| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:19 AM
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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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...
| 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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:06 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:57 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Apr 1, 2014
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...
| Apr 13, 2014
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,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:08 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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....