NO MORE BUYER’S REMORSE: RENT YOUR FURNITURE

Whether you’re a chronic home swapper, still in your rental phase, or way too indecisive to buy furniture that’s supposed to last you eons, let’s be honest: shopping for the perfect fit in every room can grow tiresome, and fast. I mean, do you really want to drop $700+ on a table if mid-century modern is going to be out by next Spring? Can you commit to loving any couch ‘till death do you part? What the heck is a credenza again? NO MORE BUYER’S REMORSE: RENT YOUR FURNITURE

A MODERN MATTRESS COMPANY ON A MISSION: LEESA

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The question of whether somebody is homeless or not is actually more complex than what first meets the eye. In other words, there’s more to a home then a roof over your head. For instance, someone might not technically be “homeless,” but they could be lacking the general comforts that most people take for granted. They might be missing the things that make a house a home – blankets to keep warm, a soft place to lay their head, food for their bellies, dishes piled in the sink… A MODERN MATTRESS COMPANY ON A MISSION: LEESA

URBAN SCRAWL’S TOP STORIES OF 2017

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Before we rush headlong into 2018, let’s take just a moment to pause and reflect on the things we did well in 2017.  And when I say “pause and reflect,” what I mean is, “slather ourselves in glory like a gravy-basted Christmas turkey.”

Without further ado, here are the top stories from 2017, minus a few evergreen posts that seem to get thousands of views every year no matter what.  (I’m not surprised that so many people are googling “buy legal weed in DC,” but I am a little surprised – not to mention concerned – that so many people are looking for abandoned buildings in DC.  I don’t understand it, so I’m just going to blame millennials.) URBAN SCRAWL’S TOP STORIES OF 2017

HOME-RELATED STUFF MILLENNIALS HAVE KILLED (AND GOOD RIDDANCE)

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Millennials and their penny-pinching, Yelp-consulting ways are reshaping the economy;  so far they’ve killed hotels, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Bud Light.  (All of which, if we’re being honest, deserved to die.)  But the generational changeover has had its most profound effects on the home.  Millennials have no patience for almost everything about traditional homes, from cable TV to furniture; let’s look at some of the ubiquitous home features they’re quickly driving into obsolescence. HOME-RELATED STUFF MILLENNIALS HAVE KILLED (AND GOOD RIDDANCE)