Perhaps no characters in the history of television carried drama through their nails like the ladies of HBO’s The Sopranos. Whether it be an angrily-pointed claw, a sloping come-hither acrylic, or a set of French tips nervously twisting around a telephone cord, the nails shown in the six seasons of The Sopranos were their own expressive mood. The show’s manicurist, Maria Salandra, was responsible for developing these delicate subplots, often working until the wee hours of the night making extra press-ons for some of the show’s most violent scenes — a fact she recalls fondly.
Robbie Williams resorted to a very creative form of torture to get the upper hand in his long-running feud with celebrity neighbour Jimmy Page. Page, the former Led Zeppelin guitarist, and Williams have been at loggerheads over the development of Williams’ new £17 million home. Page objected to Williams’ request to add a basement gym and pool to his home, citing his feat that excavation work would damage his mansion that has stood since 1875
Terra-cotta tile and colorful wallpaper On a verdant tree-lined street just off the iconic Sunset Strip , this two-bedroom townhouse is part of a Spanish-style courtyard complex whose charms belie its age. The 20-unit “Harper Court: Seven Fountains” complex was only constructed in 2000, but its character details are reminiscent of the gorgeous revival style buildings that sprouted up across Los Angeles in the 1920s. Organized around four courtyards with seven fountains, the complex was designed by Moule and Polyzoides , a firm with an eye toward LA’s glamorous architectural history
The “formerly wrong and ugly house” is now a knockout Most people would not spend millions of dollars to buy a home that, by their own admission, is an “ugly, wrong house.” But producer, showrunner, and hitmaker Shonda Rhimes is not most people. “I can only explain it like this: The house felt like…
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Bill Owens turned 80 in 2018 and decided to take a trip around the world to celebrate. Speaking to me from his hotel room in Australia, he remarked, “I like to tell people I’m visiting six or seven different countries just to drink whiskey.” In 1983, after releasing three photo books and two instructional books on photography and publishing, Bill Owens founded Buffalo Bill’s brewery, published BEER magazine and eventually established The American Distilling Institute, which he continues to run to this day.
From finding the perfect place to decorating it once you’ve moved in I’ve lived in nine apartments since moving to New York City nearly 13 years ago.
If built, the 77-story skyscraper would be a record-breaker Developers of what’s posed to be the tallest building in Los Angeles and west of the Mississippi River are moving forward with their plans to transform the site of a Downtown hotel into a glittering 77-story hotel and condo tower. A representative for the China-based developer, Shenzhen New World Group, is slated to give a presentation on the project to members of the Downtown LA Neighborhood Council tonight. The presentation comes at an interesting time for the developer
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