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  • Bucks County Attractions

    Lodging, Dining and Entertainment Suggestions For a more complete list of lodging, restaurants, attractions and events go to www.visitbuckscounty.com. Where to Stay: >>Golden Plough Inn, Lahaska, PA; 215-794-4000; http://www.peddlersvillage.com/...
  • Harbor Point project stirs environmental concerns

    Harbor Point project stirs environmental concerns
    While the Harbor Point project's millions in public financing have dominated debate in Baltimore this summer, a carcinogen buried beneath the proposed waterfront development has sparked concerns about the safety of neighboring residents and the people who...
  • Falling concrete closes Lake Shore Drive ramps for 4 hours

    Falling concrete closes Lake Shore Drive ramps for 4 hours
    City officials say a combination of age and moisture likely caused a 30-square-foot patch of concrete to fall from a Lake Shore Drive overpass onto North Avenue, closing exit and entrance ramps for four hours Tuesday evening. The concrete fell around 4:...
  • Blue Sky in Palm Springs: Part-prefab house built in 4.5 months

    As developer and project manager Dave McAdam walks through a newly built Palm Springs house dubbed Desert Two, he lists off the novel design elements: the swimming pool, smartly set in the frontyard instead of the back; the experimental ceiling, an...
  • Adventures In Pennyslvania's Bucks County Highlight American Ingenuity

    Adventures In Pennyslvania's Bucks County Highlight American Ingenuity
    BUCKS COUNTY, PA. — Oscar Hammerstein II was in a slump. After co-authoring some of Broadway's biggest musicals of the 1920s, including "Showboat'', his work flopped in the 1930s. The lyricist and his wife, Dorothy, began to search for a country...
  • Method Homes prefab in Venice: Take a look, inside and out

    Seattle-based prefab builder Method Homes has installed its first Los Angeles project, a 2,800-square-foot house in Venice Beach, and as owners Noah Craft and Belinda Tan lead a walk-through of the property, it's clear just how vast an improvement the...
  • Lutherville estate offers Swiss twist

    Lutherville estate offers Swiss twist
    From the street, 707 Hillstead Drive in Lutherville appears as a lovely Swiss chalet. Located on more than 2 acres of a tree-filled and manicured lawn, the entrance is lined with rounded evergreens, set at intervals along a flagstone path to a pair of...
  • A new course for the L.A. River

    A new course for the L.A. River
    While Los Angeles moves through the 21st century, much of its landscape remains locked up in 1940s concrete. The storm drain and flood channel that was and will again be the Los Angeles River is a case in point. The good folks at the U.S. Army Corps...
  • With 'Adam Silverman Ceramics,' L.A. potter turns a page

    With 'Adam Silverman Ceramics,' L.A. potter turns a page
    Adam Silverman's plan for a quiet 2013 isn't panning out. On Oct. 27 the Laguna Art Museum will mount a show of the Los Angeles potter's work, and on Tuesday publisher Skira Rizzoli releases his book, “Adam Silverman Ceramics.” The monograph...
  • Q&A: Architect Elizabeth Diller on working with Eli Broad and more

    Q&A: Architect Elizabeth Diller on working with Eli Broad and more
    Architect Elizabeth Diller was in Los Angeles this week for a press event at the Broad, the new $140-million Bunker Hill museum her New York firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro is designing for philanthropists and art collectors Eli and Edythe Broad. Before...
  • Against the odds, some Syrians rebuild amid the ruins

    Against the odds, some Syrians rebuild amid the ruins
    ALEPPO, Syria — Bakri Sino spends his days combing through the rubble of a Scud attack, putting aside reusable blocks of concrete, twisted metal rods and still-intact doors. On one of the few walls left standing, someone has spray-painted, "Now...