| 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...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:01 PM
By now, the innovative loans were expected to be flowing in Broward and Palm Beach counties, letting homeowners make energy-saving improvements without spending a dime of their own money up front.
But years in the works, plans to offer financing for...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Remodeling a home this year may not pack quite the punch it has during the past few years.
While costs for the work have continued to increase, the payback in terms of home appreciation isn't as great, according to real estate agents who helped...
| 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-...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:00 AM
When a magnitude-6.0 earthquake hit California's wine country this summer, scientists rushed to California Highway Patrol helicopters to survey the scene.
The results were surprising.
The earthquake tore up to the surface, producing a 9-mile-long scar...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Megan McSally and her fiance, Joe Marino, had one very important reason for moving into their 4,800-square foot Colonial-style home on an acre in West Friendship — the two have a combined seven children.
"It was important for all of the children...