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Saline library set to undergo $4M facelift, bringing renovations inside and out

SALINE, MI – As Saline’s library building turns 30, it’s gearing up for a roughly $4 million set of renovations, bringing improvements inside and out. Construction will get underway in June on the expansive set of upgrades to the Saline District Library at 555 N. Maple Road, library officials announced in mid-March. The plans call for a new outdoor pavilion and paved trail on the library grounds, more study rooms, larger space for teenagers, increased seating and a drive-thru service window to pick up reserved materials, among other changes, according to the library. The building, built in 1994, was renovated…
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Neighbors Sue to Halt Massive FDR Park Renovation

News The $250 million project is already underway, but critics worry about the environmental impact. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great with coffee! Haason Reddick fans are having a blast in this detail of the FDR Park renovation plan. / Image via myphillypark.org Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly Mag reporters, please direct it here. You can also use that form to send us reader mail. We love reader mail!…
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University of Kentucky can’t move ticket holders’ seats after Rupp renovation, judge rules

A Franklin Circuit judge has stopped the University of Kentucky from changing the seats of two UK men’s basketball ticket holders. Under a proposed change, those tickets would have been given away to the highest bidder. Judge Phillip Shepherd granted the order to John Meyers and Kathy Walker. Both of them sued UK after they were told they would lose their current tickets and get new ones handed out in order of donations to the K Fund, a sports booster organization. In January, UK told 178 lower arena and courtside ticket holders that aging infrastructure required them to rebuild the…
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News & Announcements • Crossroads Park Renovation Project Up

The City of Chino Hills is continuing work on the Crossroads Park Renovation Project featuring the City’s first fully inclusive playground for people of all abilities to enjoy. The renovated park was originally expected to reopen to the public on January 31, 2024, however, during the construction additional work areas have been identified as in need of improvement and the park will remain closed to the public through mid-April 2024. Access to the tennis courts will be available, however, there will be no public restrooms open during this time. The original renovation project scope includes new state-of-the-art inclusive playground equipment…
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Are Open Concept Layouts Going Out of Style? Interior Designers Weigh In

In the interior design industry, trends can come and go faster than you can drape a throw blanket over your sofa or armchair. But more times than not, what was once considered out of fashion makes a comeback. And, as it turns out, our home’s layouts fall into that cyclical process. The ubiquitous open concept floor plans that define the latest trends in architecture and home building are giving way to a rise of actual rooms—not just designated areas of a larger space, but sectioned-off spaces complete with four walls. But what’s the best layout for you? The Backlash Against…
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Design team launches plans – News-Herald

Several new designers have come on board for the 2019 Lake County YMCA Dream House project. Following the fundraiser’s 25th anniversary in 2018 many of the former designers stepped down after dedicating numerous years to the endeavor. At the helm of design plans for the new home in the Maple Valley Subdivision of Willoughby Hills is Realtor/designer and ProBuilt Homes staffer Lindsay Davis. Other new members are Tammy McIntosh of Conceptual Stone Design, Katie Ryan of ProBuilt Homes and Robyn Spataro of Firenza Stone. All of the businesses are located in Lake County. Spataro, of Mentor, said that as a…