| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Coral Springs wants visitors to do more than shop and eat at its planned downtown — it wants them to spend the night. And to do that, it plans to build an upscale hotel, a movie theater and urban housing.
The eight-story hotel will cater to...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: My sister is in a dire financial situation. She is single, 62 and was recently diagnosed with cancer. She owns a home that's now in foreclosure, which she cannot maintain.
She has not worked for many years, and I have no idea what kind of income she...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The Connecticut Working Families Party said Friday that it has filed a complaint with federal election regulators against Mark Greenberg, the Republican candidate for the 5th Congressional District, and his campaign committee for failing to pay a...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:28 PM
When Congress reconvenes Nov. 12, opponents of billions of dollars in military compensation "reforms" sought by President Obama and the Joint Chiefs of Staff will have one final and narrow opportunity to derail the plans.
Three significant compensation...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
While many Southern California apartment builders are racing to attract hip, single urbanites with lots of cash, one Los Angeles developer is taking a different tack and pursuing young families of more modest means.
Decron Properties Corp. is buying and...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:35 PM
If we take a cue from movies and TV, being a young professional comes with a large, trendy city apartment complete with exposed brick and furnishings that look straight from a Pier 1 catalog — all of which is within our struggling 20-something...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:38 AM
The website Airbnb.com has been a growing presence in Connecticut's rental market for several years, but zoning and building officials have just begun considering the implications on local laws.
"This is something that's new to us, probably new to...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Journalism is by nature an art – or a craft, depending on your take – of the present, that old cliché about it being the first draft of history. I see it more as snapshots of time, and it’s interesting sometimes to go back through some...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:59 AM
VERNON — Serial entrepreneur Mark Lassoff ran two companies in Austin, a tech-nirvana if there ever was one. But his three-year-old startup LearnToProgram Media, in a low-rent office building in Vernon, is his longest tenure anywhere.
| Sep 4, 2014
Skokie resident Jean Mulqueen says she never imagined she would be a widow at age 45, scrambling to make ends meet and attempting to pay a monthly mortgage with her income as a medical billing clerk.
Determined to avoid foreclosure on the house she...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:51 PM
As Highland Park officials mull zoning changes to increase downtown density, one proposal for a $20 million six-story apartment building is already testing their limitations.
No formal application has been filed with the city. But Chicago developer Greg...