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House of the Week: Armonk Retreat; DIY 101: How to Repaint Old Furniture

LEICHT free kitchen remodeling seminar; Westover Landscape Design wins “Best of Houzz” award

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Villa Allegra in Harrison Exudes Rustic Tuscan Charm

PLUS: The White Plains Antique Show, 40th annual Art Show: Bedford and Dina Podolsky’s exhibit opens at Canfin Gallery.

Klaff’s Winter Sale in Scarsdale; Winter Antiques Show in Manhattan

Plus: House of the Week: Katonah Contemporary and encouraging fourth quarter housing market report

New York Ceramics Fair; Romantic Art Exhibit; House of the Week: Briarcliff Manor Grand Colonial

House of the Week: Briarcliff Manor Grand Colonial PLUS: New York Ceramics Fair; romantic art exhibit

Katonah Cape Cod Perfect for Entertaining

PLUS: Westchester Spring Home Show, LEGOLAND Discovery Center at Ridge Hill Immortalizes Lyndhurst Estate and WAC This Way for a Fun Frick Collection Tour

House of the Week: Waccabuc Wonder, Tour Holiday-Decorated Historic Mansion

PLUS: ABC Carpet & Home's Annual Winter Sale, the New Member Exhibit at Silvermine Arts Center and Holiday-Decorated Historic Mansion tours.

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House of the Week: Historic Ossining Victorian Gothic

PLUS: Furniture Sharehouse Earns Needed Funds, Brushing up on Gardening Basics and Beyond, Master Gardener 2013 Calendar and Locust Grove Decorated Mansion Tours

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House of the Week: Harrison Haven, Hurricane Relief Efforts, Three Lunch & Learn Sessions, House and Home Holiday Shopportunities

House of the week: Harrison Haven; Hurricane Sandy relief efforts; three Lunch & Learn sessions; house and home holiday shopportunities

Scarsdale Sensation for $1.24M, Two’s Company Charity Warehouse Sale, and Tips to Winterize Your Home

his unique four-bedroom architectural gem beautifully blends sophisticated elegance with practical living space. “This home is a pure original, like living within a work of art,” says listing agent Todd Goddard. “It features restored aesthetic elements throughout, combined with modern amenities, such as central air conditioning and a state-of-the-art kitchen. It also couldn’t be in a better location—just steps away from the Village of Scarsdale.”

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Modern House in Bedford for $3.97M; Open House: White Plains Colonial; Home Builder Kudos for Murphy Brothers Contracting

Clean lines and soaring spaces define this bright and spacious modern marvel. “The open, minimalist features of this property make it practically a blank slate for creating any look and feel you want,” says listing agent Joanna Rizoulis.

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Buy or Rent Edgemont Contemporary, Hurricane Sandy Response Continues, “Holiday Through the House” Event at Scarsdale Woman’s Club

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Bedford Contemporary for $1.64M, AIA Design Award Winners, Local Home Industry's Contributions to Hurricane Victims

This light-filled contemporary five-bedroom Colonial has plenty of luxuries to love—a dramatic marble entry hall with 20-foot soaring ceilings; a high-end gourmet eat-in-kitchen with granite countertops and floor-to-ceiling windows; two master suites—one on each floor, giving the option of an in-law suite; five full baths with whirlpools; and a three-car attached garage.

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Edgemont Colonial for $1.04M, Recycled Glass Surfaces, “After the Storm” Fine Art and Jewelry Trunk Show

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Palatial Purchase Property for $7.29M; RFK, Jr.’s $3.99M Bedford Home Has a Buyer; Patricia O’Shaughnessy Fall Design Tips

Living large on this palatial Purchase property means lots of living space—17,400 square feet, to be exact—extraordinary architectural details, and countless amenities.

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Scarsdale Artistic Haven for $749K, Christina Griffin Architect Wins AIA Award, and Crafts at Purchase

Set on one lush acre, this four-bedroom contemporary was custom built in 1956 by its artistic homeowners Sonia Astor (a local artist who has exhibited in museums and galleries across the country) and the late Gerald Astor (author, journalist, and World War II veteran who, in addition to writing noted books about World War II, also worked as an editor for Sports Illustrated, Sport, Look, The Saturday Evening Post, and Time magazines).

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White Plains resident and writer Karen Odom has a passion for interesting architecture, especially when architecture and history collide. Her extensive experience as a real estate feature writer has led her in an around Westchester's distinctive homes uncovering the fascinating stories behind the houses, their owners, architects, and designers with awe, admiration, and more than just a little amazing curiosity.

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