Thursday, February 14, 2013
The home of former Chicago Bulls head coach Vinny Del Negro is for sale for $999,000.
Got a million bucks? The Highland Park home of ex-Chicago Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro, who is now with the Los Angeles Clippers, is on the market with Baird & Warner for $999,000. Del Negro sold the contemporary home to an LLC last month for $1.2 million, reported the Chicago Tribune. Del Negro was the Bulls' coach from 2008 until his firing in 2010, reported Patch. According to the listing on Baird & Warner, the Del Negro home, located at 26 Prairie Ct., in Highland Park, was recently listed for $1.049 million and has been reduced to $999,000. The description reads: Spacious contemporary maintenance free home. This 4 bedroom 4 bathroom home features generous room sizes, walls of glass, gourmet kitchen with upscale appliances, and an …
Friday, November 16, 2012
New Chicago Bulls practice facility replacing Berto Center will be on Chicago’s west side.
The Chicago Bulls will be leaving their Berto Center Deerfield Practice facility for a new site to be built near the United Center on Chicago’s west side, according to a new release from the team. The Bulls have trained at the Berto Center since 1992 and before that since 1985 at what is now the Deerfield Park District’s Sachs Recreation Center. The team announced plans to relocate training facilities to the city in June. Earlier: Update: Poll Seeks Opinion on Bulls Departure “We will miss them,” Deerfield Mayor Harriet Rosenthal said. “It was fun to have them here. We understand they want to be closer to the city. I’m sure we’ll have a great retrofit for the building.” The Bulls indicated in the release the team will sell the Berto Center…
Friday, June 22, 2012
Local business has been putting tires on Bulls’ cars for years. Owner is disappointed with the team’s departure.
One Deerfield business owner who is not happy about the Chicago Bulls decision to leave its Deerfield practice facility is Deerfield Tire Co.’s Garrett Garofolo. Garofolo has personally helped Michael Jordan and other Bulls get tires for their cars and he believes there will be less contact with people affiliated with the organization when the team leaves the Berto Center for a Chicago training spot not yet established. Earlier: Update: Poll Seeks Opinion on Bulls Departure “For me it’s not just the Bulls,” Garofolo said. “It’s the press people who come. People recognize Deerfield because of the Bulls. Lake Forest is for the Bears and Deerfield is for the Bulls.” Though Garofolo is disappointed, the impact on his overall business will not …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Patch poll results indicate 60 percent of respondents want team to remain in Deerfield
When the Chicago Bulls announced they intended to sell Deerfield’s Sherry L. Berto Center where the team trains and move the practice facility to Chicago, Patch readers reacted unhappily to the news they perceived as another blow to the Village. Not everyone was opposed to the move. Of the 60 readers who responded to an unscientific survey, 36 want the team to remain in the Village, 10 are not opposed to the departure and 14 indicated it does not matter to them. Earlier: Update: Poll Seeks Opinion on Bulls Departure As one reader, Wang, put it, “Tough first half of 2012 - first Woodfire Chicken and now the Bulls. What's next for Deerfield,” Wang wrote. The Bulls made it clear when they issued a news release about the departure a major …
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Voice your opinion about the Chicago Bulls proposed move from Deerfield to Chicago.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Voice your opinion over the lobbying by Mayor Emanuel to persuade Reinsdorf to leave Deerfield.
Update (Friday, 5:30 p.m.) When the Chicago Bulls announced plans Wednesday to leave Deerfield’s Berto Center for a practice facility in Chicago it quickly became Patch’s most popular story of the month. Patch wants to know how readers feel about the team’s decision to leave a long time home for a new one in the city so a poll has been added to this story. Cast your vote before 3 p.m. Tuesday and Patch will publish the results Wednesday. (Earlier, Wednesday, 8:11 a.m.) The Chicago Bulls committed today to leaving Deerfield’s Sheri L. Berto Center for a practice facility in Chicago, according to a release from the team. The Berto Center has been home to Bulls’ practices since 1992 and for many years before that at the Multiplex, now the …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Bulls’ star’s shoes given to silent auction at Three Guys and a Truck.
A continuous flow of people brought food to fill a truck and circle the Adams Field track Sunday at Deerfield High School to participate in the 11th annual Three Guys and a Truck event to help fill the West Deerfield Township Food Pantry, but Derrick Rose’s shoes were the star. People arrived at Adams Field with bags of groceries, took them to a table backed up to the truck, gave them to one of the volunteers at the table and many took laps around the quarter-mile oval. Earlier: Runners’ Idea Fills Food Pantry “The highlight of the day is when the Chicago Bulls Assistant Coach (Ron Adams) came and donated a pair of autographed Derrick Rose shoes,” Carl Berg, one of the three event founders, said. By 2 p.m. Sunday, there was a $500 bid at …
Friday, December 23, 2011
The 2011-2012 Chicago Bulls Jersey Guide.
Sports fans love showing off their team logos. Whether it's buying hats, T-shirts or even Green Bay Packer cheese heads, fans can't get enough sports gear to proclaim their “fanhood.” With the Chicago Bulls starting their season on Christmas Day after the lockout, there’s no better time to add some new apparel to your sports wardrobe. Even with a shortened season, the Bulls are hoping to avenge last year’s loss to the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Still, the most difficult question in sports still needs to be answered: Which player’s jersey should you buy? And the bigger the fan you are, the harder it is to choose. Do you go with the obvious superstar? What about a team’s most recent draft pick? Should you just choose the steady …
Monday, March 21, 2011
An estate sale this weekend let thousands explore the Chicago Bulls star's former home.
Thousands of people waited in line on Saturday and Sunday to shop at the estate sale at Scottie Pippen's former Highland Park mansion. Only 25 people were allowed in at a time, so people waited for hours to shop. The sale began at 9 a.m. on Saturday, but people started waiting in line much earlier. New people were allowed in every 15 minutes, and only 25 people were allowed in the house at a time.