| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:30 AM
Parkland has invited applications for its energy incentive reward program that was introduced in 2009. Those who make energy-smart home improvements or purchase a hybrid vehicle will be eligible to receive incentive rewards after meeting specific...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:54 AM
PLYMOUTH — When federal authorities investigated whether former finance director David Bertnagel embezzled more than $800,000 from federal aid intended for the town, he claimed he was merely drawing down his pension ahead of time, prosecutors said....
| Jan 22, 2015
More than a quarter of the owners of mortgaged homes in Metro Orlando were stuck in underwater houses last quarter — one of the highest rates nationally, a new report shows.
The good news for Orlando is that it could be worse. Neighboring Polk...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:11 AM
BLOOMFIELD— At the ReStore on Cottage Grove Road shoppers will find an eclectic mix of new and gently used furniture, kitchen cabinets, lighting, appliances, windows and other building materials at a fraction of retail price.
The store, operated...
| Jan 26, 2015
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa.
Twin Line Enterprises LLC,10123 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg, 34788.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 2:20 PM
In 1998, when Dustin McQuate moved to Baltimore’s Canton neighborhood, he joined the legions of young people flocking to Baltimore’s waterfront neighborhoods, attracted by their vibrant cultures and the charm of their historic row houses....
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 2:14 PM
Jeff Lewis, the interior designer and “Flipping Out” star, has sold his gated house in Hollywood Hills for $2.895 million.
Originally designed and built in 1937 by architect Wallace Neff, the extensively renovated house sits on a third-...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:50 PM
Goodbye, Kmart. Hello, Lowe's.
Kmart at 1360 N. Ashland Ave., in the Wicker Park Commons shopping center, will close in mid-April, parent company Sears Holdings said, joining several hundred Kmart and Sears stores that have closed over the past...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:38 AM
This story originally appeared in the Sun Sentinel on October 20, 1986:
Home Depot may have once been a competitor to Pat Sher, but he has adopted its last name for his new venture -- Office Depot.
The founder of the Mr. HOW Warehouse home improvement...
| 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...