If your idea of holiday shopping is buying what a robot thinks you want, you’re missing out. Call us old-fashioned, but we think there’s something irresistible about locally owned stores. So, we tracked down a few ideas to help you get started. ...

Benson Stone Company is revered for being an all-encompassing home furnishing store. Travel through five generations of Benson family history and success, and learn how this business blossomed into the one-stop shop it is today. ...

Discover what local experts deem their favorite items. Properly furnishing a home can feel intimidating. But when you really think about it, only a few key items set the tone for comfort and style. When they’re carefully chosen, everything else comes together easily. Essentials include a good mattress for a comfortable night of sleep; comfortable seating for your family and ...

A good remodel improves your kitchen's functionality and provides great relief from an outdated style. We caught up with two local experts who share their insights into the process of kitchen remodeling and the latest trends. ...

Todd Cooper, Hearthrock Café’s new head chef, is part of some big changes at the establishment. Learn about the new and exciting updates and find out why longtime fans of Hearthrock shouldn’t worry about a thing. ...

Summer is the perfect time to spruce up your yard. Gather ideas from some of the best local landscape experts on how to rejuvenate the outside of your home. ...

Too often, weekly warriors forget to do their homework. Our region's locally owned garden centers, stone specialists and roofing contractors are ready to guide you through the job. ...

A new lighting department at Benson Stone Co. offers our region a full array of quality lighting products, making this homegrown home goods store an even more powerful one-stop shop. ...

Designing a luxurious kitchen doesn't have to cost a fortune. Learn how some simple touches and quality purchases can make any kitchen look like a million bucks. ...

Our homes are a significant investment, one that requires continual improvements and updates. When it comes to furnishings, flooring, remodeling and gardening, these local experts know where to begin. ...