May 8, 1906 - Bill Miner - Canada’s first train robber - and two accomplices rob a CPR train near Kamloops, British Columbia. Caught by the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, Miner was sentenced to 25 years in the New Westminster Penitentiary, but escaped in August 1907.
For Rian and Laura Branning, both of whom have busy jobs in downtown Chicago (he's a consultant and she's a beer purveyor... um, how cool is that?), the switch from a condo to a suburban 5-bedroom was rough. All of their city furniture fit into their basement family room... all of it. Homepolish's Megan Born designed the home to become an ultimate luxury getaway that is, incredibly, still family-friendly.