Tag Archives: Williamsburg

The Insider: Artful Live/Work in Williamsburg

GREAT, RAW, OPEN SPACE, hefty wood columns and white brick walls make up this quintessential urban loft, converted to a home for two by Ensemble Architects of Brooklyn. Read all about it in my weekly column, The Insider, on Brownstoner.com.

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Wandering in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG IS A NEIGHBORHOOD I’ve never known well, even after 37 years in Brooklyn. I know it slightly better now, after a few hours spent wandering its streets with a friend who moved there recently and scoped out some intriguing … Continue reading

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New Year’s in New York

AS THE OLD YEAR CAME TO A CLOSE, I said goodbye to my beloved East Hampton cottage — at least for a year, perhaps forever. Yet as I drove away on December 15, leaving it to my new renters — … Continue reading

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The Outsider: Oversized Roof Terrace in Williamsburg

MY LAST GARDEN COLUMN TODAY for Brownstoner, and I wanted to go out with a bang. It’s a spectacular 4,000-square-foot rooftop woodland/meadow, all in containers, by garden designer Rebecca Cole. You must see this…and you can, right here.

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The Insider: Eye-Popping Duplex in Williamsburg

NO BROWNSTONE today on Brownstoner — instead, a Mondrian-esque apartment in a modern Williamsburg loft building, designed (and occupied) by Brooklyn-based Christopher Coleman. Go here for the whole scoop.

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The Outsider: Gardening on Concrete in Williamsburg

FRONT YARDS, BACKYARDS, ROOFTOPS, DECKS…whatever outdoor space a Brooklyn homeowner or renter can stake out…all are fair game for my new weekly column for the Brooklyn real-estate website Brownstoner.com. The Outsider debuts today, Sunday, April 22, and will run every … Continue reading

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The Insider: Speedy Reno in Williamsburg

TODAY, THE INSIDER, my weekly interiors/renovation column on Brownstoner.com, spotlights a relatively low-budget project, though I dare not use that term for fear of stirring up those (like myself, actually) who consider a quarter million dollars far from low-budget. “Low-budget” … Continue reading

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