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Ranch Revamp in Sag Harbor

A PIECE I WROTE recently about the reinvention of a postwar ranch house in Sag Harbor, N.Y., is in the August 1 issue of¬†Hamptons Cottages & Gardens magazine. It so happens I’ve known the homeowner, Susan Penzner, who is a … Continue reading

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Hope for the Dreaded Ranch

MANY OF THE HOUSES THAT SIT FORLORNLY ON THE MARKET for months around here are 1970s ranches. I generally look past them with a shudder. Sometimes, though, they’re well-located, and they’re usually priced at the bottom of the market (400s … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Cottage Living

One of my favorite magazines bit the dust with its December 2008 issue.¬† Cottage Living, launched with fanfare in 2004, is gone. I don’t think I ever missed an issue, though in recent months — probably in a desperate grab … Continue reading

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