(Reuters) - A suspect who sparked a massive arson fire last year that gutted a multi-story apartment complex under construction in Los Angeles was captured on surveillance tape reviewed by authorities, the Los Angeles Times reported on Monday. Show More Summary
When a friend of mine invited me to come to a lovely brunch at her apartment last summer, I was hesitant. Why? She explained that it was a “networking brunch.” Networking? On the weekend? I shuddered at the thought. Like most professionals,...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the Jerusalem Municipality announced it is shelving plans to build 1,500 apartments in the Har Homa neighborhood. Officials gave no explanation for its sudden move. But none was needed. Obviously the construction of apartments for Jews in Jerusalem was blocked in the hopes of appeasing US President Barack Obama. But is there any […]
In the parochial way of most New Yorkers, I have a few well-trod blocks that I consider my own. I admire them daily, a little in love. Every morning, I walk down East Seventh Street from my apartment, between First and A, to the subway at Astor Place. Show More Summary
The Young Vic produces shows that please many but rarely me. Its big hit of 2014, A Streetcar Named Desire, won virtually every prize going apart from the one it… Read more The post Beauty without brains appeared first on The Spectator.
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The two youngest people killed by the Boston Marathon bombing were torn apart by one of the blasts that ripped through the crowd at the finish line, medical examiners testified on Monday as prosecutors wound up their case against accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and defense attorneys began calling witnesses. Show More Summary
New York is a concrete city populated by humans—for now. But is that a tire screech you hear, or a pack of coyotes howling at the moon, living in your old apartment, lying in wait? New, disturbing evidence out of Queens suggests we're running on borrowed time. Read more...
Dozens of residents of Bethesda apartment buildings are without power after a tree fell on power lines, causing a brief brush fire.The tree fell near the entrance to the Shops at Sumner Place shopping center, on Sentinel Drive. Montgomery...Show More Summary
Jon Bon Jovi is $37 million richer today, and one deep-pocketed New Yorker has a rocking pad. The Bon Jovi frontman finally sold his Manhattan penthouse after two years on the market. The giant duplex apartment has five bedroom and five-and-a-half bathrooms, and includes a sprawling terrace. Show More Summary
Ready to ditch that $3,000+ one bedroom apartment and buy a home? With traditional mortgages, what you're able to afford in LA might not feel like much of an upgrade. And a hot market means a lot of competition...
Prolific Los Angeles Modernist Rudolph Schindler designed dozens of timeless duplexes, apartments, houses, and office buildings, but he only ever designed one church. Bethlehem Baptist Church in Central-Alameda was built in 1944 for a small, black church congregation. Now,...
Welcome to House Calls, a new feature in which Curbed tours the lovely, offbeat, or otherwise awesome homes of regular Angelenos. Think your space should be featured next? Drop us a line with a few photos and details about your...
HIA survey shows new homes sales increase 1.1% in Feb, driven by apartment sales.
Even apart from its many other delights, Syfy's decision to make a TV series of 12 Monkeys will have been worth it just for this weird-ass scene where businessmen wheel out a thousand-year-old frozen corpse in a Japanese nightclub. Now THAT's a party! Watch for yourself. Read more...
Authorities have surveillance footage showing the suspected arsonist in last December's spectacular downtown L.A. apartment complex fire parking his vehicle on the 110 Freeway and walking into the half-built structure with cans of fuel, a fire official told a community group.
CHICAGO (AP) – A real estate developer considering turning an old Chicago funeral home into apartments and shops is hoping location will trump the creepiness factor. David Trandel acknowledges the place “is creepy” and says that could be “a real issue.” But he believes the former Herdegen-Brieske Funeral Home in the Lake View neighborhood is [...]
Gasol just couldn’t believe he missed.
Jon Bon Jovi isn't halfway to selling his home anymore?he's all the way there. The Daily News reports that the rocker has finally offloaded his massive duplex apartment, which has sat on...
In his photo series Tour Eiffel, photographer Jasper White has captured the fantastic elegance of the Eiffel Tower as it is viewed from different apartments all around Paris. White said that he embarked upon this project because of his love of Paris and how the distinctive landmark connects the city’s residents, all of whom are […]
It's not quite as funny as the pot party scene from 9 to 5, but these ladies in an apartment in Russian Hill, calling themselves Synchronicity Sisters, have been having these events, almost like Tupperware parties, where they share ideas and learn about cannabis products being produced by female entrepreneurs. [ more › ]