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  • Brown's tunnel plan looms over effort to pass water bonds

    Brown's tunnel plan looms over effort to pass water bonds
    As lawmakers struggle to craft a water bond proposal for voters, there's a huge reservoir of wonderful, non-controversial project ideas. But practically everyone is suffering from tunnel vision. Literally. Not just the politicians, but —...
  • Since Sandy, a storm pattern of costly stumbles in New Jersey

    Since Sandy, a storm pattern of costly stumbles in New Jersey
    When New Jersey officials were ready to start rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy roared up the Atlantic Coast in October 2012, they were determined not to repeat the mistakes of disasters past. So Richard Constable III, head of the state Department of...
  • Ricketts pitches benefits of stadium renovation to business group

    Ricketts pitches benefits of stadium renovation to business group
    As he awaits a hearing on his latest proposal for the renovation of Wrigley Field, Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts today pitched the benefits of the ballpark and a neighborhood overhaul to a Lakeview business group. Ricketts cited the millions of people who...
  • Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger

    Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger
    Kimberly Smith believed she was "in good hands" when she rented an East Baltimore rowhouse nearly 20 years ago that was part of a Kennedy Krieger Institute study of lead paint remediation techniques. Kennedy Krieger takes care of children, Smith thought...
  • Restoration Hardware's 17-pound catalog lands with a thud

    Restoration Hardware's 17-pound catalog lands with a thud
    Restoration Hardware’s gargantuan annual catalog, which set a record this year with a bundle of 13 “sourcebooks” totaling more than 3,300 pages and weighing 17 pounds, has critics on social media in an indignant tizzy. People who got...
  • More Reality Show Producers Gamble on Las Vegas

    It seems like Las Vegas has suddenly become a mecca for reality shows, but it's been hosting productions for over a decade -- there's just more now than ever. "The success of shows like 'Pawn Stars,' 'Counting Cars' and 'American Restoration' has...
  • Downers Grove Library renovation on track

    Downers Grove Library renovation on track
    Patches of new carpeting have been installed, a new children's section is taking shape and a revamped circulation area is nearly complete as the Downers Grove Public Library nears the end of the first stage of construction for an interior renovation....
  • Don't expect the Magic to make a major splash in free agency this summer

    Don't expect the Magic to make a major splash in free agency this summer
    The Orlando Magic could have as much as $22.7 million in available salary cap space to use this summer in free agency. But you shouldn’t expect the Magic to make a major free-agent splash. After wading into the “kiddie pool” last...
  • Residents of 26th Street to return this week

    Residents of 26th Street to return this week
    Residents who have been out of their homes since their Charles Village street collapsed in April will be allowed to return this week, city officials said Sunday. Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. will contact residents today to schedule appointments to...
  • HGTV, DIY Network Slate to Feature 10 New Series on Home Renovation

    Programming execs at HGTV and DIY Network have given the green light to 10 new series. HGTV will continue to highlight family-focused home renovation as well as its dream destination programming and has ordered "My Flipping Family" (working title),...
  • Lakefront restoration project aimed for fall 2015

    Lakefront restoration project aimed for fall 2015
    A major environmental restoration project on the lakefront around Fort Sheridan, estimated to cost about $13.6 million, could begin in the fall of 2015 after years of planning, according to local and regional officials involved with the project. As part...