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  • Take heart, Chicago—Minoso chose to be one of us

    Take heart, Chicago—Minoso chose to be one of us
    Somewhere in my endless stacks of sports memorabilia, I have Minnie Minoso's autograph. I'm a bit embarrassed to admit I don't know exactly where it is at this moment, though expect that to be remedied in the near future. In a statement regarding...
  • Consumer Reports: The ebays for borrowers, lenders

    Since 2009, bankers have stopped paying any meaningful interest on deposits, Consumer Reports notes. And when they do lend, it can be at rates in excess of 10 percent, even to borrowers with excellent credit. Fortunately for consumers, new intermediaries...
  • Advice to authors suffering writer's block at book-signings

    Advice to authors suffering writer's block at book-signings
    Most writers I know will admit that they suffer bouts of writer's block from time to time, ones they might combat by taking their dogs for long walks, disappearing into the soothing dark of a movie matinee, or chasing double-shots of espresso with a...
  • How to build a curling rink from scratch

    How to build a curling rink from scratch
    Putting together an outdoor curling rink in Chicago proved to be an easier task than one might think. "I got on the Internet, looked around and found a local company who builds these ice rinks and gave them a call," said Chris Latchford, co-owner of...
  • Ex art-gallery manager sentenced to two years in prison for $1.5M scam

    Ex art-gallery manager sentenced to two years in prison for $1.5M scam
    The piece by Colombian artist Fernando Botero had a six-figure price tag. The painting, Femme habillée par Givenchy, sold for more than $450,000. But the money didn't go to the seller, Millenia Gallery in Maitland. Instead, the money was wired into...
  • New niche hotel searchers

    New niche hotel searchers
    Despite the dominance of a few giant online hotel booking and search systems, a few niche operators can sometimes steer you to deals you might miss if you rely only on the big guys. If you've followed the recent developments, you know that Expedia and...
  • Sneakerheads get their kicks at shoe exchange

    Sneakerheads get their kicks at shoe exchange
    Foot traffic was heavy Feb. 21 at the Evanston Township High School for the second Sneaker Exchange presented by the school's Club Exito/Success Club, to buy, trade, sell or check out the many sneakers, many worth hundreds of dollars. Trendy music...
  • To fix or not to fix? Simple research can tell you what flaws are acceptable to buyers

    Q: When selling antiques or vintage, is it generally best to repair items or sell as is? I have a doll-size cabinet that needs a new latch, chairs that need to be re-caned, and more. A: Our reader asks a significant question. Hopefully, the answer will...
  • Mind your manners, Uberians

    Mind your manners, Uberians
    There are many people you are well advised to treat kindly: Your child's teacher. Your spouse and in-laws. Your boss. These people can make your life — your family's life — more pleasant, or ... infinitely less. No explanation required....
  • Two lighthearted books target fans of bike racing

    Two lighthearted books target fans of bike racing
    Two books arrived in my inbox recently that look like fun reads. "Gironimo! Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy" documents one man's attempt to retrace the route of that year's infamous Giro d'Italia, which began with 81 riders but ended with...
  • Fudge recipes, Nestle-style

    Fudge recipes, Nestle-style
    Q: I have searched for several months and have been unsuccessful trying to track down a recipe that my dad pulled from a Nestle Quik can from about 1971, or 1972. The recipe was for a fudge that either exclusively, or primarily, used Nestle Quik and a...