TWC: Summer II 2018

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TWC: Summer I 2018

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Bucket list: 20 things to see linked to influential Illinoisans

Bucket list: 20 things to see linked to influential Illinoisans
Since this is a “to-do” list, there had to be something actionable associated with each person — tour the birthplace or check out a certain museum, for example. That ruled out a lot of influential Illinoisans. (Hello, Walt Disney. Still waiting for his former home in Hermosa to open to the public.) We tried to... Read more »
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Chicago's best coffee art

Chicago's best coffee art
It’s surprising that so few Chicago craft coffeehouses make pretty, much less glittery, coffee art. Here’s where to find them.

Chicago among the 25 most unaffordable metros for renters

Chicago among the 25 most unaffordable metros for renters
While housing affordability is a nationwide problem, the “renter wage gap” in some parts of the country is worse than in others. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Zillow, Credit Sesame looked at the largest 150 metropolitan areas to determine the largest gap between renters’ actual wages... Read more »

PHOTOS: Downers Grove home on private airport: $2.85M

PHOTOS: Downers Grove home on private airport: $2.85M
8525 Kearney Road in Downers Grove: $2,849,000 Listed on Aug. 21, 2018 This custom estate sits on 2.9 acres and features eight bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a first-floor master bedroom, in-law suite, two full kitchens, multiple wet bars and two offices. Entertainment areas include the wine cellar, media room, game room and exercise room. The resort-style,... Read more »
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Blogapalooz-Hour 68: 'Write about a story you've never told to anyone before'

Blogapalooz-Hour 68: 'Write about a story you've never told to anyone before'
On the last Wednesday every month ChicagoNow bloggers participate in “Blogapalooz-Hour,” an optional writing exercise in which at a specific time a topic unknown to the bloggers is sent out. Whoever decides to partake must conceive, write and then publish a post exactly one hour later. The September 2018 topic: “Write about a story you’ve... Read more »

PHOTOS: Chicago Bulls media day

PHOTOS: Chicago Bulls media day
RELATED: The best Chicago Bulls by jersey number (00-91) Photos from Chciago Bulls media day at the Advocate Center on Sept. 24, 2018. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)

PHOTOS: Michael Jordan through the years

PHOTOS: Michael Jordan through the years
RELATED: The best Chicago Bulls by jersey number (00-91) Photos of the Bulls legend and NBA Hall of Famer through the years.
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Chicago Bears' Khalil Mack pays $3.75 million for newly built mansion in Glencoe

Chicago Bears' Khalil Mack pays $3.75 million for newly built mansion in Glencoe
Originally published on the Chicago Tribune via Bob Goldsborough Chicago Bears outside linebacker Khalil Mack, who has been the driving force behind the team’s improved play this season, on Sept. 14 paid $3.75 million for a six-bedroom, 6,100-square-foot newly built mansion in Glencoe. Earlier this month, Mack, 27, was traded to the Bears and then... Read more »