| May 24, 2014
The Boathouse Canton is a real beauty.
The restaurant and bar, located in the Tindeco Wharf apartment complex, makes excellent use of its waterfront location. From what we saw, people are responding. The restaurant was busy each time we visited, on a...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:38 PM
The Laguna Beach City Council will consider the latest draft of the view ordinance on Thursday.
The Citizens for View Protection and Restoration Steering Committee was created in 2013 when then-Mayor Kelly Boyd announced that he wanted a view ordinance...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Towson area state and local officials have written to Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance asking for assurances that the Loch Raven Elementary School building will be saved — and Dance's chief of staff says plans call for...
| May 11, 2014
| 2:40 PM
— With oysters showing signs of revival in the Chesapeake Bay, some are trying to bring the bivalves back in the bay's second largest tributary, the Potomac River.
Just two years into their fledgling effort to restore the river's once-bountiful...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Discarded bottles, empty bags of chips and errant playground balls littered the shoreline of the Fort McHenry Wetland, a 7.5-acre hub of biodiversity home to hundreds of plant and animal species.
"Anything that floats ends up downstream," said Laura...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:04 AM
The renovation of Hartford's XL Center arena presents plenty of challenges: dealing with season-ticket holders whose seats must be moved to make way for new premium boxes; ordering custom-made parts because heating and cooling systems are so old; and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed a new 700-seat elementary school near the center of Towson on Friday to relieve overcrowding, telling the school superintendent that he won't fund the school system's plans to renovate two other schools....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Bethlehem will apply for a grant to help fund planned renovations to Monocacy Park and Illick's Mill, but the grant will delay the project by a year.
During Tuesday's regular meeting, City Council members approved a resolution authorizing Ralph Carp,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:00 PM
As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave."
In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:09 AM
MIAMI - Just seven years ago, the 17-acre hammock in Historic Virginia Key Beach Park was as desolate as a moonscape, but now it brims with native plants and wildlife.
Volunteer Gary Hunt, armed with a Home Depot fanny pack and a floppy tan hat, walks...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 11:10 AM
The Cubs got a lot of press last year over the amount spent on international signings. The perception was it was a deep group and the Cubs got some of the best out there. When do you think we will start to see some of these kids coming up through the...