If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then we’d like to flatter the heck out of these couples, whose special wedding-day touches provide bushels of inspiration this season. A fearless photo. This groom’s basket toss makes for a fun memory and captures the day’s excitement in a fresh way. A pretty, practical gift. Lovely […]
At the start of your planning process, you’re no doubt embarking on a long journey filled with questions. We asked four local vendors—a photographer, caterer, stylist, and florist—to give us the top five questions brides ask before they commit. Jack Looney of Jack Looney Photography (249-6266) 1. How do I go about gaining control of […]
A rich, vibrant palette spells one thing to guests: fun. We’re not talking every color in the crayon box, but why choose just two or three colors, especially if you love them all? Instead, put Roy G. Biv (that acronym for the sequence of hues in the rainbow) on the guest list for your big […]
(Photo by Cramer Photo) Once a therapist for foster kids, 36-year-old Kelly Cox has been practicing yoga since grad school to alleviate the stress of her busy schedule. These days, yoga is her busy schedule. The co-owner of Downtown yoga studio Bend spends her time instructing children, teens and expectant mothers, and serving on […]
Our favorite things Super sparkly earrings. Leopard: the ultimate neutral. Red’s delicious. SHOP THE SHOOT Dotted tights from Gap ($14.50, 973-5026); Tibi silk strapless dress from Levy’s ($341, 295-4270); Via Spiga belt from Posh Style ($68, 245-0115); Miguel Ases earrings from Scarpa ($295, 296-0040). All photography by Nick Strocchia. Hair and makeup by […]
When the cold calls You can’t cure the flu with “Take two aspirin and call me in the morning.” Done just right, the seasonal sickness will knock you off your feet for days. We asked a few local ladies (including one doc) for time-worn advice on beating a cold in record time.—Caite White (File […]
It’s 2pm on Sunday afternoon and Jackie Bright is in her Seventh Street office. This isn’t unusual. In fact, for her, it’s downright normal to be working in the off-hours. Effectiveness, she says, doesn’t always happen 9 to 5. “I really do try to work when I feel inspired. If I can’t focus, then […]
When Cate West Zahl first laid eyes on the Rugby-area rental she and her family (husband Dave and 10-month-old Charlie) would inhabit after their move from New York, she was taken aback by the living room’s canary yellow walls and crimson accents. “It was like…a Monticello yellow. I get it,” she says, “but I don’t […]
Just five years ago, Darryl Smith couldn’t picture himself as a homeowner. A renter since college, he’d enjoyed being able to pick up and move when he got tired of the place. Cut to last Christmas, when he and roommate Alex Wear, a carpenter at Builder Beast and Alloy Workshop, began renovating his Monticello Avenue […]
Pretty party (left to right): Julia Thomas wears a Molly B. blue and yellow polka dot bikini from Spring Street ($115; ), a Velvet blue maxi dress from E.G. ($142), Bernardo Maverick sandals from Duo ($108), an Elise M. double skinny belt from Lola ($40), bangles from Bittersweet ($3 each), and gold-filled lapis earrings from […]
When Colleen Beights decided to renovate the kitchen of her 19th-century farmhouse on Old Trail golf course—literally, the course was built around the centuries-old structure—everyone thought she was crazy. But, for the freelance interior designer, it was hard to imagine dreaming up anything in the space, be it a family meal or a creative thought. […]
Attention all foodies! The elusive chef will grace us with his presence next week.
HOW TO: Host a girls’ night in GUEST WORK Consider who of your friends would really love the theme of the party or who deserves a nice night in. Has a pal been working 60-hour weeks? Did you recently meet someone whom you’d like to get to know better? These questions inform the evening’s guest list. […]
Best Of C-VILLE 2010 is on stands now!
Warming trend Lille Smallwood wears a Bantu one-piece bathing suit ($120) and Sonja R. rings ($48 each) from Derriere de Soie (105 E. Main St., 977-7455). Suit yourself Meredith Heiderman wears an Aloha Navy Paisley bikini from Duo ($38, 101 Elliewood Ave., 979-1212). Splash of color Broocks Willich wears a Mouillé fuschia bikini […]
Does this really need an introduction?
Still no public recognition for Brick Watch, but that’s OK. Friday wasn’t about us – it was about our beautiful Mall.
Last night, as we said they would, City Council met to review the Mall rebricking project. Here’s what we came away with.
Mornin’, bricksters! Whether it’s a good morning is a different topic. Brick Watch was set to get a cup of coffee before work today but was nearly deterred by a looming cloud of dust at the west 200 block.
Brick Watch has the answers to all your paver-related questions.
And we thought everything was going so smoothly.
Good morning, fellow brick watchers! The sun is shining, the air is crisp, and the bricks are still coming up one by one.
So many things to share with you about bricks, so little reason to devote an entire blog post to each of them.
â€œSo far so good,â€ says Debbie Brewer, who works at The Mole Hole. â€œTheyâ€™re doing such a good job, the way theyâ€™re doing it. Block by block.â€