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  • Review: 'Dinosaur 13' ★★★

    Review: 'Dinosaur 13' ★★★
    In 1997, with considerable help from McDonald's and the Walt Disney Corp., Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History outbid (among others) the Smithsonian Institution and bought the bones of the 67-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex known as Sue. The...
  • Heidi Klum makes short work of selling her Brentwood mansion

     Heidi Klum makes short work of selling her Brentwood mansion
    Heidi Klum is statuesque, but she isn't one to stand still for long. The supermodel and television producer sold her gated Brentwood estate for $24 million in an all-cash deal that closed in 29 days. The Italian-style mansion was built in 1999, more...
  • New Hampshire getaway a feel-good stop on any East Coast road trip

     New Hampshire getaway a feel-good stop on any East Coast road trip
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Seriously, Portsmouth? You're going to be that perfect? So ideal that I ache, I envy and I curse my childhood for not including your idyllic splendor? Yes. You are going to be that perfect. I've visited many places, but you,...
  • Ex-Blackhawk lists home for $1.9 million

     Ex-Blackhawk lists home for $1.9 million
    Former Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland, who scored the game-winning goal in the final game of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, on Tuesday listed his seven-bedroom, 6,100-square-foot mansion in west Lincoln Park for $1.9 million. A Toronto native,...
  • Former Bears punter sells house

    Former Bears punter sells house
    Former Chicago Bears punter Brad Maynard has sold his five-bedroom, 5,971-square-foot house in Long Grove for $1.25 million. Maynard, 39, was with the Bears from 2001 until he was released in 2011. After stints with two other teams, Maynard is out of...
  • Chinese bowl bought for just $3 sells for $2.2 million at auction

    Chinese bowl bought for just $3 sells for $2.2 million at auction
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. An ancient Chinese bowl that dates from the Northern Song dynasty sold for $2.2 million on Tuesday at a Sotheby's auction in New York. What makes the sale particularly noteworthy is that the sellers...
  • Field has mulled selling artifacts

    Field has mulled selling artifacts
    When the Field Museum sold more than 30 works of 19th-century Western art for millions of dollars in 2004, it eased controversy by announcing plans to spend the proceeds on new artifacts and by holding on to four of the best paintings from the collection....
  • Mexico trying to stop antiquities sale at Sotheby's in Paris

    Mexico trying to stop antiquities sale at Sotheby's in Paris
    Another antiquities auction has turned into another international art dispute. This time it’s the sale, scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Sotheby’s in Paris, of the Barbier-Mueller Collection of Pre-Columbian art from Mexico and Central...
  • Napoleon's engagement ring for Josephine fetches $948,000

    Napoleon's engagement ring for Josephine fetches $948,000
    No trip to your local Zales or Kay Jewelers will cost as much as what someone paid over the weekend for a diamond and sapphire engagement ring that Napoleon gave to his beloved Josephine. The ring reportedly sold for 730,000 euros ($948,000) at an auction...
  • Comedian Rita Rudner has a real grabber

    Comedian Rita Rudner has a real grabber
    Rita Rudner is applying her comedic talent to the sale of her Dana Point beach house, and the result is a spot-on parody of a home marketing video. Her husband, director-writer Martin Bergman, featured the Monarch Bay home in the 2011 film "Thanks,"...
  • Basquiat book in the works to feature unseen archives, art

    Basquiat book in the works to feature unseen archives, art
    Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is back -- despite dying in 1988 at age 27. On the first day it was open, more than 4,000 people turned out to see a show of his work at Gagosian Gallery in New York in February. His notebooks will be exhibited at Paris'...