The Depot’s journey from train station to concert venue | Culture

Two decades since its transformation into an arts center, The Depot is finishing the year with a sold-out concert by Oklahoma City band, Miss Brown to You.

The Depot was built in 1909, and served as a train station for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. The city of Norman took ownership in 1979 and transformed it into a community space in the mid-1980s.

In 2003, Nancy McClellan, who served as executive director of the Norman Firehouse Art Center, helped reinvent it as a space for the arts.

While at the Norman Firehouse Art Center, Nancy helped plan the Summer Breeze Concert Series, a free concert series held between May and September.

Nancy brought the concert series with her to The Depot, which became the new host of Summer Breeze.

Formerly titled the Winter Wind Concert Series, the Depot Concert series, held on select Sundays from October to December,

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Furniture store closes without warning, customers want their money back

ST. LOUIS – “I’ve shopped with those people for years. My first living room set I had from there. I just bought a dining room set from there last year,” said south St. Louis resident Kim Gray.

That’s why Gray didn’t think twice about returning to the Home Decor Outlets store on South Kingshighway earlier this year. Kim says she picked out the furniture in January and put it on layaway, making payments when she could, with the goal of having it fully paid for and in her possession before moving into a new place later this month.

Gray made her final payment in late April – for a total of $1,300. She says she didn’t know the store closed until she drove past the building last week.

“When I saw the homeless people sitting out there, it just dawned on me. I got out the car and I’m like,

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Black Friday Furniture Deals 2022

Black Friday furniture deals are great news for anyone with redecorating on their to-do list. Of course all the big furniture retailers like Amazon, Wayfair and Overstock are hosting Cyber Week sales, but even better: You can find rare deals from smaller, direct-to-consumer brands like Burrow, Inside Weather and BenchMadeModern as well as high-end furniture retailers like Herman Miller and Design Within Reach. So whether you’re looking to invest in a standing desk for your home office or an inviting new couch for the living room, you have no shortage of options.

Some of the most buzzworthy deals also include sales on rarely discounted items like Floyd’s popular (and super-sleek) sectionals and West Elm’s bestselling cozy swivel chair. Ready to dive in and

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10 Affordable Ways To Upgrade Your Living Room

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AleksandarNakic / Getty Images

Living room furniture can be pricey, with sofas and couches costing upwards of $1,000. But you can switch up the look of your room without having to replace the staple pieces.

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GOBankingRates spoke to interior designer pros to get their tips for upgrading your living room on a budget. Here’s how to give your space a whole new feel without breaking the bank.

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KatarzynaBialasiewicz / Getty Images/iStockphoto

Add or Switch Out Your Area Rug

You can find affordable rugs on sites like Wayfair and Overstock, and these pieces can make a big impact.

“A new area rug can change the entire look of your living room,” said Lisa Modica, interior designer and owner of Cherry Tree Interior Design. “It’s a great way

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45+ best Labor Day 2022 furniture deals at Amazon, Target, Macy’s and Wayfair

Upgrade your home furnishings with today's best Labor Day furniture deals on couches, chairs, tables and more.

Upgrade your home furnishings with today’s best Labor Day furniture deals on couches, chairs, tables and more.

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If you’re doing some Labor Day shopping and don’t want to break the bank, tons of retailers are offering Labor Day 2022 furniture deals you won’t want to miss. You can score furniture for your living room, kitchen, patio and more at budget-friendly prices today, September 5. Whether you’re shopping at Amazon, Target or Macy’s, you’ll find great discounts on top-tier furniture.

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From outdoor furniture to living room décor, today’s Labor Day furniture deals will complement any design aesthetic. Ready to upgrade your home design in a

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37 Savings Events To Shop Now

Looking for even more deals? Peruse our growing list of the best Labor Day sales for more savings opportunities.

As summer comes to a close and outdoor fun winds down, we’ll be spending a lot more time inside. But that doesn’t have to be bad news, especially if you use the current slew of Labor Day furniture sales as an opportunity to turn your indoor space into a cozy oasis. Tons of brands are holding big savings events right now, and we’ve got all the details.

It doesn’t matter if you want to upgrade your bedroom, level up your living room or finally invest in some quality home office essentials—either way you’re bound to find what you want at a discount. Below, find 37 of the

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25 Fall Home Decor Items To Switch Your Space After Summer

It’s time to store your summer linens and say goodbye to your beach-themed bathroom decor, because autumn is finally here. But, decorating for fall doesn’t have to mean an abundance of artificial pumpkins and flannel throws. According to Sheva Knopfler, the co-founder and creative director of Lights.comdecorating for specific seasons comes down to the aesthetics of that time of year and seasonal color schemes.

“Summer decor tends to use brighter colors to mimic vibrant floral blooms, and fresh, clean designs for sunny coastal vibes,” Knopfler tells Bustle. “Fall decor features muted, natural tones like autumn leaves, and leans towards warm, cottage styles to cozy up the drop of temperature.”

Of course, decorating is all about how a piece of decor makes you feel. If you hate autumn colors or want to avoid decorations that become irrelevant after Halloween, Knopfler recommends leaning into seasonal botanicals and harvest themes around

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The Best Labor Day Furniture Sales 2022: Wayfair, Target, and More

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Labor Day 2022 is nearly here, which means it’s the unofficial end of summer (though don’t give up on enjoying that warm weather!). It also means a three-day weekend in honor of American workers, along with deals galore—including Labor Day furniture sales.

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From patio furniture to office chairs to sofas, retailers are now offering a ton of Labor Day sales on furniture. You can take more than $2,000 off sectionals at Macy’sup to 25% off furniture at Target, and pick up quality office furniture pieces at Amazon. Below are the best Labor Day furniture sales of 2022 so far.

The Best Labor Day Furniture Sales of 2022

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Wayfair’s big summer sale is live: See top deals on furniture, home decor, more

Wayfair is continuing its 20th anniversary celebration with yet another sale.

This time, it comes right after Amazon’s Prime Day — no surprise, as online retailers usually piggyback off the e-commerce giant with their own sales.

During Wayfair’s big saleshoppers can get up to 60% off on select furniture, appliances and home decor.

The markdowns include furniture-clearance~e235832.html%3Fgroup_id%3D6074%26root%3Dsummer-savings”outdoor furniture up to 45% off, living room seating up to 50% off and major appliances starting at $250.

Here are some of the top deals on furniture and decor you’ll find during Wayfair’s 20th Anniversary Save-a-Thon:

Mercer41 Sebastian 2-Piece Living Room Set

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The Best 4th of July Furniture Sales 2022 at Wayfair, Target, and More

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In celebration of the biggest event of summer, retailers including Amazon and Wayfair have dropped major discounts on furniture for you to revamp the home from the inside out. The best 4th of July furniture sales include a rustic-chic queen panel bed from Ashley Furniture for $150 off, a dreamy midcentury velvet sofa from Lowe’s for $470 off, and an acacia wood dining table from Overstock for just $313.50.

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These 4th of July furniture sales will save you hundreds on everything from accent chairs and sofas to beds to patio furniture sets that will transform your living room, dining room, bedroom, or even your outdoor space. Below, we’ve rounded up the best

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