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BROWNSTONE VOYEUR: Relaxing an Ornate Townhouse in Cobble Hill

BROWNSTONE VOYEUR is a joint project of casaCARA and Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn. THE GRAND SCALE and intricate plasterwork of June and Stephen Negrycz’s Congress Street brownstone are impressive, maybe even a little intimidating. But the warmth of the … Continue reading

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What you can get right now on the North Fork under 500K

A snowy Sunday on Long Island’s North Fork, doing drive-bys and walk-arounds of vintage properties under $500K, with mixed results.  It looks like half a mil is not enough in these parts to get a great house in a great … Continue reading

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On the Road in Dutchess County

HOLIDAY GREETINGS from the snowy Hudson Valley. Nothing I love more than driving around with my eyes peeled for interesting old houses and barns, and there are plenty of them up here. Above, a Victorian carriage house next to a … Continue reading

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