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Octogenarian furniture store owner never gave up on Gary

Octogenarian furniture store owner never gave up on Gary

GARY | People used to dress up in heels or starched button-down shirts before heading to downtown Gary in 1955, when Albert Cohen opened his furniture store, Union United Corp.

August 07, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Teamson Frog Rocking Chair

Teamson Frog Rocking Chair

For boys and girls from ages 3 to 8-years-old, for more than 20 years, Teamson has made sure even the smallest guests have the royal treatment for seating. With each piece of furniture, it is a creation uniquely created and carved by talented artists, so no two pieces are identical. Teamson …

July 26, 2014 12:00 am
Home Theater Room

Home Theater Room

June 26, 2014 5:32 pm
Octogenarian furniture store owner hopes to change fortunes in Gary

Octogenarian furniture store owner hopes to change fortunes in Gary

GARY | More than 55 years have passed since 88-year-old Albert Cohen opened the furniture store that remains a Washington Street fixture in the city’s otherwise bleak retail habitat.

December 05, 2013 11:16 pm Photos

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Bringing furniture back to life: Local designers take on the trend of refurbishing and repurposing

Bringing furniture back to life: Local designers take on the trend of refurbishing and repurposing

Not everyone has garage sales floating around in their dreams. But Michelle Randall of Crown Point does.

November 04, 2013 11:35 pm Photos

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New S'ville furniture shop hosts grand opening

SCHERERVILLE | A furniture refinishing shop has scheduled a grand opening from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at 358A U.S. 30.

October 26, 2013 12:00 am

Comfy Home Treasures hosts grand opening

CROWN POINT | Comfy Home Treasures, 1414 E. North St., is hosting a grand opening from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

October 01, 2013 10:00 am
Iconic Michigan furniture store expands into Indiana

Iconic Michigan furniture store expands into Indiana

An iconic Michigan furniture store, in the midst of a large expansion into the Chicago area, has opened its first Indiana store in Hobart in the former JC Penney Home Store site.

August 29, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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Tilles closing its doors

Tilles closing its doors

Tilles Interiors, founded in the 1940s, is closing its doors. Owners Andy and Robin Jost are retiring.

August 28, 2013 2:00 pm Photos

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Furniture store to host Aug. 31 grand opening

MERRILLVILLE | Art Van Furniture will celebrate the opening of its Merrillville retail location Aug. 31 with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting event.

August 23, 2013 7:30 am
Today's home plans often blur the line

Today's home plans often blur the line

March 20, 2013 10:44 am
C.J. Compton crafts custom furniture and cabinetry

C.J. Compton crafts custom furniture and cabinetry

C.J Compton crafts custom furniture and cabinetry creating one-of-a-kind pieces from local and exotic woods. With an eye for design and carpentry roots, Compton helps customers bring their unique visions to life. This panel for a blanket chest consists of zebra wood and maple.

March 18, 2013 5:20 pm
C.J. Compton crafts custom furniture and cabinetry

C.J. Compton crafts custom furniture and cabinetry

CJ Compton crafts custom furniture and cabinetry at his Highland business, creating one-of-a-kind pieces from local and exotic woods. With an eye for design and carpentry roots, Compton helps customers bring their unique visions to life. This panel for a blanket chest consists of zebra wood …

March 18, 2013 5:21 pm
C.J. Compton crafts custom furniture and cabinetry

C.J. Compton crafts custom furniture and cabinetry

C. J. Compton crafts custom furniture and cabinetry in his Highland busniess, creating one-of-a-kind pieces from local and exotic woods. With an eye for design and carpentry roots, Compton helps customers bring their unique visions to life. This panel for a blanket chest consists of zebra wo…

March 18, 2013 5:20 pm
Intro: An 'Uncommon' start to handmade art

Intro: An 'Uncommon' start to handmade art

For Vincent and Jessie Leman, turning their crafty creations into sellable decor was the most unexpected and enjoyable wedding presents they received.

February 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Design your own chic, comfy bedding

Design your own chic, comfy bedding

You don't need to be a professional designer, or even much of a sewer, to create one-of-a-kind bedding that looks as nice as the stuff of dreams.

January 24, 2013 12:00 am
Ask a Designer: Create an organization hub at home

Ask a Designer: Create an organization hub at home

Getting a family organized requires more than a few well-chosen New Year's resolutions. Increasingly, homeowners are carving out a physical space — anything from a single kitchen cabinet to an entire spare room — that can function as a family information center and workstation.

January 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Ask a Designer: storing those off-season items

Ask a Designer: storing those off-season items

It's that time of year again, when we pull out the blankets and sweaters and stash the last of the warm-weather items until spring arrives.

November 09, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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The sleek era of modern midcentury furniture is making a big comeback

The sleek era of modern midcentury furniture is making a big comeback

After the bloated siege of the overstuffed couch, the "chair and a half," and mountainous mattresses, the sleek and sexy era of midcentury modern is back with a vengeance.

September 26, 2012 8:00 pm
Coming Soon: Autumn Air Festival

Coming Soon: Autumn Air Festival

The Fernwood Botanic Gardens Autumn Air Festival in Niles gives families a chance to get active while the weather is still warm.

September 06, 2012 8:00 am
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