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Inside an Alluring Mexico Hideaway Courtesy of Martyn Lawrence Bullard

Mexico has always held a great allure for me. The beauty and diversity of the terrain, the many wonderful people I’ve gotten to know, not to mention the delicious food and obligatory margaritas. I’ve been lucky to work on several homes around this magical country over the years. None, however, has been as inspiring a task as my latest, Casa El Faro, a modernist aerie perched high on a rocky point on the Baja peninsula overlooking the Sea of Cortez.

<div class="caption"> A <a href="https://www.kerryjoyce.com/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Kerry Joyce" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Kerry Joyce</a> performance fabric covers custom sofas in the living room. Vintage Jean Gillon armchairs. </div> <cite class="credit">Douglas Friedman</cite>
A Kerry Joyce performance fabric covers custom sofas in the living room. Vintage Jean Gillon armchairs.

Douglas Friedman

My client,

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the story of the drunkest film of the year

In vino veritas, goes the old proverb, but the truth about truth is that it can come from any sort of alcohol.

At The Roaring 20s, the Vegas dive bar that sets the scene for Bill and Turner Ross’s ingenious, Sundance-wowing cinematic boundary-blurrer Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets, the motley patrons find profundity in beer, whiskey, gin, rum, vodka – really everything except wine, come to think of it.

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Over the course of one day, from the grizzled early birds sauntering in at 11am to

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Jennifer Lopez Buys Encino Home

Jennifer Lopez isn’t going to let a pandemic get in the way of her real estate prowess. The superstar recently shelled out close to $1.4 million for a cozy single-story home in Encino, according to Variety, adding to her and Alex Rodriguez’s growing collection of homes spanning everywhere from Bel Air to Malibu, Miami to Manhattan.

Situated on 0.13 acres on a corner lot, the house measures 2,202 square feet and includes three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, a substantially more modest offering compared to the pair’s other properties. (It’s possible that Lopez and Rodriguez purchased the

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Hottest Exterior Paint Colors of 2020

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Choosing exterior paint colors for your house can be tricky. Painting an entire house is a big job, so you want to pick colors you can live with for the long haul. 

Which colors should be on your radar? Over time, certain colors become trendy, in part because new home buyers bring a new sense of style to a neighborhood. Color experts at major paint manufacturers note trends around the country and look for hints from a variety of industries. These experts work with a team to create new

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