| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:13 AM
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...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 9:21 AM
How much do you remember?
By Deb Acord
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...
| Aug 19, 2014
Walls of telescoping glass open to reveal views of the Malibu coastline at this concrete contemporary residence in the Encinal Bluffs. Plank-hardwood flooring adds an earthy tone to streamlined interiors, which feature a chef’s kitchen, a floating...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:15 AM
An empty sewage treatment plant in Highland Park will be demolished, a project that park district officials hope will free up a view of Lake Michigan and Millard Park beach below the bluff.
Officials said the work will begin after Labor Day, and...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:58 PM
The Crealdé School of Art moves into its 40th year with a full slate of professional and student artist exhibitions, old favorites such as the annual holiday sale and special exhibits saluting the school's anniversary, Lake Apopka farmworkers and the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Question: My townhouse is built on a slab, and I have ceramic tile in the kitchen. A few of the tiles have chips where items were dropped.
Is it possible to have the ceramic tile removed and replaced with vinyl?
This is not a job I would do myself; I...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Mientras los maestros de Osceola y Orange se preparan para el nuevo año escolar, Mickey Mouse y un grupo de Disney VoluntEARS les manifestaron su apoyo al donar 2.5 millones de útiles escolares y dinero en efectivo en beneficio de más de 70,000...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Nick Jones says he can tell within five minutes whether a space is right for Soho House, the private members club for "creative souls" that he has been bringing to cities across the globe.
It took him even less time on his first visit to the century-old...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Brockett Horne and her husband, Chris Tesluk, say they chose their city home with the flip of a coin.
"Chris works in College Park and I teach at MICA; we ended up choosing Baltimore over D.C.," says Horne, a 40-year-old graphic artist. "We wanted an...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Pennsylvania contractor Jeff Morrison looked at the forgettable facade of Jennifer and Michael Mankowski's home, a stuccoed, farmhouse-style exterior. But what he actually saw was a circa-1900 house begging to emerge.
His partner, designer Courtney Kish,...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
They are literally specks of dust, tiny bits of primordial material that wouldn't be visible to the naked eye.
But for spacecraft in orbit around Mars, they could become minuscule agents of destruction.
These dust particles will come hurtling past the...