outdoor oasis

outdoor oasis

In a 1950’s mid-century home across from City Park, the Halpern family created their perfect outdoor oasis. With their large family of four children, Mary and David Halpern wanted to use most of their outdoor space to host, entertain and throw great parties and have a cool outdoor spot to just hang out with the … Read more

Retro Redux

Retro Redux

When Mark and Rachel Jaffe first saw the work of New Orleans architect Nathan Fell, founder and director of Nathan Fell Architecture, in a 2020 article in this magazine entitled Inside Out, they knew he was was the perfect person to help redesign her backyard. “We were drawn to his use of color and his … Read more

The state is providing millions for downtown Lansing’s Potter Park Zoo and other projects

Guests walk past the donation tree on Friday, July 1, 2022 at the Potter Park Zoo in Lansing.

Millions of dollars have been allocated to organizations in the Lansing area in the $76 billion state budget that the Michigan Legislature passed early Friday morning. The deal includes $13 million in funding for local Greater Lansing area organizations including the Potter Park Zoo, downtown Lansing, Inc., the Charlotte Fire Department and a Lansing area … Read more

6 ways to educate your customer

6 ways to educate your customer

Translating years of design know-how into terms everyone understands takes practice and sometimes requires a tailored approach. We asked six designers—Julia Mueller, Christopher Wierer, Ana Maria Torres, Doug Davis, Tanya Smith-Shiflett and Gray Walker– how they educate their customers. Julia MuellerCourtesy of Yond Interiors Stick to the guide“It took a lot of trial and error … Read more

Negotiating Autonomy: Mapuche Territorial Demands and Chilean Land Policy (Review)

Negotiating Autonomy: Mapuche Territorial Demands and Chilean Land Policy (Review)

Empty esta reseña en español. On January 3, 2008, Matías Catrileo Quezada, a 23-year-old Mapuche youth, was murdered by a Chilean police officer, the Carabineros. The murder took place at the Hacienda Santa Margarita – owned by Jorge Luchsinger, a settler of Swiss descent – with the efforts of the lf Llewpeko, a Mapuche community … Read more

The value of looking forward as we celebrate America’s next great birthday

The value of looking forward as we celebrate America's next great birthday

Placeholder when loading item promotions Not many people know what a “semiquincentennial” is, but they will soon find out. Although the year 2026 is almost four years away, many organizations and individuals have already begun to think—and plan—to commemorate the upcoming 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The discussion of the “Semiquin” – even … Read more

To build a house? Be careful when using a project builder’s blueprints to conceptualize your dream home! – Copyright ©

To build a house?  Be careful when using a project builder's blueprints to conceptualize your dream home!  - Copyright ©

To print this article, all you need to do is register or log in to Mondaq.com. For new homes, plans designed for similar price ranges often include common features designed for similar block sizes. While you may think it’s easier to replicate a developer’s plans, in reality it doesn’t matter how little you vary the … Read more

Fayetteville City Council, District 7

District 7 City Council candidate Brenda McNair speaks at the Fayetteville Observer Candidate Forum at Fayetteville Technical Community College on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.  Also pictured are Larry O. Wright, Sr. and Myah Warren.

Larry Wright is the District 7 incumbent. The challenger is Brenda McNair. Wright is a veteran pastor and senior marketing director for Spring Telecommunications and is in his third term on the city council. Solving the problem of homelessness was a focus for him and he was a member of the Homeless and Hunger Stand … Read more

The 8 best Minecraft house ideas

The 8 best Minecraft house ideas

One of the fundamental parts of your Minecraft experience is building your forever home. You might focus on the basics, e.g. B. building cute houses (see you cottagecore) and simplicity might be the key for you. On the other hand, you might be the type who is constantly expanding your home and using it as … Read more