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Birds good and bad:
Depending on the variety, beautiful birds of the Northeast can be good or bad for your garden. Therefore, you want to know which ones to attract and which ones to detract and how to attract the ones you do want and to discourage the ones you don’t.
“Our House,” is what Xeth (pronounced Seth) Feinberg and Rose Bevens like to call their house when they’re not jokingly referring to it as “Belly Acres.” Or perhaps it’s the other way around.
Even small changes can produce big results when it comes to decorating the exterior of your home. Adding curb appeal just requires a combination of a little imagination and inspiration. Check out this list of projects that can easily dress up any style house and make it look its best—and in some cases, even enhance its value.
In September of 2017, West Indian native and beauty-school grad, Giniece (pronounced “gin” as in the drink and “niece” as in your brother’s daughter) Noble started Noble Arts, a glass-painting company out of Narrowsburg, NY.
Spring is almost here, and it’s time to start preparing your home for the warmer months ahead. Here are some tips to help you get your house and yard in shape. Although many of the tasks can be do-it-yourself projects, hiring professionals can also help to move things along and get the job done right.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)—you know, that new tax law—has given many people a temporary tax break and corporations a permanent one. But one of its bigger surprises: after years of the government supporting American homeownership with tax advantages, the new law has altered some of those benefits.
Unbeknownst to Fernando and Rachel Zorrilla, in 2006, their future home, a dairy barn, was en route from Livermore Falls, ME to Barryville, NY.
Full disclosure: I’m not a gardener. My wife would like to be. Our land consists of a little dirt on a lot of rocks. None of that has stopped us from trying to grow food. One of the first things we did after moving here was plant a garden, from seeds, since we didn’t have money and seeds are cheap.
Based in Eldred, NY, fine furniture maker Bo Stevens (aka Walter Stevens) initially attained his command of the craft in the boldest of ways: “At first, I acquired most of my skills by telling people I knew how to do something and then figuring out how to do it,” he explains.