Like an Open Book – WSJ

Northampton, Mass. In architecture, as in drama, it is unwise to upstage the star. Additions to a building, if it has any historical or aesthetic significance, should defer to the original. At Smith College’s renovated Neilson Library, which opened on March 29, this rule is gleefully turned on its head. […]

Dodge Brand Wins Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Award

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Award categories are calculated among luxury, non-luxury and truck shoppers and are based on annual new-car buyer perception data The top purchase reasons for Dodge vehicles are overall exterior styling, being “fun to drive” and overall power and acceleration Challenger and Charger […]

Her admiration for Buck O’Neil inspired a book

Kristy Nerstheimer uses a WebEx connection to read her book about baseball great Buck O’Neil to the students at East Antioch Elementary School. Courtesy SMSD Communications A Shawnee Mission School District educator has written a picture book about Negro Leagues legend Buck O’Neil. She shared it with students in a […]

Liz Marie Galvan adoption book Grand Rapids

For years, Jose and Liz Marie Galvan dreamed of expanding their family but struggled with one miscarriage after another. Then Jose had a dream. “He woke up from this dream and he was like, ‘Don’t talk, I need to write this down,” said Liz Marie, the popular interior design blogger behind […]

La Jolla’s Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center is featured in upcoming book highlighting acoustical design

La Jolla’s Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center is featured in an upcoming book chronicling acoustical masterpieces worldwide. “Concert Halls by Nagata Acoustics: Thirty Years of Acoustical Design for Music Venues and Vineyard-Style Auditoria” is set to be published early next year. Co-author Daniel Beckmann is an acoustician who served with […]