Golden Japanese Forest Grass - I really cannot get over Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola', zones 5 to My favorite is the variegated variety. I planted mine under a Japanese maple, and the contrast was genius and it has so much movement.
Adding pavers around a standard concrete walkway can give your entrance a little something extra. And so much less expensive than redoing the whole thing. This would look great for our front walk way when we do finally get our sidewalk poured.