See Inside Blair House, Where Vice President Kamala Harris Will Live While Official VP Residence Is Renovated

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This story was first published on 1/15/2021; it has been updated to reflect new information.

It’s no secret that the White House is the primary residence of the President of the United States, but there is another presidential home (albeit one that is not used by presidents as often) that should be on both design and history aficionados’ radars: the President’s Guest House, also known as Blair House. Although it’s not as well known as the People’s House, the President’s Guest House spares no shortage of fascinating history—including a presidential assassination attempt and interiors designed by legendary decorators Mario Buatta and Mark Hampton. And, with One Observatory Circle, the official residence of the Vide President, undergoing renovations, Blair House is where VP Kamala Harris will live for the near future.

The President’s Guest House consists of four connected

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Bicycle House From ‘Fixer Upper’ Season 1 on the Market for $550K

A charming cottage renovated on the HGTV home improvement show “Fixer Upper” is now on the market for $550,000.

Known as the “Bicycle House” and built in 1910, the dilapidated home in Waco, TX, underwent a top-to-bottom renovation by Chip and Joanna Gaines back on Season 1 of their hit show.

After the makeover, the home was put on the market by its owners in July 2017, at $375,000. The place sat on the market for months, but while the sellers waited for a buyer to appear, they pocketed plenty of short-term revenue. In early 2018, the home was listed on VRBO as a vacation rental for $250 a night.

The home finally sold in April 2018 for $293,750. The current owner picked it up as an investment property, and it’s been a successful short-term rental ever since. The current listing on VRBO quotes a nightly price of $267 and

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Melissa Gorga’s New House Will Have “Spicy” Decor Inspiration

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Melissa Gorga Gives an Extensive Tour of Her New Jersey Mansion

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After living in her Montville, New Jersey manse for 12 years, Melissa Gorga is ready for “new beginnings” — and some new home decor.

In mid-December, The Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member announced that she and her husband Joe had sold their house. And while she hasn’t shared exactly where they’ll live next, she did spill some tea on her design inspiration for the next abode. 

In a December 20 Instagram post, the Envy Boutique owner stood at the top of a grand staircase as she rocked a leathery look. Jutting her hip to one side, the New Jersey mama wore knee-high boots and a vegan-leather skirt from her own shop.

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N.H. House Speaker Dick Hinch died of covid one week after being elected

One week later, Hinch, 71, was found dead in his home. The state’s chief medical examiner found Hinch’s cause of death was covid-19, New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald (R) announced Thursday.

Hinch’s death has left Democratic legislators demanding tests for representatives and their staff who attended last week’s ceremony, and some Republicans castigating their colleagues for not following basic public health guidelines.

At a news conference Thursday, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) lauded Hinch as a “tireless leader” and described him as a close friend, calling his death a “cautionary tale” about the costs of failing to wear a mask. Sununu lashed out at other Republican legislators for flouting masks at large gatherings.

“For those who are just out there doing the opposite just to make some ridiculous political point, it is horribly wrong,” Sununu said. “Please use your heads. Don’t act like a bunch of

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BuzzFeed News Pulls Reporter From White House, Citing Virus Possibility

BuzzFeed Information has pulled a political correspondent from the White Home push pool, citing considerations that the region has turn into a coronavirus hot zone immediately after President Trump, lots of of his prime aides — which include the press secretary Kayleigh McEnany — and numerous journalists have examined positive for the virus.

A BuzzFeed News spokesman, Matt Mittenthal, confirmed that the firm on Tuesday experienced withdrawn the correspondent, Kadia Goba, from her Wednesday shift out of worry for her basic safety. The spokesman extra that BuzzFeed Information was awaiting even more steerage from the White House Correspondents’ Association.

Reporters rotate into the White Home push pool, a team of journalists that signifies the broader corps to share coverage of the president and the day’s events. The pool involves reps of wire news expert services, newspapers and information sites, as very well as television and radio shops.

“Anyone that understands

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