| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Today's Birthday (02/06/14). Health and service provide context this year. Listen to emotions and intuition, with Mercury retrograde (today until 2/28). Plan, practice and prepare. March and April favor home improvements, while the solar eclipse (6/10)...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Kimberly Smith believed she was "in good hands" when she rented an East Baltimore rowhouse nearly 20 years ago that was part of a Kennedy Krieger Institute study of lead paint remediation techniques.
Kennedy Krieger takes care of children, Smith thought...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Home improvement projects can easily cost tens of thousands of dollars, which means the stakes are high if something goes wrong.
And things do. Maryland regulators received more than 4,400 complaints about home improvement contractors in the last...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:13 AM
If you’ve got the decorating bug, or a hankering for house upgrades, then the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show this Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1 is a must.
Before heading out to the Broward County Convention Center, here...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Much of the charm of Fells Point is found in its narrow back alleys and side streets — contributing to the area's original grid from land purchased by William Fell in the early 1700s. Many of the homes on these streets date to the mid-18th to 19th...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:00 PM
William Ryan Homes offers Custom Collection
With the introduction of William Ryan's Custom Collection, buyers can now select a home site anywhere they want and William Ryan will do the rest. Currently, the company is building a custom home model in...
| Nov 7, 2013
Former Chicago Bears offensive tackle Gabe Carimi, who was traded in June to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has sold his renovated, five-bedroom, ranch-style house in Highland Park for $942,500.
Carimi, 25, joined the Bears as their starting offensive tackle...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:28 PM
'Building each home as if it was our own'
West Point Builders and Developers, Inc., is celebrating their 56th year. They are currently building West Point Gardens in Elgin. We asked Pat Curran of West Point Builders about their business and latest...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Even if you have no plans to sell or buy, you can cash in on your home. Rising home prices mean you have more equity and more options. You can refinance to cut your monthly mortgage payment and total interest, do a cash-out refi to simultaneously...
| May 26, 2013
| 4:02 AM
Save $3 on $10 admission to the Fort Lauderdale Home and Remodeling Show at the Broward County Convention Center through Memorial Day.
Buy an online ticket to save $3 off adult admission or print out a coupon to save $2 at the box office.
| Mar 24, 2013
MÉRIDA, Mexico — Until this winter, Mérida had just been a busy city I passed through on my way to the ancient Mayan ruins.
Then, in mid-December, I made it my destination.
I pretty much had to: I'd been hearing the city's name all fall, from...