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Archives: May 2015

Traveling back in time

Posted on May. 1, 2015 by Amy Hanson

Every piece of history tells a story. Each community also has its tales to tell and artifacts to be discovered. FOX CITIES Magazine unearthed four accounts that contribute to the fabric of the area’s past. Stars and stripes Today, the United States flag waves a proud 50 stars, and 13 alternating red and white stripes READ MORE

Wonderful walls

Posted on May. 1, 2015 by Amy Hanson

White. Off white. Eggshell. While walls in some homes may continue to be of the typical vanilla variety, more are making a statement with texture, wood, wallpaper, metal and bold pops of color. While it may take longer than those living on the East or West coasts to flirt with design trends, Houzz, Pinterest and READ MORE

What’s on your plate?

Posted on May. 1, 2015 by Amy Hanson

By its very definition, “brunch” is the meal that combines the enjoyment of dining on both breakfast and lunch items. No longer do you have to decide between chicken or waffles. Area restaurants are encouraging patrons to embrace brunch and break away from the traditional idea of what this dining experience has been — buffet READ MORE

In Bloom

Posted on May. 1, 2015 by Amy Hanson

The first sprouts of green emerging from the ground are a sought-after sign that warmer days are soon ahead. Whether you have a green thumb or are an admirer of the many varieties of petals that exist, area gardens look forward to visitors searching for colorful inspiration, relaxed enjoyment and a bit of fresh air. READ MORE