| May 15, 2014
| 5:44 PM
West of the Edens Expressway on Touhy Avenue, amid the big-box stores and strip malls of northwest suburban Niles, stands a tower with a familiar slant.
It's called the Leaning Tower of Niles, a half-size replica of the famously skewed belfry in...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A recent analysis of a development planned for the corner of La Grange Road and Ogden Avenue in La Grange estimates the building would bring about 500 new residents and hundreds of thousands of dollars in new revenue to local taxing bodies.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The La Grange Plan Commission approved plans Tuesday for a mixed-use development on the site of a former YMCA at La Grange Road and Ogden Avenue.
Opus Development Company could break ground as early as this fall on the residential portion of the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:39 PM
La Grange trustees this week shared their concerns with a development group that wants to build an upscale apartment complex at the former Rich Port YMCA site near Ogden Avenue and La Grange Road.
Opus Development Company is proposing to build a five-...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:17 PM
La Grange village trustees still have concerns over density and unit sizes for a proposed upscale apartment complex at the site of the former Rich Port YMCA near Ogden Avenue and La Grange Road.
At a Village Board meeting Monday, Opus Development Co....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The Park District of La Grange has hired a real estate consultant — a former park district board member — to help navigate the potential sale of a nearly three-acre piece of Gordon Park.
Bradley Belcaster was hired to help with...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:14 PM
The Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County said Monday that six children have died in pools in Palm Beach and Broward counties during the past two months.
Swimming safety experts advise that adults who are supervising children in the water...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards.
Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers.
We're proud to announce...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Autumn temperatures have fallen in Florida just enough to rekindle a new interest in taking on bike paths, jogging trails and swimming. You can sit on a park bench, close your eyes, and hear the unmistakable sidewalk pounding. As temperatures fall just...
| Sep 26, 2014
Chesapeake Bay Trust
Organization dedicated to improving the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers through environmental education, community outreach, and local watershed restoration. Volunteer opportunities are available for several fundraising events...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Greetings, 818 readers! Today is Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 82 degrees and a low of 57 with a slight chance of rain.
Here are some of the latest headlines from the area:
- Burbank police on...