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  • Bun Lai, chef & owner of Miya's Sushi in New Haven
    Bun Lai at Chamard Vinyards tonight!
    Bun Lai, James Beard Foundation nominated chef, Seafood Watch Ambassador, and renowned owner/chef of Miya's Sushi in New Haven, will be featured at tonight's Connecticut Farmland Trust fundraising event hosted by Chamard Vineyards. A few...
  • The Civil War Preservation Ball celebrates its eleventh year.
    Preservation efforts for Gettysburg gives folks something to dance about
    Gettysburg locals hoping to preserve their town and lovers of history and dance alike are heading to Harrisburg this evening for the 11th Annual Civil War Preservation Ball. Held between the hours of 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., in the Rotunda of the...
  • History of Canning: Canned food goes to war
    Canned food goes to war
    Most of us don't think too much about the can our vegetables or spaghetti sauce comes in. We're more concerned with the brand or the price. But a love of cooking, and a love of history got this writer interested in where, and when the...
  • Darius B. Moon house from  Huron Street
    Darius Moon's own house: his final legacy to Lansing
    No discussion of Darius Moon's architectural legacy to the Lansing area would be complete without a study of his own domicile. Located just west of the central downtown complex, it serves as a lasting monument to his flair for escapism in his...
  • The Betts House Research Center at 210.
    Ohio’s oldest brick house on original site to celebrate 210th anniversary
    The little red brick house looks like something swept up in an East Coast hurricane and incongruously plopped down in Cincinnati’s West End. Yet, from its foundation stones through its red bricks, the 1804 Betts House is 100% homegrown...
  • Wildlife Need Protection
    Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act Introduced by Rand Paul
    In a shameless ruse to transfer wildlife management to local special interests, Senator Rand Paul and Representatives Dean Heller and Mark Amodei of Nevada have introduced the Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act. The following...
  • Futuro House
    Futuro House - the retro spaceship house of the future
    After having this picture (on the right) go viral on the Mid-Century Style Facebook page, we decided to conduct further investigation into their history. There are several sites dedicated to tracking the whereabouts of current houses as well as...
  • Trowel Points: A Blog about GRA and archaeology
    Trowel Points: A Blog
    To all my archaeology friends and readers (and those who are interested, or love me enough to pretend), please take a moment to visit Geoarchaeology Research Associates (www.gra-geoarch.com) blog about NYC archaeology and Indiana Jones: Myth,...
  • Past, present and future classic car auctions
    Past, present and future classic car auctions
    Harley J. Earl was the vice president of design for General Motors from 1928-1958. He is probably best known for his role as the "father" of the original Chevrolet Corvette. The “Harley Earl Car” is a custom 1963 Corvette and...
  • Stylized Box Type gas station
    Preserving the iconic gas station in your area
    There is almost nothing as iconic as the Mid-Century Gas station. Once placed obviously along the road to attract weary travelers and to feed the gas to move along the road, now quite a few of the most wonderful architecturally stand empty and...
  • Robert U. Montgomery, "Why We Fish"
    Book Review: "Why We Fish"
    Anglers and non-anglers alike, will find Robert U. Montgomery’s book, “Why We Fish,” interesting and hard to put down as one adventure after another leaves you wondering where the award winning author might lead you next.Don...
  • Herbs
    Herbs Are Becoming More Common In Households
    According to a article located on theolympian.com dated July 31, herbs are growing dramatically in todays homes. People who jar there food items or can them, 70% of them also grow their own spices and herbs. You can use many herbs to preserve food...
  • Q&A with Preservation
    Q&A with Preservation
    DJ/producer Preservation has made a name for himself in the rap world over the past decade. The New York native has crafted beats for the likes of Lord Jamar, Wu-Tang Clan and Yasiin Bey.Preservation’s work with the artist formerly known as...
  • Best local strawberry jam
    Best local strawberry jam
    To take a flavor snapshot of seasonal fruit preserve it. Canning is one popular preservation method. Though scary to some, canning can be delightfully simple. Teaching bulletins are available on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln home preservation...
  • Apollo 11 launch
    Preservation efforts for recovered Saturn V F-1 engines begins in earnest
    When an expedition funded by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos brought a number of F-1 engines, which powered the first stage of the Saturn V moon rocket, up from the Atlantic Ocean floor, they were found to be a little worse for wear, according to a May...