| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Give the Southeastern Conference credit for at least thinking about wanting to play fair.
For a few weeks and days, it actually considered doing what was best for college football but decided, in the end, to do what was best for the SEC.
What a shock....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Will this winter's subzero temperatures kill Homer Glen's green invaders?
"It may postpone or delay some of the damage, but it's pretty unlikely that it's going to eradicate it," said Mark Duntemann, owner and consultant of Natural Path Urban Forestry,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Tinley Park officials are considering loosening zoning restrictions in the Duvan Drive Business Park in an attempt to breathe new life into the 40-acre light-industrial development near the village's center.
The changes, if approved, would eliminate the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:51 PM
With housing demand on the upswing, Tinley Park is considering expanding its mix of high-rises, condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes this year to include what one trustee terms "a hot commodity."
Mokena-based RBT Development, Inc. is seeking...
| Apr 6, 2014
Airbnb is all the talk on Wall Street. Its thirtysomething founders were nearly broke six years ago. Now it seems likely they will soon become billionaires. Their company, which connects 600,000 apartment dwellers and homeowners in 160 countries with...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:04 AM
The spring selling season is fast approaching, but home builders remain in a dour mood.
A survey of builders on the prospect of single-family home sales remained basically flat, and a bit pessimistic, in March, same as the month before. The National...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Lyft, the ride-sharing service known for the pink furry mustache on its drivers’ cars, is growing. The company expanded into 24 mid-size cities across the country Thursday. It’s great news for the sharing economy. But should we really be...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Pending home sales remained essentially flat nationwide last month, indicating that tight inventory and high prices continue to weigh on buyers.
The National Assn. of Realtors said Friday that its pending sales index rose 0.1% in January from the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Boosted by strong sales in its first financial quarter, Boeing Co. beat analysts’ estimates largely due to an increased production rate of commercial jetliners.
The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That&...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:05 AM
WASHINGTON -- Factory orders fell again in January, but the rate of decline lessened after a steeper-than-initially-estimated drop the previous month, the Commerce Department said Thursday.
New orders for manufactured goods, a key indicator of future...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Southern California home prices in January posted their smallest year-over-year gain in more than a year, as the housing market showed signs of slowing.
The median home price in the six-county Southland rose 18.4% from a year earlier to $380,000, the...