Kristin Taveira

Creative Services

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Best places to live on LI: For Long Island boaters

If you ask local boaters to name the best place for boating on Long Island, you'll get about 95,574 opinions. That's how many registered powerboats there are in Nassau and Suffolk counties, according to New York State's most recent recreational boating report -- and that's not even counting nonpowered watercraft.

A new listing gets the spotlight: make it sing

That new-car smell. The latest fashion. A theater debut. There's something irresistible about the newest thing on the scene - and real estate is no exception. Like the proverbial 15 minutes of fame, your home's first week on the market is a moment in the spotlight that won't happen again - so it's crucial to make the most of it.

A fresh start for a post-Sandy kitchen

The heart of the home stopped beating for many Long Islanders on the day superstorm Sandy blew into town. When the storm severely damaged an estimated 100,000 Long Island homes, kitchens were an all too common casualty of the flooding, leaving homeowners with little choice but to rip out and replace them.

Steal this luxe look from this LI home

Designer Rebecca Goodman, owner of Lola Tucker Interiors in Sea Cliff, details how she got the luxe look in this Sea Cliff home, and how

Home decor inspired by the runway

Some of the hottest looks in home interiors are shamelessly stolen off the backs of runway models. That's because fashion design has long served as an inspiration for interior design. This season is no different, as evidenced by several recent designer showcases on Long Island.