Author archives: stylegirl

LEED Gold-Designed Green Restaurant

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Green Furnishings Abound at the Washington D.C.- based Founding Farmers Restaurant Founding Farmers is the first LEED Gold-designed and Certified Green Restaurant to open in the United States Capital, located just two blocks from the White House. This restaurant gives new meaning to eco-friendly eating with sustainable agriculture at the heart of its menu t[...]

Quixote Winery

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Fine wine and architecture make for a nice pairing. Where to find it? Quixote Winery in Napa Valley, California. I recently had the opportunity to attend a tasting here and truly enjoyed their signature “screw cap” Petite Syrah. It seems most everyone does, including the staff at Food and Wine magazine who rated Quixote one of the twenty best new wineries in[...]

Aging in Place

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A New Generation in Universal Design According to an ASID survey of U.S. homeowners, most Americans (82%) want to remain in their homes as they age, even if they should require assistance and care. Furthermore, it has been documented that more than half (52%) of American homeowners age 45 and older are interested in receiving information about remaining [...]