Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Home & Design

You can find the coolest things at antique stores. On a recent antiquing jaunt, I came upon a tiny booklet titled, Interior Decoration For the Small...
Just like when watching a horror movie has you glued to the edge of your seat waiting for the next scream-worthy moment, the anticipation of a happily...
Maker Designer, collector, and design advocate Lisa Roberts of Center City. Creation DesignPOP (Rizzoli, September 2014), a coffee-table-worthy compendium of game-changers in 21st-century product design. The book identifies key trends like sustainability, design for social responsibility, and advancing technology.
If you want to plant a tree and thought you missed your window of opportunity this year, good news. Procrastinating on this garden project worked in...
Most prized in the culinary sphere as a leavening agent, baking soda has all kinds of other uses in the kitchen. Here are a few of our favorites.
Get ready to get spooked! According to the National Retail Federation, 49.5 percent of American households will decorate their home or yards for Halloween...
Q: Lately, we've had snowy, icy, cold, depressing winters that seem to last forever. This year, I want to give my sunroom a new look - perpetual spring or summer. What do you think about all-white wicker furniture, light-colored fabric, a white ceiling and ceiling fan, and a rug that's orange, off-white, and yellow with matching throw pillows? Will this achieve my goal?
Save tender bulbs and rhizomes. Plants that grow from fleshy roots (e.g. dahlia, calla lily, and gladiola) aren't hardy enough to survive cold weather. But you don't have to waste precious indoor space by bringing them inside in pots, either. Instead, pru
Tom Russo is so incredibly human and warm it's hard to accept that he's passionate about machines. So passionate, in fact, that in his own time and with his own money, Russo, of Garnet Valley, has established a museum - believed to be the only one of its kind and scope in the country - devoted solely to the evolution of business technology through the centuries.
Hallelujah—it’s football season. Just as PR girls are squealing about SWEATER WEATHER and Pumpkin Spice Lattes, football fans are going nuts...
A new segment of the Schuylkill Banks trail, a park 2,000 feet long and right on the water, is set to open.
Let New York gloat about completing the High Line. Philadelphia is about to debut a linear park that might be even more impressive: the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk.
 
Market St. East to become Philly's Times Square?