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  • Garden Club blooms with president's help

    Garden Club blooms with president's help
    Twig Morris has always loved gardening. She had a garden in New Jersey but when she and her husband moved to Wellington in 2004, Morris found Florida gardening to be different from up north. "I saw impatiens being planted in the fall and I thought,...
  • Small merchants brace for competition from Amazon's Prime Now

    Small merchants brace for competition from Amazon's Prime Now
    Sandy Piper's family has been merchants in Hampden for more than 40 years, but when she retires someday, she's not sure there will be any business left. Expenses have increased, customers aren't spending more and online shopping has cut into sales at...
  • Ruby's founder may get nod for new Marina Park restaurant

    The restaurateur who brought Ruby's Diner, The Beachcomber Cafe and the Shake Shack to the Newport Beach area could soon set up a new restaurant at Marina Park. On Tuesday, the Newport Beach City Council is expected to discuss awarding a 15-year lease...
  • Exotic orchids feel right at home with minimum care, maximum enjoyment

    Exotic orchids feel right at home with minimum care, maximum enjoyment
    Plants often become more than just plants – they turn into loved family members. Hobbyist orchid growers like Joelle Miller feel exactly that way. In San Diego, her first phalaenopsis orchid quickly turned into several and then into a dozen,...
  • Auguste Rodin sculptures at Michener Museum highlight his innovations

    Possibly no single force has so deeply influenced modern sculpture as Auguste Rodin. A bold statement, surely, but even more remarkable when applied to someone raised with all the earmarks of failure. Born into humble beginnings in Paris in 1840 —...
  • Horticultural extravaganza is all about the birds and bees and backyard chickens...plus pretty plant passions

    Spring is all about growing — not just plants, but your gardening skills, too. One of your best bets for growing a greener thumb is the March 21 Horticultural Extravaganza, sponsored by the York County/Poquoson Virginia Cooperative Extension...
  • Arts festival comes to Aurora

    Arts festival comes to Aurora
    Arts-A-Palooza, an arts education festival, will be held on March 21 in Downtown Aurora. Free classes in a variety of arts will be offered by local organizations, businesses and individuals. The event is being planned by Aurora Cultural Creatives and L....
  • Plenty of ideas, but cost remains major factor for Harley Clarke

    Members of the city's Harley Clarke Citizens Committee have developed a list of criteria to judge possible uses for the city-owned building, which has already had several proposals fall through. But after rolling proposals through their nearly 25-...
  • Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events

     Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events
    Spring returns Friday and with it more educational and entertaining gardening events. Here are three local ones I think you will like and can learn from – plein air painting or sketching, Historic Garden Week in Virginia and a new vegetable...
  • Alibaba investment puts Snapchat valuation at $15 billion

    Alibaba investment puts Snapchat valuation at $15 billion
    It started as a classroom project at Stanford University. The idea: An app for sending photos that would disappear seconds later. Vanishing photos? Classmates scoffed. On Wednesday, four years later, a source close to the deal said Snapchat Inc. had...
  • Chicago Flower & Garden Show to bloom with ideas

    Chicago Flower & Garden Show to bloom with ideas
    About this time of year, when most gardeners are desperately seeking signs of life, the idea of flowers and lush greens is swoon-worthy. How about ushering in spring by tiptoeing through more than 1,000 tulips — well, at least strolling around...