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  • Colori brightens interiors, kids' lives one color at a time

    Colori brightens interiors, kids' lives one color at a time
    A beacon of Modernism, color and philanthropy recently opened its doors on a charming stretch of Mission Street in San Marino that is home mostly to Old World-style shops and the well-known neighborhood French restaurant Julienne. It is aptly named...
  • Secret tips to growing showstopping dahlias

    Secret tips to growing showstopping dahlias
    What is it about dahlias that generates such passion in gardeners? "Their diversity and the way they make people smile," explains Robert Papp, president of the South Coast Dahlia Society. "There's always something for everybody." Look for Papp's...
  • After highs and lows with a musician, love finally strikes a chord

    After highs and lows with a musician, love finally strikes a chord
    The first time we met, I was 22 and he was 25. We both moved to Los Angeles around the same time; I came here for grad school at UCLA and an internship at Los Angeles magazine, while he worked in film production. Young and carefree, we danced at the...
  • Seeing the value of boys reflected in the heart of 'Boyhood'

    Seeing the value of boys reflected in the heart of 'Boyhood'
    We're all works in progress, but perhaps none so much as little boys, whom everyone is bagging on these days. Boys lag at this and boys trail at that. We'll see how it all turns out. I have more faith in little boys than most, having been one myself and...
  • Tips on lawn and garden care

    ROCKVILLE- Carol Quish, a horticulturist from the Home and Garden Education Center; and Pamm Cooper, an advanced Master Gardener from the University of Connecticut Home and Garden Education Center will offer guidance on garden and lawn care Thursday,...
  • 20,000-square-foot Container Store is opening at Farmers Market

    Cruising the aisles of the Container Store, which specializes in storage solutions for home and office, can make the far-off goal of order feel like a possibility. Feel overwhelmed by back to school? No problem. The Container Store opens its fifth Los...
  • LA Summer Market moves and expands

    LA Summer Market moves and expands
    Unique USA's LA Summer Market, which moves from the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport to downtown Los Angeles this weekend, is changing its program along with its location. "The most exciting new piece is that we are expanding from being the...
  • New Restaurant Offers Flavors Of Pakistan

     New Restaurant Offers Flavors Of Pakistan
    Ronak Restaurant, a Pakistani-Bangladeshi-Indian restaurant, is one of the newest additions to Manchester's Main Street dining options. The restaurant, opened by Alia Zahid and her husband Khan Zahid less than a month ago, offers food options inspired...
  • Effort to fight invasive plants in California targets nurseries

    Effort to fight invasive plants in California targets nurseries
    The delicate, knee-high grass Nassella tenuissima rises like a pale yellow cloud, with wispy tassels spilling from needle-thin green stems. Mass-planted, the grass evokes a rippling golden sea. "If only those plants weren't so beautiful," Jan...
  • Arte de Mexico expands but still relies on network of artisan families

    Arte de Mexico expands but still relies on network of artisan families
    A dead-end street in North Hollywood is an unlikely place to find a mecca of handcrafted design, but it exists. Arte de Mexico's North Hollywood showroom, open seven days a week, recently has expanded to about 250,000 square feet of space, up from 200,...
  • Space-saving tips for decorating a very small apartment

    Space-saving tips for decorating a very small apartment
    With micro-apartments on the rise, micro-decorating is following right behind. More and more people are finding themselves in tighter spaces and aren't forgoing design for the smaller footprint. On a recent project, I was challenged to design a 350-...