Disney Announces New Residential Living Community Coming to Coachella Valley

The Walt Disney Company, which has developed a Land in Anaheim and a World elsewhere in Orlando, Fla., announced today that it is working on another type of built environment: master-planned communities for residential living. “Storyliving by Disney” are neighborhoods designed to offers superfans the opportunity to live amongst each other and incorporate the 99-year-old brand into their lives even more consistently.

The first community of 1,900 housing units, dubbed Cotino, is slated to open in the Coachella Valley — more specifically Rancho Mirage, where Walt Disney himself owned a family vacation home. Residents will be invited to sign up for a club membership, which will offer access to amenities like a waterfront clubhouse, club-only beach area and Disney entertainment and wellness programming (for an additional fee). Home and membership prices, along with a date on when construction will begin, have yet to be announced.

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Bryan-College Station home listings for people who need a lot of living space | Local News

Located on a quiet cul-du-sac in one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the Brazos Valley, this custom home sits on nearly a half acre lot with a privacy brick fence and boasts over 4,000 square feet. The split floor plan allows for ample amounts of storage and space with four large bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom. The kitchen features an island, bar seating, granite countertops and high-end appliances complete with a breakfast room and a separate formal dining room (or flex room) with gorgeous French doors. The kitchen flows into the spacious living room with built-in shelves, a wet bar and high ceilings. Adjacent to the living room is a beautifully designed sunroom with lovely, sleek windows overlooking the large backyard. Enjoy the large, private master suite with a sitting area and a separate flex room that could be used as an exercise room, study or nursery. The

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Fall Home Design: 20 memorable NW Living moments (plus 5 bonus bathtubs!)

THEY FLASH LIKE FIREFLIES: vivid, unbidden, briefly flitting mini-memories — sometimes individually, sometimes in a swarm, always somewhat magically.

Out of the dim twilight of that nowhere bridging Right This Second and Some Other Time, they materialize: a home. A room. A setting. A conversation.

All originate from one dusty-but-apparently-not-totally-rusty attic of the past: NW Living, the architecture and design feature that was a weekly staple in these pages for decades.

It makes sense, I guess, that those stories, and places, and memories, would linger. When people invite you into their homes — whether it’s through a tattered screen door at Grampa’s lopsided fishing cabin or a mahogany masterpiece framed in stately brick — it’s a big deal. Our homes are our personal sanctuaries, our family hubs, our communal holders of our accumulated stuff, our (“Oof!” and “Yay!” combined) modern-day workspaces.

Over the decades, NW Living writers and photographers

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Pennsylvania garden and home shows: What’s happening in 2021 and what’s not? | Food + Living

While gardens throughout Pennsylvania sit dormant in the winter, garden shows usually bloom.

This year, COVID-19 has changed each one of the shows in the Lancaster County region.

Here’s more about which shows are canceled, which ones are postponed and which ones are now virtual.


For the Love of Orchids: canceled

This annual orchid show hosted by Susquehanna Orchid Society has brought more than 1,000 orchids to Hershey Gardens. The 2021 show has been canceled. Organizers are planning for the 2022 show, says Lorna Deibert.

Here’s a tour of Little Brook Orchids, a Lancaster greenhouse that focuses on orchids.


Philadelphia Flower Show: postponed and now outdoors

The biggest indoor flower show in the world (and the longest-running) has been postponed and will move outdoors for the first time in its nearly 200-year history. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will bring the flower show to FDR Park in South Philadelphia June 5-13

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