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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel

    After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel
    There was something missing as Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke on the Far Northwest Side in March to offer an explanation on what City Hall was doing about the roads after a winter that "left nothing but potholes and pockmarks throughout the city of Chicago."...
  • 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...
  • Cubs battle over Wrigley signs with rooftop owners

    Cubs battle over Wrigley signs with rooftop owners
    Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts is offering a new pitch to long-suffering fans as he struggles to get a Wrigley Field renovation underway: If the rooftop owners are going to sue us anyway over blocked views into the stadium, we might as well get more...
  • Easton Hospital's ER renovations finished

     
    While hospitals all around the Lehigh Valley have been opening up facilities to be as close to their "customers" as possible, Easton Hospital looked back to its home base for the latest sprucing up. The hospital and representatives of Alvin H. Butz Inc....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...