Public Bathroom Access at Heart of Dispute Over New Inwood Park Facility

The Row New York boathouse planned for Sherman Creek Park will have bathrooms in its locker rooms, available only to the individuals participating in the organization’s programming.

An aerial view of Sherman Creek Park and the waterfront.

The city’s Public Design Commission voted Monday to approve the construction of a boathouse in Inwood’s Sherman Creek Park. Local political representatives backed the project, but some community members opposed it—namely over bathrooms at the facility, which critics want accessible to the public. 

The new building, run by the nonprofit Row New York, will replace the organization’s current Peter J. Sharp Boathouse on

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Fashion Designers Pivot to Interior Design

In just three short years, Bessie Afnaim Corral and Oliver Corral had achieved what many young designers only dream of. By February 2020, their label, Arjé, known and beloved for its trophy-status shearling jackets and coats, was being carried by every major retailer, from Net-A-Porter to Selfridges. Then the first wave of Covid-19 lockdowns hit. No one was shopping for clothes, let alone a $3,000 shearling; everyone was stuck at home. As retailers started canceling orders, the Corrals, who met as co–head designers of Donna Karan’s Urban Zen (and are now married), made a radical decision: They would pivot to

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12 Incredibly Useful (and Underrated) Kitchen Gifts for Cooks That Professional Chefs Swear By

With the Well+Good SHOP, our editors put their years of know-how to work in order to pick products (from skin care to self care and beyond) they’re betting you’ll love. While our editors independently select these products, making a purchase through our links may earn Well+Good a commission. Happy shopping! Explore the SHOP

If you’re here, we’re going to assume you’re looking for the perfect gift for the home chef in your life. This is the friend or family member who brings at least three side dishes to every event, or has a list of restaurants you “absolutely need to

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Democratic Texas Rep. Ryan Guillen switches to GOP after redistricting

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Period house renovation nods to monolithic architecture

Monolithic architecture defines period house renovation in New Zealand

Franklin Road House in Auckland, designed by Jack McKinney Architects and Katie Lockhart Studio, is a monolithic marvel infused with tropical modernism

An Edwardian house in the Ponsonby neighbourhood of Auckland, New Zealand, has been given a 21st-century facelift with a thorough redesign and a touch of minimalism – through an extension’s monolithic architecture. The residence, a family home on Franklin Road, was designed by Jack McKinney Architects and interiors specialist Katie Lockhart Studio, who drew on principles of modernist architecture, and in particular tropical modernism, for the project’s warm

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I tried this TikTok bathroom cleaning hack and it actually works

TikTok seems to be the go-to place for quick and easy cleaning hacks. Some are genius ideas while others, not so much. But one thing’s for sure, bathroom cleaning hacks are gaining momentum, with many wanting to get their tubs and faucets sparkling clean without elbow grease.

If you’re spending way too much money on bathroom cleaning products that are not doing the job, this TikTok hack may well be your answer. It doesn’t use bleach either! Although, if you do use bleach to clean don’t make this mistake. 

The TikTok video in question posted by Carolina McCauley shows us

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Opelika home listings for people who need a lot of living space | Local News

Spectacularly designed with the perfect combination of space, elegance and comfort, the “Kensington” floor plan offers an old world appeal with high end amenities. Gleaming rich wood flooring flows from the foyer, dining and great room, to meet the impressive stair case at the rear of the home. Ten foot ceilings add to the appealing downstairs area featuring a gourmet kitchen with built in appliances and the best granite island to entertain family or friends. Workable laundry room is large enough for a freezer or an over abundance of cleaning apparatuses. Grand master suite leaves no detail overlooked with it’s

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The Best Kitchen Cabinet Paint Colors, According to 18 Designers

“You’ll see me use this color any and everywhere. With its warm gray undertone, it will never feel stark or cold. And using this warmer white with brass hardware gives a very sophisticated kitchen vibe that can be made playful or modern.”—Beth Diana Smith

Farrow & Ball Studio Green (No. 93)

“I like that this is almost a soft black with a hint of green. To prep your millwork or paint over previously painted cabinets, start by using a wood knot and resin blocking primer. I usually do three to four coats of this before putting on the

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Why Texas’ white-hot housing market might be cooling down

It’s been a wild ride for home buyers in Texas over the past year – high demand and low supply caused skyrocketing prices in many of the state’s major cities. Its led to serious affordability issues in cities like Austin, which was already seeing housing costs creep upward before the pandemic.

But that white-hot market might at last be cooling down, says Luis Torres, research economist at Texas A&M University’s Real Estate Research Center.
Prices in some places have gotten so high that home buyers are waiting to purchase, causing houses to stay on the market a bit longer.

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A German Architectural Firm Embraces Sustainable Building Practices

This article is part of a special report on Climate Solutions, which looks at efforts around the world to make a difference.

There was a time, including when Martin Henn’s grandfather and father were at the peak of their careers, when many architects lived by a simple creed: bigger was better. But with a growing awareness of how that thinking contributes to the greenhouse gas emissions that are linked to climate change, a new vocabulary has sprouted in many firms: sustainability, circular economy, organic design.

That is the kind of language that Martin Henn, 41, said he brought into the

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