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Has Ford Field dimmed the purplish glow for good after complaints?
The nighttime glow from Ford Field's multimillion-dollar LED roof light system was the subject of an online petition.        
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The bonds of friendship are tight between 'Moonlight' director and cinematographer
The movie business can often be cutthroat. But this Oscar season may be most distinct for the number of loyal friendships that have imprinted on the nominated works. Whether it’s the longstanding collaboration between “La La Land’s” director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz or Denzel...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | Film Light Film director National Society of Film Critics Lighting Film theory Miami Academy Award
Petition: Detroit stadium roof causes light pollution
DETROIT — A petition is circulating that calls on Detroit's NFL stadium to turn off its blue nighttime roof lighting.The blue glow began last August as part of a $2 million renovation at Ford Field that added LED lighting with changeable colors and images to the roof, the Detroit Free Press ( ) reported.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Lighting Detroit Light-emitting diode National Football League Light Light pollution Over-illumination Detroit Lions
Petition seeks to dim Ford Field lights to cut glow
Woman who says she can see the lights from her home 3 miles away starts petition drive        
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In petition, Ford Field's nightly glow is called light pollution
The Detroit Lions are lighting up Ford Field's roof and not all area residents are basking in the blue, nightly glow.        
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Baltimore and BGE mark 200th anniversary of its first gas streetlamp
The intersection of Baltimore and Holliday streets is an evocative place for Baltimore history, feet from the 1875 City Hall building and within spitting distance of the city's infamously seedy block of strip clubs. But it was an innocuous street lamp, three small bulbs atop a bright green pole,...
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How to bring hotel chic home
Inspired by the interiors of boutique hotels around the world, author Sara Bliss wanted to share easy and affordable tips on how to bring that style home.In Hotel Chic at Home, she tries to capture the transformative power of travel, and that moment in a stylish hotel when you say to yourself, “Why...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Hotel Morocco Rooms Boutique hotel Chandelier Associated Press Lighting
Letter: Ford Field light pollution is bothersome
An intrusive purple glow can be seen from inside residences near Lafayette Park to West Village and southwest Detroit        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Light pollution Lighting Detroit Light Ford Motor Company Street light Ford Field Detroit Lions
How fakes define Asian design
Although Hong Kong's M+ museum only officially opens with the completion of its permanent building in 2019, it is already living up to its name and expectations.
44 points by CNN | Le Corbusier Taj Mahal Hong Kong Shiva Modernism Postmodernism Lighting Chandigarh
Glow at Cleveland Botanical Garden, Barberton holiday lights and gingerbread houses: Home & Garden News
Glow at Cleveland Botanical Garden, Barberton holiday lights and gingerbread houses: Home & Garden News. Visitors check out the beautifully decorated Christmas trees created by local garden clubs at the annual Glow holiday exhibit at Cleveland Botanical Gardens in 2015. Chuck Crow/ The Plain Dealer GLOW AT CLEVELAND BOTANICAL GARDEN: Delight in beautifully decorated trees, outdoor lights, gingerbread houses and other seasonal treats during Glow, the winter celebration held at Holden Forests and Gardens' Cleveland Botanical Garden campus. Ride the Garden Express train through the botanical garden's winter landscape (when weather permits) along paths illuminated with twinkling lights and holiday decorations, then decorate your own gingerbread house to take home and share. Get ideas for your family's Christmas tree at a display of 40 trees, each decorated by a different area garden club. The theme for this year's trees is Flights of Fancy, so each tree will include decor that recalls things that fly. Advance registration is required for Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 11. Glow runs Friday, Nov. 25 through Saturday, Dec. 31 at the botanical garden, 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland. Admission is free for members, $16 for nonmember adults and $12 for nonmember children. Glow Members' Night is 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12. Go to the website for hours and more details. HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAY: The annual Lake Anna Holiday Light Display kicks off with a holiday lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 at Lake Anna Park. The holiday light display brings cheer with hundreds of multi-colored lights illuminating the park, 615 W Park Ave., Barberton. The lighting display will be on view from Wednesdays through Sundays, starting Wednesday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Jan. 1. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, and 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday and holidays. Free. The display is sponsored by the city of Barberton and the Barberton Community Foundation. GINGERBREAD HOUSE: Try your hand at decorating a gingerbread house during a workshop at the Learned Owl Book Shop on Saturday, Dec. 3. All supplies will be provided. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is free but participants are asked to bring a donation for an Akron food pantry. The book shop is located at 204 N. Main St., Hudson.
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Public art project in Yakima delayed until spring
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A $450,000 public-art project in Yakima will not be lighting up the city until the spring. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports ( ) that according to city spokesman Randy Beehler there have been some challenges fabricating the project, called "Bins of Light." The delays should not incur ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Lighting Light Energy Yakima Washington Yakima Herald-Republic Light-emitting diode English-language films English musical groups
See transformation of Akron's Lock 4 park through lighting, landscaping, music (video)
The Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition on Thursday showed off the new amenities the group is implementing at Lock 4 park as part of a $5 million Reimagining the Civic Commons grant. Watch video AKRON, Ohio - Ahead of this weekend's Downtown Akron Harvest Fest, the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition unveiled new year-round, multi-colored lighting at Akron's Lock 4 park and over the Route 59 bridge that brings the Towpath Trail into downtown Akron. Now, new jewel-tone LED lighting at Lock 4 shifts colors, reflecting off the Ohio & Erie Canal as it cascades over small waterfalls, and makes the old brick buildings glow with hues that deepen as darkness falls. Bright white lights twinkle from trees planted around the perimeter. For this weekend's festival, Adirondack chairs, beer garden-style tables and moveable furniture will be added to allow Akronites to relax and toast s'mores at open fire pits, while local vendors serve food and spirits. A movie will play on the side of the Civic Theatre. The Lock 4 project is one of the first the Canalway Coalition has implemented through its $5 million Reimagining the Civic Commons grant. A block away, the Route 59 bridge is also lit in vivid hues programmed to change color, creating waves and dappled effects. New cedar benches line the bridge, side-by-side with steel planters filled with colorful vegetation and signs to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the Akron Art Museum and other areas of interest. It's all designed to make the space more inviting for downtown residents, workers, visitors and Towpath Trail users. "It's like an oasis," said Canalway Coalition President Dan Rice. "That's going to be our challenge. People are going to want to see more." To design the urban park, the Canalway Coalition is working with Groundswell Design Group, based in Philadelphia. Groundswell has led work on similar projects, designing spaces to be enjoyed in winter , along waterways and in warmer seasons. "We just gave Akron all the ingredients to make a great cake," said Groundswell president David Fierabend. Lock 4 will also offer outdoor games, such as giant Jenga, concrete ping-pong and cornhole. "People can come down here during the day and have a coffee and blow off steam," he said. Akron was selected for the grant to enable the Canalway Coalition to come up with effective ways to revitalize and connect public spaces along the Towpath Trail that bring together people from different backgrounds. The organization has reached out to the community over the past year to gather input from residents to assist in that process. Many additional projects are planned for the next three years along the Towpath Trail from downtown Akron to Summit Lake. Many of the improvements planned for the park will be showcased this weekend at the Harvest Festival. Harvest Fest to kick off public space improvements in downtown Akron
68 points by The Plain Dealer | Ohio and Erie Canal Akron Ohio Ohio Cuyahoga Valley National Park Erie Canal Cuyahoga River Light-emitting diode Lighting
Light blight: Art project breathes life into empty buildings
TROY, N.Y. (AP) - Empty homes on blighted blocks here pulse with a ghostly glow every night. Windows in more than 150 abandoned buildings in three upstate New York cities have been fitted with light-emitting diodes that steadily brighten and fade, giving the effect of slow breathing. The two-month public ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Building Construction Occupancy House Fire protection Urban decay Lighting City
The Fix: Preparing Your Home for Sale
To get the best return on your investment, you need to ensure your home looks its best when it hits the market.
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