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  • A dozen South Florida restaurants cited by state inspectors

    A dozen South Florida restaurants cited by state inspectors
    Critical violations of state sanitation and safety laws recently observed by inspectors at 12 South Florida restaurants prompted the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation to cite the owners and briefly suspend operations. Antojitos...
  • Giant gator sculpture to float down New River this year, bigger than ever

    Giant gator sculpture to float down New River this year, bigger than ever
    A giant 40-ton alligator head that turned many heads as it floated along the New River last year on its way to Art Basel has grown a spine. Hollywood-based artist and wildlife photographer Lloyd Goradesky is bringing back his floating Gator In the Bay...
  • When it comes to home improvement, simple upgrades can pay off

    When it comes to home improvement, simple upgrades can pay off
    Pop quiz: What's the home-improvement project that comes closest to paying for itself when you sell? Not a snazzy new kitchen or bathroom. A lowly steel front door. So says Remodeling magazine in its annual survey breaking down the cost benefits of...
  • Burb's Eye View: Nature center paints over graffiti with nature-matching colors.

    Burb's Eye View: Nature center paints over graffiti with nature-matching colors.
    The graffiti was applied with some talent, but talent alone could not save the artist's work from erasure. Nick Wilhelm approached the creation almost apologetically with a paint roller attached to a broom handle. "[The taggers will] probably look...
  • The etiquette of sympathy

    The etiquette of sympathy
    My dear husband of 31 years, Stephen Coats, passed away unexpectedly in April. One night we had a great dinner together. The next morning I found him dead in bed. He died of a heart attack caused by something referred to as "the widow-maker." My twin...
  • Coastal currents: creating waves of style

    Coastal currents: creating waves of style
    The homes of the Mid-Atlantic's waterfront communities epitomize coastal style. Whether on the beach in Ocean City or a creek on the Eastern Shore, the look is casual and calming, creating a style that makes its owners feel like every day is a vacation....
  • L.A. design firm Wrk-shp brings lightness to concrete

    L.A. design firm Wrk-shp brings lightness to concrete
    “Warm” and “delicate” are not adjectives commonly associated with concrete, but new lighting and tables from the Los Angeles design studio Wrk-shp ask you to reconsider. Ryan Upton and Airi Isoda, the designers behind Wrk-shp,...
  • Quake danger: List of at-risk buildings withheld from L.A., officials say

    Quake danger: List of at-risk buildings withheld from L.A., officials say
    A team of scientists has declined to give the city a list of older concrete buildings that may collapse during a major earthquake, the mayor's office said. Los Angeles city officials said this week that they requested the data from the researchers, who,...
  • Quake danger: UC, L.A. officials in standoff over records

    Quake danger: UC, L.A. officials in standoff over records
    Los Angeles officials and the University of California were locked in standoff Friday over whether the city would receive a list of older concrete buildings that may collapse during a major earthquake. The list is considered a crucial first step in any...
  • UC quake researchers refuse to share building data with L.A.

    UC quake researchers refuse to share building data with L.A.
    Los Angeles officials and the University of California were locked in a standoff Friday over whether the city would receive a list of older concrete buildings that may be at risk of collapse during a major earthquake. The list is considered a crucial...
  • Illinois town hopes its 'Eternal Indian' just lasts until spring

    Illinois town hopes its 'Eternal Indian' just lasts until spring
    The slightly mournful face of what some might consider Illinois' Statue of Liberty has weathered its 102 years remarkably well. It's a focal point of the Eternal Indian, a 50-foot statue that towers over the Rock River about 100 miles west of Chicago....