Three new model homes debut this weekend in Chapel Hill


Resident fun just got better in Chapel Hill with the addition of a second, competition-sized pool and a striking mid-century designed clubhouse complete with a covered patio and outdoor fireplace. Additional amenities include covered pavilions, a recreational pickleball court, a zero-entry, lagoon-shaped pool, a cabana and lanai, and tot lot. Walking trails are expanding through all phases of Chapel Hill.

Debuting this week during the 2020 HBA Fall Parade of Homes are three new floor plan model homes by Kansas City’s leading building companies.

Don Julian Builders, Inc., releases their Brentwood II reverse, which offers a master bedroom suite/wing plus an office off the kitchen. The lower level includes three bedrooms, a family room and a wet bar. Hollywood sliding glass doors open the space up to the covered deck as an entertaining bonus. Stunning touches of modern, clean-lined finishes enhance the experience all captured in a livable,

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Columbus Day Weekend sales: Prices slashed on home, outdoor and fashion items

Columbus Day, a federal holiday, and Indigenous Peoples Day are Monday, Oct. 12, and retailers once again see this long holiday weekend as a time for sales.

Online home retailer Wayfair is slashing up to 70% off on select items during a clearance event. Bedroom furniture starts at $99, bedding sets at $39.99 and storage solutions at $19.99.

Kitchen and dining furniture and ceiling and wall lights are up to 50% off, living room seating and wall art are up to 60% off and area rugs are up to 70% off.

Save up to 50% on outdoor furniture and up to 55% on TV stands, living room tables and bathroom upgrades.

See more sales on kids furniture, entryway furniture, table and floor lamps, kitchen essentials as well as small electronics and appliances.

If you’re already shopping, here are highlights:

  • Coach Outlet is offering up to 70% off sitewide At Coach,
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Searching for your dream home? 2020 Parade of Homes to continue through this weekend

The Home Builders Association of Dayton wants to give homeowners the ability to find their dream home in the Miami Valley virtually or in person.


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The 2020 Parade of Homes continues through this weekend and features 22 homes, available for purchase, from across the Dayton region from Lebanon to Tipp City. Those interested in these brand new homes will be able to view them through a 3D Matterport tour by Dayton Home Photo and video tours on, and through in-person tours from 4-8 p.m. every Wednesday through Friday and noon to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday until Oct. 11.

The events are free and feature homes built by Diyanni Homes, D.R. Horton, Fischer Homes, HBS Development, Justin Doyle Homes, M/I Homes, Oberer Homes, Peebles Homes, Ryan Homes and Simms Development.

The prices of these homes range from

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Red Flag Fire Warning Conditions Return; 293 Homes, 272 Commercial Buildings Destroyed; Chance Of Rain Next Weekend

ST. HELENA (CBS SF) — An intense air war was waged on the north edge of the Glass Fire burn zone Saturday, allowing weary firefighters to extend containment of the massive blaze burning in Sonoma and Napa counties to 15 percent before red flag fire conditions settled in for the night.


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Cal Fire Operations Chief Mark Bruton said during his Saturday night briefing that air support was playing a key role on the northern edge of the blaze burning in steep terrain toward Lake County.

“It’s really steep, heavy terrain, we have some control lines in there but we have a bit of a lack of resources to really work in that kind of terrain,” he said. “We used aircraft to really pound it today. We dropped a lot of retardant to help slow the advance of the fire.”

Meanwhile, weather forecasters were keeping on an eye on

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John Lennon’s ‘Lost Weekend’ penthouse up for sale; take a peek inside

Beatles superfans, this one’s for you.

If you’ve ever been curious about John Lennon’s “Lost Weekend” — the months he spent with May Pang in the 1970s during a split from Yoko Ono — you might be interested to see the penthouse Lennon lived in at the time.

We’ve got photos of the place, which is now on sale for $5.5 million, according to Listing agents for the apartment are Lauren Cangiano and Alisha Lloyd-Hudson of Brown Harris Stevens, New York City.

“By the time of the Lennon-Pang affair, Lennon had already peaked with the success of the Beatles and was doing his thing with his own music and solos,” a press release says. “While he was working on ‘Walls and Bridges,’ his fifth solo album, he and Pang rented and moved into the 4,000-square-foot, three-story penthouse, with its huge wrap-around terrace overlooking the long view of the East

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Triangle Parade of Homes kicks off this weekend ::

— Hundreds of homes are available for viewing in the Triangle starting this weekend at the Parade of Homes.

Homes on the tour range from two bedroom to five bedrooms. The most expensive home on the map is featured at $2.8 million.

The smallest home available for viewing is at 800 square feet and the largest home on the list is at more than 9,000 square feet.

Due to the coronavirus, some homes on the tour might not be available for in-person viewing. It’s best to check with each location before you go to make sure the viewing is still open.

To plan your Parade of Homes tour, view the parade of homes map. Click the homes you would like to create your custom tour.

You can generate your parade map through Google Maps.

You can also view the homes virtually. Some presenters are showing homes through a

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