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Sunday, February 07, 2016

Why a 19th century neighborhood in Chicago was just named the hottest in the US for 2016

Why a 19th century neighborhood in Chicago was just named the hottest in the US for 2016: West Cortez Street in Ukrainian Village, Chicago, the hottest neighborhood in the US.

If you're in the market for a home, you may want to consider Ukrainian Village — a subdued Chicago neighborhood adorned with brick and stone housing from the late 19th century.

Slowdowns in oil, gas industries mean smaller checks for landowners | TribLIVE

Slowdowns in oil, gas industries mean smaller checks for landowners | TribLIVE: He grew up on a farm and manages his own beef farm in Washington County. The work got easier when royalties from wells tapping the shale gas beneath his land in Donegal gave him enough money to make some much-needed upgrades during the past two years.

He replaced a nearly 50-year-old tractor with a 2003 John Deere for $35,000, built a crop-storage house at a cost of $60,000, and invested $40,000 to refurbish a barn. Perhaps more importantly, he paid off the mortgage on the property for $130,000.

“I kind of looked at it as, it came from the farm and I wanted to put it back in,” Ward, 45, a district judge, said of the money he made from energy company leases on two pieces of land.

Nebraska farmland auction tops $6,000 per acre - The Grand Island Independent: Ag News

Nebraska farmland auction tops $6,000 per acre - The Grand Island Independent: Ag News: The auction of 5,105 acres of Nebraska and Kansas farmland drew a crowd of over 250, including 97 registered bidders, resulting in sale of the land for a total of $17,155,000.

Super Bowl 50: Best and Worst Case Scenarios | Yardbarker.com

Super Bowl 50: Best and Worst Case Scenarios | Yardbarker.com: The kicker puts his hand up to ready his kick coverage team. He runs to the football and puts boot through it. Cameras flash. Fans cheer. Super Bowl 50 is underway.

The best part about this moment is that all of the talk leading up to it doesn’t matter. The two weeks of mostly pointless�chatter between the championship games and the Super Bowl are completely wiped away.

Peyton Manning doesn’t have to answer any questions about his impending retirement. Cam Newton doesn’t have to answer any questions about his skin color in relation to his position on the football field. The players get to go play for the title of World Champion. And that’s awesome. It’s the reason the Super Bowl is the most watched single day event in the world.

Yahoo Sports' picks for Broncos vs. Panthers in Super Bowl 50 | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

Yahoo Sports' picks for Broncos vs. Panthers in Super Bowl 50 | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports: The Carolina Panthers have a golden opportunity in Super Bowl 50.

Carolina has never won a Super Bowl before. They came close, in Super Bowl XXXVIII, but the New England Patriots broke their hearts with a field goal as time expired. The Panthers haven't been back.

Super Bowl 50 kick-off only hours away | Local News - WYFF Home

Super Bowl 50 kick-off only hours away | Local News - WYFF Home: The Carolina Panthers are just a few hours away from facing the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50.

Bruno Mars to join Beyonce, Coldplay for Super Bowl 50 halftime show

Bruno Mars to join Beyonce, Coldplay for Super Bowl 50 halftime show: The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter-producer had a show-stopping performance at the 2014 Super Bowl in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

On the night, she arrived on a very big throne, just to remind everyone of her title - and it only got better from there.

Last year, 118 million US viewers tuned in to Perry's pyrotechnics-laden extravaganza featuring a 1,600-pound robotic lion and dancing sharks.

Are you ready? Super Bowl 50 is here | myfox8.com

Are you ready? Super Bowl 50 is here | myfox8.com: Finally, the day is here. It’s time for another Super Bowl Sunday, and this one is a doozy.