Drew Barrymore Sells in Hollywood, House Hunts in New York

After years of living in the Hollywood Hills, actress Drew Barrymore has sold her Los Angeles estate to a mystery buyer represented by Swedish firm Hillcrest AB, the LA Times reports. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The 7 Things You Absolutely Must Do When Moving Into a Co-Op

Before you pack one box in anticipation of your move to a co-op, you want to be sure you know everything about the building itself, whether it’s quirky rules, upcoming construction, or ongoing squabbles. This will go a long way to easing your move-in process. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Man Repeller's Leandra Medine On Taking Risks In Fashion Versus Interiors

Leandra Medine and husband Abie Cohen moved into their NYC loft while Medine was four months pregnant, and the Man Repeller founder had a hard and fast deadline to decorate the place. “I knew we had to get everything done before I entered my third trimester, because I was a fire-breathing dragon during my pregnancy,” she recently told Architectural Digest. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Is This the Most Underrated Apartment Amenity in NYC?

You’ve seen those fancy gizmos in suburban sinks—those garbage disposals that suck down each and every coffee ground or lettuce leaf you don’t need, making it next to unnecessary to make countless runs to your building’s refuse bin. But despite all the modern luxuries of living in New York City, garbage disposals are actually pretty rare. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

An Executive Vice President at Refinery29 Lives in a Whimsical NYC Carriage House — House Tour

Name: Ashley Miles and Sam Miles and their two daughtersLocation: West Village, New YorkSize: 1,300 square feetYears lived in: 4 years, renting Ashley’s 1800s carriage house in the West Village is as steeped in history as it is style; photographer Diane Arbus and her two daughters were once residents. Now, Ashley—the Executive Vice President of Sales & Brand Partnerships at Refinery29—and her husband Sam (college sweethearts from Ole Miss!) share the space with their two daughters, Mylah (six years old) and Holland (18 months old). “We discovered our beloved carriage house four years ago while strolling through the village… [w]e Read More

10 NYC Quirks That Will Confuse Any Midwestern Transplant

We Midwesterners are known for our polite ways (except when it comes to… well, pretty much every major sport), but moving to NYC is a different playing field. Truly. This hits on all facets of life – decorating and more – and living here almost a decade (wow, let’s pretend I didn’t say that), I am more than able to speak to the differences of the two. Here we go. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Casper Has Opened a Nap Café in New York

If you need a nap in the city that never sleeps, then there’s a new way for you to catch some ZZZs. Casper, the direct-to-consumer mattress company that started the bed in a box craze, has opened The Dreamery, a nap café next to its store in New York. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

A 600-Square-Foot Railroad Apartment in Alphabet City — House Tour

Name: Maggie and Lucas Vocos Location: Alphabet City, Manhattan Size: 600 square feet Years lived in: 4 months, renting Maggie and Lucas Vocos met and fell in love in Chicago, moved to Los Angeles for work, and then moved to Brooklyn for work again. After living in relatively peaceful neighborhoods in the aforementioned cities, they decided it was time to try out the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. They settled on Alphabet City, snagging a great pre-war railroad apartment surrounded by all that the Lower East Side has to offer. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

This 182 Square Foot Tiny Cabin Is BIG on Style

When the thought of a wooden retreat comes to mind, it immediately accompanies images of solitude and a discrete place that blends in with its surroundings. However, this modern tiny house in upstate New York meets at least half of those criteria due to its bold structure that allows it to stand out against a natural backdrop. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Are Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson Living In This Sleek Zaha Hadid Building?

It’s been a whirlwind romance for pop star Ariana Grande and SNL’s Pete Davidson. The young couple have only been public with their relationship since late May, and now the two are engaged and reportedly living together. Where, you ask? The luxe Chelsea high-rise designed by none other than Zaha Hadid. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico