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  • Grown daughters are roomies again; Dad adopts bouncing baby plaything

    They are the oddest couple, my daughters — one edgy and curt, the other about as threatening as a Lutheran tea. One wears her heart on her sleeve, the other wears it all over the place, like a smock. Now, for the first time in almost a decade,...
  • Chefs Cimarusti and Echiverri cook up ideas for their home kitchen

    Chefs Cimarusti and Echiverri cook up ideas for their home kitchen
    Tossed with olive oil, tomatoes, jalapeño, feta and Parmesan cheese, the expertly al dente Rustichella rigatoni is not your everyday mac 'n' cheese dinner. For Bella and Dante Cimarusti, however, it's merely an after-school snack. It's served at a...
  • A closer look at the Modernist utopia Crestwood Hills

    A closer look at the Modernist utopia Crestwood Hills
    In 1947, on the hills above Brentwood, the newly formed Mutual Housing Assn. broke ground on an ambitious 800-acre neighborhood development named Crestwood Hills. Now the little-known story behind the enclave that epitomizes Midcentury Modern architecture...
  • With age comes wisdom, and a lot of worry

    Off to school he goes, with a little chocolate milk in the corner of his mouth, as if he forgot to shave. At 12, he is still such a little boy that I'm not sure puberty can ever gain a foothold. There is a fortress of gook on his face, and his hair...
  • Nouveau co-founder's professional touch adds pop to his Canton home

    Nouveau co-founder's professional touch adds pop to his Canton home
    Most homeowners are familiar with the hassles that a brutally cold and snowy winter can deliver. Steve Appel knows them all too well. Four Februarys ago, the co-founder and senior designer of Nouveau Home and Interior Design (now at its new Eager Street...
  • Win tickets! Mid-Atlantic Home and Garden Show returns to Virginia Beach

    Win tickets! Mid-Atlantic Home and Garden Show returns to Virginia Beach
    The Mid-Atlantic Home and Garden show will return to Virginia Beach March 6-8.  The annual shopping show features more than 200 home and garden vendors. There will also be a craft beer garden, healthy eating challenge, coffee university, giveaways and...
  • Home and garden briefs for March 5: Walk in the forest, reserve a campsite, head to lots of garden events this weekend

    Take a free walk in the forest on Saturday, March 21 during an open house at the New Kent Forestry Center. The day includes an 8 a.m. bird walk led by the Williamsburg Bird Club, guided nature hikes that begin every half hour until 2 p.m.,...
  • Tingest: Modern home decor from Sweden featuring artful twists

    Tingest: Modern home decor from Sweden featuring artful twists
    It goes without saying, but when it comes to delivering an instant dose of design inspiration, nothing beats the Internet. Most recently we wiled away an hour or two (or three? Didn't time ourselves!) on Design Milk, an online magazine devoted to the...
  • A Drybar founder finds room to roam in Costa Mesa home transformation

    A Drybar founder finds room to roam in Costa Mesa home transformation
    Following stints living in New York and Los Angeles, Drybar co-founder Michael Landau and his wife, Sarah Hutnick, found themselves in a tiny condo in Corona del Mar. Like so many Southern Californians, the couple craved more outdoor space for...
  • The play's the thing for sixth-grade thespians

    So they held the school play the other night. I liked it, not just for the theme of kindness to animals but for the vision it offered of a fairer, less-contentious world. Afterward, we all went out to the loud Mexican joint that is the social...
  • Scott Daigre discusses all things tomato, including Tomatomania

    Scott Daigre discusses all things tomato, including Tomatomania
    For Ojai-based tomato expert and self-described "tomatomaniac" Scott Daigre, there is no such dilemma as having "too many tomatoes." Every year, Daigre hosts Tomatomania, a traveling pop-up sale of hundreds of heirloom and hybrid tomato seedlings. We...