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  • Paul Greenberg: House and home

    It's an old saying: First we shape our buildings, then they shape us. But like many old sayings, it may be more pat than true. It may sound like a great tribute to the power and influence of architecture in our lives, but it's too neat. It sounds too much...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own

    For home-improvement show hosts, a paradox: Every house but their own
    For twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, fixing up houses and selling them started when they were 17-year-olds in Canada. Now Drew (the real estate agent) and Jonathan (the licensed contractor) exercise their skills as the stars of "Property Brothers"...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Linda Hunt's Hollywood bungalow a welcoming blend of whimsy, elegance

    Linda Hunt's Hollywood bungalow a welcoming blend of whimsy, elegance
    In a historic Hollywood neighborhood filled with modest side-by-side period revival homes, the 1919 bungalow of Linda Hunt and Karen Klein stands out for its refreshing mix of old and new. From the street, the one-story home looks like a traditional...
  • How about preserving that bounty of tomatoes? Can do.

    Chef Ernie Miller doesn't hesitate when asked what to do with the end-of-season bounty that's too good to toss and too plentiful to use, such as tomatoes, squash and herbs. "For the tomatoes, I recommend canning," says Miller, who besides being a chef...
  • Sure, it's autumn — but you can keep planting that garden

    Planning a garden for fall can be a tricky proposition. Even though summer is over, October can be the hottest month of the year. Lauri Kranz, designer of edible gardens, says you can work with the vagaries of autumn by planting for both the heat and...
  • Upcoming Events: House Tour, Food Fest, Haunted Corn Maze

    Upcoming Events: House Tour, Food Fest, Haunted Corn Maze
    Watertown House Tour The ninth annual Watertown House Tour is Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Five stately homes will be featured including: The Trumbull House and First Congregational Church at 40 DeForest St., Fern Hill Farm at 40 Fern Hill Road, The Peck...