2022 Kia Stinger Reveals Its Updated Design Inside and Out

Jene J. Long

From Car and Driver

  • The Kia Stinger is getting an update, and we now know what its new styling will look like.
  • We also think it will receive updated powertrains, but Kia isn’t sharing details yet.
  • The refreshed Stinger is likely to arrive in the U.S. early next year as a 2022 model.

The Kia Stinger has been around long enough that it’s due for a mid-cycle update, and we now have photos of the updated 2022 model that should arrive in the U.S. next year. Its styling is slightly sharpened and we think the freshened design looks good inside and out.

Changes to the front end include new LED headlights, while the rear boasts a cool new taillight design that stretches the full width of the decklid. The turn signals’ LED elements are meant to look like a checkered flag. New 18- and 19-inch wheel designs are also on

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The Best Repair Stands for Every Type of Bike and Maintenance

Jene J. Long
Photo credit: Staff
Photo credit: Staff

From Bicycling

Even though bike shops have been deemed an essential business during the pandemic, that doesn’t necessarily mean your local shop is open or that the line to get your bike serviced isn’t weeks long. Besides the bonus of staying safe at home, repairing your own bike has other advantages. You save time (no trips back and forth to the local shop), keep money in your pocket (unless, of course, you can’t resist getting your hands on one of these best bikes of 2020), and get to learn the inner workings of your bicycle. For the most efficient home-repair experience, a good work stand is a must. It secures your bike at the right height and angle, leaving your hands free to tinker with its components.

Read quick write-ups below of five top performers, then scroll for more in-depth reviews of these and other great

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A Century-Old Home on Long Island Receives a Modern Makeover

Jene J. Long

It’s not often that a school auction is responsible for bringing a designer and client together, but Courtney McLeod can thank one such event for connecting her with one of her most loyal homeowners. A few years ago, McLeod donated her services to one such auction and the Manhattan family who won used her company, Right Meets Left Interior Design, to decorate a nursery for their new baby. Fast-forward to six months later: The family decided to decamp for the suburbs, specifically the tony shores of Sands Point on the North Shore of Long Island. One of their first calls was to McLeod to ask if she would consider tackling the interior design of their 9,000-square-foot manse. The catch? They wanted to be in the home by Christmas, and it was August by the time McLeod was able to begin the bulk of her work.

At the time, in 2016,

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Home Repair Workers Adapt To Changing World Across Orange County

Jene J. Long

LAGUNA BEACH, CA — Business has been steady for the Lock Shop in Laguna Beach, and in the time of coronavirus that’s almost all anyone can ask for. It has been a roller coaster since March, when California shut down, owner Sandi Federico tells Patch.

The coronavirus pandemic struck in March and caught the world off-guard. Forced to shut down and establish safety protocols to keep their doors open. Many, including personal care service workers, were forced to stop working indefinitely. Others, such as home repair workers, were forced to change the way they do things in order to keep others safe.

“We’re doing good now,” Federico tells Patch, “but it was real slow in April and May.”

The Lock Shop has been in Laguna Beach since 1962. Federico took over the business in 1995, after moving to south Orange County. Now a full-time Laguna Beach resident, she has watched

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