Home & Garden

Plumber: Exploring your new toilet options

Q: Dear Ed: I am a handy guy around the house and plan on replacing our old toilet. While searching for our perfect toilet I came across one-piece and two-piece toilets that my wife and I like. My question is, are there advantages to choosing one toilet style over another?

Home & Garden

Design Recipes: How to get new looks for less

Whether you wish to brighten a single space or redo an entire home, where can you save? Many low-cost alternatives can provide high style at an affordable price. Looking to get a luxury look for less? Here are some general tips and cost-saving design hacks to keep in mind.


First look: Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights 2018

Halloween Horror Nights is up and running and screaming, of course, at Universal Studios theme park. The first night of the 28th annual fright fest featured the trademark frights, creatures, elaborate scenery and chainsaws we've come to expect, although one scary factor was the level of humidity. Hey, Universal, how about a haunted house based on frightful Florida weather conditions? Oh, let's not get ahead of ourselves. We've got a house-by-house, blow-by-blow report in the works, but here's five quick not-so-spoilery impressions from HHN28.

Dave Barry's Blog

Miami gets a new public bathroom. Check it out!

Miami commissioner Ken Russell and mayor Francis X. Suarez welcome a new public bathroom aimed to help the public, especially the homeless, find a place for their necessities.