| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The hardwood floors, abundant light and meticulously crafted built-ins are what you notice first when walking into the Glastonbury home of Paul and Denise Reddington. But it's what's in the basement — and hidden under the lawn and inside the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Ikea has expanded the solar energy system at its Perryville distribution center, making it by far the largest rooftop array in the state.
The home furnishings retailer said Tuesday it began installing additional solar panels last fall to double the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Make Costa Mesa better for families.
In all my public service in Costa Mesa — through five years on the Planning Commission, six years on the City Council and nearly four years on the school board — this has been my goal, the bedrock of my...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 2:10 AM
Think about the job market and the typical worker. It is, after all, Labor Day.
The image you might conjure depends on who you are — whether you work, how you work and how much the workplace has rewarded or punished you. As big companies offer...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:00 PM
I know it's hip these days to hate weddings, the same way you might hate "So You Think You Can Dance," Instagram photos of fried avocado tacos, public Spotify playlists called "me and the bae," and anything else that evokes how beautiful the world is...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Through a mix-up at a border checkpoint, an Israeli performance artist trades places with a Palestinian suicide bomber in what sounds like a fairly conventional mistaken-identity comedy. But Shira Geffen's "Self Made" manages to surprise at every turn:...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:35 PM
When Spencer and Katie Perry moved into their four-bedroom Colonial home in Ellicott City this year, they finally had the space they wanted for a home office.
But there was one problem: the only furniture they had for the room was a folding plastic...
| Aug 30, 2014
A new generation of high-efficiency lighting is upon us, and prices have never been lower. Here's a rundown of the bulbs you'll want to keep an eye out for next time you're in the lighting aisle.
Cree 60W Replacement LED
The good: Cree's flagship 60W...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:58 AM
At the Target in Baltimore's Mondawmin Mall, megaphone-shaped "college" signs hang over aisles stocked with must-haves for students living on their own, such as mini-refrigerators, desk lamps and six-packs of ramen noodles.
"Back to College" is a well-...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:09 AM
MIAMI - Más de una docena de personas esperan hoy sentadas en la puerta de la primera tienda de IKEA en Miami, y la trigésimo novena de EE.UU., que abrirá sus puertas este miércoles.
No solo llevan horas esperando sino que hay algunos que han pernoctado...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:05 AM
When Tiffany Threadgould moved into her Philadelphia apartment in 2012, the first thing she did was trash the place.
But for Threadgould, 40, that didn't mean making a mess. On the contrary, it's all about discovering beauty or at least function in...