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Jackson Wayne makes a messenger bag for time travelers to the Old West

January 15, 2017 6:54 am

Well howdy, partner! How’s your Django app deployment going? Jackson Wayne makes leather goods with a decidedly old-timey, pre-WWII/post-Pony Express bent. Founded by a former lawyer, Andrew Lynch, the style is based on “old pictures of lawyers and their briefcases” that Lynch found while running is law practice. Lynch’s inspiration came from a leathery past. […]

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Dramatic Reds Warm a Cool Canadian Kitchen (5 photos)

January 15, 2017 6:54 am

They love red, and they didn’t want anything cookie-cutter,” says designer Frankie Castro, speaking of her clients’ initial desires for their kitchen. To deliver on that request, she and her husband and partner, John Bozic, introduced a bright red dragon print to a banquette area. The red accent is… Houzz Galleries

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10 Smart and Stylish Options for Laundry Storage (10 photos)

January 15, 2017 6:54 am

Where and how you store your laundry baskets can vary depending on the layout of your home and the needs of your household. There are all sorts of ways to incorporate them — it’s just a case of finding the one that’s practical for your lifestyle. Whether you choose to hide the laundry storage from […]

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Homes for Sale in the Hottest Real Estate Markets for 2017

January 15, 2017 6:54 am

Moderately sized cities in the middle of the country are now among the strongest housing markets in the United States –  with Nashville, TN topping the list, according to Zillow research on the hottest housing markets for 2017. With strong economic growth, plenty of job opportunities, and safe communities to raise families, these cities are giving the traditionally […]

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House of the Week: Classic New York Farmhouse with Modern Delights

January 15, 2017 6:54 am

The old ways of farming have long fallen out of fashion in this area, but the Clarence Bouton Homestead, originally built in 1763, shines as a beacon of the past – with all the delights of the present. The 2,500-square-foot home, located in South Salem, NY and on the market for $795,000, offers 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, plus four […]

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Zillow grows online real estate empire with Hamptons Real Estate Online acquisition

January 13, 2017 6:54 am

Zillow Group, which already boasts Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy, and Naked Apartments in its portfolio on online real estate companies, is growing again with the acquisition of Hamptons Real Estate Online, a Hamptons-focused real estate portal. HousingWire.com Topics

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Senate questions Ben Carson on his ability to lead HUD

January 13, 2017 6:54 am

Ben Carson’s hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee is now over. While some of the committee members questioned Carson’s ability to be the next secretary of HUD, the hearing wasn’t as contentious as many thought it might be. And despite the controversial reaction to his appointment, the hearing seemed to confirm […]

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The Nintendo Switch will cost $300 and release worldwide on March 3

January 13, 2017 6:54 am

Nintendo has announced the launch date and price of the Nintendo Switch at an event in Tokyo; the company’s next console will be released worldwide on March 3 for $300 in the US and comparable amounts elsewhere. Read More Tech Crunch – Gadgets

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San Francisco District Attorney files lawsuit against drone maker Lily for false advertising

January 13, 2017 6:54 am

After raking in tens of millions in preorders and venture capital, the drone maker — if it can really be called that — Lily is shutting down. But its problems won’t end there: San Francisco’s District Attorney filed a lawsuit today accusing the company of false advertising and unfair business practices. Read More Tech Crunch […]

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Houzz Tour: Industrial Charm in Vancouver’s Gastown (14 photos)

January 13, 2017 6:54 am

The words “historic building” — in a neighborhood filled with vintage lampposts, cobblestones and streets with names like Blood Alley — immediately conjure images of rough-hewn beams, original brickwork and well-worn floors. But the space confronting designer Reisa Pollard in Vancouver’s historic Gastown… Houzz Galleries

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