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  • 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...
  • Life in the Venice Bordello

    Life in the Venice Bordello
    It's not just a building, it's a vibe. So says eight-year tenant Antony Pereiaslavtsev of El Bordello Alexandra, a seven-unit, 1906 apartment house one block from the Venice Beach boardwalk. The outré home, its roof staged with towering metal...
  • 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...
  • Wedded: Stephanie Kinnear and Brad Stevens

    Wedded: Stephanie Kinnear and Brad Stevens
    Date: Aug. 2 Her story: Stephanie Kinnear, 30, grew up in White Marsh. She is a project manager at Mindgrub, a mobile application and Web development agency in Locust Point. Her parents, Dawn and Craig Kinnear, live in White Marsh. His story: Brad...
  • Back to standard time: Use the extra hour for fall tasks

    Back to standard time: Use the extra hour for fall tasks
    Sometime late in the day on Nov. 1 or upon waking on Nov. 2, you'll turn the clocks back an hour to resume your life in Pacific standard time. You may fantasize about that extra 60 minutes of downtime, but it's also an opportunity to conquer semiannual...
  • A Rose Bowl Flea Market shopper's guide

    A Rose Bowl Flea Market shopper's guide
    Since the grand opening of the Rose Bowl Flea Market more than 45 years ago, innumerable treasure hunters have crossed the threshold at the historic gates to roam the vast expanse, feeling thrill-of-the-chase excitement. But how do you find the best...
  • Zulily shopping experience: pros and cons

    Zulily shopping experience: pros and cons
    I love scoring a good bargain. But like many moms, I don't have time to compare prices at dozens of stores and websites, hunting for the best deals. We recently wrote about Zulily, the online megastore, which plans to open a huge warehouse in...
  • Setting the stage for the social season

    A barber strummed through my hair recently in that pre-assessment the good ones do before cutting and noted that my hair is now three different shades — yellow, gray and the flat brass of a used trombone. Fond of fall, I apparently change like the...
  • So your flea market purchase needs repairs? Here's help.

    So your flea market purchase needs repairs? Here's help.
    You've brought home your perfect find from the flea market and suddenly noticed its imperfections. Now what? Here are some tips and advice for those inclined to fix their treasures. LIGHTING Perhaps you couldn't resist the pair of '50s vanity lamps...