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A Colorful Victorian in Spring Grove Village

The architectural lines are all proper Victorian lady, but the color palette is a riotous rainbow, accented with historic details.

Heritage Acres Memorial Sanctuary Is Our Area’s Only Dedicated Natural Burial Preserve

Heritage Acres offers families a burial option that’s more in tune with the cycle of nature.

This 19th Century Newport Mansion Sits at the Middle of an Old Scandal

An illegitimate wife, a contested estate, stained-glass windows sold away (and bought back!), and a full restoration bring this Newport beauty back to life.

The To-Dos (and Don’ts) of Scheduling Your Pre-Wedding Beauty Plan

Local makeup artist Megan Kramer of Blend Artistry gives you an in-depth beauty agenda to follow leading up to your big day.

Revamp That Hand-Me-Down Wedding Dress and Make It Your Own

Have a family wedding dress on hand? Anthony King Alterations can work wonders by helping you customize it for your own special day.

Turn Your Heirloom Stones Into A Stunning Wedding Ring

Richter & Phillips Jewelers can help you turn your vintage heirloom stones into stunning custom wedding rings.

A Terrace Park Contemporary Perfect for Social Distancing

In this riverside stunner, you can self-isolate among the treetops.

A Rambling Queen Anne Reigns in Wyoming

Historic details and thoughtful updates make this regal Victorian Queen Anne a house made for any era.

A 1980s Hyde Park Home Takes Its Cues From MCM

This Hans Nuetzel–designed home blends the best of the ’80s with mid-century influences, and makes great use of its hillside setting.

Bobby Diddle’s Longfurbs Gives a Crafty Update to a ’90s Icon

Local artist Bobby Diddle takes the Furby, a talking animatronic toy from the 1990s, and creates a new kind of character.