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Mexico and the music world on Monday mourned the death of legendary singer Juan Gabriel, who touched millions with wrenching ballads of love and loneliness as he rose from the rough streets of Ciudad Juarez to a world stage. The singer, known as the "Divo of Juarez," died of a heart attack Sunday at his home in Santa Monica, California during a break in his latest tour. Other hits followed, songs that many Mexicans know by heart -- including "Hasta Que Te Conoci" (Until I Met You), "Asi Fue" (That's How It Was), "Abrazame Muy Fuerte" (Embrace Me Tightly) and "Amor Eterno" (Eternal Love).
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The music industry paid tribute Monday to legendary Mexican showman Juan Gabriel, who died in California at the age of 66 after selling tens of millions of records. Mexico's top selling singer-songwriter, he was adored throughout Latin America, Spain and Hispanic communities in the United States for his heartfelt ballads and joyous mariachi tunes. Juan Gabriel, who had a heart attack in Santa Monica on Sunday, delighted packed auditoriums across the world with his flamboyant dress sense -- sequined costumes, a cape and a perfectly coiffed pompadour -- as well as his energetic stage persona.
After giving the Gold Coast a hip and expensive steakhouse in Maple & Ash, Brian OâConnor is eyeing River North and Italian food next. Over the spring, OâConnor quietly exited Maple & Ashâwhere he was managing partnerâto focus on his own restaurant group. OâConnorâs not ready to share details, but the first of these projects is called Bar Lupo, a neighborhood Italian pub at an undisclosed location in River North.