LOCAL CITY NEWS:
The Chicago area consistently comes in near the bottom of the 20 areas tracked by Case Shiller for one year home price appreciation. And about 2 weeks ago Realtor.com also placed the Chicago area dead last in their outlook for 2019 home price appreciation – among the largest 100 metros. It’s pretty sad……Read More
The 10-part documentary series America to Me, which aired last year on Starz, plunged into the complex depths of Oak Park and River Forest High School’s long, layered struggle with race. The series was, in many ways Shakespearean in its dramatic range and pathos.
Charles Donalson, then a 16-year-old poet with a sword-sharp wit, was a Falstaffian character. Jester-like, seemingly nonchalant and somewhat aloof, Donalson is often seen on camera walking the halls with his headphones on, tuning out the madness of the crowd. He often provides some much-needed comic relief, but the viewer quickly learns, though, that Donalson is wise beyond his years…Read More
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon reveals the book he says is helping him manage millennial players
Nearly 6,000 children in the northern Illinois community of Geneva are home from school for the fourth straight day as negotiations between the striking teaches and the school board continue……..Read More