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Ryan Dempster cuts price on home near Wrigley

Cubs starting pitcher Ryan Dempster on the mound in August. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Tribune)

ELITE STREET | By Bob Goldsborough | Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster has reduced the asking price of one of his homes near Wrigley Field from $2.25 million to $1.95 million.

In December 2009, Elite Street broke the news of Dempster’s $2.25 million listing of the 13-room Lakeview mansion, which he purchased in early 2006 from its builder for $1.715 million. Dempster placed the five-bedroom home on the market because he traded up to another, newly-built house a few blocks away that he had purchased in late 2008 for $2.69 million. Get the full story »

R. Kelly’s former Lakeview mansion gets price cut

ELITE STREET | By Bob Goldsborough | The 11-room Lakeview mansion that Grammy-winning R&B singer R. Kelly once owned underwent a significant price cut on Monday, from $3.89
million to $3.5 million. Get the full story »

Harry Caray’s Tavern in Lakeview to close Monday

Fans line up to get into the then-new Harry Carey's Tavern on Sheffield in 2008. (Charles Osgood/Tribune)

Harry Caray’s Tavern in Lakeview will close by Monday, the operator said. Harry Carry Restaurant Group CEO Grant DePorter made the surprise announcement during a press conference at Wrigley Field.

He said the relationship between the restaurant and the owner of the building on Sheffield Avenue has been like a “bad marriage.” Get the full story »