Located on Williams Island, a private island near Aventura, Florida, most rooms in this townhouse take advantage of the wide water views on both sides; however, the dining room is an anomaly: it has no windows.
“When I first saw the space, I was afraid this room would end up being a dark cave,” says Barbara Murtagh Nash, owner of Blue Sky Environments Interior Decor in Coral Springs, Florida. When Nash first encountered the home, it was new construction and the homeowners were first-time clients. On meeting the Feinbergs, Nash soon learned of their affinity for Asian style

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Sharon Coleman was raised in Southern California and always had a deep love of Spanish-influenced architecture. When she moved to Atlanta, Georgia and decided to make it her permanent home, she wanted to design and build a house that was reminiscent of the homes she grew up with on the West Coast. Coleman and her husband researched styles with dominant Spanish features and found that in early twentieth-century America, George Washington Smith, an architect, was the “father” of the style home they loved—Spanish Colonial Revival.          
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If you have a year-round hankering for homegrown food, there is plenty of opportunity to have just that—even in the coldest climate. The secret? Grow your food indoors. There are a surprising number of foods are easy and fun to grow in your own home. Here are a few options to get you started

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“I hate Toronto,” a Canadian recently told me. Clearly she had not visited the same “Torrono,” as the locals pronounce it, that I did—the artsy side, known as West Queen West. Helen Racanelli—a travel writer and friend of mine who has lived for three decades in the West Queen West area, the center of the hip art and design district—says Toronto “was the city that often played other cities in movies, but never played itself.” 

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Metro Vancouver housing market characterized by modest
home sale and price increases in 2013
VANCOUVER, B.C. – January 3, 2014 – The Greater Vancouver housing market maintained a
consistent balance between demand and supply throughout 2013.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached,
attached and apartment properties in 2013 reached 28,524, a 14 per cent increase from the 25,032
sales recorded in 2012, and an 11.9 per cent decrease from the 32,390 residential sales in 2011.
“Home sales quietly improved last year compared to 2012, although the volume of activity didn’t
VANCOUVER, B.C. – January 3, 2014 –Metro Vancouver housing market was characterized by modest home sale and price increases in 2013.  The Greater Vancouver housing market maintained aconsistent balance between demand and supply throughout 2013.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached,attached and apartment properties in 2013 reached 28,524, a 14 per cent increase from the 25,032sales recorded in 2012, and an 11.9 per cent decrease from the 32,390 residential sales in 2011.
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