| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Hisses filtered through the crowd as Loren Renz lamented the harsh winter's impact on her brownstone near Central Park, a building she bought 35 years ago.
She had spent more than $50,000 since January fixing problems related to months of icy weather,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The panel that determines how much landlords can raise costs of the city's 1 million rent-stabilized apartments approved a historic low increase of 1% for the next fiscal year, but in a raucous meeting Monday, it did not give tenants the rent freeze...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:10 AM
For atmosphere alone, the new waterfront restaurant Barcocina is worth a visit.
But you can't eat atmosphere. And the great news is that the food at Barcocina — pronounced bar-co-SEEN-ah, the name is a portmanteau word combining "bar" and "cocina,...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Charles City County
Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area. Bird watching, hunting, fishing, shooting range, public boat access. An access permit is needed for visitors ages 17 and older who do not have a Virginia hunting or fishing license or boating...
| May 26, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Parents who are heading for Maui this year may like the extras that come with this Hawaiian family vacation package: an SUV rental, breakfast, parking and two-for-one tickets to cultural events. It's available at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The developers of a $135-million shopping center near the famed Huntington Beach Pier face an unusual challenge — how to embrace the city's proud identity as Surf City without descending into surfing kitsch.
Sure, they hope to attract tourists...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Costa Mesa city planners voted this week to recommend stricter standards for long-term occupancies at nearly all city motels, a move that affordable housing advocates warned will harm those who rely on the properties as a last stop before homelessness....
| May 26, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Baltimore officials said the owners of Harborplace are moving closer to renovating the signature Inner Harbor properties, which have faded since their celebrated opening more than 30 years ago into a collection of stores dominated by chain restaurants,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:39 PM
To create a buffer between industrial buildings in the San Fernando Road corridor and the recently-approved Tropico Apartments, the City Council this week unanimously OK’d changing the zoning of 10 properties near the 220-unit mixed-use...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:48 PM
When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Rents in Southern California may be running out of room to climb.
The growth in apartment rents has slowed noticeably this year, according to new figures out Wednesday, the latest sign that housing is becoming too expensive for many Angelenos.