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Blog posts February 2019

Move-in specials and a friendly vibe at the West Loop’s new EMME apartments

EMME Chicago

EMME Chicago, 165 N Desplaines, the newest apartment tower in the hot West Loop, is a pet-friendly, rich-in-character, luxury boutique environment that’s rented up quickly. There’s no place like EMME, and the number of available units has dwindled to …

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Matt Nagy 'couldn't be happier' for Vic Fangio as he takes over as Broncos head coach

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Matt Nagy has mixed emotions about losing his defensive coordinator.

He's now tasked with finding a new coach to run his defense and try to pick up where Vic Fangio left off, …

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Bears Rush Report 2018: Week 12 at the Lions

The Bears defense was noticeably gassed in this game, and that was to be expected. Coming off a grueling 3-game stretch with games at home against the Lions, the Vikings, and then traveling to Detroit to play the Lions again—all in 12 days mind you—it wasn’t a shock to see the Bears defense a little…

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Hollywood in Chicago (10-23-1940)

Maybe they got the idea from Atlanta, which had just staged a grand premiere for Gone With the Wind.  Today the State Street Council hosted Chicago’s first nationwide movie premiere.  And it featured Cecil B. DeMille.

It was decades before anybody would—or could—call the Midwest “flyover country…

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Fred Hoiberg fired as Bulls head coach

Breaking news this morning has Fred Hoiberg fired as head coach of the Chicago Bulls. The team has confirmed the reports, including that lead assistant Jim Boylen is taking over.

Fred not seeing through his 5-year guaranteed (?...still won’t believe Reinsdorf agreed to this) contract, gif…

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Lions not giving up as they host Panthers

The Carolina Panthers had an array of topics to address during what was certainly a long weekend without a game.

But trying to piece together any sense of the 52-21 loss at Pittsburgh last Thursday night gave the Panthers lots of fodder.

"Guys trying to do things that they don't need to try to do," Pa…

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First-years find inspiration at UChicago

Abed Alsolaiman can’t remember whether he first heard of UChicago from a friend’s older brother or from a mailing pamphlet. But the more he researched it, the more confident he was that it was the place for him: “I consider myself a fan of intellectual conversations, and I’d heard there's a lot of t…

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