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The Hamptons Boom Continues

Home sales and rentals on the East End of Long Island picked up at the beginning of the pandemic and are still going strong. The high-flying Hamptons real estate market continues to soar more than a year after the Covid-19 pandemic began, demand for homes remains robust in the moneyed Hamptons, boosted by a swell of urbanites settling in. In search of less density and more space, beginning last March,...

The Hamptons Homes of Your Favorite Celebrities

The Hamptons are a major hotspot for celebrity real estate. Hollywood’s most famous flock to eastern Long Island every summer to live as only Hamptons celebrities can: soaking up sun on the beach, relaxing in their sprawling mansions, and hitting up adorable farm stands. It’s enough to make us all a little envious. But we can always dream, right? Let’s take a look at some of the most amazing...

Mark Twain’s Connecticut Estate Lists for $4.2 Million

The canary-colored Connecticut estate that was the home of the father of American literature Mark Twain for the last years of his life has come to the market for $4.2 million. Twain, whose given name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens, built “Stormfield” in 1908 in the style of a Tuscan villa and named it after his short story “Captain Stormfield’s Visit to Heaven,” according to the listing with Laura...

Facebook Is Getting Into the Real Estate Business

Facebook is planting its roots in the real world, with a planned community near its Menlo Park, California, headquarters—complete with a supermarket, restaurants, shops, and a 193-room hotel. Willow Village will truly be a company town—with 1,729 apartments on-site, including 320 affordable units and 120 set aside for seniors. The development of the 59-acre site, currently an industrial and...

On Manhattan’s Western Edge, Citrovia Is Bringing Whimsical Lemon Groves to NYC

Under billowing, cloudlike fabric stretching the length of a football field, fake lemon trees with purple-and-blue trunks sprout from AstroTurf. Lemon slices the size of cafe tabletops are scattered about like oversize stone pavers, and knee-high plants bear halves of the citrus fruit cast in fiberglass resin. This Seussian wonder has a name: Citrovia. It has its own custom scent and special lighting...

The Royal Tenenbaums Iconic NYC Mansion is for Rent for $20,000 a Month

For the first time in decades, the mansion best known as the set of Wes Anderson’s The Royal Tenenbaums is on the market. The 2001 film—starring Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, Anjelica Huston, and more—is beloved not only for its captivating storyline, but for the sprawling 19th-century backdrop. Located in New York City’s Hamilton Heights, the home was built in 1899 and designed...

The Central Park flat is just up the block from the Harry Winston flagship.

An apartment once owned by Harry Winston in 927 Fifth Avenue, one of New York's most exclusive buildings, is on the market at Sotheby's International Realty for $32.5 million, with Louise Beit as the listing agent. The current owner, art collector Judith Hernstadt, bought the unit directly from the King of Diamonds himself, who purchased and renovated it in 1950. The building is the stuff of Manhattan...

These Are the 5 Must-See Flower Shows on View This Summer

Nineteenth-century American botanist (and a pioneer in scientific agriculture) Luther Burbank said, “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful. They are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul.” His affinity for all things floral is shared by many—especially the innovative designers behind the world’s most extravagant flower shows, which are making a triumphant return...

Julianne Moore sells Montauk cottage

Oscar-winning actor Julianne Moore sold her modestly sized Montauk cottage for $2.9 million after six years on the market, according to Variety. The deal closed in March. Moore reportedly listed the property in 2015 for $3.5 million after finding a drunk stranger asleep on her couch. She and her husband Bart Freundlich moved to a home in a more secluded part of Montauk shortly after the incident. The...

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Drama Book Shop to reopen June 10

Broadway might not be back yet, but the stars of Hamilton are ready for business. Lin-Manuel Miranda and other members behind the hit show are the new owners of a century-old Manhattan specialty store that will reopen June 10, the New York Times reported. Drama Book Shop will have a new look at its 266 West 39th Street location, just a block from its most recent location at 266 West 40th Street, the...

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