• Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Delaware with Champagne and sparkling wine

    My Pink, Bubbly Valentine: Say it with rosé.

    Valentine’s Day is a prime date holiday, as restaurants over-book with couples and stay-at-homers play Rachel Ray. Either way, you’ll need some…

  • Coatesville’s National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum Explores Chester County’s Role in Industry

    Rich in history and cultural significance, Lukens Steel was more than just Chester County's source of revenue. The steel industry's effects on the area are lasting, and recent efforts from several local outlets would see these milestones preserved.

    Sometimes, museums exist for legitimate historical reasons. Other times, they’re little more than an ego trip for the wealthy. In the case of…

  • The Latest Home Trend: Wine Cellars

    Women in particular are interested in tacking them onto their homes.

    Over his 20-year career as president and owner of Washington Valley Cellars in Martinsville, N.J., Jay Rosen has built more than 500 wine cellars—many of…

  • A Quick Getaway After a Stressful Week

    Bridgeton House offers views of the Delaware River from your private porch.

    Bridgeton House on the Delaware 1525 River Road, Upper Black Eddy, (610) 982-5856 Cost: $159-$219; private cottage $499. Drive Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes. The Scoop: If you’ve…

  • Affordable and Authentic Antica Brings Italian Flair to Chadds Ford

    This BYOB takes over the Bistro on the Brandywine space in the Brandywine Valley.

    It was just after sunrise when I found myself digging greedily into a to-go container holding the satisfying remnants of my pulpo contadino—tender chunks…

  • Ashley Debnam & Derek Hodges

    Ashley Debnam & Derek Hodges June 6, 2015 The Farmhouse Wilmington, Del.

  • Classic Clivias

    Reinvent your winter garden with these big, bright flower clusters.

    Dramatic clivias, with their big, bright flower clusters, are popular indoor plants in the Mid-Atlantic region. Originally discovered in the warm climate of…

  • Tramp Art’s Humble Origins

    This woodworking style comes in all shapes in sizes, from boxes and frames to room dividers and tabletop decorations.

    Take some wooden cigar boxes and a penknife. Add creativity, carving skill, and the patience to plan and execute a project. Combine…

  • Arctic Fjordscapes

    Greenland is the ultimate cure for Mid-Atlantic summers.

    With each summer I experience a greater aversion to the mid-Atlantic’s heat and humidity. My determination to flee has grown each year. …

  • Artist Turned Decorator

    Lynn McKernan’s Rightside Design is a successful home-accent company named after the creative side of her brain.

    When Lynn McKernan began decorating her family’s cottage on the New Jersey shore, she ran into a problem: there was nothing she…

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