Habitat for Humanity: Deconstruction to Restore

Habitat for Humanity Charlotte’s deconstruction service was created to remove and recycle kitchen cabinets, countertops and appliances slated for replacement in kitchen remodeling projects. The homeowner gets a tax deduction and headache-free experience, and Habitat earns proceeds by reselling the donated items through a network of four Habitat ReStores in Charlotte. The process is easy, says Phil Prince, director of…

The Art of Furniture Making

Whittled and waxed, sanded and shaved, the art of making furniture is just that: an art. It’s a craft that takes dedication, experience and an artful eye. Over the past 31 years, Tatum Galleries has perfected the art of making furniture.

His Cuatro

I remember visiting my grandparents as a young girl. My grandmother’s sauté of pepper, onion, garlic, green olive and tomato seasoned with sazón wafting through the morning air, waking my sister and I from our slumber. My grandfather’s practiced, intricate jíbaro riffs acted as an alternative alarm clock.