| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:50 AM
A Davie fire truck recently pulled up to Derek Avilez's home.
In it was Rob Van Winkle, aka Vanilla Ice. The music star-turned-host of "The Vanilla Ice Project" home improvement show surprised the Hollywood fireman who was paralyzed while skimboarding...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Members of the town's abandoned houses and blight committee are looking at reputable rehabbers as another source for whittling down the number of vacant and unkempt houses in town.
Committee president, Councilman Richard Hardaway, D-2nd, said he and...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 8:04 PM
Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co. said Paul McCulley is stepping down as chief economist and managing director, effective Saturday.
He had assumed the role in May at the request of Bill Gross, who at the time was the firm's chief...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 1:47 PM
As they finish tallying their holiday take, many retailers are reporting that the key shopping season was good for their bottom lines. But they are entering the new year with some caution.
Wal-Mart, Target, Nordstrom, Home Depot, Macy's and Kohl's...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 10:25 AM
SIMSBURY — The Chinese and Thai restaurant Green Tea will get a a new name, new menu, a renovation and a new venture.
The zoning commission has approved rehabilitation plans for Green Tea, 570 Hopmeadow St., Town Planner Hiram Peck said.
| Feb 21, 2015
| 11:51 AM
The region's rivers are on the mend. That's good news for those who live in northern Illinois, and downstream too.
The improvement isn't dramatic, however. There is still work to be done, much of it aimed at reversing the side effects of growth,...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 9:48 PM
Vanilla Ice has been released from custody in Florida after being arrested and charged with breaking into and stealing from an abandoned home.
Police in Lantana say the recording artist and home-improvement-show host had been renovating a home next to...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 12:46 PM
GLASTONBURY — The Minnechaug Village homeowners association is supporting the town's plan to restore the picturesque ponds on the golf course.
The town has included a $250,000 project in its capital improvement plan to dredge and restore the...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:40 PM
An employee of a Boynton Beach home improvement store is accused of stealing from the business, police said.
Boynton Beach police said Brian McCray, 42, stole more than $42,000 worth of material from Floor & Decor, 1974 High Ridge Road, in Boynton...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 8:52 AM
A series of spring seminars sponsored by the Historic Chicago Bungalow Association aims to breathe new life into older homes with expert advice on home improvement.
The free sessions will cover a variety of topics designed to help owners of any...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:31 AM
Home improvement retailer Home Depot is looking for 500 employees for its South Florida stores.
The retailer seeks to hire sales associates, cashiers, operations and online order fulfillment employees for its distribution facilities and stores in the...