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Pops of color and cute accessories can do a lot to perk up an otherwise bland kitchen space. Check out some ideas for updates to your kitchen, here. Read more

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Small touches to big ticket items, we've got it all for you to consider when revamping your kitchen space. Read more

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Looking for a quiet, peaceful spot to escape to? You might be able to create it in your very own backyard. Read more

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Interested in growing herbs and reaping the benefits? Heed these tips from O. Christopher Miller, a Centre Park resident. Read more

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To create your outdoor adventures a little closer to home, look no further than Berks County for miles of challenging trails that link one to another in natural, manmade and historical settings. Read more

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Spring gives many the urge to clean up their homes and ship items out. But wait. Someone else might be able to use that old piece you no longer want. Check out these ideas for turning your trash to someone else's treasure. Read more

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Want to wow out-of-town guests staying with you? Take these tips seriously and you're sure to have some happy visitors! Read more

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The elevator in South Sterley Lofts was invented by John G. Speidel, who learned the machinist’s trade in Balingen-Württemberg, Germany, his hometown. Read more

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PHOTO BY TANIA COLAMARINO, AMA PHOTOGRAPHY

For a casual get together, nothing can quite compare to a backyard barbecue, even with a guest list a mile long. If that’s what you’re after, but if you want to raise the bar—for a little more fun and a lot more adventure— add a touch of th... Read more

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It’s never too late to get down and dirty with our room to grow Gardener’s Guide for quick answers and easy solutions to all of your lawn and gardening needs. Dig it. Read more

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Chef Georgetta Martinita of Santino’s Family Restaurant in Wyomissing has created an Italian focaccia recipe for BCL readers to make at home. Unfortunately, these tasty cupcake-like breads are not for sale at the restaurant, but now you can... Read more

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For the well being of your family and home, security professionals recommend some basic safety precautions. Read more

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If there is a room in your home that has become the catchall place for your “stuff,” now is a good time to purge and organize it. Just relax, take a deep breath, and be ready to let go of a few things. Read more

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