Art Institute uses data to give visitors what they want

Museum officials found that visitors liked smaller, more frequent exhibits—and began “shopping their closet” of collections to save money.

from nicholemhearn digest http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180518/ISSUE01/180519840/art-institute-uses-data-to-give-visitors-what-they-want?utm_source=ISSUE01&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=chicagobusiness

Crain’s wins 4 Chicago journalism awards

Crain’s Chicago Business won four Peter Lisagor Awards from the Chicago Headline Club for outstanding journalism.

from nicholemhearn digest http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180518/ISSUE01/180519841/crains-wins-4-chicago-journalism-awards?utm_source=ISSUE01&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=chicagobusiness

A tougher carjacking law is about crime, not race, says police chief

Superintendent Eddie Johnson, wading into a fight between Mayor Emanuel and President Preckwinkle, says he wants to “send a message,” not “lock up more black and brown people.”

from nicholemhearn digest http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180518/BLOGS02/180519845/a-tougher-carjacking-law-is-about-crime-not-race-says-police-chief?utm_source=BLOGS02&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=chicagobusiness

This Kenwood home is old. And the art in the backyard is ancient.

See what the buyers of this 123-year-old Victorian liked about the 3,000-year-old stones they were surprised to find out back.

from nicholemhearn digest http://www.chicagobusiness.com/realestate/20180518/CRED0701/180519847/this-kenwood-home-is-old-and-the-art-in-the-backyard-is-ancient?utm_source=CRED0701&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=chicagobusiness

Mansueto set to buy stake in Wrigley Building

The billionaire Morningstar founder has agreed to acquire an ownership stake in the landmark Mag Mile towers in a deal involving some of the city’s wealthiest execs.

from nicholemhearn digest http://www.chicagobusiness.com/realestate/20180518/CRED03/180519848/mansueto-set-to-buy-stake-in-wrigley-building?utm_source=CRED03&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=chicagobusiness