This intimate ten unit condominium, called Villa Blanca, was constructed about twenty years ago in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. As the building stacks up the hillside, I love how the irregular organic-shaped floor plates wrapped in planters of colourful flowers create indoor/outdoor slices of living overlooking the ocean. While this isn’t a… Read Full Entry
December 27th, 2010 | House And Home
IDS in Toronto is Canada’s largest contemporary design fair, and in 2011 it will be celebrating its 13th year with a fully sold out show. This is the destination for our country's latest and greatest! Hosted at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from January 27th-30th, this show will feature local and… Read Full Entry
As a busy single professional it can be easy for Holiday to miss making an appearance in your home decor, especially if alot of your Celebrations are conducted in the dwells of family and friends or out on the town. Why even just last week my place was bereft of some sparkle, and with my moving date the second week of January looming there… Read Full Entry
December 17th, 2010 | House And Home
I'm so relieved Toronto has Dave LeBlanc's Globe and Mail Column to bring us heaping servings of insight into our urban selves and environments. I always appreciate his point of view. Here's a great example of his perspective. Love the Ork Poster above! ~ Steven Read Full Entry
December 15th, 2010 | House And Home
For any property owner squeezed into too small of space and needing more, one of the greatest challenges is trying to resolve how to expand their current dwelling in a manner that looks and feels right. Does one add an addition that mirrors the existing residence so it appears harmonious and as if 'it's always… Read Full Entry
When my single, professional, female first-time buyer enlisted my services to find her the ideal one bedroom condo for under $350,000, I knew it might take some time to find her 'Perfect Place'. Her wish list included a kitchen that would accommodate some serious cooking, 'good flow' for entertaining, expansive operable windows for… Read Full Entry
I really love the new Bosley Real Estate digs located at 1106 Queen West in Beaconsfield Village. For a family run company going strong since 1928, The Bosley's intuitively know how to keep it fresh and stylin'. It's one more reason I continue to enjoy operating the urbaneer.com brand under… Read Full Entry
December 6th, 2010 | Travel
All of a sudden it feels like Holiday. My weekend get-away catapulted my Spirits with NYC's sensational lighting extravaganza. Here's some of this Season's sparkle: How brilliant is this? ~ Steven Read Full Entry
December 5th, 2010 | Travel
There's always something magical happening in New York City. This weekend I'm taking pleasure in a few of my favourite things. Read on with this musical accompaniament. 1) New York Diners. New York is dotted with classic diners chock-a-block with ornery people crammed into vinyl-clad booths, while waitresses with their hair in buns held by bic pens parade around… Read Full Entry
I Love New York!
Where else would you see a sign like this?
Seen midblock on 19th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. Thanks to my pal John for this!
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