Published: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:38:13 GMT2016-10-21T18:38:13Z
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:38:13 GMT2016-10-21T18:38:13ZMaker Artifaqt, the Phoenixville studio of sculptor, woodworker, and industrial designer John Luttman, 59. He's designed furniture and decor for Disney hotels and restaurants for decades, and in recent years began working with chefs like Jose Garces and Eric Ripert to make custom serving pieces for their restaurants. Now, he's making his latest line, created for Ripert's three-Michelin-starred Manhattan restaurant Le Bernardin, available to home cooks. He's calling it the Chef Collection.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:52:09 GMT2016-10-21T16:52:09Z
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:20:13 GMT2016-10-21T15:20:13ZThere were moments during last weekend's opening of the supersize Whole Foods at 22nd and Hamilton when it felt like half of Philadelphia was in the store, all trying to navigate their carts between the German-style beer hall and the artisanal cheese room. Nothing says a city has arrived like a suburban-style supermarket.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:33:39 GMT2016-10-21T05:33:39ZQ: I read one of your columns a while ago about using a pad underneath area rugs. Now I have an experience to share. Recently, every time I entered my living room, I noticed a strong smell but couldn't determine where it was coming from. One day, I took t
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:31:41 GMT2016-10-21T05:31:41ZPlant bulbs. The ground is now cool enough to make the bulbs happy, so get them in. Plant them point side up, three times as deep as they are tall. To get a more natural look, toss them into the bed, then plant them where they land. Don't be afraid to sta
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 12:47:19 GMT2016-10-16T12:47:19ZWith its chunky tower, curvy corners, and antennalike cross, Our Lady of Loreto in Southwest Philadelphia has the look of an early, art deco airport terminal. That's no accident. The small parish church is near Lindbergh Boulevard, on the way to Philadelphia International Airport, and it was designed to celebrate the miracle of flight, of both the religious and technical kind.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 21:45:04 GMT2016-10-14T21:45:04ZYou could practically hear the ka-chings reverberating down Philadelphia's East Market Street in 2011 when City Council designated the corridor a "special advertising district." The measure turned the walls of buildings into gold by allowing giant digital billboards that can flash lucrative ads every few seconds.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:33:18 GMT2016-10-14T05:33:18ZPlant garlic. Prepare the soil by turning in lots of organic matter, then make a hole with your finger (mine is exactly 2½ inches, so it makes a good measuring device), drop the clove in point side up, and cover with soil. Recent research says there's a n
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:33:14 GMT2016-10-14T05:33:14ZQ: It is time to replace our upstairs carpeting, and I would like to go with a hard surface. Our downstairs has oak floors. Should we attempt to match the downstairs floor, which doesn't seem possible, or go with something that contrasts?
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 02:19:23 GMT2016-10-13T02:19:23Z