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7 NYC homes where you can belly up to the (home) bar

by Virginia K. Smith | 7/18/14 - 1:59 PM

Whether you're working on a bowl of cereal or a stiff drink, there's something specifically cozy about whiling away time at a home bar, feet dangling from the stool and everything you need for a...

A room with a view: 9 NYC sleep spots with swoon-worthy vistas

by Virginia K. Smith | 7/11/14 - 1:59 PM

Legally, New York bedrooms have to include a window to be considered legit, but let's just say that what you actually get is... varied. Not so if you snap up one of these (admittedly...

The great outdoors: 6 terraces worthy of a garden party

by Virginia K. Smith | 6/27/14 - 2:30 PM

Outdoor space is one of New York City's most precious commodities, and in hopes that one day we'll upgrade from our seat on the fire escape, we pulled listings with some of the most spacious,...

Open up your space with 7 stunning sets of French doors

by Virginia K. Smith | 6/20/14 - 2:30 PM

Everything just seems better with "French" in the title, and French doors are no exception, with their uncanny way of letting in natural light and making any room feel twice its actual...

Fireplace mantels light up 8 NYC homes

by Virginia K. Smith | 6/13/14 - 2:30 PM

Whether you're using it as a display for family photos, a dramatic place to lean against during parties, pensively holding a tumbler of Scotch, or for its intended purpose of blocking smoke from...

Luxe lighting: 6 homes with covetable chandeliers

by Virginia K. Smith | 6/06/14 - 2:30 PM

Nothing makes you feel fancy faster than a chandelier, and whether your tastes veer old-school opulent or sleek and modern, more New York apartments than you'd guess come with major light...

A former brothel, firehouse or police station: 7 abodes with previous lives

by Julie Inzanti | 5/30/14 - 2:59 PM

Nearly every building in this city has a past: You can park yourself in an old carriage house, or toast your victories over dinner in a former church. In that...

7 rooftop grill stations begging for a barbecue

by Julie Inzanti | 5/23/14 - 11:59 AM

The only time we get to cook over an open flame is when we’re, well, out in the open. In an ode to al fresco dining this Memorial Day weekend, we've rounded up some of the best outdoor grill...

Soak the stress away with these rooftop hot tubs

by Julie Inzanti | 5/16/14 - 2:30 PM

Let's face it: even if the weather were cooperating, you're still not bikini-ready. The solution to your lack of pool opportunities may very well be a secluded Jacuzzi on the roof. (We're...

9 apartment lobbies that make a great first impression

by Julie Inzanti | 5/09/14 - 2:30 PM

In the whirlwind of an apartment search, qualities like price, location and number of bedrooms tend to take center stage, as well they should. But it's worth checking out a building's lobby as...