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October 2016

Elon Musk Unveils a Reimagined Solar Roof

Tesla CEO Elon Musk (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)

The future of residential solar may have just gotten a sleek makeover. Tesla announced the launch of photovoltaic-embedded roofing shingles Friday, Inhabitat reports. So instead of a solar…

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Get the Look: California Wine Country Garden Style (15 photos)

Just an hour’s drive north of San Francisco, the suburbs turn into rolling hills lined with grapevines and the pace of life significantly slows down. Welcome to California’s wine country, where locals and visitors alike embrace a more casual lifestyle.…

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Wage Theft Hotline Hits Home With California Port Drivers

Containers are unloaded from cargo ships in the Port of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Reyes Castellano has been driving cargo in and out of the Long Beach, California, port for 15 years. The 58-year-old has always had…

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Shop Houzz: Eclectic London Loft Inspiration (154 photos)

Bring all the colorful charm of London into your own home with these eclectic loft-inspired picks. Accents in bold colors and textiles with dynamic patterns will help you create a space that is downright brilliant. Browse this collection from the…

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On the market: 1960s Serge Binotto-designed circular property in Mirepoix, Ariege, south west France

You might not know the name of the architect, but a much bigger name looms large over this 1960s Serge Binotto-designed circular property in Mirepoix, Ariege, south west France. The house is a fascinating one and a property we think…

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10 Things I Learned & Loved This Weekend

Happy Monday, friends! How was your weekend? Despite a random day of 75 degree temps yesterday (we’re now back to a more seasonal 51 degrees!), Autumn has well and truly arrived in New York City. I love this time of…

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Marching Slow for Fast Municipal Broadband in Seattle

(Photo by Josh Cohen)

Last Wednesday, a small group of activists took to the Seattle streets to protest Comcast’s internet service and call for the city to implement a municipal broadband network. The 10 protestors marched slowly through…

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