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  • Wilder Park Conservatory renovations complete

     Wilder Park Conservatory renovations complete
    Just as it did a year ago, the Wilder Park Conservatory in Elmhurst still has bright orange fish swimming in a lily-pad-strewn koi pond, a mini palm tree and myriad colorful flowers. But the recently reopened building has new doors and frames, new...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tollway moves ahead on Orland Grassland South restoration

    Tollway moves ahead on Orland Grassland South restoration
    Illinois tollway officials gave early approval to plans to spend $7.1 million restoring wetlands in Orland Grassland South, one of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's newest sites. Last summer, the tollway announced it would partner with the Cook...
  • 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...
  • Officials ask Dance not to demolish but renovate Loch Raven school

    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...
  • CTA unveils plans to rebuild Red Line stops

    CTA unveils plans to rebuild Red Line stops
    The CTA today said it is planning to rebuild four North Side Red Line stations from Lawrence to Bryn Mawr. Work on the Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr stops and accompanying track would begin in 2017 at the earliest, the CTA said. The CTA still...
  • 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...
  • Captain Steele House in Fells Point pays homage to its history

    Captain Steele House in Fells Point pays homage to its history
    If walls could talk, Capt. John Steele, along with two others, would have a tale to tell about the home he built circa 1788 in the Fells Point neighborhood. In Baltimore Heritage's "Baltimore Building of the Week" series, John Breihan wrote about this...
  • O'Hare shows off updated international terminal

    O'Hare shows off updated international terminal
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday unveiled its new $26 million remodeling of international Terminal 5, complete with 24 new upscale retail shops and restaurants, some of which are Chicago originals. Airport officials conceded...