| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:32 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. — CityPlace II, the 18-story office tower downtown, will be put up for auction in late August, nearly two years after it was lost to foreclosure, the listing broker says.
The starting bid for the Asylum Street building is $6.5...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:00 PM
A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest.
They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Baltimore City auctioned off more than $20 million worth of tax, water and other liens this spring in an online auction. These liens are tied to almost 7,000 properties, assessed at a total of more than $720 million.
But while the tax sale system...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:24 PM
You could call it the house that canned spaghetti built, but the Penderyn Estate in Queenstown is grander than that.
The 22,500-square-foot mansion was built in 1989 for Mario Boiardi, a Mid-Atlantic businessman and son of Hector Boiardi, the New York...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Babe Ruth made his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox 100 years ago Friday, tossing seven innings and allowing two earned runs in a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Naps.
A century and one day later, in the Great Bambino's hometown of Baltimore, an...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:04 AM
More than 100 tanks and other machinery from what could be one of the largest and most significant collections of historical military vehicles will be auctioned off over the course of two days in San Mateo County.
The private collection, amassed by...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Bob Dylan's handwritten manuscript for "Like a Rolling Stone" sold for just over $2 million on Tuesday at Sotheby's rock and roll auction, which also included memorabilia from the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Elvis Presley.
The price for the annotated...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:37 AM
How does it feel? Like a new record for the sale of rock lyrics at auction, as a handwritten manuscript for Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” sold Tuesday for just over $2 million at Sotheby’s auction house in New York.
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:07 AM
A waterlilies painting by Claude Monet sold for $54 million at a Sotheby's auction in London this week, the second-highest amount at auction for a work by the French Impressionist.
The painting, titled "Nymphéas," dates from 1906 and was purchased...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Another group of sacred Hopi masks was gaveled away at a Paris auction Friday, over the objections of tribe members and the U.S. Embassy in Paris, Agence France Presse has reported.
In Hopi tradition, the masks don’t merely represent spirits,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Tracey Emin's provocative 1998 installation "My Bed," which depicts underwear stained with menstrual blood, alcohol containers and a used condom, sold in London for 2.5 million pounds (about $4.3 million) on Tuesday as part of a Christie's auction of...