March 2017

Louisville Mayor Gets a B for Environmental Effort

Louisville mayor Greg Fischer (AP Photo/David Goldman)

When it comes to environmental progress, the city of Louisville isn’t failing, but it’s not getting top marks either. A review by the Courier-Journal of Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s environmental…

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New This Week: 3 Living Rooms That Put Talk Above TV (4 photos)

Plenty of people skip having a TV in a living space in order to spend more time conversing with family and friends, rather than staring at a flickering screen. But the lack of a TV doesn’t necessarily mean conversation is…

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Belfast Cyclists: Keep Taxis Out of Bus Lanes

A bus passes through the Victoria Square Shopping complex in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Belfast taxi drivers are campaigning to be allowed to use bus lanes on a permanent basis, citing improved traffic during a three-month trial,…

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Shop Houzz: A Summer Cabin Porch (124 photos)

As the winter weather makes its exit, sunny spring days give us reason to spend more time outside. Sprucing up your courtyard will help you make the most of longer days and warmer rays. This collection features easy additions that…

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10 Steps to Making a New Garden Your Own (10 photos)

You’ve moved to a new place, and you’re already imagining what you’re going to do to improve the outdoor space. Maybe it’s a new development, offering a blank canvas, or perhaps it’s already been landscaped. Here are ideas to help…

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Kitchen Tables for the Real Lives We’re Living (7 photos)

If my kitchen table could talk, boy, would it tell some stories. My husband, our two kids and I have shared the best and the worst of ourselves across our cherished table, once owned by my great-grandmother and passed…

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Seattle Hip-Hop Artist Pushes for 100 New Black Entrepreneurs

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Draze is a fixture on the Seattle hip-hop scene, his songs a lyrical history of the gentrification that’s driven friends, favorite shops — even his family — from the Central District. He talks about…

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