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Covington Art Fair returns after a gap y...

After a year of canceled sales opportunities for artists, Covington Art Fair is among the shows that returned in 2021. This is somewhat of a relief for the many artists whose livelihoods are tied to art exhibitions. “When the pandemic struck, it killed us,” said local clay artist Joseph Pelka. “I do about fifteen art […]

Our weekend picks: Brazilian cuisine, ne...

It’s time for Friday 5th! Every Friday, our team will recommend five must-do local activities, from a new beauty treatment, a delicious meal, a kicka $$ workout, and more. Read on for this weekend’s suggestions – all based in the Hoboken and Jersey City area, curated by our team of locals. We have Brazilian food, […]

The 13 types of whiskey you should know

For better or for worse, there is more whiskey on the shelves today than there has been in the history of spirits. More competition between producers makes better products, no doubt, and the quality of the whiskey on the shelves is in all likelihood also at an all time high, but the wealth of options […]

Collection of hand-carved spoons donated...

Growing up in the bush had a permanent effect on Allan Lane who has had endless woods since his childhood. Key points: Allan Lane of Deloraine began his career as a woodcarver in 1943 after starting a carpentry apprenticeship in 1941 He started making wooden spoons at his sugar bowl woodcarving business in Burnie in […]

Miken Sports, a bat and helmet manufactu...

Miken Sports is one of the largest employers in the Houston County city, currently employing 59 full-time and 10 part-time workers, said Mike Thompson, chief marketing officer for Rawlings Sporting Goods. But before the coronavirus pandemic, a Caledonia official said, Miken employed more than 120 people in the region. In addition to baseball helmets, the […]

The “Dolly Madison Bed” Connects Early A

(Photo by press staff by Geoffrey Plant)Luis Beheit premieres what will be countless cuts to a bed frame constructed from century-old black walnut from Virginia that features in mythology of Dolley Madison’s rescue of the Declaration of Independence before the Washington fire in 1814. Dughlas James and William Lloyd watch. It’s the story of an […]

Real estate: how today’s lawyers work re

Ed. Remark: This is the second in a series. Read the first part here. Since spring 2020, lawyers have gradually put in place the resources and routines that allow them to thrive at work while working from home. Today, many expect remote working to continue under any industry standard that may emerge. Our series includes […]

List of DC open houses for this weekend

With more than 270 open days planned in the district this weekend, the summer real estate crisis still seems non-existent. We have many doors open not only on Saturdays and Sundays, but also a plethora of doors open on Friday evenings. Check out our open house suggestions below and to see the full list of […]

Norfolk Youth Stop Loneliness With Frien...

Loneliness affects many older people in our community. A Norfolk-based charity is using friendships with schoolchildren to lessen its impact. Sophie Skyring reports. Ruby Jennings from Taverham is 10 years old and attends Drayton Junior School. She is a Junior Ambassador for the Friend in Deed charity, which helps build intergenerational friendships between children and […]

Home sellers come out of the woods: new ...

Sales are increasing, after dropping for months, amid crazy prices. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Inventories of existing single-family homes, condominiums and co-ops increased for the fourth consecutive month. With sellers coming out of the woods and new listings have been increasing for months, now is the perfect time to sell a home. Sales […]