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'AMOR' – the Spanish-language 'LOVE' sculpture – to stay in Philadelphia

This photo shows Robert Indiana’s AMOR sculpture in a park outside Philadelphia’s Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Officials say the sculpture, originally loaned to Philadelphia for last year’s papal visit, will permanently remain in the city. It’s a Spanish and Latin version of Indiana’s LOVE sculpture, which is a Philadelphia landmark. (AP Photo/Michael R. ...

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Hot Houses: Billy Joel's Florida estate and America's most expensive house

Each week FOXNews.com picks its Top 3 over-the-top luxury listings from Mansion Global. This week we have Billy Joel’s Florida seaside stunner, Jane Fonda’s California mansion and a Bel-Air mega-million compound unlike anything we’ve ever seen. Billy Joel is moving out. The world famous singer has listed two adjacent South Florida properties for $27 million, or $18.5 million for just ...

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Invite Hummingbirds and Native Bees With These Spiky Pink Flowers

 (Verdant Connections Landscape Architecture Reno/Houzz)  (Waterwise Landscapes Incorporated/Houzz)  (Noelle Johnson Landscape Consulting/Houzz) Throughout the western United States, penstemons’ flowering spikes add welcome color from late winter through spring and summer, depending on the species. Palmer’s penstemon, one of the largest species, is prized for its pale pink flowers, which are borne on 4- to 5-foot-tall spikes. Unlike most penstemons, Palmer’s ...

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Winter Pruning Tips for Beautiful Spring Roses

 (Lenkin Design Inc: Landscape and Garden Design/Houzz) After the threat of frost has passed, hit the garden armed in your toughest clothes and sharpened pruners for the annual task of cutting back the roses. While gardeners may share different insights on the art of rose pruning, one thing is certain: While roses’ winter dormancy persists, it’s time to prune, ensuring ...

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What to Consider When Replacing a Broken Tile

 (Colin Cadle Photography/Houzz)  (Bell Landscape Architecture Inc./Houzz) The new year brings with it an urge to improve many aspects of your life, so why not channel that impulse into tackling some home fix-it projects? Here’s what you should know about fixing a broken tile — and whether you should do it yourself or enlist the help of a pro. Project: ...

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Hot Houses: Celine Dion's palatial private water park and Gwen Stefani's Beverly Hills' mansion

Each week FoxNews.com picks its Top 3 over-the-top luxury listings from Mansion Global. This week we have Celine Dion’s spectacular Florida mansion, Gwen Stefani’s Beverly Hills’ estate and a stunning castle in Italy just looking for a little TLC. Looking for a house that literally has it all? Look no further than Celine Dion’s palatial waterfront home in Jupiter Island, ...

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The Rookie’s Guide to Identifying and Fixing Plumbing Problems

 (Guy Plumbing & Heating, Inc./Houzz)  (General Assembly/Houzz) You might think a running toilet or leaky faucet is a trivial issue in your home, something for your handyperson to take on later when you’ve got other jobs around the house to do. But make no mistake: Never skip a drip. Leaks, even minor ones, can amount to big increases on your ...

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How to Replace Your Exterior Siding and Why Now Is the Best Time to Get Started

 (Vinyl Siding Institute/Houzz)  (Vinyl Siding Institute/Houzz)  (Opal Enterprises Inc/Houzz) We’re always taught it’s what inside that matters. But when it comes to your house, that doesn’t always hold true. The exterior of your home is arguably just as important as the interior when it comes to looks. After all, it’s the first thing you see when you arrive home, and ...

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