DIY Wish List: Function Trumps Form

By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon @ Published: August 1, 2013 A new study examines which outdoor projects DIYers would love to do . . . but probably won’t. When it comes to picking outdoor DIY projects, we found it interesting that homeowners opt for functionality over form — and even finances, according to a new survey […]

How to Keep Your House Cool Without AC

By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon Want summer comfort but hate the AC? Follow these tips on how to keep your house cool without frosty air conditioning. You don’t have to switch on the air conditioner to get a big chill this summer. These tips will help you keep your house cool without AC, which will save […]

Elfant Wissahickon names new president, partner

Elfant Wissahickon c0-founder Bob Elfant (left) with new president, Paul Walsh. Elfant Wissahickon Realtors named its newest president, managing partner Paul Walsh, to replace firm co-founder president Bob Elfant. Asher Kahn, sales manager of the Rittenhouse Square office, has also been named partner. Walsh, a Germantown native, joined Elfant Wissahickon EWR 20 years ago, became […]

How to Grow Your Best Tomatoes Ever

By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon from This popular garden veggie can be a challenge to grow. We’ll fix that. Tomatoes are like Goldilocks — they want everything to be just right. Mess up soil, sun, and water conditions just a little, and your tomatoes succumb to rot, spots, and wilt. Soil Prep is a Must Tomatoes […]