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The Rookery's Light Court, Chicago. I have been here and it is great. It is on the Frank Lloyd Wright tour but it wasn't designed by him he only helped with the remodel

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Comedian Rik Mayall died of a heart attack after morning run

The Young Ones was a British sitcom, broadcast in Great Britain from 1982 to 1984 in two six-part series.

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To set up the treasure hunt, Preiss traveled to 12 locations in the US to secretly bury a dozen ceramic casques.  Each casque contains a small key that could be redeemed for one of 12 jewels Preiss kept in a safe deposit box in New York. The key to finding the casques was to match one of 12 paintings to one of 12 poetic verses, solve the resulting riddle, and start digging.  One of the two casques which have been recovered was located in Grant Park, Chicago, and was found in 1983 by a…

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Maple & Ash, Chicago, USA

The traditional American steakhouse has had a much-needed facelift, thanks to hospitality entrepreneur Brian O’Connor, whose latest venture Maple & Ash, has just launched in Chicago’s historic Gold Coast district. Spread over two floors, an easy-go...

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Wedding dress, 1874. Bright green silk taffeta trimmed with silk satin; 4 pieces. Fitted bodice has high neck with button-front closure, drop shoulder sleeves, and upturned cuffs at wrist. Attached peplum is open in front and is edged with dark green silk tasseled fringe. Removable collar has silk satin-trimmed lapels & fringe edging. Skirt with train. Pleated, satin-trimmed ruffle at hem. Two-layered apron with back tie closure. Chicago History Museum

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Think you are The Man because you built some two foot tall LEGO castle? That’s nothing. Adam Reed Tucker has built some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers and other buildings using millions of LEGO bricks. Adam is one of the world’s eleven LEGO Certified Professionals, so for him, I guess this was not that big of a deal.

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