Union County Opens Submissions to Design Marsha P Johnson Monument

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is inviting artists to submit designs for the Marsha P. Johnson monument that will be erected on Elizabeth’s freedom trail.

Submissions will be accepted until December 15. The county is looking for artists with professional sculpture experience and a previous work reference. The budget range for the project is between $100,000 and $200,000. The full project description and design criteria can be found on the Union County website for LGBTQ+ affairs.

The monument is the product of a collaboration between The family of Marsha P. Johnson, the City of Elizabeth,

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Top Tips for Decorating With Textured Wallpaper

Each week, Mansion Global tackles a topic with an elite group of designers from around the world who work on luxury properties. This week, we look at how to decorate with textured wallpaper.

When it comes to dressing your walls, there’s paint, there’s wallpaper and then there’s textured wallpaper. It’s an extra layer that creates more interest and adds a sense of depth in any space by way of a tactile touch.

“Textural surfaces add a warming dimensional effect to any space,” says DeAnna Hain, executive director of marketing at York Wallcoverings in York, Pennsylvania. “They can replicate the hand

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Interior Design Software Market Demand, Rising Trends and Technology Advancements 2020 to 2025

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Sep 08, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
The Global Interior Design Software Market Research Report 2020-2025 offers an in-depth evaluation of each crucial aspect of the Global Interior Design Software industry that relates to market size, share, revenue, demand, sales volume, and development in the market. The report analyzes the Interior Design Software market over the values, historical pricing structure, and volume trends that make it easy to predict growth momentum and precisely estimate forthcoming opportunities in the Interior Design Software Market. The report explores the current

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Family of unarmed Andover woman killed by deputy after chase sues for wrongful death

The family of an Andover woman shot to death by a Sedgwick County Sheriff’s deputy after she failed to stop over a license plate violation has filed a civil rights lawsuit in connection with her December death.

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Kansas City, Kansas, alleges Deputy Kaleb Dailey used excessive force against Debra Arbuckle in the early morning hours of Dec. 30, 2019, when he rammed into her Volkswagen CC following a 19-minute chase then fired multiple times into her passenger window before she had time to comply with commands to step out of her

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10 Modern Classic Deer Hunting Rifles

Boiled down to the essentials, a proper deer camp requires only a few things: a source of fire for cooking and warmth; coffee in the morning and sipping ­liquor in the evening to enjoy around said fire; and a gun rack—the centerpiece of camp.

a group of tall trees: A lineup of quintessential modern deer guns from Weatherby, Savage, ­Winchester, GA Precision, and Henry.

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A lineup of quintessential modern deer guns from Weatherby, Savage, ­Winchester, GA Precision, and Henry.

a group of tall trees: A lineup of quintessential modern deer guns from Weatherby, Savage, ­Winchester,  GA Precision, and Henry.

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A lineup of quintessential modern deer guns from Weatherby, Savage, ­Winchester, GA Precision, and Henry.

A deer rifle is a magnificent thing—a tool perfected to work with the human form to fulfill

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Why have we all become interior design addicts?

As Moore says, this appetite for a stylish décor set-up it seems is especially loved by millennials – also aptly nicknamed ‘generation rent’. As the first generation to be poorer than their parents and struggling against rising house prices, getting on the property ladder is unachievable for many. 

The Women’s Budget Group confirmed in its 2019 report about the gender housing gap that there is technically nowhere in the UK that is affordable for women to buy or to rent. Stylist writer Hollie Richardson faces this challenge, predicting that she might never own a home: “With the average house price

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The new Audi Q3 Sportback Exterior Design in Puls Orange

The Audi Q3 Sportback stands for strength and precision to an equal degree, and reflects this in all design details. The black grille of the octagonal Singleframe is strongly three-dimensional in design, and this makes it particularly sporty. The same applies for the trapezoidal air inlets and the expressive bumper with its flat blade. The coupé-like passenger cabin acts as a contrast to the distinctive attachments, which are painted in contrasting colors and thus emphasize the SUV character. The low roofline gives way to flat D-pillars and ends in a roof edge spoiler. As a result, the Audi Q3 Sportback

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Kayleigh McEnany defends Trump’s trip to NJ after Hicks’ diagnosis

WASHINGTON — The White House on Friday defended President Trump’s travel to a New Jersey fundraiser after it was learned that Hope Hicks, one of his closest advisers, who was by his side all week, had been infected with COVID-19.

The president and the first lady have since tested positive and are quarantining in the White House residence.

Speaking to reporters at the White House on Friday morning, press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said White House operations cleared the president to travel to his Bedminster golf resort, where he held a fundraiser Thursday afternoon.

“It was deemed safe for the president

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Mercedes: Next-generation GLA ‘model of modern lightweight steel construction’

Mercedes this summer announced 72 percent of the next-generation 2021 GLA’s body would be high-strength or even tougher steels, calling the vehicle “a model of modern lightweight steel construction.”

Mercedes also noted in a July 23 news release that it galvanized nearly all the “metal sheets of the painted bodyshell” of the entry-level SUV.

The OEM described connecting body steels with “spot welding, clinching and MIG soldering” — and “increasingly” joining them with adhesives. The last of these contributed rigidity and improved noise and vibration, Mercedes said.

Aluminum found a home on the SUV’s chassis as well. The MacPherson front

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John Lewis Christmas decorations: Experts reveal 2020 trends

For most of us, Christmas decorations involve a few strings of fairy lights, a wreath on the door and maybe a strand or two of tinsel.

But John Lewis has decidedly loftier ideas about what families will be looking for this festive season. 

The retailer yesterday unveiled a sneak peek of its seasonal offerings and suggested ‘art nouveau’, ‘post-impressionism’ and ‘renaissance’ will be among the ‘ trends sought out by shoppers in the run-up to Christmas.

‘Zoom corners’ will also be a must-have for image-conscious families who might be spending part of the day on video calls with loved ones,

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10 Interior Design Trends Which Could Boost Your House Value

The interior design trends which could help to boost the value of your property has been revealed in a new study — and the much-loved Scandinavian style has taken the winning spot.

Mortgage comparison website, Bankrate, entered the biggest interior design styles into Zoopla’s property search tool to calculate average house prices in England for each style, and uncover how much each one could add to the value of a home.

While Scandi style unsurprisingly came out on top (it was also named the top interior trend for 2020), other trends in the top 10 include farmhouse, rustic, vintage and

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2018 Toyota Camry XLE Exterior Design

The new Camry’s face is accentuated by a two-piece grille comprised of flowing thin and thick treatments – key elements of the Camry’s “Keen Look” design philosophy. The curvaceous 1.6-inch-lower hood sits neatly above the grille’s uppermost section which accommodates a commanding Toyota emblem. For the hybrid model, the emblem is tinged a distinct blue hue. This fashionable trifecta of grille, hood, and emblem blends flawlessly into the A-pillar, and produces a stance that is undoubtedly more aggressive than that of any predecessor. The 2018 Camry has a sleeker profile than the current model. By lowering the hip points of

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West Hartford council discusses accessory dwelling units

At a special meeting on Sept. 21, the West Hartford Town Council heard a report from town staff on accessory dwelling units, for the purposes of forming a zoning ordinance.

Town Planner Todd Dumais said the dwelling units are often referred to by other names, including accessory apartments, granny flats, guest houses, cottages, and in-law suites, and is defined as a residential unit that shares a single-family lot with a larger, primary unit.

Council member Ben Wenograd said that the issue had been discussed over the course of several meetings, and the hope is to open the zoning rules

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VyStar wants more retail, glass storefronts in modified Downtown garage design | Jax Daily Record | Jacksonville Daily Record

VyStar Credit Union wants to add 5,749 square feet of retail, glass storefronts and redesign the facade of its proposed Downtown parking garage.

The credit union applied for a design modification with the Downtown Development Review Board, which will vote on the changes Oct. 8.

The DDRB approved the previous design for the garage at 28 W. Forsyth St. in December 2018 when it was part of SouthEast Development Group of Jacksonville and The Molasky Group’s proposal for the Laura Street Trio adaptive use project.

VyStar’s changes would bring retail space in the garage to 19,516 square feet, add glass

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Online home decor retailer Ballard Designs to open Houston store

Ballard Designs, a catalog and online retailer of furniture and home decor, will open a store in the Houston market in River Oaks Shopping Center.

The Atlanta-based omnichannel retailer will take over the 10,000-square-foot space previously occupied by Gap Stores in February, the company announced.

Ballard Designs joins other design and furniture stores in Weingarten Realty Investors’ renovated River Oaks center as it continues its brick-and-mortar expansion. The Houston store will be the chain’s 16th since first opening stores 2007.

“We’ve been serving Houston designers and homeowners for 35 years through our catalog, so we already have a large following

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55 secret interior design tips from the experts

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The new Audi A3 Sportback Exterior Design in Manhattan Grey

The new Audi A3 Sportback has a sporty and taut road stance. The front section is dominated by a wide, hexagonal Singleframe with a honeycomb grille. It accentuates the dynamic character of the premium compact car just as clearly as the large, angular air inlets whose depth gives them a sculptural effect.

The shoulder line runs in a wedge shape from the headlights to the rear lights, making the Audi A3 Sportback appear longer. The surface below it falls inward, accentuating the quattro blisters and highlighting the body shoulder. With its concave side, the A3 Sportback is showcasing a completely

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AP mocked after etiquette coach says Thanksgiving hosts should offer special rooms for impeachment talk, moderators

The Associated Press was lampooned by critics on Wednesday after sharing a story in which an etiquette coach offered over-the-top advice on how to keep Thanksgiving Day political discussions peaceful.

The piece by the AP’s Dan Sewell, titled “On the Thanksgiving menu: Turkey, with a side of impeachment,” suggests Americans could use special rooms dedicated for political discussion and even an in-house moderator.


“Already polarized over Republican Donald Trump’s presidency, Americans are deeply split on a looming historic impeachment,” Sewell wrote. “Many families reflect the nation’s divisions, setting

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