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  • Michael Dell: Poster boy for a Proposition 13 tweak?

    Michael Dell: Poster boy for a Proposition 13 tweak?
    Here's a suggestion for Assemblymen Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) and Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) as they push a bill to close an outrageous loophole in Proposition 13: Call it "Michael's Law." Lawmakers routinely play on the public's sentiments when...
  • Drones hit home as local agents use sky-high technology to market properties

    Drones hit home as local agents use sky-high technology to market properties
    Real estate agents have long boasted of the lengths they'll go to market properties. Now, for some, the sky's the limit. As unmanned aircraft become more widely available, some agents have started to use drones to sell listings, inviting prospective...
  • State approves sale of Canton pier to private terminal operator

    State approves sale of Canton pier to private terminal operator
    State officials approved the sale of a 346,000-square-foot pier in Canton to Rukert Terminals Corp., a private terminal operator with an established footprint in Baltimore shipping. The Clinton Street Marine Terminal, as "Pier 1" and its surrounding...
  • Plan for parking in Glencoe falls through, but need remains

    Plan for parking in Glencoe falls through, but need remains
    After an unsuccessful attempt by the village of Glencoe to buy a $1.1 million house officials hoped to tear down to make way for more parking in the village's downtown, officials said this month that the setback provides an opportunity to hear from...
  • Controversial Cook County forest preserve buy is largest in 45 years

    Controversial Cook County forest preserve buy is largest in 45 years
    As drivers top the crest of Algonquin Road in Barrington Hills, they’re treated to a rare sight in the Chicago area: a sweeping vista of horses grazing on rolling hills, groves of trees lining the horizon. The verdant expanse of land that makes up...
  • Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles under new ownership

    Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles under new ownership
    An economic revival appears to be underway on St. Charles' east side, where another prominent Main Street property was purchased this week. Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, located at 4051 East Main St., was sold on Tuesday to Saint Charles Resort, LLC, a...
  • Park Ridge official suggests library break off from city

    Park Ridge official suggests library break off from city
    As a proposed referendum question asking Park Ridge residents whether to raise property taxes for the Park Ridge Public Library inches closer to the Nov. 4 ballot, one alderman is raising another question: should the library split from the city and create...
  • Boardwalk near Lake Katherine proposed

     Boardwalk near Lake Katherine proposed
    A new plan for Palos Heights' gateway features a boardwalk, restaurants, retailers, condos and a boutique hotel — all within eyesight of Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens and a waterfall. Preliminary plans for the development on the...
  • Car dealer requesting incentives for Orland Park site

    Car dealer requesting incentives for Orland Park site
    Village officials gave early approval to a sales tax incentive agreement that would help bring a Tinley Park Mazda dealership to Orland Park. The three members of the Orland Park Development Services, Planning and Engineering Committee on Monday...
  • Northbrook approves public funding for development

    Northbrook approves public funding for development
    Northbrook trustees recently approved contributing about $4.9 million in public funds toward a mixed-use project on the eastern side of Northbrook. Officials passed a series of resolutions and ordinances during a Tuesday night meeting, spearheading a...
  • Businesses in shadow of closed theater wait, worry

    Businesses in shadow of closed theater wait, worry
    As a milliner, Lisa Farrell makes hand-crafted hats for women and children and sells them from her shop, Ooh-La-La in Highland Park. Lately, she's also been playing the Powerball. "I keep hoping I win the lottery so I can buy the building," Farrell...