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Meet the Man Behind the East End Revival

How “Chicken” Nick Motz grew from a river-loving local boy to the man with a plan to revive an entire neighborhood.

Meet The New Head Of The Lloyd Library

Career librarian Patricia Van Skaik made a five-block hop in February from one downtown hall of books to another. Bigger was her leap from the world of history and genealogy at the public library’s main branch to one of insects, fungus, and pharmaceuticals at the independent, scientific Lloyd Library and Museum.

A Contemporary Gem from Architect Jose Garcia

Natural materials bring the outdoors indoors, and understanding what the client wants creates a beautiful, practical home.

Chester Cornett: Humble Chair Maker or Mad Genius?

The long, strange trip of Chester Cornett, from hermetic Appalachian crypto-artisan to patron saint of old, weird American craftsmanship.

Lost City: The Automobile Makers

These buggy manufacturers went horseless, but still couldn't survive tough blows.

Why I Give

Meet a few of your tri-state neighbors who are working to make a positive impact in our community.

This Antiques Roadshow Appraiser is Real Picky About his Rookwood Pottery Collection

Riley Humler purchased his first piece of Rookwood, a 1944 porcelain vase by modernist Jens Jensen, at an auction in 1972. It cost him $37.

Rent This Little Retro Trailer for the Best Weekend Ever

In a big country, sometimes it’s best to travel small. Route Fifty Campers lets you take it all in tow.
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