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  • Ricketts still getting outplayed

    Ricketts still getting outplayed
    The issue of the Wrigley Field renovations came up at the Cubs Convention last weekend. Or I should say, the lack of renovations came up. “I think you know what the holdup is,’’ said Crane Kenney, the team wonk in charge of...
  • Downers Grove Library board considers using foundation money for renovation

    Downers Grove Library board considers using foundation money for renovation
    Downers Grove Library board members are pondering using library foundation funds to help pay for this year's building renovation should the costs exceed the budget. The discussion at a recent board meeting comes a few weeks after the library's...
  • Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration

    Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration
    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...
  • MDE faulted for lead-paint follow-up

    MDE faulted for lead-paint follow-up
    The Maryland Department of the Environment has not followed up on at least 900 rental housing units with hazardous lead paint whose owners failed to maintain annual registration with the agency, state auditors have found. In a letter this week to a joint...
  • Brand Library restores earlier chapter of its history

    Brand Library restores earlier chapter of its history
    Historic elements of the Brand Library & Arts Center — the bright painted ceilings, elaborate glass windows, a stone fireplace, wooden sliding doors and an intricate art pedestal — that were hidden by modern renovations over more than five...
  • Italo Auteur Marco Bellocchio Appointed Cineteca Di Bologna Prexy

    ROME - Italo auteur Marco Bellocchio has been appointed president of Italy's Cineteca di Bologna, the prominent film archives known globally as a prime film preservation entity and also for its annual Il Cinema Ritrovato fest dedicated to revival and...
  • Downers Grove Library will be open, chaotic during renovation

    Downers Grove Library will be open, chaotic during renovation
    Downers Grove Library visitors will see the building continually upended and overhauled as a six-month renovation begins this week. The $2.4 million project on the 67,738-square-foot building is scheduled to kick off April 1. "The pain is about to...
  • Shubert, Hartford Stage Getting Makeovers This Summer

    Shubert, Hartford Stage Getting Makeovers This Summer
    When New Haven's Shubert Theater celebrates its 100th anniversary in December, the grand dame of Connecticut theaters will have a 21st Century look. Gone will be the angled entrance and popcorn- textured exterior in favor of a reconfigured lobby,...
  • 10 hidden dangers at home

    10 hidden dangers at home
    We like to think of our home as a safe haven where we can rest, unwind and enjoy times with friends and family. But there's danger lurking where you least expect it. More than half a million Marylanders suffered injuries that required hospital...
  • Condemned frat house becomes rewarding restoration

    Condemned frat house becomes rewarding restoration
    When Ron Tanner, an author and writing professor at Loyola University Maryland, purchased a condemned Victorian brownstone in Charles Village 14 years ago (against his real estate agent's advice), he knew nothing about restoration. The fact that the...
  • Resurrecting a stealthy giant

    Resurrecting a stealthy giant
    It wasn't long after the morning sun came up over the Mojave Desert that Sean Byrne noticed a black speck fluttering just above the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. He knew what it was, as did the other workers from Northrop Grumman Corp....