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  • 5 ideas: How the Obama library could enhance Chicago's historic parks

    5 ideas: How the Obama library could enhance Chicago's historic parks
    The University of Chicago's proposal to locate the Obama presidential library in or adjacent to Jackson or Washington parks on the South Side is an opportunity to improve and revitalize these historic parks and their surrounding communities and institutions.
  • Neighborhood Spotlight: Guilford

    Neighborhood Spotlight: Guilford
    Location: North-central Baltimore City, partially bounded by Charles Village to the south, Loyola/Notre Dame to the north and York Road to the east. Average home listing price: $610,000 in 2013, says Tom Hobbs, president of the Guilford Association....

    From summer retreat to suburban haven, Sudbrook Park retains an original charm

    From summer retreat to suburban haven, Sudbrook Park retains an original charm
    On visits to Sudbrook Park, I sometimes observe little changes in this special place just to the west of Pikesville. Well, not much. The community, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, did recently get a new bridge over the old Western...

    Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.
    Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings. Often...

    'Divergent' dreams up a broken future Chicago

    'Divergent' dreams up a broken future Chicago
    The new movie "Divergent" opens on a marsh, wild and untended, its grasses long, wavy and serene. So what follows, considering the relatively benign, "Ferris Bueller"-ed archetype of Chicago on film, might prove unnerving: As the camera pans across...