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  • Cops: Home decor store clerks fend off robber with curtain rod, vacuum

    Cops: Home decor store clerks fend off robber with curtain rod, vacuum
    It was curtains for this home decor robbery suspect. Clerks at an Orlando area home decor store did not spare the rod when a robber, armed with a pocket knife, tried to steal money from them, deputies said, reports the Orlando Sentinel. As the man,...
  • Clerks at home decor store fight off robber with curtain rod, vacuum, cops say

    Clerks at home decor store fight off robber with curtain rod, vacuum, cops say
    When a robber armed with a pocket knife tried to steal money from the employees at the Home Fabrics and Rugs store in East Orange county, he got more than he bargained for, deputies say. Javier Ryes Martinez, 31, walked into the home decor store at 1401...
  • Flower class at Oak Park Arms gives seniors 'a little lift'

    Flower class at Oak Park Arms gives seniors 'a little lift'
    The women behind the garden therapy group at the Oak Park Arms retirement community see firsthand the power of flowers. Held on the second Wednesday afternoon of every other month, the group allows for up to 25 people to make a floral arrangement that...
  • How to plant an edible garden with seeds from store-bought items

    For anyone who has wondered if it's worthwhile to plant the cloves of store-bought garlic that are starting to sprout, the answer is a yes, but a qualified yes. In general, buying seeds or plants that were intended to be grown for a garden harvest is...
  • As 'appropriate' gardening takes root, there's still room for 'wow'

    As 'appropriate' gardening takes root, there's still room for 'wow'
    It is perhaps both a blessing and a curse that Southern California has so many natural gifts — a blissfully temperate climate and accommodating soils — to offer the gardener. Early settlers undoubtedly looked at their new surroundings and...
  • Marsala, Pantone's color of the year, has critics seeing red

    Marsala, Pantone's color of the year, has critics seeing red
    What to make of Marsala, the Pantone color of the year for 2015? In interior design circles, its reception has been ... mixed. "There's not really a color that I hate, but now I have an exception," says Los Angeles interior designer Kerry Joyce. "It's a...
  • New home appliances controlled by apps, sensors and the sun

    New home appliances controlled by apps, sensors and the sun
    From compact appliances to touchless toilets, today's home devices are designed for streamlined operations. And with homeowners spending more time than ever on their smartphones, designers are responding with apps that allow you to control such devices as...
  • Smart ideas, designs to make more of your home

    Smart ideas, designs to make more of your home
    From rediscovered design classics to brand-new innovations, from the ceiling to the floor, 15 easy pieces and smart ideas for making more of your house in 2015. Spring bouquets "Floral patterns feel fresh again for chairs, headboards, curtains and...
  • Where to find home decor items in NYC

    NEW YORK Julie Gaines and David Lenovitz share a passion for old restaurant ware. Together they would scour the basements of restaurant suppliers in New York City's Bowery district for odds and ends or discontinued items. Eventually their collection so...
  • A few thoughts, Mr. President, from a fed-up middle-class member

    Pardon my impertinence, Mr. President. But I have a few thoughts on the current state of the union. There is always, it seems, a veneer that stands between the way you presidents see things and the way we actually live. You live in a mansion. We don't....
  • Design Center of Americas rebounds as property owners open wallets

    Design Center of Americas rebounds as property owners open wallets
    Design is becoming fashionable again. The sprawling Dania Beach design center is once again becoming a destination for designers seeking to outfit luxurious homes in South Florida and beyond, say company executives, designers and retailers. The...