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New England Winter Pushes Back Gardening Season

By Lisa Rathke | Apr 20
The historic barrage of snow and cold that struck New England this winter has pushed back the gardening season and left behind damaged bushes, trees and greenhouses - and gardeners clamoring to get their hands in the dirt.

Fly the Coop: Helping Your Kids Buy a Home

Apr 18
Rising prices and a dearth of homes for sale in many markets have made it harder for many looking to buy their first home. Some parents are stepping in to help their kids

Wallet Squeeze: Apartment Rentals Expected to Rise

Apr 17
Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again.

Giacometti Sculpture Poised to Set Auction Record

Apr 16
A rare life-size sculpture by Alberto Giacometti could set a record at auction next month where it's expected to bring around $130 million.

Like a Virgin: Snug Harbor's All-White Garden

By Beth J. Harpaz | Apr 15
First come the snowdrops, peeking through the snow, then as things warm up, hellebores and crocuses, followed by geraniums, camellias and many more. But there's one thing all the flowers in this particular garden have in common: They're all white.

7 Tips to Avoid Outdoor Cooking Accidents

By EDGE | Apr 14
As the days grow longer and the weather warms, many activities are moving outdoors, including cooking. Here are seven tips from Enviro-Log to avoid outdoor cooking accidents.

LA Mayor Envisions Greener, More Walkable City

Apr 9
Los Angeles, known for its cars, smog and sprawl, wants to reinvent itself as the home of electric vehicles, solar panels and bicycle paths.

Don McLean's 'American Pie' Brings $1.2M at Auction

Apr 9
Singer-songwriter Don McLean's original manuscript and notes to "American Pie" sold at auction Tuesday for $1.2 million.

Monet Paintings Could Fetch Up to $110M at Auction

Apr 6
Six paintings by French impressionist painter Claude Monet are among the stars heading for New York City's spring art auctions that could realize between $78 million and $110 million, Sotheby's announced.

Lauren Bacall Auction Fetches $3.6 Million

Apr 4
A two-day auction of the contents of Lauren Bacall's spacious Manhattan apartment at The Dakota realized $3.6 million.

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