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  • Clay nation: Signe Yberg talks about ceramics craze

    Clay nation: Signe Yberg talks about ceramics craze
    The first-known ceramics were ceremonial figurines fashioned 24,000 years ago. So it's safe to call ceramic art an ancient industry. Yet it's also an evolving and of-the-moment one. A spate of contemporary ceramicists who specialize in small-batch,...
  • Consumer Reports: The best home facelifts for $50 or less

    Is your house making a good first impression? If the door and other areas around the front are looking like they need work, it could put off potential buyers, not to mention visitors, according to ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of...
  • Cubs to begin clubhouse construction in weeks

    Cubs to begin clubhouse construction in weeks
    The Cubs will begin breaking ground on a new underground home clubhouse in the next couple of weeks, a team source said, starting the $575 million Wrigley Field renovation project. The revised plan to install seven signs in the bleachers, including...
  • Hawaii: Restoration of Waikiki mural is a work of art

    Hawaii: Restoration of Waikiki mural is a work of art
    A towering rainbow of mosaic tiles once again glitters at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki.   The original mural, which soared 31 stories up the side of the Rainbow Tower at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, was unveiled in 1968....
  • Dr. James McCauley appointed to Harford CC Board of Trustees

    Dr. James W. McCauley was sworn in July 1 at the Harford County courthouse as a new member of the Harford Community College Board of Trustees, serving as representative for county council District F. The HCC board also announced the re-election of Dr....
  • From kit house to Spanish Colonial Revival in South Pasadena

    From kit house to Spanish Colonial Revival in South Pasadena
    Greg and Jerilyn Chun found their ideal home 20 years ago while still engaged. "I know we said we'd wait, but I think I found the one," Jerilyn recalls telling her soon-to-be husband. Her find was a 918-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom 1960 kit...
  • Heaven Is Here: Hartford's Skate Park Is Officially Open

    Heaven Is Here: Hartford's Skate Park Is Officially Open
    HARTFORD — To the average passerby, the mass of brick and concrete at the intersection of Trumbull and Main streets might not seem like much, but to the people on the inside, it's Heaven. The Heaven skate park opened officially on Saturday...
  • 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...
  • 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...