| May 27, 2010
| 6:36 AM
Nearly 50 homes will be showcased in the 2010 Grand Rapids Spring Parade of Homes. Builders say that number is up this year, thanks in part to a recent surge in interest from first time home buyers.
For several years now, we've been hearing a lot about...
| May 28, 2010
Freebie of the week: Dig the Smashing Pumpkins as much as you dig free stuff? Visit smashingpumpkins.com now to download the first four songs off their new concept album, "Teargarden by Kaleidyscope Vol. 1: Songs for a Sailor," for free. Visit the site...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 10:07 AM
Even as the economic recovery plods ahead, many American consumers are refusing to come along.
They're not spending freely — and they have no plans to.
Many of them have steady income. They aren't saddled by high debts. They don't fear losing...
| Jun 14, 2010
| 3:48 PM
An unattended candle started a fire that caused an estimated $225,000 worth of damage to a Nestor-area house Monday and displaced two adults and a child, authorities reported.
Firefighters arrived at a two-story house in the 1800 block of Cabrena...
| Jun 19, 2010
Home décor is undergoing a subtle change, thanks to the weakened economy and the trend toward smaller but better-quality homes.
As houses are downsized, homeowners are forced to make do with less space and fewer possessions, said Jose J. Cabrera, of C&...
| Jun 19, 2010
Nestled into Spain's northern border, the historic city of Pamplona is internationally known for one thing: bulls.
But to think Pamplona is worth the trip only to see men and women run for their lives during San Fermin (aka the Running of the Bulls...
| Jun 19, 2010
Just when I started to feel comfortable with my parenting routine, a whole new crop of issues began to threaten me.
Of course, all that I've done so far is a bunch of thinking. I just haven't been able to muster up the willpower to disrupt the cheerful...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 8:14 AM
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida.
Wanda Williams, manufacturing representative, 111 Chisholm St., Apopka, 32703.
Eastern Wine I Planet LLC, wholesale, 2172 Platinum Road, Suite I,...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 4:49 PM
Freebie of the week: Thrill the little person in your life with a free phone call from Mickey, Minnie, Donald or Goofy. Visit http://www.disney.com/piccolinismiles and register to order the phone call; your chosen Disney character will call your home with...
| Jun 26, 2010
Sacramento sheriff's deputies surprised a family whose apartment was destroyed in a hostage standoff with new furnishings and a Walmart shopping spree.
Alexis and Michael Pittman and their two sons were forced to move from their apartment after Alexis'...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 4:02 PM
Where to find new inspiration on home and garden furnishings? Encinitas-based Gardenology recently opened its second location at Westcliff Court in Newport Beach in the former Les Interieurs spot. It's all about bringing the inside out and the outside in....
| Jul 1, 2010
| 11:03 AM
Check out some of the best finds in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Most Unique Gallery
Upper Room Art Gallery/Mission Gifts
1200 E. Las Olas Blvd., Suite 104, Fort Lauderdale
954-828-1505, www.upperroomartgallery.com, www....