What Salt Water Does to Houses

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many people have flood damage on their minds.

My Friend Weathered Hurricane Sandy in Far Rockaway

My friend, Simon Oz Ben Natan, stuck out Hurricane Sandy just three blocks from the beach in Far Rockaway, Queens. The basement of his building sustained damage, but flood waters did not enter his first floor apartment.

Equipment Review: Shoe-In Overshoes

As a pathological DIYer, I do a lot of projects in and around the house, including all of the dirty jobs. I also live in Colorado, where the weather loves to go from blizzard to balmy in the space of a few hours.

The Pro and Cons of IKEA Furniture

A few weeks back I got a call from one of my long time clients.  He had recently picked up some IKEA furniture and wanted me, a Denver-area carpenter, to do

Former LSU Tigers QB Jefferson to head back to prison

A judge has ruled former LSU Quarterback Jordan Jefferson has to head back to prison.

Denham Springs girl named Miss Louisiana Teen USA

A 14 year old from Denham springs is the new Miss Louisiana teen. It's the first time someone in Louisiana so young has the crown. She'll now head to the Bahamas to represent the state in the miss teen USA pageant.

Man missing since 2008 linked to bones discovered in St. Amant

Officials believe the bones discovered by hunters in St. Amant on Sunday belong to a man who was reported missing in 2008.

Theriot adds to LSU World Series legacy with second straight title

Former LSU star Ryan Theriot earned a World Series ring for the second year in a row Sunday night when the San Francisco Giants completed a four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 4-3, 10-inning victory at Comerica Park in Detroit.

When Fall was not classic

The San Francisco Giants recently won the World Series, the seventh in the history of the team.

On the Road to Fun With Your Travel Trailer

You're ready to hit the road in your travel trailer. But where to go? Instead of the same old trip, consider trying something different. What type of RV or travel trailer do you have?