Once known as the Industrial Triangle, because of the railroad yards and turn-of-the-century warehouses, today the Pearl District of Portland, Oregon is an award-winning, recognized leader in urban renewal. Known for its art galleries, fine restaurants, upscale shops, and high-end residences, the Pearl has become a most desirable neighborhood for those looking for culture and a smart, eclectic lifestyle.          
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These summer recipes look amazing.  My favorite:  Smoked Goat Cheese Stuffed Peppadew Peppers!
Ever heard of a Peppadew pepper? It’s a slightly sweet and slightly spicy pickled pepper that originated in South Africa. They’ve become popular in North America and can now be found in most mainstream markets and delis. Although these bright red peppers are delicious all by themselves, they’re even more inviting when filled with smoked goat cheese. Gorgeous and rich in color, they make a lovely addition to your cocktail or appetizer table

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With only finished floors and walls, the huge space was blank. Despite the empty space, the owners had specific ideas for each room. “They are in the entertainment business and wanted their rooms to be like theater vignettes,” says Unger. Some rooms
display more drama than others, but the colors and items in each room were chosen with specific purposes in mind. 
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For Lisa Sherry, it was a departure from the sophisticated, neutral aesthetic the High Point, North Carolina-based designer has become known for. Sherry’s clients, who live in the upscale Myers Park neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina, had requested one thing: color. “[The clients] loved my style, but wanted a bit more color,” she explains. “It’s always a fun challenge to do something different.”           
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The Greater Vancouver housing market continues to
see slightly elevated demand from home buyers, steady levels of supply from home sellers and
incremental gains in home values depending on the area and property type.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in
Greater Vancouver reached 3,061 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in July 2014. This
represents a 3.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,946 sales recorded in July 2013, and a 10.1
per cent decline compared to the 3,406 sales in June 2014.
“This is the fourth consecutive month that the Greater Vancouver market has exceeded 3,000
The Greater Vancouver housing market continues tosee slightly elevated demand from home buyers, steady levels of supply from home sellers andincremental gains in home values depending on the area and property type.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales inGreater Vancouver reached 3,061 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in July 2014. Thisrepresents a 3.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,946 sales recorded in July 2013, and a 10.1per cent decline compared to the 3,406 sales in June 2014.“This is the fourth consecutive month that the Greater Vancouver market has exceeded 3,000
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 When it comes to friendships, quantity counts. (Evolutionary anthropologist Robin Dunbar suggests humans can juggle 150 stable social connections at a time, and roughly fifty of those relationships would be classified as good friends.) But it’s not just the number of friends you have that matters. Turns out, you should heed the types of friends you have in your social circle as well.           
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