GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Long before a spare six-pack in the linen closet separated the haves from the have-nots during coronavirus pandemic panic buying, toilet paper has been on a roll in Green Bay.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Not everybody would be up for eating a hundred-year-old piece of meat or a mouthful of corn chips from the golden age of disco, but Gary Mitchell, better known as “Old Smokey,” loves that kind of thing. The 37-year-old Mason County native is the co-host of the History channel’s newest series, Eating History, which debuted at 10 p.m. Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) – An early, painted Swedish sideboard next to a leather sectional. An ornate Italian walnut headboard on a bed dressed in featherweight linen. A collection of colorful 1930s Fiesta ware pottery on a Lucite bookshelf.
DEARBORN, Mich. – Bronco is the product of legendary talent, from the teams who won the Baja 1000 to the collectors who restore them today. But there’s one legend in the story of the Bronco who not only helped create the first Ford 4×4 sports-utility vehicle design, he made history, becoming one of the first African American designers in the industry.
GERING, Neb. (AP) – Like many hobbies, rock hounding might be slowly fading away. But there’s still something magical about keeping your head down, scouring the earth for that odd-looking rock that could be a precious gemstone in disguise.
NEW YORK (AP) – Author Lucy Maud Montgomery, of Anne of Green Gables fame, loved a good blanket.
“I like to hear a storm at night,” she wrote. “It is so cozy to snuggle down among the blankets and feel that it can’t get at you.”
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) – Barb Bundy-Jost spent 33 years as an art teacher at Manitowoc Lincoln High School. But on this day she was schooling baby boomers from the Lifelong Learning Institute at the UW-Green Bay Manitowoc Campus on the finer points of aluminum Christmas trees.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) – Terry Groves stood with his eyes fixed on the metal ball as it careened off bumpers and flippers, his face illuminated by the brightly-lit backglass. Classic arcade sounds reverberated from the machine.
NEW YORK (AP) – Two of the hottest trends in home decor are sustainability and authenticity. No wonder architectural salvage shops are busy.
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – There is no driveway, not even a sidewalk, to Steven Broudy’s new home away from home. To get there requires a long drive through a narrow canopy of trees, then a 10-minute scamper down a third-of-a-mile-long breakwater at the end of Wisconsin Point – first over mammoth boulders, then along a thick concrete pier that juts 9 feet out of the water.