Claudia Allen

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Dad Desperately Seeks Friends to Share Midlife

Writer Karl Taro Greenfeld found himself in his mid-thirties happily married with two daughters but no real friends. Why do men have such a harder …

The Greatest Role My Father Ever Played

Writer Seth Lerer’s dad loved the theater and acted in many small productions. He was only preparing for his biggest role yet.<p>Some fathers take their …

A Table With No Legs; Sarah Jessica Parker's House; More!

· Late opera star Risë Stevens' co-op asks $4.5M. [The Real Deal]<br>· From wooden washers to brilliant kitchens: Miele through the ages. [Architizer]<br>· Look! A table with no legs. [Co.Design]<br>· Jodie Foster lists L.A. home for $6.399M. [WSJ]<br>· Ten awesome makeunders. [Design Sponge]<br>· The <i>Sex in the City</i> …

Decoded: the Most 'Luscious' Listings in the Country

<i>Welcome back to The Brokerbabble Glossary, where Curbed takes a word or phrase that shows up repeatedly in listings and deciphers its true meaning. Ideas? Hit up the tipline.</i><p>[245 W Newton St #1, Boston, via Trulia]<p>The majority of the time, when the word "luscious" is used in a real estate listing, …

Is This Napa Mansion Really The 'Best Estate in the U.S.'?

Best Estate in the United States<p>According to the brokerbabble, this 32-room Napa Valley mansion was "recently named International Property Awards' <b>'Best Estate in the United States.'"</b> Unfortunately, the International Property Awards, a real estate trade organization, hands out dozens of awards, to …

Bob Vila on Twitter: "Have you found your dream shower yet? http://t.co/VgPTNVGM5X http://t.co/csJxbCF4Iq"

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Bob Vila on Twitter: "Looking for a little DIY project? Then why not let your wicker go wild?! http://t.co/Hbm8HR7NvX http://t.co/VVMnudEKu3"

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Mini-Split Air Conditioner

If you live in an older home without ductwork, or if you've added a new room to your house, consider the benefits and convenience of a mini-split air …

Green Local Nonprofit Q&A: ANEW

At Dwell on Design on Sunday, June 23, on the Sustainable Design stage a trio of do-gooders will discuss their latest undertaking: building 15 LEED-certified libraries in Mexico, using donated surplus office furniture and architectural materials, for the organization The World is Just a Book Away. …

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