March 26, 2013

patio makeover

from trashed to pleasure: storm damage pushes a much-wanted project’s priority

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February 25, 2013

aliens in your garden

Left unchecked, weeds and non-native plants will dig in and take over

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February 25, 2013

healthy kids…healthy community

Mt. Lebanon leads the way in making better choices in fitness and food

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February 5, 2013

the world of tea

Tea has gone way beyond being a tiny bag from a grocery store.

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September 27, 2012

mirror image

Our sort-of-sister-city is Shaker Heights, Ohio, a suburb on the East Side of Cleveland. If you’ve never been there before, you could find yourself in a very familiar environment.

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August 13, 2012

regional wineries

Salut! Looking for a great getaway? Have a taste for grapes? Try these regional wineries.

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June 21, 2012

my house our house

What three friends had expected to be a leisurely exploration of possibilities turned into a whirlwind of legal documents, moving trucks and organized chaos. When the dust settled, they had bought a house—together.

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May 21, 2012

oh, deer!

Deer repellent tips from an organic gardener and landscape designer.

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May 21, 2012

food for thought

“It’s like making sausage,” he says as he organizes marked up proofs of that week’s food section. “Sometimes these are really messy.”

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March 28, 2012

bricks and mortar of mt. lebanon

Joel Cluskey of Mt. Lebanon’s Historic Preservation Board shares tips about maintaining brick houses.

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