Scientists May Have Discovered the Secret Behind Ancient Roman Self-Healing Concrete

Self-healing concrete is a game-changer in the construction industry. The technology has the potential to extend the life of structures, reduce maintenance costs and improve safety. In addition, it promotes sustainability …

The Truth Behind Amish Furniture

People love the simplicity and functionality of Amish furniture. Most believe incorrectly however that the Amish only use hand tools for building their Amish furniture. This video by Dutch Crafters reveals …

What Does a Day in the Life of Home Builders Look Like?

A day in the life of home builders is unique. It is far different from the kind of days that most of the rest of us have. It is the case …

Chicago Auto Show Set for Another Successful Event in 2017

From hardcore gearheads to casual car fans, the Chicago Auto Show attracts thousands of people from all over the country every year, and 2016 will be no exception. According to The …

Chicago-Area Home Prices Continue to Increase, But Buyers and Sellers are Benefitting

Metropolitan areas are notorious for their high housing costs. Arguably one of America’s most sought-after cities, Chicago is no stranger to increased home prices, either. New data reveals that Chicago-area existing …

Chicago Landlord Ordered to Appear in Court After Refusing to Comply with City Heating Ordinance

The mild start to winter gave many people false hope, but the harsh reality of frigid temperatures is beginning to set in. Now, a local landlord is in some hot water …

Retail Pharmacy Chains Aim to Streamline Healthcare

In an attempt to ease qualms about the legitimacy of healthcare provided at walk-in clinics, CVS has decided to share the medical information of patients who use their walk-in clinics with …

The Ocean Hides the Vast Majority of Fiber Optic Cables That Provide Much of Our Data Transmission

It’s common knowledge that cell phones and mobile devices have essentially become the norm in the technology world. What many people probably don’t realize is that the networks that provide many …

Commercial Landlords Face Slowing Price Gains After Record-Breaking Year

Commercial real estate transactions in the U.S. nearly reached an all-time high in 2015, but recent fluctuations in the global economy could make 2016 less lucrative for landlords. According to the …

An Inside Look at John Buck’s New Chicago Rental Tower

The MILA, a bKL-designed 41-story apartment complex set to open this year on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, may not be open to rent quite yet, but that doesn’t mean you …

Chicago Area Braces For Deep Freeze

As temperatures dipped into the single digits and wind chills 10 to 15 degrees below zero whipped wailed, the Chicago area got its first deep freeze of the season on January …

Illinois Delaying Income Tax Refunds Until March to Crack Down on Identity Theft

Illinois residents who prefer to get their tax refund as early as possible may be disappointed this year as the state makes an effort to fight identity theft. According to the …