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For Rent: Idyllic Family Home in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

UPDATE: It’s rented!:-) ASK MY KIDS, they’ll tell you: Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, is a great place to grow up. Especially on Verandah Place, the most coveted block in perhaps the most charming neighborhood in brownstone Brooklyn. It’s a row of … Continue reading

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Hamptons Reno: Paint, Tile, Elbow Grease

Beach plums in bloom STEAMING TOWARD A MOVE-IN DATE of this Friday at my new/old house in East Hampton, N.Y. Yes, I know it doesn’t look move-in ready, and the fact is, I still don’t have water. But that’s my … Continue reading

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Stretching the Season

A LOT OF PEOPLE (myself included) give up, somewhat, on window boxes and outdoor containers by the time November rolls around. Others keep going… like the owners of the swell Manhattan townhouse, above, who’ve created an arresting display with gourds … Continue reading

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The Insider: Fresh Take in Park Slope

THE 1886 TOWNHOUSE featured today on “The Insider,” my weekly interior design/renovation column on Brownstoner.com, is a gorgeously intact neo-Grec row house treated to a lively freshening up by designer Lyndsay Caleo of The Brooklyn Home Company. This one is … Continue reading

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The Insider: Super-Modern Addition in Brooklyn Heights

THAT GORGEOUS OPEN STAIRCASE belongs to a new extension on the back of a traditional brownstone, carried out by Brooklyn-based architects Platt Dana. It’s the subject of my Brownstoner column today. For the full details, including photos of the kitchen … Continue reading

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Heart of NoLibs 2-Family 329K

Northern Liberties street scene NoLibs? WTF is NoLibs? You might well ask. It’s a silly acronym (is there any other kind?) for Northern Liberties, one of the most happening neighborhoods in Philadelphia. Think of it as the Williamsburg of Philly … Continue reading

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Super-Skinny West Village Townhouse, $4.3million

“My candle burns at both ends It will not last the night; But ah my foes, and oh my friends, It makes a lovely light!” – “First Figs,” Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1920 I’D LONG KNOWN THAT 75-1/2 BEDFORD STREET, … Continue reading

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