| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:28 AM
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...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 4:17 AM
Six weeks after the Chicago Cubs told rooftop owners they were done negotiating, the rooftop businesses are looking to strike a deal over signs at Wrigley Field.
Two owners said Thursday that the rooftop businesses have agreed not to sue the team if...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:59 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Glenview Park Golf Club is expected to soon close for about $4.2 million in renovations and stormwater improvements.
The update, which is the biggest renovation the 18-hole golf course has seen in the last 35 to 40 years, is going to improve the club'...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today offered the latest tea leaves to read in the ongoing saga over possible renovations to Wrigley Field, saying he encouraged the Chicago Cubs and owners of rooftop buildings to continue to negotiate on a deal that would avoid a...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:22 AM
More than 100 people who live near Wrigley Field packed a meeting hall at a nearby police station Monday night to ask Cubs representatives about a controversial renovation proposal that faces city review later this week.
Many aired concerns about...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:34 PM
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....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Government officials involved in the multistate Chesapeake Bay cleanup pledged Monday to broaden and accelerate the long-running effort, including a vow to address the impacts of climate change on the ailing estuary.
Governors of Maryland, Pennsylvania,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:41 PM
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 —...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 1:14 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers trying to divide $1.3 billion in surplus cash haggled through the weekend over hometown water and education projects, health-care needs and hundreds of other dueling spending priorities.