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Michael J. Fox lists grand Connecticut getaway for $4.25M
Fox, who has Parkinson’s disease, calls the property “the best therapy possible.”
50 points by New York Post | Michael J. Fox Rooms Nervous system House Family room Stairway Back to the Future Tracy Pollan
2- to 4-bedroom homes in Los Angeles County for about $915,000
Affordability is among the biggest roadblocks facing home buyers, especially in California's larger metros, where home prices continue to rise as inventory shrinks. In Greater Los Angeles, the average price of a two- to four-bedroom house is $915,000, according to a survey by the real estate website...
87 points by Los Angeles Times | Rooms Real estate Price Bedroom Shower Real estate pricing Home Bathroom
Abingdon townhouse fire caused by cigarette left in couch, Fire Marshal's Office says
An Abingdon townhouse suffered an estimated $105,000 in damage Thursday morning from a fire that started because a burning cigarette had been left on a couch, according to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The two-story structure is in the middle of a group of townhouses in the 100 block of...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Harford County Maryland Firefighter Volunteer fire department Pickup truck Bel Air Harford County Maryland Cigarette Rooms Amtrak
Lakeview home with skyline views: $815,000
2920 Paulina St. in Chicago: $815,000 Listed on Aug. 16, 2016 This three-bedroom townhome, located in the Wellington Park subdivision of Lakeview, has two-and-a-half bathrooms and a bonus family room that can be converted into an extra bedroom. The corner home offers abundant natural light, as...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Rooms Bedroom Room Heat pump Mechanical engineering Underfloor heating Elementary school Carport
Homestyle: University District home a stunner

-1 points by The Detroit News | Bedroom Rooms Detroit Room User Detroit Free Press The Detroit News Art Deco
Transplants brighten up University District home
After moving for work opportunities, couple finds neighborhood is a perfect fit        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Art Deco Michigan Rooms University of Detroit Mercy Packard The House is Burning Love
Handyman: Zone systems keep home at even temperature
New products and systems for your home provide a comfortable temperature no matter where you are        
-1 points by The Detroit News | HVAC Rooms Duct Heat Indoor air quality Variable air volume Refrigeration Heat transfer
Angels pitcher Tim Lincecum takes a loss in desert home sale
With his season having come to an end, Angels pitcher Tim Lincecum has wrapped up some business away from the field, selling his home in Paradise Valley, Ariz., for $3 million. The modern-style house, which boasts a gymnasium with a retractable batting cage, returned to market earlier this year...
79 points by Los Angeles Times | Tim Lincecum Los Angeles Kings World Series San Francisco Giants Rooms Major League Baseball Los Angeles Clippers Cy Young Award
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski put another L.A. home up for sale
On the heels of their recent home sale, actors Emily Blunt and John Krasinski appear poised to part ways with another of their properties. The couple have put their home in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $3.495 million. Found within the boundaries of the coveted Wonderland School neighborhood...
10 points by Los Angeles Times | Rooms Edith Head John Krasinski Archie Bunker Jim Halpert Carroll O'Connor Living room Great room
Renovated Mount Vernon Place condo on the market for $257,000
A rare opportunity to own in the shadow of Mount Vernon's Washington Monument recently became available with an 812-square-foot condominium at 14 East Mount Vernon Place. The one-bedroom, one-bath condo — unit 203 — is on the market for $257,000. Built in 1852, the updated five-story building offers...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Rooms Apartment Room Bedroom Real estate Condominium Table Housing cooperative
Presidential suites go all out

677 points by CNN | Joe Biden Rooms Winston Churchill Hotel Madison Square Garden Barack Obama President of the United States Table
River Forest 'train house' sells for just over $2 million
A six-bedroom, 7,747-square-foot Swiss chalet-style mansion in River Forest that is most known for having its own outdoor railroad sold on Sept. 2 for $2.005 million. Built in 1926, the mansion sits on a 0.85-acre corner lot and has four full baths, two half baths, a grand foyer with a carved staircase,...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Rooms Rail transport Bathing Price Paul Scofield Rail transport modelling Sauna Property
Dream Home: A Columbia sunroom with a St. Michaels feel
When Doreen Harwood thought about redoing the combination family room-sunroom that's long been the hub of her Columbia home, she knew she wanted it to exude an atmosphere of relaxation. That brought recollections of a decade of family vacations in St. Michaels on the Eastern Shore. "I have a hectic...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Rooms Family West Highland White Terrier Chair Television
Prime property: Contemporary home in Old Braeswood noted for architecture
Located in the heart of Old Braeswood, known for its distinctive architectural diversity, trees, lot size and convenient access to the Texas Medical Center and downtown, the contemporary-style custom home was designed by Collins Architects and features a kinetic sculpture by renowned artist George Rhoads. A lovely gate opens to a private courtyard entry with a waterfall pond and metal sculpture of a tree, offering the first look at the features found throughout the home and the property. The great room offers sliding bookshelves that create additional space to display art or keepsakes, and the dining room, which flows into the kitchen, features a floor with an African slate inlay and views of the courtyard and backyard. A large island, stainless-steel appliances, a breakfast bar, a wine cooler and prep sink and wine cooler are among the highlights of the kitchen. A huge balcony and picture window bring in the outdoors in the master suite that includes an elegant bath with natural stone, a rain shower, double sinks and a whirlpool tub complemented by an etched-glass wall. Overlooking the landscaped backyard complete with a pool and spa with waterfall features, the covered lanai includes a summer kitchen, a mosquito mister and wireless speakers.
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Rooms Bathtub Bathing Bedroom Texas Medical Center Kinetic art Kitchen Room
Emmy Hoovering Newscaster Pat Harvey Lists Hidden Hills Mansion (EXCLUSIVE)
SELLER: Pat Harvey LOCATION: Hidden Hills, CA PRICE: $6,995,000 SIZE: 9,330 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Award hoovering veteran broadcast journalist Pat Harvey, a pioneering L.A.-based evening news anchorwoman with an astonishing 21 Emmys under her belt, re-listed her mansion in the guard-gated and celebrity-approved SoCal community... Read more »
-1 points by Variety | Rooms Bathroom Shower Bathing Bathtub Real estate Kitchen Room
Overnight blaze destroys southeast Houston home
A small electrical fire in the utility room destroyed a southeast Houston home early Sunday morning, according to authorities.
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | English-language films News Funk Breaking news Rooms Economics Spread Toolkit Paisley Park Records
What exactly is 'bleisure' travel?
The line between work and play is more blurred than ever.
923 points by CNN | Hotel Rooms Concierge Hotels Savoy Hotel Motel Mini-bar Shoreditch
Franklin home transformed into modern sanctuary
Contemporary beauty started life in the 1960s as a flat-front, brick colonial, but you can barely see that now.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Rooms Bathing Bedroom Bath Somerset Kitchen Bathtub Husband Love
A double feature in Rancho Mirage
Repeating arches and ornamental flourishes take center stage at this grand Mediterranean in a guard-gated enclave in Rancho Mirage. Known as Casa Bella, the estate boasts such features as a playhouse-inspired theater complete with balcony seating. For the second act, wraparound loggias open to...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Rooms Coldwell Banker Price Swimming pool Carlos Ochoa Median Ochoa House
'Modern Family' creator Steven Levitan sells Brentwood traditional for $9.77 million
Emmy-winning television writer, director and producer Steven Levitan has parted ways with his longtime home in Brentwood, selling the East Coast-inspired traditional for $9.77 million. Tucked behind hedges and gates in the Brentwood Park area, the two-story home sits on about half an acre of parklike...
4 points by Los Angeles Times | Steven Levitan Rooms Just Shoot Me! Modern Family Living room American television sitcoms Family room Berkshire Hathaway
Freed by Innocence Project in Wisconsin, Chicagoan now enters courtroom as an attorney
Jarrett Adams was 17 years old in September 1998 when he made a decision he would regret for the rest of his life. He and two friends decided to road trip from Illinois to Wisconsin for a night of partying. The outing ended with a student accusing all three of them of raping her. Adams was sentenced...
41 points by Chicago Tribune | Lawyer Legal education Rape Loyola Law School Rooms Judge Dormitory Barry Scheck
Mel Gibson sells Sherman Oaks home at a loss
Actor-director Mel Gibson, who is up for an Academy Award for his film “Hacksaw Ridge,” has sold a home in Sherman Oaks for $2.1 million. Gibson, through a blind trust, bought the house in 2009 for $2.405 million, records show. The property was previously occupied by his former romantic partner...
44 points by Los Angeles Times | Mel Gibson Academy Award Real estate Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Director Rooms Braveheart 81st Academy Awards
‘Morning Joe’ Co-Anchor Mika Brzezinski Lists Tudor in Westchester County
SELLER: Mika Brzezinski LOCATION: Bronxville, NY PRICE: $2,095,000 SIZE: 4,102 square feet, 7 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Veteran broadcast journalist Mika Brzezinski, long-time co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” listed a Tudor-style home in the prosperous New York City suburb of Bronxville with an asking price of $2,095,000. The unassuming three-story faux-timbered residence, built... Read more »
12 points by Variety | Mika Brzezinski Zbigniew Brzezinski Rooms New York City Edward R. Murrow House MSNBC Westchester County New York
'Modern Family's' Eric Stonestreet gets his price (and slightly more) for Studio City home
Actor Eric Stonestreet of “Modern Family” fame has sold a home in the Studio City area for $1.1 million, or $1,000 over the asking price. The traditional-style cottage, built in 1948, has a brick-lined walkway that leads up to the black-painted front door. Vertical white siding and diamond-pattern...
18 points by Los Angeles Times | The Dick Van Dyke Show Real estate Dick Van Dyke American film actors Multiple Listing Service Rooms The Secret Life Of... Door
Modern house gets a chic redo in hipster Silver Lake
The expansive living room of this remodeled Silver Lake home flows onto a glassed-in deck with cityscape and treetop vistas.  The open-plan kitchen features a quartz countertop island and a walk-in pantry. White oak flooring unifies the interior spaces. A separate living unit sits above the four-car...
25 points by Los Angeles Times | Kitchen Semi-detached Square foot Median Single-family detached home Home Price Rooms
Ta-Nehisi Coates sells Brooklyn brownstone over safety concerns
Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, one of the country’s leading writers on race, has sold the landmarked Brooklyn brownstone he owned briefly for $2.1 million, according to city property records. Coates bought the stunning 5-bedroom home — “on the most coveted block of Prospect Lefferts Gardens,” notes the property’s listing— in April 2016 for $2.1 million through...
121 points by New York Post | Rooms Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Brooklyn Pablo Cuevas Prospect Park Slavery in the United States Kitchen Slavery
Stars lurk in the history of this Hollywood Hills Tudor
You don’t have to scratch too deeply into property records to find a former owner of note in Hollywood Hills. This 1930 Tudor was once the home of actress Kathy Bates, who sold the rambling two-story in late 1999 for $859,000 to actor and writer Jon Cryer. Another name looming large in the history...
8 points by Los Angeles Times | Rooms Kathy Bates Real estate English-language films Los Angeles Semi-detached Béla Lugosi Home
Bob Weinstein Lists New York City Brownstone Townhouse
SELLERS: Bob Weinstein and Annie Clayton LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $19,000,000 SIZE: 6,608 square feet, 4-5 bedrooms, 5 full and 3 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Several thoughtful helpers kindly sent word that mega-producer Bob Weinstein, founder and head of Dimension Films and co-founder and former co-chairman of Miramax Films, and his ex-wife,... Read more »
3 points by Variety | Rooms The Weinstein Company Miramax Films Living room Dimension Films Bob Weinstein Bedroom Upper West Side
New women's jail open in Terrebonne Parish
ASHLAND, La. (AP) - The Terrebonne Parish sheriff says the new women's jail is open, freeing 80 beds in what's now the men's jail. Sheriff Jerry Larpenter tells The Comet ( ) that inmates moved into the new jail late last week, even getting new uniforms. Parish President Gordy Dove ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Youth detention center Prison Imprisonment and detention Rooms Terrebonne Parish Louisiana Dormitory The Washington Times The Work
Student found dead in Waynesburg University dorm room
Authorities are investigating the death of a Waynesburg University student and football player whose body was found in a dorm room Sunday.
289 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | University Waynesburg Pennsylvania Autopsy Greene County Pennsylvania Greene County Ohio Rooms Suicide Death
Rhonda Kave loves teaching New Yorkers how to make gourmet food
Rhonda Kave loves teaching New Yorkers how to make gourmet truffles and buttercrunch toffee — once they discover her Lower East Side store. Enter Vimbly and If Only, two sites that aggregate experiential gifts. After reopening Roni-Sue’s Chocolates in September to focus on workshops, Kave began advertising on these platforms. Since then, bookings for her...
181 points by New York Post | New York City Lower East Side Manhattan Rooms Workshop
1922 home is a fully restored blank canvas in Detroit
Owners of the 1922 house restored and replaced basic systems and original features, but left decorating to the buyer        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Rooms Basement House Golf Bedroom Family room Wall Golf course
Catering to pets is big business for builders, designers
Dear Gail: This is more of just a general question versus a decorating problem. I’m just curious what trends you’re seeing in pet products for our homes. — Stephanie
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Dog Pet Rooms Stairway Want Dining room Positron emission tomography That that is is that that is not is not is that it it is
Juan Gabriel's Palm Springs compound hits the right note with a buyer
A desert retreat owned by Juan Gabriel, the late Mexican singer-songwriter known for his ballads of love and heartbreak, has wooed a buyer in Palm Springs. The resort-style compound sold earlier this month for $1.637 million.  Set behind a corrugated metal fence, the single-story structure was...
58 points by Los Angeles Times | Suzanne Somers Rooms Mohammed VI of Morocco Alan Hamel Hassan II of Morocco Kitchen Dining room Akon
Hot Property: We now resume your regular programming
Holidays: Check — long gone. Super Bowl: Over. Yes, home-buying and selling season has officially arrived. Brokers are discreetly touring empty homes before the signage goes up. Open house arrows are sprouting on nearly every block. Interest rates remain low despite some upward creep. Demand is...
17 points by Los Angeles Times | Demetri Martin Swimming pool Beach volleyball Volleyball Real estate New Home Texas Pool-in-Wharfedale Rooms
A detailed home with abundance of space
The striking, custom-built Arts and Crafts-style home at 233 Grapevine Road in Dunbarton is loaded with quality and attention to detail throughout its 3,000 square-feet of living space. Featuring four bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms, the home boasts plenty of entertaining space, an open concep...
2 points by Concord Monitor | Rooms Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Shower Room Bathtub
9 displaced in Oak Park extra-alarm apartment fire
Nine people were displaced Friday in an extra-alarm fire that officials believe started in the utility room of a three-story apartment building in the 300 block of West Washington Street in suburban Oak Park.  The fire started about 1:20 a.m. in the utility room located in the building's basement,...
41 points by Chicago Tribune | House English-language films Injury Storey Real estate 2000s music groups Rooms
‘The Librarians’ Star John Larroquette Lists Marina Del Rey Residence
SELLER: John Larroquette LOCATION: Marina Del Rey, CA PRICE: $3,750,000 SIZE: 4,790 square feet (excluding finished basement), 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Though we first heard word via covert communiqué from tipster Candy Korn, the celebrity property gossips at Zillow were the first to let the cat out of the proverbial bag that... Read more »
21 points by Variety | Rooms Room Bedroom John Larroquette Kitchen Flooring Dining room Ballona Creek
Starz CEO Chris Albrecht Sells Brentwood Mansion (EXCLUSIVE)
SELLER: Chris Albrecht LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $7,093,000 SIZE: 7,021 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Though he had to hack nearly two million dollars off the original asking price of $8,995,000, Starz president and CEO Chris Albrecht sold a comfortably sumptuous Mediterranean villa in L.A.’s Brentwood... Read more »
25 points by Variety | Rooms Los Angeles New York City Santa Monica California Room Garage Real estate Multiple Listing Service
Actress Kimberly Elise lets go of contemporary home in Hollywood Hills West
Actress Kimberly Elise, known for her film roles in “Set It Off” and “Beloved,” has sold her home in Hollywood Hills East for $1.42 million. The two-story contemporary, built in 1990, sits behind a gated fence and opens through artistic glass double-doors. Among its features are hardwood floors,...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Kimberly Elise Rooms Nicolas Cage The Manchurian Candidate Keller Williams Realty The Manchurian Candidate American film actors 2004 in film
Jurors deliberating in murder trial of Peabody man
PEABODY  — Jurors are deliberating in the case of a Peabody man charged with fatally stabbing his girlfriend in their home more than a year ago.Sixty-year-old Brandon Hoar faces a first-degree murder charge in the June 2015 death of 55-year-old Cheryl Young. Police said they responded to the couple's home and found Hoar sitting on the front steps. Young was found dead on a living room couch.Hoar had told investigators he was trying to protect Young's 5-year-old granddaughter from her. The girl was found unharmed in a bedroom.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Essex County Massachusetts Jury Murder Court Trial Rooms Judge Salem Massachusetts
Moroccan royal sells renovated Beverly Hills home for $12.5 million
The Beverly Hills home of Moulay Souleimane Cherkaoui, a member of the royal family of Morocco, has sold for $12.5 million. The two-story Mediterranean villa-style house, built in 1991, sits behind fences and hedges on a nearly half-acre site. Palladian windows flank the front entry and bring in...
39 points by Los Angeles Times | Rooms Mohammed VI of Morocco Hassan II of Morocco Morocco Demetri Martin Cobie Smulders Royal family Family
International DJ Zane Lowe buys Runyon Canyon home modernized by R.M. Schindler
DJ-producer Zane Lowe has bought a home in a gated Hollywood Hills West enclave for $4.95 million. Set on more than half an acre, the farmhouse-inspired residence was once owned by Lionel Stander, the radio and film actor who died in 1994. During his ownership, Stander commissioned celebrated architect...
7 points by Los Angeles Times | Real estate BBC Radio 1 Zane Lowe BBC Keller Williams Realty United Kingdom Rooms BBC Radio 2
Ball State University closes in on $20.6M campaign projects
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - Ball State University has approved architectural renderings for the final two projects of its $20.6 million capital campaign. The Star Press ( ) reports the university's board of trustees approved plans Friday for the Early Yestingsmeier Golf Center and a 19,000-square-foot addition to Worthen Arena. The ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Ball State University Rooms Basketball Muncie Indiana Indiana David Letterman John E. Worthen Arena Ball State Cardinals
‘Biggest Loser’ Producer J.D. Roth Buys Montecito Compound (EXCLUSIVE)
A covert communiqué from real estate yenta Yolanda Yakketyyak let us know and property records do indeed confirm that prolific reality television producer J.D. Roth, co-creator and executive producer for “The Biggest Loser,” shelled out exactly $7 million for a comfortably sumptuous 2.3-acre compound in the remarkably low-key but exuberantly high-cost seaside community of Montecito,... Read more »
3 points by Variety | Rooms Oprah Winfrey Harpo Productions The Oprah Winfrey Show Living room The Biggest Loser Kitchen Film producer
Ty Burrell Buys Vintage Spanish Home in Cheviot Hills (EXCLUSIVE)
Always reliable celebrity real estate snitch Lucy Spillerguts confidently asserts that it was two-time Emmy-winning “Modern Family” dad Ty Burrell who, via blind trust, plunked down a pinch more than $4.2 million for a thoughtfully updated, late-1920s Spanish Colonial Revival-style home in the increasingly expensive Cheviot Hills neighborhood just south of Century City in Los... Read more »
71 points by Variety | Apartment Bedroom Rooms Los Angeles Ty Burrell Salt Lake City Room Modern Family
‘Falcon Crest’s’ Ana Alicia and Husband Gary Benz List Sherman Oaks Home (EXCLUSIVE)
A gunmetal-gray, mid-century, post-and-beam-built home set amid a grove of mature live oak and redwood trees in the Longridge Estates area of Sherman Oaks, Calif., and owned, per property records, by Emmy-winning unscripted television pioneer Gary Benz, has come up for sale with a price just under $2.3 million. Benz, executive producer of the long-running... Read more »
11 points by Variety | Rooms Ana Alicia Bedroom American film actors Falcon Crest Grand Junction Colorado Apartment Room
How to bring hotel chic home
Inspired by the interiors of boutique hotels around the world, author Sara Bliss wanted to share easy and affordable tips on how to bring that style home.In Hotel Chic at Home, she tries to capture the transformative power of travel, and that moment in a stylish hotel when you say to yourself, “Why...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Hotel Morocco Rooms Boutique hotel Chandelier Associated Press Lighting
Home combines historic charm, modern day amenities
Is now the time to consider downtown living in Concord? Is the “flight back to the city” something you have been thinking of?“The demographic market is changing right before our eyes in the world of Real Estate,” said Susan Roemer of Better Homes and Gardens Masiello Group. “The need for ‘baby bo...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Rooms New Hampshire Bedroom Stately home Home Garage Living room Treasure Houses of England
Photos: Howell home more like a cabin
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Rooms Bedroom Detroit Free Press Detroit Room The Detroit News Detroit Newspaper Partnership Family room