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The stretch of Pico Boulevard between Fairfax and La Brea avenues has an eclectic — and growing — mix of stores and restaurants.
Bow & Truss, the new North Hollywood restaurant and lounge, has some key design elements with high visual impact that diners just might want to bring home.
Huauzontle: The plant, a staple in Mexico, is prized by some L.A. gardeners for its sweet young leaves and flower buds.
Insteon light bulb: The Insteon light promises to be the first LED bulb that can be remote controlled.
Architect Douglas Ewing helps a Pasadena family restore an oddity in the canon of Craftsman design: A 1909 Arts and Crafts house with log chalet flourishes.
Slowing traffic in the neighborhood: Residents fed up with speeders are reclaiming their streets and taking matters into their own hands.
Papalo, also called summer cilantro, is a wild green that some chefs have come to love as a flavoring in soups, tacos, tortas or beans.
Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles: Scouting the new San Pedro crafts marketplace.
Outdoor chairs made of wire or cord have an easy, breezy sensibility — the "it" look of summer. We look at designs from CB2, Ilan Dei, Ligne Roset, Fernmob, Viva Terra, IKEA, Henry Hall and more.
New products -- fans, lanterns, Thermacell repellent, Terminex AllClear mister -- purport to keep mosquitoes away without having to slather repellent on your skin. But do they work?
Outdoor beds: New designs from Dedon, Urban Home, Restoration Hardware, Teak Warehouse and Royal Botania.
Vision House Los Angeles: Designer Jill Wolff narrates a pictorial tour of a design showcase that aims to bring warmth to a modern home.
Patio umbrellas: Patterns and print emerge, at long last, on backyard sunshade.
Tender leaves of lambsquarters can be blanched and eaten like spinach, kale or collard greens.
True Blood has done it again. Last season, the fang-tastic HBO vampire series introduced swank new sets for lead character Bill Compton's royal residence as Vampire King of Lousiana. For Season Five, which introduces new characters and...Show More Summary
Dwell on Design -- the annual expo of modern furniture, appliances, fixtures and other cool new stuff for home and garden -- is this weekend in L.A.
The Los Angeles architecture firm W+D builds a smart, space-efficient and view-filled house for producers Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon.
Home decor sales are running at Modani, Kartell, Alessi, Crate & Barrel, Restoration Hardware and other Los Angeles stores.
Work-life balance: Couples and families declare work-free zones at home — no iPad at the breakfast table, no laptops during prime time in the living room, no BlackBerries in bed. The goal: Stop work from interfering with home life.