Published: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:33:17 GMT2016-09-30T05:33:17Z
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:33:17 GMT2016-09-30T05:33:17ZQ: As a kamaaina of Hawaii now living in California, I long for the tropics, so I decided I would do as much as I could to make our home feel more tropical. We are having bamboo wood valances installed on all windows in the bar, living room, bedroom, and
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:31:19 GMT2016-09-30T05:31:19ZClean out the vegetable garden. Anything that's not being productive needs to get out to make room for the last-ditch winter greens you'll plant next week. Anything that looks diseased or full of bugs goes into the trash or far from the garden. Everything else can go in the compost.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:06:30 GMT2016-09-29T22:06:30ZWatch out, Philadelphia. Here come the suburbanizers. A mere four years after City Council approved a modern zoning code designed to encourage traditional urban densities and transit, two of its most powerful members are campaigning to take us back to the bad, old days when neighborhoods were hemorrhaging population, city planners were managing for decline, and the idea that Philadelphia would cease to be a real city seemed like a real possibility.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:08:25 GMT2016-09-23T13:08:25ZIt's been 200 years since we began taming the Schuylkill, building 32 dams that made the shallow, rocky waterway passable for coal barges and that powered the mill towns springing up along the water's edge.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:33:26 GMT2016-09-23T05:33:26ZSend your lawn mower for a checkup. Remember the three-week wait for a tune-up last spring? Right now, we're sandwiched between tractor repairs and snowblowers, and unless we get some serious rain, you're probably not going to use the mower for the next f
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:33:07 GMT2016-09-23T05:33:07ZQ: I have a pink-and-black bathroom that I want to update. Should I have the tile glazed a neutral beige/tan color or try to work with the existing tile? I know there is a "save the pink bathroom" movement, but I don't know what colors to paint
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:34:12 GMT2016-09-16T05:34:12ZQ: My husband and I are planning to remodel our kitchen, and we absolutely love the high-end restaurant-kitchen look. We both enjoy cooking. We also entertain a lot, so it makes sense. What can you tell us about those big, high-arched faucets for home use? The ones I see in big-box stores seem smaller and don't have that spring. - S.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:33:50 GMT2016-09-16T05:33:50ZVintage whimsy Flea-market season ain't over yet. Philadelphia Flea Markets heads Saturday to the Main Line to set up shop in Ardmore.