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Los Angeles

  • The Dahl House

    We bought a house! After nearly 9 years of living and renting in Los Angeles, we finally found a home we can call our own. The Dahl House has arrived.…

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    DIY City Guide: Los Angeles

    We’ve come to appreciate the City of Angels and realize the history and communities are as vibrant as anywhere in the country. This applies to the do-it-yourself spirit that is surging…

  • 5 Stay at Home Projects to Avoid Carmageddon

    It’s here! The weekend that Angelenos have been dreading for months. CARMAGEDDON!!! Simply put, the 405 freeway will be closed for two days at 10-mile stretch between I-10 and the 101…

  • Dwell on Design Los Angeles Home Tours

    The Dwell on Design tradeshow was fun but what we were really looking forward to was the Dwell Home Tours. Dwell sets up an Eastside and Westside tour of 6 homes…

  • Dwell on Design 2010 Starts Today

    Starting today we’ll be attending the 2010 Dwell on Design event. This is the West coast’s largest design event and it is held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. There are…

  • This Old House in Los Angeles

    If you’ve got a beach bungalow that needs work or a craftsman addition planned, now’s your chance to have the crew from This Old House take on your project. Hard to…

  • 8 Ways to Prep Your Home for an Earthquake

    Living in California earthquakes are just a way of life, similar to traffic. Almost all are just little tremors but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared for something larger. Emily…

  • Safest House In The World

    The appearance of panic rooms or safe rooms in homes isn’t commonplace, but it’s not just something out of a Jodie Foster movie anymore. A super luxe home outside Los Angeles…

  • Recycling Electronics in Los Angeles

    When the iPhone was announced how many of you ran out and bought it and subsequently tossed your old Motorola or LG mobile phone in the trash? You think its so…

  • A Day with Habitat for Humanity – Recap

    I’ve enjoyed the rainy week here in Los Angeles but I was hoping it would hold off on Friday so I could join Habitat for Humanity’s “A Brush With Kindness” program…

  • Spending the Day With Habitat for Humanity

    In an effort to give back a bit this year I’ll be spending today with Habitat for Humanity in Los Angeles. As part of their “A Brush with Kindness” program my…

  • Sharing Your Tools is Good for Everyone

    We’ve long been a fan of tool libraries but unfortunately they are lacking in many cities and most of the tool libraries we’ve seen are in dire need of updating. Neighborgoods…

  • Los Angeles Wildfires Still Raging

    The wildfires burning in the Los Angeles National Forest just north of LA continue to rage and yesterday claimed the lives of two firefighters. Two firefighters were killed when they drove…

  • LAist Interviews Timothy Dahl

    After sharing our DIY City Guide: Los Angeles with the top regional blog in LA the LAist, they decided to dig deeper and setup an interview with Timothy Dahl, the founder…

  • Los Angeles and Orange County Fires

    Photo: Ifran Khan Schwarzenegger has declared a state of emergency in LA County . The glow of the sunset is haunting. Here’s some news and emergency information. LA Times updates on…

  • We’re Back!

    We’ve finally relocated to Los Angeles and we’re ready to roll! We’ve added a few new contributors who will be introduced shortly and should be back on a regular posting schedule…

  • 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…

  • GPS Required for LA

    It’s official. Charles & Hudson will be moving from NYC to LA next month. We’ve had a great run in the world’s most amazing city but it’s time to check out…