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  • You're Such A Bad Driver

    Driving Test How much do you remember? By Deb Acord CTW Features   Most adult drivers are happy to view their test-taking days in the rearview mirror – and it shows.  One in five U.S. drivers couldn’t pass a written driving test if...
  • A Smart Garage Conversion

    A Smart Garage Conversion
    By Mar Jennings I'm a master at maximizing space potential. Whether it  be a closet, family room or garage I'll come up with resourceful ways to make the space functional and beautiful while being smart about the plan. If you're interested in renovating...
  • Harford waterfront property provides a getaway close to home

    Harford waterfront property provides a getaway close to home
    Wayne and Wende Allen found a second home, their vacation escape, in a convenient location — 24 miles from their Harford County home. "Most of our friends who have second homes have them at the beach, in the mountains down south," said Wende...
  • An uncertain future for a grace note in the urban streetscape

    An uncertain future for a grace note in the urban streetscape
    I asked the gangbangers of Highland Park to stay away from the Jesus wall. That was 15 years ago. I never had to ask again. Anyone who commutes on the Arroyo Seco Parkway knows the wall I'm talking about — the long stucco shed on the west side...
  • Library bricks of remembrance available

    WINDSOR LOCKS - For many years the Windsor Locks Public Library has been offering the community an opportunity to recognize friends and loved ones, mark special occasions, and honor cherished memories with Bricks of Remembrance. Engraved bricks are placed...
  • 'Books and Bricks' club meets at Welles-Turner Library

    'Books and Bricks' at Welles-Turner Library, organized by children's librarian Lisa Amato,is a hit. Nearly two dozen children gathered to read a story and make robots with Lego bricks on the morning of Tuesday, July 8. Although Lego is an...
  • Heath Ceramics to host Marmol Radziner design event Thursday

    Heath Ceramics to host Marmol Radziner design event Thursday
    The celebrated and multifaceted L.A.-based architectural firm Marmol Radziner, known for its fusion of clean-lined, contemporary design with natural and industrial elements, will showcase its many works in architecture, landscape, furniture and jewelry at...
  • Ex-JPMorgan trader to challenge UK watchdog over London Whale decision

    LONDON (Reuters) - A former JPMorgan trader charged in the United States over his alleged role in the $6.2 billion "London Whale" trading scandal has won the right to a legal challenge of the British regulator's decision to drop its investigation into...
  • Comedian Bryan Callen Snags Snoozy Calabasas Crib

    BUYER: Bryan Callen and Amanda Humphrey LOCATION: Calabasas, CA PRICE: $1,307,000 SIZE: 2,754 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It was first snitched to Your Mama by The Bizzy Boys at Celebrity Address Aerial that veteran comedian...
  • Home of the Day: Twin moderns in Mount Washington

    Home of the Day: Twin moderns in Mount Washington
    The cedar-lined modern home in Mount Washington mirrors its neighbor to the left, and for good reason. Architect Simon Storey designed the two homes, known as “Brother and Sister,” in collaboration with his sister, Anna Gregory. Twin floor...
  • Brick-laying ceremony lets people leave their mark on the town

    Twice a year, First Town Downtown offers residents and business owners the opportunity to become a permanent part of Windsor's landscape. Bricks are purchased and then imprinted with the information requested, and a ceremonial brick-laying at the circle...