Stories by geoffrey baer

The Fight to Save Evanston’s Harley Clarke Mansion

Will an historic lakefront mansion be restored? Or will it fall to the wrecking ball?

High Speeds, Wind Wow America’s Cup Spectators During Practice Round

Weather on Friday causes 2 boats to capsize during practice

Geoffrey Baer considers himself an experienced sailboat racer. But, he says, “I’d have no more idea how to sail the vessels I watched Friday during the America’s Cup World Series practice races off Navy Pier than I would know how to pilot an F-14 aircraft.”