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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Highland Park to demolish sewage treatment plant at Millard Park

    Highland Park to demolish sewage treatment plant at Millard Park
    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...
  • Home of the Day: A telescoping contemporary in the Encinal Bluffs

    Home of the Day: A telescoping contemporary in the Encinal Bluffs
    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...
  • Crealdé School of Art 2014-15 season

     Crealdé School of Art 2014-15 season
    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...
  • Your Place: Replacing chipped tile with vinyl not a DIY job

    Your Place: Replacing chipped tile with vinyl not a DIY job
    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...
  • VoluntEARS dan una mano con el regreso a clases

    VoluntEARS dan una mano con el regreso a clases
    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...
  • First look inside the new Soho House Chicago

    First look inside the new Soho House Chicago
    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...
  • Butchers Hill home tour opens door to couple's renovation

    Butchers Hill home tour opens door to couple's renovation
    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...
  • Accelerate State's Brownfield Redevelopment

    Cities have been the centerpiece of Connecticut's economy for more than 150 years. All municipalities, however, contributed significantly to the state's growth. In recent decades, businesses in the heart of every municipality fell victim to hard times...
  • PennDOT detours concrete barriers for Basin Street

    PennDOT detours concrete barriers for Basin Street
    Q: There was news last year about a series of safety improvements planned for Basin Street between Union and Auburn streets in Allentown. Is that still going forward, and if so, what is the time frame for that much needed work? — Samuel C....