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If a horse carriage ride through Central Park is on your bucket list, better get it done soon. Mayor Bill de Blasio in a Google Hangout video chat this month said he expects the City Council to ban the practice by year’s end. De Blasio says he believes “a...

Putting the bite on the mosqui...

Oh, the perils of vacationing in mosquito territory. These little bloodsuckers have made a meal of me around the globe, and I’ve longed for a definitive guide to repelling them. What really works? When and where are extra precautions necessary? …read...

In Northern Neck, a B&B wi...

Themed hotels aren’t easy to pull off without veering into the absurd. …read...

For a real adventure, bring th...

Just keep telling yourself the children will have a good time. Do it enough, and maybe they will. …read...

The Separate Kitchen Makes a C...

When it comes to dinner events and holidays, owners want a more defined space. …read...

In Venice, learning to row you...

The next morning, as my wife and 11-year-old son slept in, I walked through the quiet and narrow calli, or waterside streets, to meet my teacher. Fortified with several cappuccini and slices of fresh blood oranges from my hotel, I gave myself a pep talk. Read full...

Mortgages: Sign on the Digital...

Technology for paperless closings has long been available, an now lenders have new incentives to adopt it. …read...

On the Indonesian island of Su...

When a man with a machete silently joins us at the edge of the rain forest, my sister and I aren’t sure whether to be alarmed or comforted. We already have a guide and a park ranger accompanying us as we set off into Sumatra’s Way Kambas National Park. The...

It’s no longer ‘Will it play i...

The movie theater started to rumble and shake as if a giant were stomping his feet. Despite the quaking, I had no reason to be alarmed. I was sitting inside a life-size replica of a Caterpillar mining truck. Its 13-foot-tall tires could easily crush any threat, real or...

The Suites at 249 in Culpeper,...

It was fascination at first sight. I knew that I wanted to stay at the Suites at 249 from the moment we passed the little hotel in cute downtown Culpeper while looking for some quick refreshment on a tour of Civil War Virginia a couple of years ago. Read full article...
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All About Pro-Style Ranges You don’t need to be an Iron Chef to fall for the allure of a pro-style cooker. Pick the right one for your space, cooking style, and budget …read...
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Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board of Directors; Request for Nominations The FMCSA solicits nominations and applications for appointment to the Board of Directors of the Unified Carrier Registration Plan (UCR Plan) of interested persons to serve as representatives of chief administrative officers of State agencies responsible for overseeing the Unified Carrier Registration...
recent from Real Estate News The Separate Kitchen Makes a Comeback
The Separate Kitchen Makes a Comeback When it comes to dinner events and holidays, owners want a more defined space. …read...
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How to Know If You Should Keep Renting Instead of Buying Filed under: News, Advice, Buying, Renting ShutterstockHomebuyers have to be ready to commit their time and money. By AJ Smith One question I heard frequently throughout my 20s was, “When are you going to buy a house?” Some believed I was already missing out on the benefits of homeownership...