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  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Tampa gets into the spirit for Halloween Tampa’s Latin Quarter, Ybor City, is getting into the spirit of Halloween with Fantasma Fest (“Fantasma” means...
  • Renovated 1926 home in Carthay Circle shows its past yet feels modern

    Renovated 1926 home in Carthay Circle shows its past yet feels modern
    Liz Dennery Sanders and husband Peter Sanders had been looking for a corner-lot house in Carthay Circle for more than a year when they saw a For Sale sign go up on their street. "The day I saw that sign I thought 'This is meant to be,'" said Dennery...
  • Let tomatoes ripen indoors to avoid frost damage

    Let tomatoes ripen indoors to avoid frost damage
    According to the frost/freeze chart on the Home and Garden Information Center website, I'm thinking that if I cover my tomatoes with row cover or something during light freezes, I can have sun-ripened tomatoes into November. Will this work? Fortunately,...
  • Modernizing her Ps and Qs: Calligrapher Molly Suber Thorpe

    A simple class on traditional italic calligraphy, which dates from the Italian Renaissance, ignited Molly Suber Thorpe's love of the handwritten letter. But she's moved on to a fresh, modern lettering style of her own that she admits makes some...
  • People: Kevin Wolyniec joined Rising Tide Car Wash as GM

    Nonprofit Joe Russoniello, a co-founder of Everywhere, a small business platform and consumer mobile application — and a co-founder and president and CEO of the Deerfield Beach-based marketing and branding firm Brand Tango — recently...
  • They did things big — including the breakup

    They did things big — including the breakup
      Ignition Her name was Sharon. Wild, untamable and tempestuous, she really taught me things about loving and living. She was platinum-blond and shiny. Blunt. Happy and high-energy. A Mexican Irish girl, full of fire, with a singsong siren laugh...
  • Being father to a daughter with a boyfriend: Feelings just catapult

    We don't do the beach the easy way. We drive too long, then walk too far, lugging way too much stuff. The way Eisenhower stormed vital sand, so do we. On our most recent beach visit, we had only 80 or so folks join us. A healthy mob, sure, but it could'...
  • Water-wise fall planting

    Water-wise fall planting
    How to tackle fall planting in Southern California during the third straight year of drought and the diminishing likelihood of El Niño storms this winter? At the very least, Los Angeles gardening experts agree that planting in the fall is water-wise as...
  • Trees are undergoing stress in California's drought; water with care

    Trees are undergoing stress in California's drought; water with care
    While dutiful homeowners have been severely limiting — or ceasing — the watering of their lawns and gardens to comply with drought restrictions, one potential fallout is sometimes overlooked: the health of the residential tree canopy. In...
  • Landscapes and plants in drought: Finding the best options for your garden

    Landscapes and plants in drought: Finding the best options for your garden
      Drought-tolerant trees: Grevillea, an Australian protea relative Jose Manzo, manager of Seaside Gardens Nursery in Carpinteria, is a big proponent of Mediterranean-zoned trees, shrubs and perennials, which are less thirsty than other non-natives...
  • Roses don't need to be sacrificed to drought; teach them to be tough

    Roses don't need to be sacrificed to drought; teach them to be tough
    The perennial rose, symbolic of romance and luxury, is beloved of Southern California gardening buffs who like a front yard stacked with rose bushes. But with the water shortage, should roses be sidelined in favor of cactuses and succulents? Not...