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  • Author Rachel Bertsche attempts to live like a celebrity

    Author Rachel Bertsche attempts to live like a celebrity
    The front door stood wide open and Rachel Bertsche could be seen from the street, zooming through the foyer of her Lincoln Park townhouse, a peach Lululemon blur in black tights. I stepped tentatively inside the doorway and reconsidered immediately:...
  • Sterling Bay in joint venture with J.P. Morgan

    Commercial real estate developer Sterling Bay Cos. on Wednesday announced a joint venture with J.P. Morgan Asset Management to co-develop projects in Chicago's West Loop. Over the past two years, the Chicago firm has acquired more than two dozen...
  • 120 Sports to go live on Wednesday

    120 Sports to go live on Wednesday
    When Chicago-based 120 Sports, a new all-digital sports network, goes live Wednesday, it will have a full roster of sponsors. The 24/7 streaming network announced Monday that Verizon, Geico, Nissan and Transamerica  are on board as inaugural sponsors, a...
  • All-digital 120 Sports kicking off streaming network

    All-digital 120 Sports kicking off streaming network
    Getting your surreptitious sports fix on date night may never be the same again. Chicago-based 120 Sports is set to go live Wednesday with a steady stream of video highlights, pumped-up hosts, flashy graphics and score updates, making it a lot like...
  • 120 Sports Digital Net Launches with League Backers, But Faces Tough Odds to Attract Fans

    If you build it, there's no guarantee they will come. 120 Sports, which officially launches Wednesday with an eight-hour block of short-form clips, is about to test the appetite of fans for yet another digital outlet of daily news and analysis for all...
  • Neal Sabin: The programming mastermind behind Me-TV

     Neal Sabin: The programming mastermind behind Me-TV
    Neal Sabin knows a hit television series when he sees it. Not the one-hit wonders, or this season's sensation, but the shows that endure for viewing after viewing, year after year. Now in his 20th year at Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting, a small,...
  • Sterling Bay buys Oprah's West Side Harpo campus for $30.5 million

    Sterling Bay buys Oprah's West Side Harpo campus for $30.5 million
    Fast-growing Chicago-based real estate developer Sterling Bay Cos. recently closed on its acquisition of the four-building West Side facility of the production company founded by Oprah Winfrey, paying a combined $30.5 million in five different land...
  • City offers George Lucas Soldier Field parking lots for museum

    A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel recommends the parking lots south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the "Star Wars" creator choose Chicago over San Francisco for his...
  • Soldier Field parking lots recommended for 'Star Wars' museum

    Soldier Field parking lots recommended for 'Star Wars' museum
    A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel has recommended the parking lots to the south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the 'Star Wars' creator choose Chicago over San Francisco...
  • Interview: Bret Michaels hopes his advice steers Oprah viewers clear of thorns

    Interview: Bret Michaels hopes his advice steers Oprah viewers clear of thorns
    The same Harpo Studios that introduced you to self-help gurus Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz and Suze Orman will be re-introducing you Wednesday to Bret Michaels. The bandanna- and eyeliner-wearing rocker best known as the lead singer of hair band Poison and the star...
  • Oprah Winfrey buys Colorado acreage for $11 million

    Oprah Winfrey buys Colorado acreage for $11 million
    Oprah Winfrey has just given a shot in the arm to the Telluride and Mountain Village, Colo., real estate markets with the $10.85 million purchase of nearly 60 acres of land. The acreage, two contiguous parcels along a ski run, is in the town of Mountain...
  • A look at legal firepower arrayed against state's pension overhaul law

    A look at legal firepower arrayed against state's pension overhaul law
    As Illinois leaders began searching for ways to fix the state's underfunded public employee pension system, Gov. Pat Quinn turned to retired Judge Gino DiVito for some free advice. DiVito told him in 2010 that pension rights for current state...