| Nov 15, 2010
November 15, 2010|By Robert Channick, Special to the Tribune
When Adam Caplan decided his fast-growing cloud-computing company, Model Metrics, needed more room, he searched carefully before moving into custom-designed River North quarters with high...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Even in today's real estate market, you pay a premium for houses that don't need at least a little bit of fixing up. Houses with "potential" can often be had at bargain prices.
For an excellent example of what the right vision can bring to such a house,...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 11:26 AM
When Baltimoreans turn on the TV and see Donna Hamilton, they see a comfortable, familiar face — someone they probably think they know, someone they might want to sit down with for a cup of tea.
Her home, it turns out, has the same feel.
| May 2, 2011
| 8:29 AM
I have so been there. Too bad "Rescue Renovation" wasn't. The DIY Network TV show that pulls over-zealous remodelers out of their pickles was nowhere in sight during any of my umpteen demolition disasters.
Where was show host Kayleen McCabe and her hunky...
| May 4, 2011
| 3:07 PM
The parents of five Liberty children found trapped in a room, smeared in feces, have been charged with child abuse. Police found the children in a situation so disturbing, it left one officer gagging at the scene.
Police were called to their home on May...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 12:35 PM
New York City investigators posing as apartment hunters -- in an undercover investigation launched last spring -- found dozens of spaces illegally converted into apartments all across the city.
Mayor Bloomberg along with Department of Buildings...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 11:47 AM
A woman called police 10 days after she says the man she was renting a room from, used her as a sex slave for four days.
She says she was confined and sexually assaulted at a home in the 1500 block of Spruce Street. The woman said she met the man on New...
| May 27, 2012
Money may be tight, but not enough for most of us to forgo a summer vacation.
A recent survey by travel site Orbitz.com found that nearly eight of 10 respondents will be taking a vacation this summer. Some plan to spend more than last year, but nearly...
| Dec 25, 2011
Question: In these tough financial times I think a lot of people (myself included) are considering renting out part of their home, if not already doing so. I haven't been successful in trying to look up what the law says about renting a room or part of...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Downtown hotels are booked for the Super Bowl, so Hoosiers are renting their homes to rake in some cash. But are they good deals or worse, can you get ripped off?
The NFL has locked up most of the hotel rooms in downtown Indianapolis, so Hoosiers are...
| Aug 5, 2011
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CAMELBEACH MOUNTAIN WATERPARK, P.O. Box 168, Tannersville, 570-629-1661, Voted No.1 water park; 30 water slides, flowrider, pharaoh's...