Kathy O'Leary

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That "Tiny House Experiment" in Detroit Shoreway Pretty Much Failed

click to enlarge<p>Despite fanfare and early confidence, Cleveland's "Tiny House Experiment" appears to have failed. Two heavily-marketed, …

If you have to eat in Times Square, here are the only restaurants worth trying

While most New Yorkers prefer to steer clear of Times Square, it's a popular spot among tourists.<p>But while the area is known for its many big chain restaurants, it's also home to some much smaller, quality eateries.<p>We asked Yelp to help us find the best options. <b>Below are the 13 best restaurants in</b> …

Yelp

28 Classic Restaurants Every New Yorker Must Try

New York is one of the oldest dining cities in the country, and though it seems we're always mourning the loss of yet another neighborhood stalwart, the city is still brimming with ancient establishments. Here are the oldest and the greatest of New York's classic restaurants, all of them decades if …

4 Important Things to Consider When Designing Streets For People, Not Just Cars

Go to any medieval European city and you will see what streets looked like before the advent of the car: lovely, small narrow lanes, intimate, and …

City Council approves Sunset Park library's affordable housing addition

The redevelopment will come with 49 affordable apartments and a new library<p>A plan to redevelop the Sunset Park library into affordable apartments with a new library at the base has been approved by the City Council this week, Politico has learned.<p>In November last year, the community board …

USC students design tiny cabins to house homeless women in LA

Tiny but full of light<p>Architecture students at USC have designed a creative solution to temporarily shelter homeless women: petite pods built of birch, steel, and aluminum that can be stacked and rearranged on parking lots or vacant plots of land.<p>They’re kind of like cargo containers, which have …

Free Markets Accomplish Progressives' Housing Ideals

There is a blatant disconnect between the goals of progressives and the effects their policies on housing.<p>The people who live in coastal urban cities …

Want Safer Streets? Take Design Cues From the Snow

It’s never too late for #sneckdown season.<p>Skinnier lanes, longer curbs, and speed humps slow down drivers. But building safer streets usually requires persistent demands from safety-minded citizens, and fistfuls of hard-won tax dollars from authorities. “Traffic calming” strategies rarely happen …

How high-tech Kasita microhomes could revolutionize homeownership

1/8<p>Kasita micro home<p>America’s affordable housing crisis is squeezing people out of cities, but one Harvard researcher believes he’s developed a …

Polygon's Juniper attracting a range of homebuyers

Tucked away in North Vancouver near the mountains, but still within easy reach of downtown, is the buzzing little community of Lynn Valley. The …

14 unique home decor shops you can find on Etsy

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Etsy<p>A perfectly decorated home doesn't happen overnight. If you want your space to reflect your personal style, it takes time to find pieces …

Ceramics

Spring Throws Under $30

As the days get longer and brighter, I automatically start to dream of summer days ahead! But the reality is, in the early days of spring, many days …

Home Decorating

Jameson: From traditional décor to transitional in 5 easy moves

I’m on the phone with Sarah Fishburne, director of trend and design for The Home Depot, one of the best jobs ever. She literally gets paid to travel …

Home Decorating

10 Little Changes That Will Give Your Bathroom a Fresh Look

Bathrooms—perhaps the most pointedly shall-we-say "<i>functional</i>" room in any given house—beg for assistance in the design department. They are frequently visited! The good news is this is one of those "a little goes a long way" situations, as the small square footage (either in reality, or in …

19 New Target Decor Buys Under $30

The transition from winter to spring practically begs for home decor updates, but our post-holiday budget doesn’t always comply. Fortunately, Target came through — yet again — with a whole bunch of new interior design goodies that won’t break the bank. Featuring colorful throws, sweet scents and …

14 Epic Pool Party Games for Your 4th of July Bash

It’s not a pool party without a couple of little-to-no-skill-needed outdoor games with family and friends. If you’re lucky enough to have a pool, game night is more than a time to catch up with friends, sip cocktails and get competitive — it’s a time to blow up some glowing pool floats, beat up …

8 Fresh + Fun DIY Outdoor Planters

If your outdoor containers are looking a little worse for the wear after this harsh winter, don't despair! These gorgeous, easy-to-make DIY planters …

High schooler crafts St. Louis mural using 300,000 crayons

An 18-year-old high school senior who uses math to make art has graduated from Rubik’s Cubes to crayons.<p>Last fall, Connor Wright used 5,980 Rubik’s …

Crayons

Grapefruit–Poppy Seed Loaf Cake with Yogurt Glaze

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>A perfect anytime loaf cake with unexpected grapefruit flavor, made with oil so it keeps a long time and stays moist.<p>March 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>1 tablespoon finely …

Baking