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  • The cup of joe could go, but don't touch his Twitter

    No mortal has a central nervous system like mine. Jumpy by nature, alarmed by every little noise, I have the nerves of a cheetah. My fuse is always lighted, my heart flits from branch to branch. As a kid, I was banned from zoos for upsetting the primates....
  • Luke Irwin's rug designs aim to pull a room together

    Luke Irwin's rug designs aim to pull a room together
    Luke Irwin recalls the precise moment he decided he was going to become a rug designer. In 2003, he was at a lunch party near his home in London and was seated next to a young boy whose father was a Tibetan master rug weaver with three mills in Katmandu,...
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall: Decorating with mirrors reflects a growing trend

    If the idea of decorating with mirrors brings back bad memories of those floor-to-ceiling, reflective walls you experienced in a 1980s aerobics class, don't fret! When chosen correctly, adding mirrors to your home decor can upgrade the look of almost...
  • Woodworking father restores Pasadena bungalows; son carves own path

    Woodworking father restores Pasadena bungalows; son carves own path
    In Pasadena, where so many houses are not just homes but beloved cultural legacies, a man whom Gamble House director Ted Bosley calls "our living treasure" continues to quietly ply his craft at age 65. Jim Ipekjian is a master woodworker, largely self-...
  • Plants to adorn a native garden

    A partial list of plants in the Shields-Tannen garden … Indian mallow, bigberry manzanita, skylark blueblossom, scarlet bugler, panamint beardtongue, salsa monkeyflower, pozo blue sage … in the Martin garden … Ray Hartman California...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events. Family 5K and health fair The...
  • Bittersweet memories about a lost friend blossom

    Just in time for fall, I build a nice flower box. That says so much about my life, I don't even know where to begin. A flower box in fall? Makes no sense whatsoever. I'm not that good with my hands, but I need to use them anyway. Besides, only the human...
  • L.A. a fertile ground for garden apartments

    L.A. a fertile ground for garden apartments
    As you drive around L.A., you may not notice them, but the city's garden apartment complexes are worth notice. Park La Brea, adjacent to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, may be the most recognized of the complexes — and one of the largest, at...
  • The '40s live on in restored Village Green apartment

    The '40s live on in restored Village Green apartment
    Walking through the park-like grounds of the Village Green garden apartment complex, one tranquil tree-studded grass court after another, Steven Keylon is pointing out highlights, past and present. "That's where the wading pool used to be, until they...
  • HomeGoods to open in Westminster Nov. 9

    HomeGoods to open in Westminster Nov. 9
     HomeGoods, an off-price home decor retailer, will open a store in Westminster on Nov. 9. The store in the Carroll Plaza Shopping Center will be the ninth in the Baltimore area and employ about 60 people. On the store's opening day, the first thousand...
  • Course focuses on interior design for people with autism

    Course focuses on interior design for people with autism
    Tara Filegar begged to be in the first-ever Seminole State College class about interior design for people with autism. The topic hits close to home for Filegar. Her 13-year-old son, Capers, has Asperger's Syndrome, a mild form of the condition. "I've...