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New York

  • handmade-etsy

    A Day at Etsy in Photos

    We had an amazing time at the center of the handmade universe, Etsy! I hope you enjoy our photos as much as we enjoyed taking them.…

  • Lowe’s Designer Challenge for Charity

    Last week we were invited back to New York to attend a sneak preview of Lowe’s Designer Challenge. Last year’s Lowe’s event with Nate Berkus was such a huge hit we…

  • Our Favorite Finds from ICFF

    This was the first time we’ve attended the International Contemporary Furniture Fair and we found it fascinating. It’s held at the Jacob Javits center in New York which is a huge…

  • Bedbug Exterminators Come in All Types

    If you’ve had the unfortunate task of calling for a bedbug exterminator, the guy or gal that shows up at your door could be the next Jake Gyllenhaal or Anne Hathaway.…

  • HGTV Dream Home Giveaway

    You can go behind the scenes on the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway on HGTV Pro. Check out photos and video of the home that is currently being built near Stowe, Vermont.…

  • An Urban Oasis Giveaway from HGTV

    Living in New York City is amazing but unless you’ve got the big bucks you’re typically relegated to less than desirable apartments. But if you win this Urban Oasis from HGTV…

  • Be Your Own Bed Bug Exterminator

    Bed bugs are becoming more of a nuisance in New York City and elsewhere around the country. You can be your own bed bug exterminator if you’ve already confirmed that you…

  • Temporary Walls Coming Down in NYC

    New York City apartment dwellers are facing a quandary. The city is aggressively going after landlords who allow temporary walls built that aren’t to code (most aren’t). This problem stems from…

  • Etsy: Behind the Scenes

    We just returned from a visit to the handmade center of the universe, Etsy. They recently moved to a fabulous location in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn and built out their…

  • Dogs Attack Bedbugs

    Is there anything man’s best friend can’t do? From being a loyal companion to protecting your family and property, dogs are indispensable members of our family. They now can defend your…

  • Nathaniel Garber Schoen – Garber Hardware

    We thoroughly enjoyed our days living in New York’s West Village (enough that we named this blog after our cross streets). We miss the quaint tree-lined streets, impeccably restored brownstones and…

  • Glassybaby in New York City

    Our favorite design piece last year, Glassybaby, is now opening a second shop in New York’s West Village just down the street from our favorite old pub the White Horse. Glassybaby…

  • How To Patina a Mirror for that French Bistro Look

    We recently contributed to TimeOut New York’s Home Design 2009 issue which hit newsstands today. We’re featured in the Steal This Idea section for creating a patina mirror just like you’ve…

  • Roof Gardens Galore

    Chris from Apartment Therapy turned us onto a great new blog Our Brooklyn Roof Garden. The images found here make us long for New York again but we are still enjoying…

  • New York City Subway Tile

    Anyone who has visited New York is probably familiar with the iconic subway map that was designed by Michael Hertz Associates. Illustrator Christoph Niemann was remodeling his bathroom and took subway…

  • Moving Day

    Today is moving day and we’ll be taking the next two weeks to drive cross-country. We wish we only had has much stuff as the photo above but alas it’s amazing…

  • Homes from Earth to Sky

    This beautiful home from Una Arquitectos is the best example we’ve seen of a home that blends seamlessly into it’s environment (literally).…