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Chance the Snapper Bobblehead unveiled

Chance the Snapper Bobblehead unveiled
The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum sent out the below press release: Today, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled a limited edition bobblehead featuring Chance the Snapper, the alligator who captivated the nation as it avoided capture in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon for over a week. The bobbleheads feature Chance... Read more »

PHOTOS: Lakefront estate in Plainfield: $1.9M

PHOTOS: Lakefront estate in Plainfield: $1.9M
Overlooking Lake Walloon in Plainfield, this home features 13,000-square-feet of luxury living space with six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. (Kde Photography Inc.)

PHOTOS: Full-floor condo in Lakeview East: $1.2M

PHOTOS: Full-floor condo in Lakeview East: $1.2M
422 W. Briar Place Unit 4 in Chicago: $1,195,000 Listed on Jun 5, 2019 This three-bedroom penthouse blends vintage charm with modern amenities. Set on an extra wide lot and with high ceilings, it has been fully renovated and boasts original quarter-sawn oak floors, decorative plaster moldings and customized closets. The chef’s kitchen has stainless-steel appliances including a SubZero... Read more »
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PHOTOS: Colonial home in Wilmette: $1.1M

PHOTOS: Colonial home in Wilmette: $1.1M
1306 Gregory Ave in Wilmette: $1,075,000 Listed on May 27, 2019 This updated and expanded four-bedroom home with a welcoming front porch is situated in the heart of Wilmette. The light-filled entryway and living room lead to a formal dining room and family room with a wood-burning fireplace and built-in cabinetry. The eat-in kitchen also opens to... Read more »

PHOTOS: Custom-built Wilmette home: $1.02M

PHOTOS: Custom-built Wilmette home: $1.02M
1229 Hunter Road in Wilmette: $1,025,000 Listed on May 27, 2019 A gated courtyard welcomes guests into this custom-built four-bedroom home. Architectural details throughout include hardwood floors, crown molding, built-ins and more. The first level boasts a foyer, light-filled family room with a wood-burning fireplace, French doors and a chef’s eat-in kitchen with an island... Read more »

PHOTOS: Penthouse on Michigan Avenue: $3.9M

PHOTOS: Penthouse on Michigan Avenue: $3.9M
888 S. Michigan Ave. PH2 in Chicago: $3,975,000 Listed on April 16, 2019 This full-floor penthouse has views of the Chicago lakefront and Magnificent Mile. Features include a keyed elevator entry to a private foyer, great room and four spacious bedrooms. The home is close to restaurants, museums, music venues, yacht clubs, tennis courts and... Read more »
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PHOTOS: Chicago welcomes Apollo 11 crew in 1969

PHOTOS: Chicago welcomes Apollo 11 crew in 1969
August 13, 1969: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. are cheered along a packed parade route as Chicagoans celebrate their historic moon landing. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first humans on Earth’s moon on July 20, 1969.

PHOTOS: 6 of Chicago’s 10 most expensive homes for sale right now

PHOTOS: 6 of Chicago’s 10 most expensive homes for sale right now
Amazing homes come with amazing price tags. And the top 10 most expensive homes for sale in Chicago are no exception. Ranging from a “modest” 8 to a mind-blowing 45 million dollars, these properties offer impressive square footage, the most luxurious amenities, and finishes that are sure to make an impact. So check out Chicago’s... Read more »

PHOTOS: Loyola basketball coach Porter Moser sells Wilmette home for $1.38 million

PHOTOS: Loyola basketball coach Porter Moser sells Wilmette home for $1.38 million
Loyola University Chicago’s head men’s basketball coach, Porter Moser, who took the team last year to its first Final Four appearance since 1963, and his wife, Megan, on Friday sold their eight-bedroom, 3,670-square-foot house in Wilmette for $1.38 million. A Naperville native, Moser, 50, has had great success turning around Loyola’s program since he became... Read more »
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University of Chicago among most affordable private colleges

University of Chicago among most affordable private colleges
Despite rising sticker prices, many of the most elite private schools remain in reach for even the poorest Americans. Contrary to popular belief, research suggests that the most selective colleges and universities are often the most affordable options for low-income families due to need-blind admissions and generous financial aid programs. Take a look at the... Read more »