| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The brick bungalow in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood doesn't look like much from the outside, with its windows covered with plywood, silver tape dangling from a second-floor eave and a blue tarp stretching across much of its roof. Its interior...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:21 AM
7000 block of Hayes Shopping Court
On Nov. 16 at 1:22 a.m., a report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Boys and Girls Club resulted in one of the occupants of the vehicle, Timothy Melvin Steele, 18, of Gloucester, being issued...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Steven Roberts has lived in Winter Park long enough that he can remember the days when a business in his neighborhood had a pretty unique name.
“Back when I was a kid,” he said, “it was the Booby Trap.”
These days, the business...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A large-scale mixed-use development under construction in York County could deliver another 1,500 to 2,000 residents over the three years to a section of the greater Peninsula that's experiencing a boon in new retail and housing.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Several new grocery stores and other retailers are opening alongside hundreds of new apartments and homes in Glenview, according to Village President James Patterson.
Patterson highlighted a handful of recently completed or ongoing development...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Avison Young, a commercial real estate firm with Florida operations based in Fort Lauderdale, announced Monday a deal to buy Abood Wood-Fay Real Estate, an affiliate of Colliers International South Florida. Terms were not disclosed.
After the sale, 70...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:44 PM
The former Booby Trap on Lee Road is not long for this world.
The Winter Park City Commission voted unanimously at its Monday meeting to purchase the structure — and added an amendment to raze it immediately.
The owner of the breast-shaped...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Lower Macungie commissioners have decided to keep a controversial $3.3 million Quarry Park artificial turf project in their 2015 spending plan despite calls from two board members and others from the public to eliminate it.
Commissioners, by a 3-to-2...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:20 PM
In response to residential complaints and a statewide drought, Laguna Beach council members voted 4 to 0 on Tuesday to stop watering a grass median along a one-mile stretch of Laguna Canyon Road.
Exactly when the sprinklers will be shut off is uncertain...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Move-up buyers Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have sold their rural estate in Bedford, N.Y., for $7.5 million.
A long driveway leads to the Colonial-style painted-brick two-story, which sits on 5.7 acres and is surrounded on three sides by...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Washington Porter made his fortune putting California fruit on Chicago's tables.
In 1869, he and his brother, who lived on the West Coast, partnered to ship fresh produce by rail. Then the Civil War veteran took his money and wisely invested in real...