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Hamptons August Rental, Walk to Water

SPEND A WEEK OR FOUR this August living the beachy life in my idyllic┬ámodern rustic/Bohemian chic┬ásummer house in East Hampton (Springs), N.Y. Built in the 1940s as a fishing bungalow, with a c.1970 addition, the house is 1,400 square feet … Continue reading

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Rent my Bohemian Hamptons Beach House This Summer!

2015 UPDATE: This house is available to rent for summer 2015 (whole month only, July and/or August, $8,500/month, including utilities and cleaning fee). The photos in this post are dated; the house is fully furnished now.To see my craigslist ad, … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal: Inside My Beach-House-to-Be

THE WAITING GAME continues. I’ve officially “gone to contract” on the Long Island beach house deal I’ve been patiently coddling for almost two years now. The seller has signed the contract of sale, my down payment has been delivered, the … Continue reading

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Bohemian Splendor in Cobble Hill

ONE OF THE GREAT THINGS ABOUT BLOGGING is making new friends. Lula and I met only a few months ago, when she stumbled upon my blog and contacted me. We soon discovered we are neighbors in two places. She has … Continue reading

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What Glamour Is

NOBODY DOES IT like Metropolitan Home. I say this not because I’ve been writing for the magazine since 1981, but because — though it’s known mainly for a certain sleek, high-end modernity — it is also capable of forays into … Continue reading

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