Condo lifestyle, softball among Loop North’s most-viewed stories of 2017
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(Above) An authentic, Chicago-style softball game being played in Grant Park. Photo obtained from 16 Inch Softball Hall of Fame.

2-Jan-18 – The dark side of living in a condominium, the Chicago Riverwalk, and 16-inch softball were among the most popular topics to readers of Loop North News last year.

Loop North published 250 news stories in 2017. These are the ten most-viewed...

1. Shutting down Grant Park softball may be Rahm’s political mistake
2. Gold Coast condo backs away from threat to fine owner over door-dropped letter
3. Upscale Portage Park arrives as investors and home buyers march west
4. Loop dermatologist convicted of fraud files motion for new trial
Audubon Dermatology (Left) A dermatologist treats a patient with intense pulsed light.
5. Condo, HOA owners dissatisfied with ‘carefree’ life
6. Millennials priced out of new condo market downtown
7. Law firm sends ‘anonymous’ email to condo owner, forgets IP address was recorded
8. City looks to concessionaires to help make Riverwalk better-looking
(Right) Visitors, two and four-legged, to the Chicago Riverwalk. Photo by Steven Dahlman. Photo by Steven Dahlman
9. Apartment building will replace last undeveloped space along Lake Shore Drive
10. Condominium property act revamp could give owners needed support

By Steven Dahlman | Loop North News |

Published 2-Jan-18 1:40 AM

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