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Apartment building proposed for Dogtown

A developer wants to construct a five-story apartment building on a vacant Dogtown lot where a similar proposal four years ago produced neighborhood …

10 Super Cozy Examples Of How To Achieve Warm Room Design

Watch the cold weather melt away in these beautifully styled rooms.<p>In these spaces, style takes a perfectly toasty turn.

Home Decorating

IKEA Has Ruined the Antiques Industry, Expert Says

Looks like antiques have literally become a thing of the past.<p>Chances are, you grew up with at least a few pieces of antique furniture. Maybe it was that oak bar your father polished to perfection, or the entryway bench that withstood backpacks and shoes. Whatever the piece, you remember it well — …

IKEA

Donald Trump Becomes the 45th President of the United States: Pictures

Paul Ryan

Women Turn Out in Force Around the World: Pictures

79 books Barack Obama recommended during his Presidency

Throughout his time in the White Office, President Barack Obama has recommended hundreds of books.<p>For the last two years, for instance, Obama has …

Where To Stay In Paris — Neighborhood Guide

Choosing where to stay in Paris can be a little overwhelming. Each neighborhood has its own distinct vibe and quirks, so picking the best …

Paris

A Perfect Pot of Beans—and How to Use It

Despite many a food writer’s best efforts, dried beans are a tough sell for the home cook. Why is this? The cooking process, which you’re probably …

Cliffside Residence Modern Home in Austin, Texas by Specht Architects

Location: Austin, Texas - Suspended on a narrow limestone ridge halfway down a cliff overlooking Lake Austin, this home was designed to enhance the drama of living in such an unusual natural setting.

Texas

17 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Cook Calamari

There a few menu items that are a shoo-in when you eat out. At the top of that list are usually tequila cocktails, cheesecake and calamari. Whether you’re enjoying dim sum or an antipasto, you can’t pass up the token squid offering because you’re too scared to make it yourself. Newsflash: Cooking …

Cooking

11 Winter Soups That Warm The Soul

Warm your body and soothe your spirit with a steaming bowl of soup or stew. From Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup to Pasta e Fagioli, these recipes will have you satisfied and snug as a bug on the coldest winter days.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>Made with rotisserie chicken and Asian pantry …

Cooking

This startup will ship you specialty food from some of the most famous restaurants in the US

The 4-year-old startup ships dishes from some of the best-known restaurants in the nation, like Joe's Pizza in New York, Prantl's Bakery in Pittsburgh, and Honolulu Fish Company in Hawaii. The food arrives chilled in just a couple of days, ready pop in the oven or eat straight out of the …

San Francisco

The 6 Accessories Every Comfy, Cozy Home Needs

I've always been all about layering up in the colder months. It's a time to pull out your coats, scarves, gloves, and boots to get all snuggly warm. …

Vibrant Vegan Double Broccoli Buddha Bowl

A Buddha bowl is all sorts of healthful goodness piled in abundance in a single bowl. They tend to be very beautiful, and have an ability to make …

Sri Lanka

Interior design: 21 ideas to renovate your home with very little effort

Contrary to popular concept, giving your home a makeover does not always translate into huge investments. Nor are the interior designers or room …

French Onion Soup

In a large heavy-bottom pot, melt the butter over low heat. Add the sliced onions, thyme, salt, and pepper and continue to cook, stirring …

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

Healthy Eating

6 Ingredients or Less: 15 Surprisingly Simple Recipes

It's amazing how many delicious dishes you can make with only a handful of ingredients. From Mirin Glazed Salmon to Scottish Shortbread, these recipes will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time.<p><b>1. Mirin-Glazed Salmon</b><p>Adapted from one of my favorite cookbooks, <i>Nigella Express</i> by Nigella …

Ice Cream

The 13 best places to eat ramen in New York City

That's why we teamed up with Foursquare City Guide to round up the 13 best places to eat ramen in New York, based on which locations had the highest ratings from Foursquare users.<p>From popular stops like Momofuku Noodle Bar to Takashi, which serves an unforgettable all-beef version, here are the top …

Four Square

20-Minute Meals You Need In Your Life This Week

You don't need to spend two hours in the kitchen to cook something delicious.

Gochujang Gumbo

Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon canola oil<br>• 6 ounces chopped andouille sausage<br>• 2 cups chopped yellow onion (about 1 large)<br>• 1½ cups chopped celery (about 2 large …

Cooking

Photography festival coming to San Francisco

On the heels of the landmark re-opening of SFMOMA and the inauguration of the Minnesota Street Project, the robust photography community in the Bay Area has long lamented the lack of a festival to match their fervor. PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco hopes to change that.<p>PHOTOFAIRS, presented by the World …

Fine Art Focus: Ana Teresa Barboza

Whenever I hear people talking about <i>fine art</i>, I find they tend to focus most often on painting and drawing. But one of the things I wanted to do with …

Digital Art

This Artist's Drawings of Celebs on Starbucks Cups Are Seriously Amazing

Gives "latte art" a whole new meaning.<p>You might look at a Starbucks coffee cup as just an ordinary paper cup, but Lyubomir Dochev, a 19-year-old artist from Bulgaria, sees a canvas for drawing amazing portraits of fashionable celebrities, naturally. The teen started with a portrait of Cara …