| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:52 AM
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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Take a stately home with an impeccable pedigree and season it with a meticulous renovation. The result honors the history of the property yet offers a comfortable, updated space for contemporary living and entertaining.
The white clapboard exterior with...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:38 PM
WASHINGTON — Lowe's Cos., the home-improvement retail giant, has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and roll out a new record-keeping policy for contractors that could encounter lead paint.
The settlement, announced Thursday, ended a federal...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Glendale school officials celebrated the completion of the Hoover High track-and-field renovations last week, ushering in a new era for the school that has finally attained what other Glendale and neighboring high schools have — a level playing...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:49 AM
The Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation on Tuesday approved a developer's exterior renovation plans for the conversion of an historic former home for unwed mothers into apartments.
CHAP voted 6-1 to approve staff...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The curtain goes up Thursday on the fifth TCM Classic Film Festival with the world premiere of the restoration of Fred Zinnemann's 1955 "Oklahoma!," based on the landmark Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Shirley Jones, who made her film debut in the hit,...
| 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,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:24 PM
A Northern California judge Monday ordered three companies to pay $1.1 billion to remove lead-based paint from inside California homes, concluding a 13-year legal case.
Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge James P. Kleinberg ruled that ConAgra, NL...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A few Sundays ago, a group of us biked from Farmington to the Collinsville section of Canton on the rail trail, and then slowly rode around the village. It is exquisite, one of the loveliest and most historic village centers in the state.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:32 PM
For centuries, coastal communities in New England have relied upon a rich connection to the ocean and its bounty. Finfish such as cod and shad have supplied us with food, recreation and livelihoods for generations. At The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, one...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:41 PM
In recent years, vacant mill or factory buildings in Norwich, Windsor Locks, Somers and Waterbury were destroyed by fires, sad losses not unknown to many other communities. The message couldn't be clearer: We need to use our remaining mill buildings or...