Chew on These Ideas for Successful Gardening with Pets

(TNS)—Safe, friendly gardening with a pet in your household can be a difficult pastime if your yard isn’t set up to handle the wear and tear from a four-footed animal who doesn’t know the difference between your prized petunias and the potty. In Hampton, Va., gardener Wendy Iles preaches the dos and don’ts of gardening […]
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Atlanta apartment firm under contract to buy uptown land

Apartment firm Pollack Shores Real Estate Group has agreed to purchase a 3.76-acre city-owned parcel at the intersection of Caldwell and Stonewall streets in uptown Charlotte for $12.2 million. Charlotte City Council will vote next week on whether to accept the offer. The property is at the southeastern corner of the intersection. It’s one of five surplus right-of-way parcels the city acquired from the N.C. Department of Transportation in connection with modifications to the Interstate 277/South…
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David Furman on why developers have all the fun: ‘They’re the ones that control everything’

This week Charlotte Center City Partners honored developer and architect David Furman with a 2015 Vision Award for his contributions in making uptown Charlotte a more vibrant place to live. Furman, a Charlotte native, moved back home after graduating from N.C. State and began working for architect Reg Narmour. Furman started his own firm, David Furman Architecture, in 1980 and later co-founded residential firm The Boulevard Co. with Chris Branch. In 1999, Furman started his own development firm,…
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