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You may or may not have known it but the Chicago Bulls own the rights to the #1 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. How'd that happen? The Bulls finished an uber-dissapointing season with a record of 33-49 instead of making the playoffs as expected. They were, instead, the 9th worst team in the leagu...
One of the most overlooked aspects in selling homes, I believe, is the absorption rate or the ability to sell off all the homes in a region that are currently for sale. It is tallied in a relatively simple manner- even for non-stat nerds (which I, unfortunately, am NOT a part of)... Take the numb...
Former White Sox starting pitcher, Jon Garland, will battle the only team he ever saw major league action on tomorrow night (5/15) as the White Sox are in Anaheim to battle the Angels. The game will begin at 9:00 Chicago time and be carried on AM 670 as always and Comcast Sports Net on the televi...
Jim Ludes | Century 21 Coleman-Hornsby | 815-712-7786 1211 Chevy Chase, Joliet, IL Double lot in quiet neighborhood. .369 acres Vacant Land offered at $95,000 Lot Size .369 acres DESCRIPTION Great chance to get a single family lot (actually two lots) in Joliet. Quiet neighborhood yet close to EV...
The NEW updated version of the Anti Predatory Lending bill, SB 1167, goes into effect in less than 60 days. This new law replaces it's predessesor, HB 4050 and brings back counseling requirements for certain buyers and certain loan products. Counseling is required if: A. In a purchase transact...
Horton Hears a Who is 'children's movie' adaptation of a Dr. Suess story. I had zero interest in seeing this film. In fact, my wife took our sons to see it and I gracefully, passed many weeks ago. This time, as part of my tutoring-after-school program, I "had" to see it on a field trip with the k...
The Mist was plugged as "based on the Stephen King novella" from its inception. I think that can be a curse-as MANY a King adaptation turns a brilliant (or at least good) story into junk. It's my opinion that this should have been sold as "Screenplay by Frank Darabont, the man that turned Stephen...
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are coming back to Chicago! AWESOME NEWS. The new album, Dig! Lazarus Dig!Is phenomenal. You have a hint of this because I played the title track in my latest podcast (2nd song in)....They'll be playing the Riv on September 29th and I won't be there.Huh? Don't follow y...
Hello friends and neighbors.Just an FYI- for those of you that do not know (if there's any)...but the Diamond Civic Club will be hosting garage sales through town this Saturday (the 26th) from 8am-4pm.Go get your garage sale on!!!
Hello friends and neighbors:...I won't be running- I've got bad knees and think it's boring. But my lovely wife will, for the second consecutive year, be running in the Chicago Marathon. After losing her grandfather mid-2007 she continued her promise to him to finish her first marathon. However, ...