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Biz Ladies: 6 Steps for Launching an E-Course

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from regular Biz Ladies contributor, Megan Auman. Megan is an artist, designer, metalsmith, educator, and …

Color Day 2013 Winners

<i>Illustrations by Julia Rothman</i><p>It’s no secret that we’re color lovers. Give us a pop of hot pink or aqua on some neutral ground and we’re smitten. A …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Former Nautica CEO Lists Sporty Long Island Estate for $7.5M

The historic, 8,650-square-foot mansion at the heart of the <b>Five Chimneys</b> estate in Old Westbury, N.Y. wasn't quite enough for former <b>Nautica CEO Harvey Sanders</b> and his sport-loving family. The clothing industry titan—who serves on the board of Under Armour and the University of Maryland—built a …

Decoded: the Most Impressive 'Castles' 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>[14726 Carolcrest Dr, Houston, via Trulia]<p>The prevailing school of thought in real estate listings is that if you <i>have</i> to use …

Celebrity Real Estate

This lackluster four-bedroom on the market in Arlington, Va.? It's actually the former home of The Doors' lead singer <b>Jim Morrison.</b> Built in 1947, the place, which now boasts a suh-weet tiger mural, is reportedly the musician's childhood home. Photos, this way. [Curbed DC]

Erosion Be Damned! Malibu Beachtop House Lists for $8M

No sooner did <i>Vanity Fair</i> publish a lengthy look at the issue of erosion on the coasts of Nantucket and Malibu, than this 3,000-square-foot house, built <i>over</i> a Malibu beach, comes to market, asking <b>$8M.</b> The "Cape Cod beach house" is located on the soon-to-be-ironically-named Sea Level Drive, just …

Take a Nap in the Most Beautiful Little Box in the Southwest

Between the Yale senior building a treehouse sanctuary in the Connecticut woods, the German design student dreaming up a single-person motorized mobile home, and the 9 and 10-year-olds designing houses with trampoline rooms and driving ranges, there's been a glut of intriguing student-designed work …

Inside the Dallas Home of America's Patent Litigation King

On Sunday, the <i>New York Times</i> dropped a compelling piece on the highly lucrative world of patent litigation and its undisputed king, Erich Spangenberg. Virtually unknown outside of the patent realm, the high school dropout now pulls down more than $25M a year pursuing lawsuits against corporations …

Meet the Curbed Young Guns Semifinalists: Justine Zielinski

After graduating from San Francisco's Academy of Art University with an MFA in interior architecture and design, <b>Justine Zielinski</b> was blessed with the most no-muss-no-fuss job search imaginable: she sent her portfolio to a single firm. The gig? No big deal, just a designer position at <b>AvroKO,</b> one of …

Let This Hamptons Showhouse Show You How to 'Summer'

With things like lobster skeletons in cloches, a baby grand piano plunked next to the family Maserati, and countless strains of paisley, the first-ever <b>Hamptons Holiday Showhouse,</b> presented by <i>Hamptons Cottages & Gardens</i> to raise money for breast cancer research, is basically the ultimate guide to …

Versace's Exorbitant Palace Heads to Auction Sept. 17

Huge news about Miami's storied <b>Casa Casuarina,</b> the real estate noisemaker famed for (1) its past as Gianni Versace's party palace (or a "one-time Xanadu of boys in teeny bathing suits," as Curbed Miami most accurately describes), (2) old colonial-style bones that almost stoop with the weight of all …

Here's a Look at Nate Berkus' New, Moody L.A. Digs

Inking the pages of the August <i>Harper's Bazaar</i> is the newly editorial-ready home of prolific designer/real estate fickle <b>Nate Berkus</b> and his new fiancé <b>Jeremiah Brent.</b> While initially attracted by their new home's architectural pedigree—the Hollywood Hills two bedroom was designed in 1939 by L.A. …

Hudson Valley Stone Manor 'Cat Rock' Listed for First Time

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Garrison, N.Y.<b><br>Price:</b> $7,250,000<b><br>The Skinny:</b> Built in 1919 by society architect Hall Pleasants Pennington for …

13 Cases of Quintessentially Strange 1970s Kitchen Design

<i>Welcome again to Back Issues, a summer series wherein Curbed raids the blissfully robust archives of</i> <b>House Beautiful,</b> the grande dame of American decorating magazines, and retrieves the best bits of bygone decor. Have an old issue in the attic you'd like to share? Whip out the scanner and please, …

Cher Buys Beverly Hills Pad Once Owned by Actor Ed O'Neill

Two months after her epic $41M Malibu bluff estate was said to have sold to fellow A-listers Jay-Z and Beyonce, songstress <b>Cher</b> has snapped up a far less extravagant pad in Beverly Hills for <b>$2.15M.</b> The house does have a celebrity past, having once been owned by actor Ed O'Neill—famous for playing Al …

Meet the Curbed Young Guns Semifinalists: Sally Breer

Unlike many of the 2013 Young Guns semifinalists, Los Angeles-based decorator <b>Sally Breer</b> doesn't have years of formal training or any official degrees to hang on her wall. In fact, until pretty recently, she was skeptical that interior design was truly her calling. "I didn't know that there could …

Bankruptcy

The city of <b>Detroit,</b> already everyone's favorite punching bag, just <b>declared bankruptcy.</b> The roughly $18B in outstanding debts make this easily the "largest municipal bankruptcy filing in American history," more than quadruple the debt that the previous biggest loser, Jefferson County, Ala., was …

Celebrity Life Swap

Fashion designer <b>Michael Kors</b> is apparently on the hunt for new New York digs, having toured the West Village duplex listed by comedienne <b>Rosie O'Donnell.</b> The TV regular bought the four-bedroom for $8.1M last year and is trying to get almost $11M this time around. [NY Post]

First Couple of Country Music Lists $20M Tennessee Farm

Country music couple <b>Tim McGraw</b> and <b>Faith Hill</b> have listed their 753-acre farm, once owned by fellow music legend Hank Williams, on the outskirts of Nashville for a whopping <b>$20M.</b> But despite the high price tag, part of the estate, the antebellum mansion at the heart of the property, comes completely …

Celebrity Real Estate

Grammy-winning songstress <b>Norah Jones</b> has sold her longtime condo at NYC's landmark Carl Fischer Building. The 3,200-square-foot, eight-floor unit sold for $6.7M and earned Jones a healthy profit over the $2.3M she paid back in 2003. [Curbed NY]

Zaha Hadid's Innovation Tower Looks Like a Space-Age Iceberg

Dezeen has got its hands on some shots of <b>Zaha Hadid's</b> near-complete <b>Innovation Tower</b> at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The mildly controversial swoop savant has delivered a familiar strain of glassy, shapeless futurism—an iceberg-like mass that's something like a first cousin of her watery …

Inside China's Crazy Horseshoe Hotel, Open Next Month

Never ones to shy away from gutsiest of architecture, developers in China—home to the world's largest building and the world's <i>next</i> tallest building, plus starchitect-designed blobs, phallic towers, and 515-foot standing rings—are wrapping up construction on the horseshoe-shaped <b>Sheraton Huzhou Hot</b> …

DC's Stanford White-Designed Patterson Mansion Asks $26M

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Washington, D.C.<b><br>Price:</b> $26,000,000<b><br>The Skinny:</b> One of Washington D.C.'s most pedigreed mansions has come up …

After the Jump: Lynn Casper

This week’s radio show was the continuation of a conversation I started a few weeks ago with my friend and fellow radio host, Lynn Casper. Lynn hosts …

Modern Etiquette: Navigating Food Allergies + Dietary Restrictions

<i>Illustration by Anna Emilia</i><p>I’ve been fortunate to eat a lot of truly delicious meals lately and it made me think about all of the things that go into …

Monogrammed Succulent Place Setting

Raffia Bracelets

ObamaCareNado, Larry King Raps & More Viral Videos

From ‘ObamaCareNado’ to PBS’s hilarious reality parodies, WATCH our countdown of this week’s buzziest.<p><b>A Live-Tweeting Badger</b><p>You read that correctly. …