Chicago Chic: Virgin Hotel & Red Flower Spa

The Spa Spy | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Virgin has opened its first hotel in Chicago - why? The British travel company spotted a gap in the market for a lifestyle hotel brand, and found a grand 1928-built neoclassical bank ripe for conversion.

One Woman's Visit To McDonalds Ended In Tears For All The Right Reasons

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

A woman from Chicago has written of her surprise and admiration for a McDonald's employee pictured helping an elderly customer eat his meal. Destin...

54 Stingrays Killed In Aquarium Malfunction At Chicago Zoo

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

54 stingrays have died after a tank at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago began malfunctioning. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the d...

The Name On Everybody's Lips Is Gonna Be... Caroline?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

The name on everybody’s lips is gonna be… Caroline Flack, apparently, with reports claiming she’s up for a role in ‘Chicago’. SEE MORE: ...

Why James Corden Was Always Going To Be Perfect For Late, Late Show

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

James Corden was always going to be great in his 'Late, Late Show' hosting role, according to his director in ‘Into the Woods’, Rob Marshall. ...

Man Hailed As A Hero After Tackling Gunman On Megabus

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK

A passenger on a Megabus that was heading north from Chicago has been hailed as a hero after he reportedly subdued an armed man who fired at least one...

Hottest Hotels, Attractions And Theme Parks Launching In 2015

Roshina Jowaheer | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Holidays in 2015 are set to get bigger and better with the opening of futuristic theme parks, beautiful hotels and exciting new cultural zones hitting...

Will the Kiwis Pass the Ball Yet?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

When one looks at the stats of New Zealand having arrived on the world rugby scene, it must fill the heart of a sports fan with pride. This country, which has simply one quarter of a population of London, get there to conquer the field?

Surely These Are The Most Utterly Terrifying Tightrope Walks Ever

Huffington Post UK/AP | Carla K. Johnson | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK

This is the truly frightening moment Nik Wallenda wowed Chicago and the world on Sunday with two hair-raising skyscraper crossings on high wires — w...

871 Feet Above Chicago, No Harness, Blindfold

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

Daredevil Nik Wallenda has successfully tightrope walked between not two, but three skyscrapers as part of a blindfolded walk across the Chicago skyli...

No Stopping on a Chicago Architecture Tour

Mike Gerrard | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

'Beyond the trolley bus you'll see a sign that says No Stopping No Standing. That's where we'll stop and stand.'

Haunted House Clown 'Violently Poked' Family With Purple Vibrator

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

A woman is taking legal action against a “haunted house” attraction, claiming she had her daughter were assaulted and harassed by two workers dres...

Ten Historic US Hotels

Mike Gerrard | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

From Southern plantation homes to buildings that feature on city tours, there are US hotels that are definitely places to see as well as to stay in.

Who Says Americans Don't Care About Soccer? (Vine)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Sport

It is a quadrennial habit of some publications to cast aspersions on America's relationship with football, or soccer, and how they supposedly don't ca...

Broadcast Behemoth Bonnie Greer's Memoir - Political, Controversial, Determined

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

She's the American British playwright, novelist, critic and intellectual who's acted on Parisian stages, had her plays performed on multi broadcast platforms, produced films, written novels, as well as regular features in The Guardian and Huffington Post, served on boards for universities, opera houses, film schools and more.

The Roaming Scribe: Three Restaurants in Chicago

Lynn Houghton | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Houghton

Grace on the West Loop plus Publican and MOTO in the meat packing district are all part of Chicago's emerging nouveau cuisine scene.

Don't Look Down: Cracks Appear In Glass 103 Floors Up Beneath Tourists On Chicago's Skydeck Ledge

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK

So there you are, admiring the view from the 103 floor of Chicago’s Willis tower when… the glass beneath your feet begins to crack. No you hav...

Seven Impressive Buildings That Are Actually Fake | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Things aren't always what they seem. Take this article for instance: despite what it may suggest, all of these buildings are real. They have a real foundation and real bricks and mortar binding them together. In form, they are as real as it gets. In function, however, they are outright fakes.

Incredible CCTV Of Chicago Train Derailment, It's Amazing No One Died

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Tech

Footage of the train derailment at Chicago's O'Hare airport shows just how lucky it was that no one was killed in the incident. The eight-car CTA B...

Where Are the World's Best Hotels? | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Destinations are ranked according to the reputation of their hotels, based on over 82 million hotel reviews and ratings aggregated from over 200 online booking sites. Included in the list are destinations with at least 130 hotels and 60 reviews.

Chicago Train Derailment Injures 32

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

More than 30 people have been hurt in Chicago's O'Hare airport after a commuter train derailed and ploughed into an escalator on Monday morning. Of...

9 Stunning Images Of Lake Michigan Frozen

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Britain is not the only country suffering under unusual weather. A "polar vortex", a whirlpool of dense air, has struck the US mainland in recent days...

Get Your Kicks: The Top Ten Songs That Inspired Me to Discover America

Mike Gerrard | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mike Gerrard

I've driven bits of Route 66, gone walking in Memphis, been 90 miles out of Atlanta by sundown and seen the cathedral mountains of Colorado. Of my top ten songs for inspiring travel in the USA, I've experienced nine of them personally. But, so far at least, I've only been to Carolina in my mind.

'Get You Ass On Some D***, B****'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK

Britain isn’t the only country in which public transport seems to bring out the worst in people. Whereas London has been blighted by racist outburst...

WATCH: Who Says Minivans Aren't Chick Magnets?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Sex Snap Of Newcastle Couple At It In Public Goes Viral On Twitter (PICTURE) You know how it is, you're cruising through suburban Chicago...