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Nov 18

A Menswear Designer's Sophisticated, Small Brooklyn Studio — House Tour

Name: Thomas Finney
Location: Fort Greene — Brooklyn, NY
Size: 400 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, renting

When Thomas moved into his studio three years ago, functionality and style were his primary concerns. “This is the first place I’ve actually invested in. Before, I just had IKEA everything.” Despite its proximity to a grade school playground (literally across the street) and shop-lined Brooklyn streets, thanks to Thomas’ signature style, the space captures the coziness of a log cabin.

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21
Oct 18

The Money-Saving Secret This Former Real Estate Agent Swears By

So—you’re searching for an apartment on Craigslist. You click on “housing” and enter your search criteria: min bedrooms, max price, X miles from your zip code of choice, only show ads with pictures—GO! Aaaaaand you’ve already made a huge mistake.

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21
Oct 18

A Modern Glam Tribeca Apartment — House Tour Greatest Hit

Name: Kalyn and Todd Chandler
Location: Tribeca — New York, NY
Size: 1,700 square feet
Years lived in: 10 years, owned

When Kalyn moved into her now-husband Todd’s apartment, the two were practicing lawyers. Kalyn was unhappy with her busy career, so Todd encouraged her to pursue her passion for design. With that extra push, Kalyn’s brand Effie’s Paper—a fun and feminine stationery and gift company — was born. Like the brand, Kalyn and Todd’s home is filled with a touch of glamour in every corner: the entryway is covered in metallic wallpaper, the dining room is illuminated by ornate chandeliers, and sleek furniture and accents add a shine to the space.

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18
Oct 18

Inside Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann's NYC Townhouse For Sale

It’s official: Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann are opening up their Upper West Side doors to find a potential new owner for their spacious townhome. One that has $10.75 million, perhaps.

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13
Oct 18

This Hobbit House in New York Could Be Yours for $795K

Whether you’re a longtime “Lord of the Rings” fan or you appreciate unique architecture when you see it, this energy-efficient hobbit home will make onlookers stop and stare.

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13
Oct 18

3 Things I Love About NYC (And 3 Things I Hate)

Like a lot of people, I grew up thinking that New York City was this magical place where all your dreams came true. In my fairytale, there was no gorgeous royal to sweep me off my feet—I was the princess, and New York was my one true love. When things were good, I pictured myself basking in the glow of the city lights. When things were bad, I told myself it would all go away once I got to New York.

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06
Oct 18

An Interior Designer’s Beautifully Styled 478-Square-Foot Brooklyn Home — House Tour

Name: Ali and Chip McEnhill
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Size: 478 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, owned

When Ali and Chip McEnhill moved into their apartment in Cobble Hill Towers — a Brooklyn landmark built in 1879 — they were inspired to reintroduce and recover some of its original character. “We loved the history of the building and wanted our apartment to feel connected to it so we ended up adding back in many details that had been removed in the buildings 1980s remodel,” Ali explains. This included incorporating a decorative ceiling throughout the apartment and uncovering the original fireplace from behind a wall of plaster.

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06
Oct 18

This Vacant Apartment Exists to Sell You Stuff on Instagram

They did it for the ‘gram.

We’ve all snapped a photo or two of something pretty or unique knowing it would get lots of likes on social media. But a 2,400-square-foot penthouse apartment where nobody actually lives? That’s more than just a flattering filter.

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25
Sep 18

New Yorkers Share the Weirdest, Most Frustrating Things About Their Apartments

Living in New York City often means expensive rent and little space, but sometimes apartments here are…an experience, to say the least. It seems like everyone lives in a building that has its quirks—things like strange-but-creative ways of fitting appliances in, weird structural features, odd smells, and more. Even the best apartments—the ones no one would dare give up their leases on—have their own interesting shortcomings. So, we asked New Yorkers to share their weirdest apartment stories.

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15
Sep 18

Disney Is Opening a Pop-Up In NYC To Celebrate Mickey Mouse

Since Mickey Mouse is Disney’s claim to fame, it makes sense that the company would go all out for his milestone birthday.

To celebrate the mouse’s 90th anniversary, Disney is throwing a pop-up bash in NYC called ‘Mickey: The True Original Exhibition.’ This 16,000-square-foot experience will allow visitors to interact with art installations created by various artists—from Brooklyn visual artist Shinique Smith to LA-based artist Amanda Ross-Ho. These professionals are tasked with a very important job—to depict Mickey Mouse’s important influence on art and pop culture.

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