Month: April 2021

These Personal Homes of Interior Designers Are for Sale

It didn’t take long for the offers to roll in after interior designer Lauren Liess listed her Great Falls, Virginia, home for sale in early March. Known for her trademark earthy style, Leiss had the five-bedroom residence completely remodeled with natural wood flooring and exposed beam ceilings that infused the 5,600-square-foot home with a warm, inviting palette. After just one weekend of showings, the six-acre property overlooking a private pond had an accepted offer on its $2.5 million asking price.

“We had a ton of showings lined up, and then we were reviewing offers by Sunday,” says listing agent Daan

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Florida Senate OKs jobless benefits bill, urges House to act

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill that would increase unemployment benefits from $275 to $375 a week and boost the eligibility period from 12 weeks to 14 weeks.


What You Need To Know

  •  Florida Senate OKs bill to increase jobless benefits to $375/week for 14 weeks
  •  Legislation still lacks support from governor and House of Representatives
  • Senator urges chamber to exert influence, political will “on our House colleagues”

With eight days left in the legislative session, the bill still faces a mighty climb to become law. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives has advanced no

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Christina Hendricks Bold Bathroom Renovation

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Christina Hendricks is in the middle of renovating the 1908 Craftsman that she purchased at the beginning of the year, and this week she updated her social media followers on the progress. The “Good Girls” actress took to Instagram to show off her newly renovated bathroom, and you might become instantly obsessed with its boldness.

In a series of snaps shared with her 916K followers on March 20, Hendricks posted before and after photos of the now-colorful bathroom, taking fans throughout the

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Shoppers Love the Vonanda Multi-Functioning Convertible Ottoman

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Amazon has proved once again it can give you the most bang for your buck — just look at the retailer’s affordable furniture offerings. From convertible futons to outdoor patio sets, shoppers can peruse plenty of versatile picks that will transform any space, big or small. And one deal that’s not to be missed is the Vonanda Multi-Functioning Convertible Ottoman — a 4-in-1 piece that secretly offers more than meets the eye for $370.

The multi-use item functions

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AIA celebrates outstanding American interior design

A desert retreat, a wood-carved theater, and a former shipyard are three standout projects that feature in the 2021 Interior Architecture Awards. Join us as we take a look at the best new interior design that the United States has to offer, as chosen by the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA).

The Interior Architecture Awards is an annual award by the AIA that represents the most innovative interior spaces created by a US-licensed firm. According to the AIA, its five-member jury evaluates entries based on their design achievement, including sense of place and purpose, ecology and environmental sustainability and

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New kitchen for Artichoke Joe’s in San Bruno | Local News

San Bruno officials believe allowing Artichoke Joe’s to reconstruct its kitchen will pay off because the new building will create a more inviting gateway to downtown.

The San Bruno Planning Commission unanimously voted, with Commissioner Auros Harman abstaining, to approve the casino’s proposal to rebuild its kitchen building into a new two-story facility at 659 Huntington Ave.

The project allows for demolishing the existing culinary building on the north end of Artichoke Joe’s and replace it with a new, two-story structure which officials believe will blend better with the rest of the casino’s character.

“It will give the overall complex

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House passes DC statehood bill that faces long odds in the Senate

In this April 21, 2021, photo, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., center, joined from left by Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at a news conference ahead of the House vote on H.R. 51- the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington

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The House on Thursday passed a bill that would make Washington, D.C., the nation’s 51st state, a prospect that advocates call a long-overdue equal-rights milestone and critics decry as a naked power grab.

The bill passed in a 216-208 vote along party lines.

The proposal, backed

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Pursuing a career in architectural academia? Check out which nine schools are currently hiring on Archinect Jobs | News

The need for widening the pool of professors, tenured faculty, and university fellows has grown over the years. As schools prepare for the Fall term, they’re seeking candidates that will help shape the future of their programs and improve the institution’s architectural pedagogy.

This week we’ve curated a list of twelve employment opportunities ranging from visiting assistant professors to fellowship positions at nine schools of architecture.

Spring 2020 elaboration II B.Arch/B.A. Studio final review. Image courtesy @cmusoa Instagram (Carnegie Mellon University SOA)

Carnegie Mellon University seeks a Curator of Architecture Public Programs

Description: The university is searching for a part-time

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BuzzFeed NewsKelly Clarkson Said She Once Went To The Bathroom In The Middle Of A Concert And “Destroyed” A Trash Can And I'm ScreamingKelly Clarkson isn't one to have a filter, and she reminded everyone as much when she told the story of how she went to the bathroom while …2 weeks ago

BuzzFeed NewsKelly Clarkson Said She Once Went To The Bathroom In The Middle Of A
Concert And “Destroyed” A Trash Can And I’m ScreamingKelly Clarkson isn’t one to have a filter, and she reminded everyone as
much when she told the story of how she went to the bathroom while …2 weeks ago… Read More

KOKHWoman sprays lizard with Febreze, throws it across room after it defecated on her bedAccording to a police report, Hannah Buchanan, 24, became irate that her boyfriend's lizard pooped on her bed so she grabbed a can of febreze …1 day ago

KOKHWoman sprays lizard with Febreze, throws it across room after it defecated
on her bedAccording to a police report, Hannah Buchanan, 24, became irate that her
boyfriend’s lizard pooped on her bed so she grabbed a can of febreze …1 day ago… Read More