• A Popular DIY for HELCO Project: How to Install Crown Molding

    We're at the numbers board again. Unlike the northerly trend in home values reported over the last several years -- we can agree it's a rebound, even with the necessary corrections, yes? -- this is…   Read the Article

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Kitchen

    Worst Cooks in America is a reality show about people with abysmal cooking skills, but even the worst cooks deserve beautiful kitchens — at least, in the world of reality television.For the upcoming…   Read the Article

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Master-Bedroom

    Kathleen Perkins talks to FrontDoor about her Fort Greene carriage house, which she rented out to the Food Network for its upcoming season of 'Worst Cooks in America.'   See the Gallery

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Staircase

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Staircase

    "The stair treads are Indonesian rosewood, which is hundreds of years old and ecologically harvested. The railings are made from 19th-century window screens that came from Java."   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Deck

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Deck

    "This deck is for grilling and eating, with beautiful views over the large private garden, which was formerly the [site of the] Hollenbeck mansion."   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Roof-deck

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Roof-deck

    "The deck is very simply designed with Ipe, a type of teak floorboard and walls. The walls are extra-high for privacy. ... I hang white tarps — very Out of Africa — on the deck, so they…   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Master-Bedroom

    "The master is en suite with a large and very beautiful deck just outside the bedroom. There are a lot of songbirds that hang out in the cherry tree, so it's a veritable song fest all day."   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Master-Bath

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Master-Bath

    "The bath is indulgent with a large soaking tub and a large shower with huge rain shower heads."   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Living Room

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Living Room

    "The kitchen and living room are essentially combined into a 40-foot area, so entertaining and cooking is seamless. I have a 10-foot sofa for guests, so there are a lot of options for…   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Kitchen

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Kitchen

    "I used extra-thick French limestone on all of the counters and installed my favorite stove, a six-burner Wolf. There's a six-foot island for prep and hanging out."   See the Image