Tags » Brownstones

Authentic Brownstones Coming to Downtown St. Pete

Over the next few weeks, St. Pete Rising will publish a series of articles focused on three Downtown St. Pete projects by developer Steve Gianfilippo.  Today, we are thrilled to announce the Brownstones St Petersburg.  387 more words


The Insider: Gloss and Glamour in Park Slope

My recently re-inaugurated column for Brownstoner.com, the behemoth Brooklyn real-estate website, looks at how up-and-coming designer Tamara Eaton freshens up an exceptional Victorian brownstone, on the purchase of which the new homeowners had already blown their budget, with little more than paint and wallpaper. 7 more words


Funny What a Little Humidity Can Do for the Imagination

When I stepped outside yesterday morning, the air was heavy and warm, like a washcloth recently wrung. I hesitated on my stoop. I was, firmly, in Brooklyn, brownstoned and magnolia’ed, rust-painted steps beneath my feet, and across the street sprawled Lafayette Avenue Presbytarian, that giant ochre pile. 79 more words

Pavement Coffeehouse

Youngness: ★★★★☆                 Wildness: ★★★★☆                 Veganness: ★★★☆☆

Coffee, coffee, coffee. This place has amazing coffee. But more than that, it has an amazing atmosphere. From the street, you have to walk down a flight of stairs to get to the main entrance, like you’re walking into a hidden layout. 336 more words


The View Outside My Home Office

A lot of rooms in our house are still in the transition phase. This includes my future home office space which is directly connected to our bedroom and used to be Axel’s nursery. 245 more words


When Less Is More (Lots More): Brooklyn Brownstones Go Condo, But They Don't Go Cheap

“Ideally located on a timeless and peaceful tree-lined street, this 1930s townhouse mansion offers a distinctive place to call home,” cooed the listing for 117 First Place, in Carroll Gardens, which debuted the first week of January. 1,820 more words