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For every $100 you spend at locally owned businesses, $68 will stay in the community. What happens when you spend that same $100 at a national chain? Only $43 stays in the community.* more

Nov 22, 2016 9:45 AM Special Sections

This is the thirteenth consecutive year that talented artists will open their doors, revealing their inner sanctums, and perhaps a few creative secrets through demonstrations of process. more

Jul 6, 2016 4:13 PM South Coast Summer Guide

The list of gardens selected is kept under wraps until the day of the tour, but they feature a variety of gardening styles, "from formal to informal, woodsy to cottage, as well as annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, and beautiful ... more

Jun 11, 2016 10:56 PM Home & Garden

Compost is great for improving the soil quality of one's yard and gardens so that plants of all kinds will thrive. Leftover organic material from around the property gets recycled to contribute to another season of growth. more

Jun 6, 2016 8:44 PM Home & Garden

When my ancestors fled the great famine in Ireland, they came to this country to face a tidal wave of anti-Catholic vitriol. Uncountable numbers of starving and terrified men, women, and children dragged themselves to American shores. more

Nov 22, 2015 3:44 PM Special Sections

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