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  • Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

    Demolition on deck for Stengel Field
    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...
  • Chicago, Cook County walk-ups get help to go green

    Chicago, Cook County walk-ups get help to go green
    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...
  • 8 car rental gotchas your credit card insurance may not cover

    8 car rental gotchas your credit card insurance may not cover
    Say you're renting a car and you plan to rely on your credit card's built-in collision coverage. Or maybe you're even prepared to buy the rental company's wildly overpriced collision damage waiver (CDW). Either way, you think you're covered. But are you...
  • Landlords, tenants unite on amnesty plan for illegal apartments

    Landlords, tenants unite on amnesty plan for illegal apartments
    An unusual alliance of landlords and tenants wants Los Angeles to ease the way for bootlegged apartments to become legal. Each year, the city housing department discovers 600 to 700 such apartments, units created without city approval. Landlords argue...
  • Seniors on the Go: Traveling by bus a viable option ... yes, really!

    Take a Bus. Really? Yes, Really A month or so back, I was in Vancouver BC for a press showing, and on my return home I wanted to visit some cousins who live on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle. My plan was to rent a car, but a one-way car from Canada...
  • Orland Park townhome group changed rental rules over race, suit alleges

    Orland Park townhome group changed rental rules over race, suit alleges
    An Orland Park townhome association amended its bylaws to prohibit unit owners from renting their units because one man’s potential tenants were black, the Illinois attorney general’s office alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook...
  • BECO buys Motorola Mobility's Libertyville campus

    BECO buys Motorola Mobility's Libertyville campus
    The vacant former Motorola Mobility campus headquarters in Libertyville has been acquired by a Washington, D.C.-based commercial real estate company that plans to remake the space into an “innovation campus.” BECO Management Inc. said Monday...
  • Apartment repossession law has offered no bite

    Apartment repossession law has offered no bite
    Almost 11 months after an ordinance took effect to protect tenants in foreclosed, repossessed rental buildings within Chicago, no enforcement tickets have been issued or fines assessed against building owners. One reason is that some of the banks taking...
  • Sterlings turn to lawsuits in cases great and small

    Sterlings turn to lawsuits in cases great and small
    Her broken ankle. His aching heart. Marques Johnson's ruptured disk. Bill Walton's bum foot. Whatever the affliction, Donald and Shelly Sterling have long favored one particular cure: a lawsuit. Over the last four decades, the billionaire couple have...
  • Windsor Woman Poisoned Multiple Tenants Of Her Home For The Elderly

    Windsor Woman Poisoned Multiple Tenants Of Her Home For The Elderly
    For a fee, Amy Archer-Gilligan promised to care for the elderly tenants of her Windsor home until they died. Some inmates, as tenants at the time were called, paid a flat sum of $1,000 for life. Some arranged to leave their estates to Archer-Gilligan....
  • Tesla delivers its first electric cars in China; delays upset some

    Tesla delivers its first electric cars in China; delays upset some
    BEIJING -- Thanking his Chinese customers for “taking a chance,” Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk on Tuesday handed over the keys to the first nine electric vehicles the California car company has sold in the country. Plugging in a Model S at...