Does Philadelphia need another building for contemporary art?

Philadelphia Contemporary selects an architecture firm to design a permanent home just a few blocks from the Institute of Contemporary Art.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to paint old wood paneling

Wondering how to paint dark, wood paneling for a brighter space?

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to paint old wood paneling

Wondering how to paint dark, wood paneling for a brighter space?

Elfreth’s Alley rowhouse showcases history inside and out

Many homeowners on Philadelphia's oldest street have colonial-era furnishings. Homeowners George Case and Neil Frauenglass are a bit more eclectic.

Elfreth’s Alley rowhouse showcases history inside and out

Many homeowners on Philadelphia's oldest street have colonial-era furnishings. Homeowners George Case and Neil Frauenglass are a bit more eclectic.

Concealed doorways are the latest trend in home design

The obvious purpose of a hidden door is security: to conceal a safe room or valuables. But another motivation is fun.

Concealed doorways are the latest trend in home design

The obvious purpose of a hidden door is security: to conceal a safe room or valuables. But another motivation is fun.
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Ask Jennifer Adams: Kitchen storage options to reduce gluten cross-contamination

Love a clutter-free kitchen but need to duplicate everything to reduce gluten cross-contamination? Here are Jennifer's tips.

Nov. 2: In the garden, it’s time …

Collect fall leaves, and mow them fine with the lawn mower. Run the lawn mower till it's empty of gas, then clean off the blades and put it away for the winter.

A 1920s Elkins Park home adapted for modern living

The couple bought the roughly 3,500-square-foot stone house in 2010. But the house needed updating to fit the family's lifestyle.

Whitemarsh approves townhouses on historic Underground Railroad site

Historians and preservationists are concerned about the future of a site that played a crucial role in African American history.

In suburbs, Pa.'s anti-slavery history is under threat

This week's zoning decision from the Whitemarsh Township supervisors could have national implications.

Oct. 26-Nov. 1: In the garden, it’s time to …

Survey the damage in the herb garden wrought by dropping temperatures.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How to keep your glass shower doors clean in a guest bathroom

In a guest bathroom, simply having a squeegee in the shower implies, of course, that you'd like for it to be used.

Ask Jennifer Adams: How do you place furniture in huge living rooms?

Create smaller "rooms" or areas within the larger room.

Oct. 19-25: In the garden, it’s time to…

Learn about frost dates. Out in the counties, we can expect a frost anywhere between Oct. 15 and 31, and slightly later in the city.

Oct. 12-19: In the garden, it’s time to…

There are enough pumpkin pies out there right now, and there's plenty of rhubarb still taking up real estate. Make rhubarb pie.

Ask Jennifer Adams: Doormat dilemma – will any area rug do?

Truth be told, you can use any area rug you want for a doormat. I'm assuming you mean indoors — because a beautiful indoor rug outside your front door will not last very long with all the dirt, direct sun, weather exposure and moisture. That's why outdoor rugs are made of such durable materials or are inexpensive. Because you will replace them often.

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