Dumbo NYC: Things to Think About Before You Move There

Dumbo NYC is gorgeous, offers breathtaking views and vistas of the city, and is a great place to raise a family. That being said, there are things you should know about the nabe before you decide to plant your flag there.

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Government Help for Home Buyers: The Case for Home Ownership

In the first post of our series, we’ll explore why the government is committed to supporting American homeowners and what this means for prospective home buyers.

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Home Improvement Professional: Times When You Need to Go Pro

Even the most DIY of people need to get help from the professionals from time to time. If you’re wondering if you need to hire a contractor or if you can safely tackle a job yourself, here are a few questions to ask.

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Holiday Gift Ideas for New Homeowners

It’s December and the season of giving is upon us. If you have a new homeowner on your holiday list this year, there are so many gift ideas for new homeowners on the market that make perfect gifts. Here’s a rundown of a few.

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Tips for keeping Mexican petunias, nutgrass in check

Could you tell me how to kill the roots of Mexican petunias?

[...] I also find both the tall and compact forms extremely vigorous.

Without a gardener’s watchful eye, these prolific reseeding, root-expanding perennials quickly can outgrow their welcome in the landscape.

If you’re weary of digging up this pest, organic gardeners, including the Dirt Doctor Howard Garrett, recommend molasses to control nutgrass.

Drench troublesome areas with 1/4 to 1/2 cup of liquid horticultural molasses per gallon of water.

The shrubs are more than 5 years old, and I keep them trimmed like a hedge along the backyard (full sun) flower beds.

Is it possible these shrubs have only a few years that we would enjoy those beautiful blooms and they stop after a certain number of years?

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Shining a Spotlight on Fishtown

Take a trip up north to visit Fishtown, one of the more popular and hip neighborhoods in Philly. Get a look at what’s going on in the neighborhood and see why it’s one of the most in-demand places in the city.

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Must-See NYC Comedy Shows

There are tons of NYC comedy shows out there if you’re looking for a laugh. There are so many options to choose from, thanks to NYC being the unofficial comedy capital of the world. If you’re a comedy club noob, the following list can help.

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