The individuality demanded in homes today evokes the past times of architectural prominence when revered architects, such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson were commissioned to build spec homes for America's elite.
Designers have a knack for spotting potential in spaces the rest of us might well overlook, a talent that is often apparent in their own homes. Take David Kleinberg's weekend residence in East Hampton, New York.
Unless the renter completely understands the characteristics of each of the villages and hamlets that comprise the east end, the key to securing a great summer rental is to hire a real estate brokerage that has offices throughout the twin forks of LI.
The Hamptons are famous for a lot of things, among them beautiful beaches, spectacular mansions, quaint villages, extraordinary gardens and miles and miles of towering hedges. Less celebrated are the area's architecturally unique houses of worship.
Autumn tourism is on the rise. Those unchained to the restrictions of a school calendar are capitalizing on the appeal of the fall shoulder season perks such as hotel and airfare deals, fewer crowds and milder weather.
While so much work still needs to be done in many of New York and New Jersey's residential areas, several popular destinations have bounced back. From the Hamptons to the Jersey Shore, here are six popular places that survived the storm and why you should pay them a visit.
What if more of us would open our eyes to the importance of quality art programs in our public schools? I know I have, and therein lies the genius of philanthropist Russell Simmons' aptly named charity.