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  • A house where come-and-go is a constant and it snows wiffle balls

    There are still signs of life in this old house. The basketball nesting in the sunny new mums. The scratches the dog leaves on the front door, where he paws to get in every time someone starts to cook bacon. In the bathroom, there is toothpaste where...
  • Couple builds a Silver Lake hillside home with views

    Couple builds a Silver Lake hillside home with views
    For Cleo and McShane Murnane, building a house for their family wasn't just a labor of love. It was an exercise in patience and perseverance. The couple first began their home search in the middle of the real estate boom, in 2006, when Cleo was pregnant...
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  • Tour of Schindler-designed homes in Silver Lake to benefit MAK Center

    Tour of Schindler-designed homes in Silver Lake to benefit MAK Center
    Six private Silver Lake-area homes designed by R.M. Schindler and rarely open to the public are being featured in a May 18 tour benefiting the MAK Center for Art and Architecture. A highlight of the tour is the redwood-and-concrete How House, which...
  • Business profile: Calico

    Business profile: Calico
    Name: Peter Guercio Age: 48 Hometown: Chicago Name of business: Calico, Deerfield Describe what you do: Interior design retailer selling and designing high-end luxury fabrics, window treatments, bedding and furniture. What sets you apart from...
  • 2014 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers

     
    This year's New York auto show is packed with redesigns and updates to some of the best-selling cars on the market. However, it was hard not to notice the lack of flash that normally accompanies an auto show. Despite a......
  • One year after college graduation, a degree of reality

    As dynasties go, my family takes its cues mostly from the Habsburgs, whose empire was based on superior fecundity and well-placed bribes. I remind my kids of this every day, as I treat them to yet another grand breakfast. Mostly, they just ignore me....
  • Test driving the new 3Doodler 3-D printing pen

    Test driving the new 3Doodler 3-D printing pen
    After a lifetime of drawing in two dimensions, the ability to lift a pen off paper and watch the line follow straight up is wondrous. So say teenagers who helped test drive the new $99 3Doodler, billed as the world's first 3-D printing pen. "It's...
  • Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase emphasizes sustainability

    Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase emphasizes sustainability
    This year's Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase has downsized from 96 gardens to 39, but its emphasis on sustainability remains greater than ever. The sixth annual free event on April 26 is an alfresco education in sustainability as homeowners, landscape...
  • Michele F. Green, homemaker

    Michele F. Green, homemaker
    Michele F. Green, a homemaker who was known for her floral arrangements and family gatherings, died Monday of heart failure at her Northeast Baltimore home. She was 55. The daughter of Robert West and Shirley Jackson, Michele Faye Featherstone was born...
  • Battle of L.A. vs. NYC ends in a love match

    "You live in New York. I'm a Los Angeleno to the core. Want to start a friendly coastal rivalry?" Those three sentences sparked a whirlwind email romance that brought me to JFK airport one July morning in 2005, boarding a plane to the Los Angeles area...