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  • Interior designer Michelle Miller talks working with urban spaces

    To Michelle Miller, urban interior design is all about working with light and architecture to create space. The Baltimore resident and award-winning home decor professional spoke with Chesapeake Home + Living about creating easier, more comfortable living...
  • Who's who of Southern California wildlife (and how to keep them away)

    Who's who of Southern California wildlife (and how to keep them away)
    For a city slicker or a nature lover, a wildlife encounter can be alarming. Ann Bryant, executive director of the BEAR League (www.savebears.org), a Lake Tahoe-based nonprofit whose name stands for Bear Education, Aversion, Response, fields about 25 calls...
  • Paul Greenberg: House and home

    It's an old saying: First we shape our buildings, then they shape us. But like many old sayings, it may be more pat than true. It may sound like a great tribute to the power and influence of architecture in our lives, but it's too neat. It sounds too much...
  • A low-pressure job has him in high spirits

    Did something wicked the other day, not uproariously wicked, just slightly so, in one of those little subversive ways husbands handle mundane requests. After my wife asked me to turn up the water pressure in the house, I turned it down, even lower than it...
  • He was the man of her dreams — until reality set in

    He was the man of her dreams — until reality set in
    There's the agent, the athlete, the vegan lawyer with three cats, the gluten-free tech start-up guy, the promoter, the hot German, the writer and a few shameless guys who asked me out because they believed I could help their careers. Some of them lasted...
  • Oct. 2: Free interior design makeover seminar in York County

    Oct. 2: Free interior design makeover seminar in York County
    The public is invited to a free interior design seminar with decorator Toni Chavis at the Tabb library in York County 6-8 p.m. today. The "Creative Design Solutions Through Color" seminar will help attendees enhance their homes without breaking the...
  • Scout Regalia goes for a well-traveled look, and shares it too

    Scout Regalia goes for a well-traveled look, and shares it too
    Makoto Mizutani and Benjamin Luddy are both devoted to the outdoors. "When we're not working, we try to spend as much time outside as possible," Mizutani said. "We love to go camping, backpacking, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding and road...
  • Tips: How to preserve and dry herbs

    Tips: How to preserve and dry herbs
    For thousands of years, drying was the only way to keep herbs from spoiling. Try it yourself—it's easy, inexpensive and, when you do it at home, requires no chemical additives. Getting Started It's important to harvest herbs at the right time....
  • Versace Home, Abitare-Minotti move to DCOTA

    Versace Home, Abitare-Minotti move to DCOTA
    The Design Center of the Americas in Dania Beach will soon house two more high-end furniture showrooms: Versace Home and Abitare-Minotti. Both brands are moving from the Miami Design District to DCOTA and expect to be in their new spaces by the end of...
  • Linda Hunt's Hollywood bungalow a welcoming blend of whimsy, elegance

    Linda Hunt's Hollywood bungalow a welcoming blend of whimsy, elegance
    In a historic Hollywood neighborhood filled with modest side-by-side period revival homes, the 1919 bungalow of Linda Hunt and Karen Klein stands out for its refreshing mix of old and new. From the street, the one-story home looks like a traditional...
  • How about preserving that bounty of tomatoes? Can do.

    Chef Ernie Miller doesn't hesitate when asked what to do with the end-of-season bounty that's too good to toss and too plentiful to use, such as tomatoes, squash and herbs. "For the tomatoes, I recommend canning," says Miller, who besides being a chef...