Reclaiming the Wasteland: Jazz-minh Moore's "Middle of Nowhere"
In an earlier body of work, she depicted late childhood run wild among shattered wooden buildings. In the next But as in the earlier instances, it offers such a heartening sense of reattachment, of the setting aside of vanities and alienations, of ...
July 17, 2015
East side home as beautiful as its gardens
Pam Frautschi and Richard Ippolito stand in their yard, which features a uniquely styled metal fence they painted the color of Spanish tile. Two others, both found in their home, area frieze patterns in concrete on the second level, and a "hidden ...
June 25, 2015
30 of the world's best hotel bars
No detail has been left un-fancified: white-jacketed waiters, nickel-trimmed glass tables, chocolate-brown leather banquettes and a 24-karat gold leaf-covered ceiling. The most Carved into a broken stone wall, decked out in leather and metal and ...
Mark Amadei's Country Mile of Luxury
The adjacent library also is filled with art, including a 17th-century Italian painting that belonged to Mr. Amadei's parents, an ornate 1820 cuckoo clock from Germany's Black Forest and a bronze sculpture by Salvador Dalí. The second floor has a ...
June 12, 2015
Leaving Their Mark: What's Behind The Scenes At Your Favorite D.C. Music Venues
Well, it's a secret to most everyone, save for the staff, speakers and performers who see and sign Sixth & I Historic Synagogue's "Wall of Fame." But sometimes the homage to a venue's history is less obvious, like the large, beaten up piece of wood ...
Daily Meditation: Hidden Worlds
Today's meditation features a scene from Disney's "Fantasia." Set to Tchaikovsky's haunting "Arabian Dance" from Nutcracker Suite, this scene captures the beauty and mystery of a hidden world. Today, try exploring what is just below the surface of things....
June 15, 2015
Daily Meditation: Connecting With The Earth
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features a section from the Pagan ...
June 17, 2015
asks Doctor Eliot who sits facing me; a metal table separates him and me ... The living room was full of 19th century grandfather clocks that had all stopped and gone silent. Plush chairs with wood twisted into seats were scattered around a fireplace ...
July 22, 2015
Vibrant hues and eclectic touches in a golf course home
Reclaimed barn wood forms the overhead ... rustic touches like the big dining table, crafted by Andy Brown at Hearthwoods Custom Furnishings in Lakeside, Mich.; Stephanie, Jack, and Kathy designed its iron base. A clock fashioned from a windmill and ...
July 19, 2015
Mixing desk: the making of Handmade 2015's home bar, by Mark Albrecht Studio
Crafted from black American walnut, it exhibits several of his refined design signatures, such as a deliciously sturdy bronze latch handle for its cabinet, polished metal inlays subtly placed into the wood ... and a hidden, catch-all tray for storing ...
July 20, 2015
Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers hosts inaugural auction
Tucked into a hidden corner ... style bracket clock by Guelin A. Lucerne with a typical form and painted floral and foliate decoration is also expected to sell for $1,000-2,000. A French, first quarter-20th century flip top games table by Thonet should ...
July 19, 2015
36 Hours in Pittsburgh
Sometimes gritty, always hilly, Steel City’s charms are often hidden below the surface ... listing seasonal farm-to-table fare that recently included farro-risotto with salt-roasted celeriac, Meyer lemon and brown-butter-fried capers.
July 17, 2015
Hard Rock casino complex adds to downtown Sioux City entertainment
The 100,000-square-foot Hard Rock complex boasts 839 slot machines and 25 table games, as well as a bevy of non-gaming ... An oversized guitar, with wood and metal accents, flashes over the floor, which is also illuminated with decorative light fixtures ...
July 15, 2015
Two Single-Owner Sessions Lead Garth’s July 24-25 Auction
a Continental landscape picture clock marked for A. Villemsens, Paris with an oil on canvas pastoral landscape, $1,250-2,000, a pair of large Lalique swans, $2,500-3,500 and an unusual and rare mixed metal Indian footstool or low table. Consisting of brass ...
July 13, 2015