| Jul 19, 2014
| 8:06 AM
A chain-link fence marks the edge of Aberdeen Proving Ground, an Army installation where a nationwide base reorganization was supposed to bring so many people and jobs to Harford County that officials worried they would not have the space or resources...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:58 PM
A custom-designed, tufted bourne sofa covered in lilac mohair. A $100,000-plus video monitor installation. Stone, Carrara marble, leather and suede wall coverings and the occasional eye-catching, conversation-starting art piece.
| Aug 5, 2014
Lou Sopcic has invested in energy efficient lights, insulation and new boilers in Chicago apartment buildings he owns where he pays the utility bills. But he acknowledges that springing for such improvements in buildings where his tenants pay for their...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Crowdfunding has found real estate. More than a handful of outfits have sprung up to collect small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance their deals. One New York company is even selling stock in a single building in the nation'...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Sometime soon, venerable 65-year-old Stengel Field will be torn down.
Brick will be replaced with aluminum and permanent will give way to temporary.
The Jewel City athletic institution, built in 1949 and named in honor of legendary New York Yankees...
| Jun 29, 2014
Lindsey M. Clark did not rent a car from Thrifty in San Diego last month, but Lindsey A. Clark did.
It certainly was for Thrifty.
The rental car company, owned by Hertz, apparently combined information from the two Chicago-area...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Orland Park shoppers might want to watch where they park, particularly around the neighboring Michael's Plaza and Ravinia Plaza shopping centers on La Grange Road.
A couple of residents complained to the village about the parking crackdown, saying their...
| Jul 30, 2014
Following opposition from residents, Coral Springs has dropped its proposal to make it mandatory for rental property owners within Coral Springs Water District to establish water accounts in their names.
The city has found another way to prevent...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The Costa Mesa City Council is scheduled Tuesday to examine a proposed ordinance that would place more restrictions on motels that want to house long-term occupants.
Last month the Planning Commission recommended the new guidelines, which would...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:05 PM
We're told to keep enough supplies for three days, a week, two weeks after an earthquake — to last us until help arrives. But that advice doesn't account for a fractured infrastructure that could leave Los Angeles dry, dark and devastated for months...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Apartment-finding services are popular in Chicago, especially for those on the hunt for their very first place. Here's what 9 services will and won't do for you.
>>FYI: All of these services are free to search for an apartment. When you're ready to...