Real Estate

Grow Your Grass High

Forget roses, phlox and delphinium. The new look -- and one we're seeing all around town these days -- are tall decorative grasses. The grasses, which are often tall enough to be used as...

The Blair House Project

"All beautiful houses are beautiful in the same way," says our friend Fran Liscio, paraphrasing Tolstoy. "But all ugly houses are ugly in different ways." The Montclair resident wants to prove her point by...

Real Estate Rubbernecking

FOR SALE: 3 BR Colonial, nice landscaping, occasional helicopters. $549,000. When news broke this week that Martha Stewart's childhood home in Nutley was for sale, the Cheneys -- who own the house now -- were...

Painted Ladies

No offense to any anyone who's got a white, gray or beige house, but Barista's happy to live in a town where people aren't afraid to splash a little color around....