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Residents celebrate ribbon cutting at The Summit senior living complex

WILTON

Residents celebrate ribbon cutting at The Summit senior living complex

The new 110-unit community sits on 12 acres just off Route 50.

Plain 1950s rambler becomes midcentury cool ‘wow’ house

Plain 1950s rambler becomes midcentury cool ‘wow’ house

At first, Robert and Jill Prevost thought their 1970s two-story in south Minneapolis was their “forever home.”

Couple renovate 125-year-old Minnesota farmhouse

Couple renovate 125-year-old Minnesota farmhouse

Most people wouldn’t touch the renovation of an 1890s farmhouse, let alone one in foreclosure.

Scientists just completed a census of the creepy-crawlies that live in our homes

Scientists just completed a census of the creepy-crawlies that live in our homes

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Colorado Boulder just completed a census of creepy crawlies from hundreds of households across the country and found that creatures from more than 600 genera of arthropods live alongside us in our homes.

Benjamin Moore selects top color for 2017

Benjamin Moore selects top color for 2017

If you were disappointed by 2016’s plain vanilla pick, Simply White, you might be pleasantly surprised.

Photo book explores quirky metal homes and their devoted owners

Photo book explores quirky metal homes and their devoted owners

Sue Williams wasn’t exactly impressed when she learned the little house down the street was a Lustron home.

Furry tenants aren’t always welcome

Furry tenants aren’t always welcome

Pet policies vary greatly among area rental properties

Winning garden makes lavish use of space

Winning garden makes lavish use of space

Paula Vietmeier’s garden is snugged among several farms on about one acre in rural Washington County, Pennsylvania, but it looks nothing like its neighbors.

The happy house in Fort Worth, Texas

FORT WORTH, TEXAS

The happy house in Fort Worth, Texas

Most people do not know the story behind the two-story bungalow in the historic Fairmount neighborhood of Fort Worth. They just admire the rainbow of pastel hues.

Author’s cozy Cape Cod house inspired him to write a book

Author’s cozy Cape Cod house inspired him to write a book

Back in the 1940s, when Minnesota’s movers and shakers wanted to build a rustic yet upscale cabin on the North Shore, their go-to guy was Edwin Lundie.

For $71,000, live large in a new little place

WASHINGTON

For $71,000, live large in a new little place

Micro-houses - or tiny homes - are part of an architectural movement encouraging simple and sustainable living. But critics of the movement contend that it focuses on single adults and overlooks vulnerable segments of the population, such as families and children, who experience poverty.

It's family, not friends, who may help you live longer, study says

It's family, not friends, who may help you live longer, study says

A new study shows that people with more family members as close confidants - as opposed to close friends - tend to live longer.

Digging for facts about your house?

Digging for facts about your house?

Homeowners in “Old Niskayuna” are in agreement. The Stockade and the GE Realty Plot aren’t the only neighborhoods with interesting house histories.

Break away from bland hallways

Break away from bland hallways

Hallways are the most underappreciated, overlooked design opportunity in your house. Think about how many times you pass through them each day. What if they were something special?

Medal-winning makeover: Add a splash of Rio to your home

Medal-winning makeover: Add a splash of Rio to your home

Almost no other country will be dominating headlines in these upcoming months more than Brazil.

Nineteen places to visit and admire on Stockade Garden Tour

Nineteen places to visit and admire on Stockade Garden Tour

When Werner Feibes was looking to liven up the backyard of his home at 17 North Ferry Street in Schenectady, a typical garden wasn’t the answer.

Homeowners convert cramped quarters into cozy destination

Homeowners convert cramped quarters into cozy destination

The challenge: Homeowner Caryn Schall had no place to stash her stuff. When she and her husband bought their Minnetonka house in 2009, its lack of storage space wasn’t immediately apparent.

Elaborate design or basic throwback, treehouses are a labor of love

SPARKS, Md.

Elaborate design or basic throwback, treehouses are a labor of love

Lexi, Lucas and Devin Goodman wander up the two-tier staircase and through a trapdoor. In the middle of the room is the trunk of a large oak tree. It’s their very own treehouse — and it’s far more involved than a few pieces of wood nailed to some branches.

In the round: Vacation home addition incorporates silo in design

In the round: Vacation home addition incorporates silo in design

As the owner and operator of Port City Brewing Company, Bill Butcher is certainly familiar with silos, since he uses one at his business in Alexandria, Virginia.

Soroptimist garden tour is Saturday

Soroptimist garden tour is Saturday

Cathy and David Wood’s garden, at their home at 1218 S. Country Club Drive in Niskayuna, is one of eight on the Soroptimist International of Schenectady’s annual garden tour this Saturday.

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