Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Chicago News

Buyers who purchase tickets to Chicago sporting and cultural events online through eBay and StubHub could end up paying an extra 8 percent tax if a lawsuit filed by the city is successful.

The city says eBay and StubHub are "reseller's agents" and aretherefore required under Chicago's ordinance to pay an amusement tax.

"Wicked," the longest-running Broadway show in Chicago history, will close its curtains for the last time Jan. 25, 2009.

Midway Airport, was named No. 1 in a customer satisfaction survey amongmedium-size U.S. airports.

Plans for the Carson Pirie Scott building on State ( renamed SullivanCenter at State and Madison) :
  • Fox & Obel, the gourmet grocery store, plans to open a store inside
  • Billabong International, surf and skate clothing store, with its firstMidwest flagship store.
  • Flat Top Grill restaurant has also signed a lease

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