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"Green” interiors are not a new style, a preferred color choice or even a new trend. “Green” interiors means using energy-efficient, non- or low-polluting products, built with sustainable resources and can be maintained without the use of toxic cleaning products, to create interiors that are both for people and good for the environment. Why should it make a difference in our interiors and our lives? Because most people want their home to be a place where they feel comfortable, secure and at ease knowing they are living in a safe and healthy environment that is also beautiful.
This June 2013 photo provided by the Farley Center shows a majestic bur oak on the upper meadow path at Natural Path Sanctuary in Verona, Wis. Some Baby Boomers, plan for their funerals, or their parents’ funerals, in an eco-friendly way. (AP Photo/Farley Center)
Samantha Garcia, Keefe Oakes, Evan Mills, Owin Dieterle and Lauren Taylor of the team "Whatchamacallits" hit the buzzer during the "Battle of the Books" at Horizon Community Learning Center on Friday, May 23, 2014.
Devon Kennard won’t be in the green room at Radio Music City Hall in New York where all the glitz, glamour and Roger Goodell await.
A woman has a drink before the running of the 139th Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs Friday, May 3, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Interior design trends are always altering, varying and changing as new ideas and merchandise enter the world of home design. It’s exciting to see what new trends are making a difference and what forecasts will fill the future of design.
LOS ANGELES — Many neighborhood feuds in the U.S. are caused by barking and parking. When it comes to barking, animal trainers say dogs are usually bored, scared or anxious, so they shouldn't be blamed for fights that involve their masters.
It’s a fact, when it comes to buying or selling any house the kitchen gets the No. 1 scrutiny and can make or break the sale. It is the most used space in the house and has the most expensive components concentrated in one spot. The kitchen has been the most evolved room in the house and does not look nor function the same as yesterday’s kitchen.
Allison is the owner of Allison’s Texas Barbecue, 6750 E. Main St., Mesa
HERE: MPHS Grad Night fundraiser event Feb. 11
ASU’s Project Humanities stepped into the national spotlight again and was recognized recently by a leading higher education organization for its innovative effort to engage communities with the arts and sciences.
It’s one thing to have a beautiful, comfy bed. But what if it also included a TV screen, game console and dimmable, color-changing lights?
This photo provided by SYMBOL Audio shows their Audio Desk with high quality speakers built into a sleek desk, available in maple, walnut, oak or cherry. The integration of technology into home décor has come a long way. (AP Photo/SYMBOL Audio)
It truly is the most wonderful time of the year here in Arizona.
It’s a meeting of holidays so rare it will be tens of thousands of years before it happens again. Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah — the Jewish Festival of Lights — fall on the same day this year, creating what many celebrants have dubbed “Thanksgivukkah.” And it’s opened up a whole new world of culinary opportunities.
The Phoenix Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI) announced that its 2013-2014 governing board of directors was installed on Oct. 15. The new board will serve through September of 2014.
Joey Estrada grew up cleaning family friends’ vineyards in California, so he said it is only natural that he will make his career in the wine industry.
The Distinguished Flying Cross was awarded to Charles Nesbitt for heroism while participating in aerial flight. The incident occurred Nov. 14, 1968 while on a mission, which his company was ordered never to talk about. A former state assemblyman, Nesbitt is a decorated UH1H (Huey) helicopter pilot, having received an air medal with 26 oak leaf clusters for service in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Nesbitt’s friend Jim Well was also serving in Vietnam when his company was trapped on a mountainside by the enemy. When other pilots refused to fly, Nesbitt braved bad weather to fly down between a layer of clouds and rescue the unit off the mountainside.
La Ristra, a new restaurant with Spanish flare, has opened in Gilbert.
John Buchanan of Ahwatukee graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science and Corrina Chikos of Ahwatukee graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in sociology from California Lutheran University (CLU). With an enrollment of 4,200 students, CLU offers undergraduate and graduate programs within the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Management and Graduate School of Education.
Amodini Pathak, a 2013 graduate of Desert Vista, has been awarded a scholarship from the Phoenix Chapter of the University of Texas at Austin Ex Students Association. She will be enrolling at Texas this fall. The Phoenix Texas Exes annually award scholarships to deserving Arizona high school graduates attending the University of Texas.
Selby earns Faculty Honors at Georgia Tech
Ahwatukee resident Sara Elizabeth Matsumoto was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Matsumoto is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences. To qualify, students must earn a semester GPA of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units. Washington University is counted among the world’s leaders in teaching and research, and it draws students and faculty to St. Louis from all 50 states and more than 120 nations. The total student body is more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
The wine cooler has a bit of an identity problem. Is it a wine spritzer? A wine cocktail? Sangria? And what about that wild child moment in the ‘80s when it was the hottest thing on the party scene?