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  • Housing bubble 2.0? Not likely this time, new study says

    Housing bubble 2.0? Not likely this time, new study says
    Southern California remains home to the most overpriced housing markets in the country, but any fears of a new bubble look increasingly unfounded. That’s according to a new report out Tuesday from real estate website Trulia, which monitors...
  • The grim warning for the gambling industry in Atlantic City's implosion

    The grim warning for the gambling industry in Atlantic City's implosion
    The news from the casino industry in Atlantic City, N.J., has been implacably, relentlessly horrific. Over the weekend the owners of Trump Plaza, formerly a signature property on the boardwalk, said they expected it to close in September; the resort's...
  • Unit owners in the dark about early board meetings

    Q: My condominium board holds meetings that are open to the unit owners, but are held in the early afternoon when many unit owners are at work. We have asked the board to hold its meetings in the evenings, but our requests have been ignored, as have...
  • Metro approves new train station to connect rail to LAX

    Metro approves new train station to connect rail to LAX
    Los Angeles County transportation officials Thursday approved a new train station intended to provide a rail connection to Los Angeles International Airport, capping decades of discussion and complaints over one of Southern California's most infamous...
  • Des Plaines residents complain about noise

    Des Plaines residents complain about noise
    A hearing became a forum recently for Des Plaines residents who live near the Black Ram restaurant to air grievances concerning late-night noise both in and outside the iconic dining establishment. Georgi Urdov, the owner of the Black Ram, has...
  • 6-year-old cousin of Bulls' Taj Gibson stabbed to death in Brooklyn elevator

    6-year-old cousin of Bulls' Taj Gibson stabbed to death in Brooklyn elevator
    NEW YORK -- A man with a kitchen knife stabbed two young children, one fatally, in an elevator in a New York City apartment building on Sunday evening, police said. Police found Prince Joshua Avitto, 6, and a 7-year-old girl with stab wounds to their...
  • Is MTV's 'The Real World' returning to Chicago?

    Is MTV's 'The Real World' returning to Chicago?
    MTV’s “The Real World” could be headed back to Chicago, more than 10 years after the reality series filmed in Wicker Park. Assuming the production receives city approval, the show would be based at 1100 W. Randolph St. in the West Loop,...
  • Wilmette architect's addition plan hits snag

    Wilmette architect's addition plan hits snag
    A longtime Wilmette architect's proposal to add a second-floor addition to a home in the village hit a snag recently, after trustees said the plan needed further review before they could consider granting the zoning variations needed to complete the...
  • "The Real World" filming could begin in August in the West Loop

    It's happening. MTV's 30th installment of "The Real World" will be shooting west of the Loop this summer. Raise a glass or gird your outrage, whichever the case may be. Chicago Film Office head Rich Moskal confirmed Sunday that the "The Real World" will...
  • Questions for the candidates [Editorial]

    Questions for the candidates  [Editorial]
    With just three weeks to go until Maryland's gubernatorial primaries, the next few days will offer voters the last chance to see or hear each party's candidates on the same stage at the same time. Democrats will hold their third televised debate (and...
  • Americans' urge for big houses returns: Square footage at record high

    Americans' urge for big houses returns: Square footage at record high
    The big house is back. The average square footage of a new house built last year set an all-time record, according to new figures out Monday from the Census Bureau. After shrinking for a few years during the housing downturn, home size has surged in...