October 22, 2014

No Tigers Allowed In Elin Nordegren’s New Nest

Former model (and erstwhile Mrs. Tiger Woods) Elin Nordegren is putting her $100 million divorce settlement to good use. According to sources, she just finished construction on a stunning, nine-bedroom abode in North Palm Beach, Florida. Proving that there’s no revenge quite like living well, Nordegren has splashed out on an outstanding pad fit for a queen… or the ex-wife […]
October 21, 2014

The CENTERfold: Ballin’ In the Barclay Suite

Get ready to fall in love! Today’s CENTERfold is a very special one. The Barclay Unit takes up no less than three “hotel units” (C, D, and E) with its extraordinary European flair and classic architectural details. It was entirely renovated in 2001. Sporting four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms over 3,000 square feet, you won’t want for room to roam. […]
October 20, 2014

Hollywood’s Latest Homeowner: Lady Gaga

Let’s hear some “Applause” for Lady Gaga, the newest homeowner in Hollywood. Reports say that the singer just bought her first home, a stunning $22.5 million estate across from Zuma Beach in Malibu. While most folks go for a modest “starter home,” the “Born This Way” belter rarely does anything small-scale… and that applies here as well. The Manhattan-bred singer, […]
October 17, 2014

Freaky Historical Philly: Where to Get Your Creep On This October

Can you believe that Halloween is in two weeks? I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to set the mood! Luckily, Philly is the perfect place to get in the spirit. Owing to the city’s long and eventful history, there are several locations that either have a morbid backstory or are rumored to be haunted. All of the following […]
October 16, 2014

Someone With a “Braveheart” Needed to Buy Mel’s Jungle Getaway

Quick: who’s got $30 mil and a desire to really get away from it all? Mel Gibson’s having a bit of trouble unloading his Costa Rican enclave. Consisting of three Spanish-style villas and surrounded by 500 acres of private jungle, it’s definitely not the kind of property one encounters every day. Unfortunately, it’s apparently also not the kind of property […]
October 15, 2014

When “Oops!” Doesn’t Cut It: Right House, Wrong Lot

It’s the kind of story that could only come out of Florida. So, you’re having a home built. You picked out your land, bought your plot, agonized over the upgrades you couldn’t live without, and signed all the papers. Nothing to do but sit back and watch as your perfect nest goes up, right? Not necessarily – just ask Mark […]
October 14, 2014

Four Years Later, Still No Buyer For Lilly’s Pad

Turns out that us common folk aren’t the only ones who occasionally have trouble unloading a home! Erstwhile Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly has been having a rough go of it trying to sell his Wrigleyville, Chicago home. The house was just relisted, following four straight years of Lilly trying to get rid of it. The Lake View nest is […]
October 13, 2014
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When “The Raven” Flew Over Spring Garden: On Poe’s Time In Philly

Dear Baltimore – Let’s get one thing straight. Edgar Allan Poe is ours. You may have his body, but no1curr about some dusty old bones. Kindest regards, Philadelphia. Okay, time to be serious. Well, I mean, that was serious – Philly has, and always will have, the better claim over Poe. But I’m getting ahead of myself. It’s October, month […]
October 10, 2014

“Huge” Is the Word: Inside Mark Wahlberg’s New Nest

Famous actor, Bostonian, and erstwhile rapper Mark Wahlberg just completed construction on his new digs in sunny Beverly Park, California – and wow, is it big. The home, which clocks in at over TWENTY THOUSAND square feet, took a whopping five years to build and plan. The good folks at Yahoo! got a hold of some aerial shots of Casa […]
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