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Fall Gardening Tips

HOME | By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
As the weather cools and fall approaches, it is not time to hang up your hat, gloves and trowel for the year. Autumn provides optimum weather and ample opportunity to keep growing and harvesting delicious, healthy produce well into the season.

Bruce Weber Partners with Shinola for New Line of Pet Accessories

HOME | By EDGE | Aug 29
Bruce Weber, known for his 40-plus years as one of America's foremost image-makers, will be collaborating with Shinola to create a collection of American-made pet accessories that define luxury through American quality.

Californians Tear Out Lawns to Cope With Draught

HOME | By Amy Taxin | Aug 27
As California faces an historic drought, more residents are tearing out thirsty lawns to cut down on water use.

Century Memorial Chapel

Ring Them Bells! Naper Settlement's Charming Wedding Venue

HOME | By David Toussaint | Aug 27
Looking to get hitched in a charming venue that offers modern amenities, local history and nearby hotels, dining and nightlife? Look no further than Naperville Settlement's Century Memorial Chapel.

Jackson Durham Floral Event Design

Jackson Durham: An Event to Remember

HOME | By David Toussaint | Aug 25
Taking the wedding and special event scene by storm, Jackson Durham Floral Event Design is quickly becoming the go-to company for big installation weddings across the country or any couple looking for a classic aesthetic with modern flair.

Ryu-Hee Kim, "Seasons in the Rice Field."

CraftTexas 2014 Arrives in Houston

HOME | By EDGE | Aug 22
This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents "CraftTexas 2014," the eighth in a series of biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft.

Conversation Counts: Making the Most Out of a Consultation with Your Wedding Florist

HOME | By EDGE | Aug 20
Starbright Floral Design explains how from boutonnieres to table settings, an early consultation with your floral arrangement team can give your wedding the perfect flowers while keeping everything on time, in season and within your budget.

Jean Green Dorsey walks outside the building on New York City's Upper West Side where she has lived since 1972.

To Have or Have Not: NYC Affordable Housing Hits a Speed Bump

HOME | By Jennifer Peltz | Aug 19
One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got the developer government incentives must use a separate side entrance - a so-called poor door.

Students and instructors work together near a railroad embankment during a gardening exercise with the American Indian Center in Chicago.

Native Americans Connect to Past Through Gardens

HOME | Aug 18
The American Indian Center in Chicago, Il. is one of a few organizations across the country to plant gardens and help visitors retain a sense of history and cultural heritage.

8 Etiquette Essentials

HOME | By EDGE | Aug 15
Summer is winding down and perhaps you've spent more than your fair share of time as a friend or relative's houseguest. Whatever the case, carry your manners along the way to make your stay in someone's home an enjoyable experience.

5 Tips for Back-to-School Spending

HOME | By Alex Veiga | Aug 14
Students may not be thrilled about their summer break drawing to a close, but retailers couldn't be happier. That's because back-to-school shopping traditionally brings in a windfall that's second only to the December holiday season.