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The Makings of a Mantel

The battle between interior decorating professionals and average Joes everywhere has come to a bitter, bitter end. Decorators, utterly spent from fighting the good fight, have retracted their ban on televisions being gloriously mounted above a flickering fireplace. Mika Fowler…

The Major Mortgage Decision: What Did You Choose?

Purchasing a home can be an arduous process, fraught with a great deal of paperwork, back-and-forth negotiations and, of course, the endless search for both the perfect home and the perfect mortgage. Among the barrage of questions a potential homeowner…

Deer: Our Urban Neighbors

Did you know deer are crepuscular — most active around dusk and dawn? Consider this your field guide to getting to know the white-tailed deer who live among us.