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Home Resolutions

Home Resolutions

Whether it's in your house, neighborhood, or city, here's how to make the most of where you live in the new year.

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Where to donate your joyless items during the pandemic

Streamline your life by decluttering your home.

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The best hardware stores in SF

Essential stores during the shelter-in-place order.

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15 best vintage furniture stores in Chicago

From eclectic antique markets to curated midcentury modern shops.

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Austin’s best vintage and antiques stores to shop on a budget

Where to find unique and beautiful things, vintage and new, including some major bargains

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Austin’s best gardening and plant stores

16 places to get plants, supplies, tools, and advice for growing your best beds—or just find a house plant or several

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Atlanta’s best gardening and plant stores

With spring right around the corner, now’s the time to start planting—or sprucing up your home’s interior.

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How to research your historic Detroit home

Looking to do more research on your home in 2020? Here’s a step-by-step guide.

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How to fix (almost) anything in your LA neighborhood

From filing a noise complaint to getting a tree planted on your block.

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Understanding your Detroit property tax assessment

A guide to everything you need to know about your notice of assessment and tax bill.

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How to easily make your home plastic-free in Chicago

Tips from Chicago’s first zero-waste store

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Where to easily donate your unwanted items in Chicago

Don’t have a car? These 8 places offer free pick-ups of bulky items like furniture, books, and appliances.

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How to upgrade your NYC rental apartment on a budget

A drab New York City rental doesn’t have to stay that way: These five easy (and cheap) upgrades will help make your space feel homey—and are easily reversible when your lease ends.

The 8 best compost bins

Trying to embrace sustainable living this year? Consider these composting ideas straight from environmental experts.

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How to fix anything in your Boston-area neighborhood

From potholes to piled-up garbage to broken lights to busted traffic signals—never despair of civic repairs again.

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8 indoor plants hardy enough to survive Chicago winters

Commit to sprucing up your place in the new year.

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Where in New York City to donate your unwanted items

A guide to donating your clothes, furniture, books, and electronics in the five boroughs.

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How to fix anything in your NYC neighborhood

From filing a noise complaint to getting a street tree planted on your block

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How to compost in Detroit—and why you should

Looking to reduce waste in 2020? Start by composting.

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How to fix anything in your neighborhood

New Year’s resolution: Get things done.

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How to start composting at home in Chicago

Reduce your impact on the environment in 2020.

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What to do if your NYC apartment doesn’t have heat or hot water

Know your rights this winter.

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The Boston area’s top neighborhood hardware stores, mapped

Determined to fix up this or that in your home? Start with a visit to—and advice from—these shops around the region.

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Where in Austin to donate your joyless items

How to reduce, reuse, and recycle when Kondo-ing—or just decluttering—your home is your New Year’s resolution

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Austin's top furniture and design stores

Looking to spruce up your home in the new year? Here are 21 local style resources you need to know about, whether you’re looking for refresh or a total remodel.

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NYC's best furniture and home design shops

When it comes to finding good quality furniture in New York City, the options are basically endless—but which ones are the best? That's where we come in, with this list of more than two dozen fantastic furniture and home design stores in NYC.

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Resources for renovating your historic Detroit home

Thinking of renovating your home this year? Here are some resources to get you through it.

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The 13 best design and furniture stores in Atlanta

Looking to spruce up your ATL abode in 2020? Here’s an eclectic slate of options mapped out across the city.

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How to get more active in your Atlanta neighborhood in 2020

From your community HOA to local government, here’s how you can get involved.

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How not to freeze inside your Victorian apartment

New Year’s resolution: Stay warm.

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Where to shop for furniture and home decor in the Boston area

These selections range from discount spots for the more budget-conscious to higher-end boutiques that put the "hand" in "handmade."

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SF’s best furniture and home design shops

Reignite your apartment or home with a small refresh or total makeover at these shops specializing in furniture and home decor.

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How to make money off your Boston parking space

If you own a parking space in the Boston area, you own gold. How do you spin that gold into more gold? Like this.

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How to join your New York City community board

One of the best ways to make a difference in your neighborhood is by joining your local community board. Every NYC neighborhood has one—and here’s what you need to know before you get involved.