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Living In a Rental Jan. 26, 2019

The Art of Design

In certain cities such as West Palm Beach, Florida; Atlanta; and New York City, after years of fligh... Read More

Is an Open Kitchen Really for You? Jan. 05, 2019

The Art of Design

Everyone says they love a large, open kitchen they can entertain in. But is that really a practical ... Read More

Ring In the New Year With an Interior Designer Dec. 22, 2018

The Art of Design

Ringing in the new year can be an uplifting experience for some and a time of melancholy for others.... Read More

Accessorize Like a Pro Dec. 15, 2018

The Art of Design

My first collection or attempt at displaying items as a child was boxes, made of any material —... Read More

Install a Bathroom Pedestal Sink Yourself Dec. 13, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: I want to remodel my bathroom, but I can only afford to do it in stages. I think install... Read More

Designer on Skates? Dec. 01, 2018

The Art of Design

Designers are larger than life! This is what the general population of the world believes. It m... Read More

Home for the Holidays Nov. 24, 2018

The Art of Design

As the holidays start to run upon us, it is a wonderful time to contemplate and appreciate your home... Read More

A Friend Who Abuses Animals Isn't a Good Friend Nov. 22, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I recently moved into an apartment with a longtime friend. We both have dogs, but I was ... Read More

10 Incredibly Clever Ways to Use Bread Bags Nov. 19, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

As you know — and only because I write about it so much — I may as well be president of ... Read More

Bright Breakfast and Dining Nooks Nov. 17, 2018

The Art of Design

Your kitchen's dimensions and layout of and number of diners are the starting point to get the right... Read More

Noises in the Night Nov. 15, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I recently moved to a noisy downtown apartment building. I'm a pretty deep sleeper, but ... Read More

Understanding the Beauty of the Imperfect Nov. 10, 2018

The Art of Design

There are occasions when everything indicates that something should get worse but it gets better. Ju... Read More

Fit for a Queen Nov. 03, 2018

The Art of Design

Perhaps you remember the scene in the "Sex and the City" movie where Mr. Big shows Carrie the wardro... Read More

Install Drywall Over Old Paneling Nov. 01, 2018

Here's How

Dear James: My house has old paneling with vertical grooves, and I want to cover it with drywall and... Read More

Dad Worried About Daughter's Relationship Arrangement Jul. 02, 2018

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My 26-year-old daughter is in a serious relationship with a partner 10 years her senior.... Read More

Housing Dictatorship Sep. 11, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I just moved into a new apartment complex and went to my first open board meeting. I am ... Read More

More on Booty Calls Jun. 10, 2017

Tales From the Front

Booty calls have come up in several recent columns. Eddie gave us his rules for them, which included... Read More

Electoral College Belongs Back in 18th Century Nov. 16, 2016

Roger Simon

A swanky bar in New York City. Dusk spreading across Central Park just across the street. Everything... Read More

First-Name Basis Nov. 09, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: When did it become commonplace for young people to address their elders by our first nam... Read More

Keep It Down Down There! Oct. 20, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I live in a large city with high real estate prices. This has prevented me from buying m... Read More