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News >  Family

Family Fun: Mondays are Fundays at Riverfront Park

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 1, 2021

Mondays are Fundays at Riverfront Park this summer. The park has been hosting free family-friendly activities each Monday at different locations throughout the park. It's a way to create more activity on a day of the week that historically hasn't been as busy.
News >  Family

Dad Daze: She’s leaving home for New York and a new life

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 1, 2021

"She's Leaving Home" has always been my favorite Beatles song. I was absolutely spellbound 19 years ago in Atlantic City when I witnessed Paul McCartney deliver the sonic tale of a young woman slipping out of her parents' home to meet the love of her life.

News >  Travel

Revived vintage motels evoke nostalgia for simpler times

Who says roadside pit stops have to be boring? This summer, road-trippers looking for stylish accommodations that won’t break the bank, something between upscale luxury and side-of-the-highway corporate chains, are discovering a new trend.
News >  Home and garden

Ask the Builder: Connecting deck posts and piers

Q. Tim, you helped me years ago, and now I’m back. I’m going to build a freestanding deck at my house during my vacation. After watching lots of online videos, I’m somewhat confused about how to connect the deck posts to the concrete piers. 
News >  Health

Water Cooler: Why does it feel good to be in nature?

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 1, 2021

Nature has always been associated with good health. In today’s lifestyle marketing, “natural” is nearly used as a synonym of “healthy.” Open-air classrooms were popular in the early 1900s as a way to teach ill school children while exposing them to plenty of fresh air and sunshine per the medical advice of the time. Nineteenth-century public asylums began to be designed with acres of surrounding gardens and natural landscapes.

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