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Aldermen Expected To Approve Plan For More North Branch ResidencesThe rezoning would make it easier for new apartments, condos, and office buildings to be built along the North Branch of the Chicago River.
2 Investigators: Inspectors Missed Major Condo Defects, Suit SaysWith Chicago in the midst of a residential construction boom, this is a cautionary tale for anyone in the market to buy. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
GOP Criticizes Dem Pritzker For Property Tax ReductionDemocratic candidate for governor, J.B. Pritzker, is being criticized by the Illinois Republican Party for claiming a property tax break.
Oprah Selling Last Chicago Area Property In Elmwood ParkThe last trace of talk show queen Oprah Winfrey’s roots in the Chicago area is up for sale.
No Baloney: Oscar Mayer's Restored Mansion Is For SaleThe meat baron's 1901 palace once again has the snap of a nice hot dog casing. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Proposed Regulations Spur Debate On Airbnb In ChicagoThe city of Chicago wants to crack down on nearly 5,000 Airbnb hosts in Chicago. Those are residents opening up their homes to strangers visiting the city.
Ask Chicago Experts: How To Decorate Your Home For ThanksgivingStep away from the paper turkey centerpiece and give your home a warm, festive touch for Thanksgiving. Two experts from the Chicago area shared their tips for how to decorate for the holiday.
River North Residents Not Turned On By Proposed Bondage Club A public notice went up and now some residents have already filed formal complaints with the alderman.
Budget-Friendly DIY Outdoor Halloween DecorationsCraft the perfect outdoor Halloween decorations with these DIY ideas.
5 Ways To Organize Every Room In Your HomeSpring cleaning paves the way for summer organizing, and it pays to utilize summertime sales to get the best deals when you want to organize your home.
How To Build The Perfect Backyard Tree HouseA backyard hideout is a childhood wonder. If you always dreamed of your own tree house as a child, consider fulfilling that wish by building one for your own kids.
5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your HouseOne of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

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