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

HOME | By EDGE | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
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.

The "Pineapple House," designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, in Tokyo.

Japanese Architects Sell a Lifestyle on Global Stage

HOME | By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 13
A new generation of Japanese architects is scoring success by reinterpreting the past.

Century Memorial Chapel

Ring Them Bells! Naper Settlement's Charming Wedding Venue

HOME | By David Toussaint | Aug 11
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.

Home Owned by Trump Holdout Sells at Auction

HOME | By Samantha Henry | Aug 8
An Atlantic City-area real estate figure has bought at auction a property that earned its owner near-folk hero status for resisting decades of overtures from developers including Donald Trump.

Wal-Mart's Website to Personalize Shopping

HOME | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 7
Wal-Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer.

Summertime Pet Safety Tips

HOME | By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD, CVA, CVJ | Aug 3
Sun exposure, seasonal temperature changes, commemorative foods and holiday festivities all create potential dangers for our companion canines and felines.

Frederic Remington 1907 painting entitled, "The Story of Where the Sun Goes."

Charles Russell Art Fetches Millions at Auction

HOME | By Martin Griffith | Jul 30
A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million.