<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Open House]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usTue, 24 Oct 2017 00:09:11 -0400Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:09:11 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Inside the Newport Beach Home of Kelly Dodd]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/1401-B-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Bravo's "Real Housewives of Orange County" cast member Kelly Dodd, has a knack for interior design. Kelly invites us into her Newport Beach home for a closer look at what inspired her home decor,...]]>
<![CDATA[Kelly Bensimon's Hunt for the Perfect Family Home]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1401-D-AND-E-BLOCKS-WEB.jpeg
Former "The Real Housewives of New York City" Kelly Bensimon is on the hunt for an ideal home for her and her two daughters in downtown Manhattan.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside Jill Zarin's Southampton Home]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/1401-C-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Former "The Real Housewives of New York City" cast member Jill Zarin, takes Sara on a tour of her Southampton home.]]>
<![CDATA[Melissa and Joe Gorga's Custom Built New Jersey Home]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1401-A-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
We're touring the New Jersey home of Melissa and Joe Gorga from "Real Housewives of New Jersey." The European-inspired design in Montville features exquisite custom details throughout.]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: Backyard Makeover for Heart Transplant Recipient]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GTTR-7710-ROXANNE-WEB.png
After receiving her life-saving heart transplant, Roxanne has become a leading organ donor advocate with LiveOnNY and American Heart Association. George Oliphant was so inspired by her activism, along with...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Backyard Makeover for Heart Transplant Recipient]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:11:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GTTR-PROMO-ROXANNE-WEB_1200x675_1075990595966.jpg
After receiving her life-saving heart transplant, Roxanne has become a leading organ donor advocate with LiveOnNY and American Heart Association. George Oliphant was so inspired by her activism, along with...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:33:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/5391-WEB-PROMO.jpeg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[What Kind of Home Can 650K Buy You?]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1400-E-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Our friends at Coldwell Banker shows us what 650K can get you around the country.]]>
<![CDATA[Live Like a King on the Hollywood Hills]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1400-D-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
If you want to live like you are on top of the world, then take a look at this nearly 5,000 square foot slice of Hollywood glamour and get to live like a star.]]>
<![CDATA[Touring the Estate of Ernest Hemingway's Home in Cuba]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1400-C-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Take a look at the home of literary legend Ernest Hemingway's Cuba home that was once a museum, but now closed off to the public. But we were invited to capture where his thoughts and ideas came together.]]>
<![CDATA[A True Family-Friendly Home]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1400-B-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Join Guy Clark at his client's apartment and see the result of a true family home for adult and kids alike. The home brings lively modern flare into traditional design as well as a playful setting.]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: Creating a Space for Creativity]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GTTR-7709-MASON-WEB.png
Promotional consideration for this episode furnished by: 3MChevyGreat AdditionsMarlaina Teich DesignsAnalee OssandonAnd 1 Masonry, Inc.Arlene Mcloughlin Mural StudioCommercial Concrete Corp.Complete...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Creating a Space for Creativity]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:31:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GTTR-PROMO-MASON-WEB.png
George creates a unique music space for two talented sisters and a family that has overcome significant medical challenges.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:23:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/5390-PROMO-WEB.jpeg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[A Dream Home on the Green]]> Sat, 07 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1399-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Coldwell Banker is here to help you when deciding to choose the perfect home on the links.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside Golf Legend Annika Sorenstam's Home]]> Sat, 07 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/1399-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
We're in Lake Nona, Florida at the home of one of the true golf legends, Annika Sorenstam. Golf Channel's Lauren Thompson got an inside look at Annika's warm and inviting lakeside home right on the fairway.]]>
<![CDATA[Golfing in America's Oldest Public Golf Course]]> Sat, 07 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1399-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
We're taking a look at America's oldest public golf course Van Cortlandt Golf Course in the Bronx, in where many celebrities have golfed over the years. Guest Host Dhani Jones meets with Van Cortlandt Golf...]]>
<![CDATA[The New American Home in Lake Nona]]> Sat, 07 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1399-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Golf Channel's Lauren Thompson explores a modern marvel in Lake Nona, Florida. This home was built by architect Phil Kean and redefines indoor/outdoor living. With disappearing walls and even an outdoor putting...]]>
<![CDATA[A Golf Lover's Perfect Home for Entertaining]]> Sat, 07 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1399-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
If you love golf, then wait until you see this home that features over 5,600 square feet of light-filled living space, situated right on the Sleepy Hollow Country Club so you'll never be late for tee time.]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: Making the Hayden's Backyard Safe]]> Sat, 07 Oct 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GTTR-7708-HAYDEN-WEB.png
George surprises a loving teacher and her special needs son with a life-changing backyard and bedroom renovation.]]>
<![CDATA[The Week: Making the Hayden's Backyard Safe]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 17:43:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/GTTR-PROMO-7708-HAYDEN-WEB.png
George surprises a loving teacher and her special needs son with a life-changing backyard and bedroom renovation. Watch the full episode on NBC.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 17:21:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1399-5389-WEB-PROMO.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Luxury Living on Top of Manhattan]]> Sat, 30 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1398-KELLY-BEHUN-WEB.jpeg
Ever wondered what it would be like to live on the 92nd floor of a luxury high rise building? Well interior designer Kelly Behun gives us a tour of her latest project overlooking NYC in the new 432 Park...]]>
<![CDATA[The Darlington Mansion]]> Sat, 30 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1398-DARLINGTON-FULL-WEB-v2.jpg
The Darlington mansion is more than just a mansion... it is more like a castle. Located in New Jersey, it's over 50,000 square feet and has a whopping 21 bedrooms and 29 bathrooms.]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: Transformation for the England Family]]> Sat, 30 Sep 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2017-09-29+at+12.57.44+PM.png
George Oliphant tells a family he is renovating their basement, but then does so much more.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Transformation for the England Family]]> Wed, 27 Sep 2017 18:06:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GTTR-PROMO-ENGLAND-WEB_1200x675_1056347203965.jpg
George Oliphant tells a family he is renovating their basement, but and then does so much more. Watch the full episode on NBC.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 27 Sep 2017 18:00:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/5388-PROMO-WEB.jpeg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Oceanfront Living in Honolulu]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1397_E-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
This home stuns the moment you arrive with modern living areas that flow seamlessly to the expansive lanais and grounds. 5403 Kalanianaole Highway is a sophisticated oceanfront estate designed for luxurious...]]>
<![CDATA[Beachfront Paradise in Hawaii]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1397_C-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
We’re visiting an idyllic home filled with architectural details that dazzle the eye. Lovingly created with a primitive-modern aesthetic, this magnificent estate is a real slice of beachfront perfection.]]>
<![CDATA[Luxury Design in Hawaii]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/1397_D-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Acclaimed interior designer Tony Ingrao takes us on a tour of one of his newest projects -- the grand penthouse atop the architecturally distinct Waiea Tower in the heart of Honolulu.]]>
<![CDATA[A Home Fit for a President]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1397_B-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
We're getting a rare look inside the estate that former President Barack Obama and his family chose as their winter White House for two seasons. The home is located on the pristine shores of Kailua Beach and is...]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: Once-In-A-Lifetime Surprises for the Stratton Family]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-09-22+at+1.56.14+PM.png
In our season premiere of George to the Rescue, we are teaming up with NASCAR and star driver Joey Logano to spearhead a once-in-a-lifetime renovation for deserving homeowners and their child with cerebral palsy...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:21:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/5387-WEB-PROMO.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Once-In-A-Lifetime Surprises for the Stratton Family]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:45:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GTTR-7707-STRATTON-WEB-PROMO.png
In our season premiere of George to the Rescue, we are teaming up with NASCAR and star driver Joey Logano to spearhead a once-in-a-lifetime renovation for deserving homeowners and their child with cerebral palsy...]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: Design Fix]]> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-7713-3M_DESIGN_FIX-WEB.png
In this special episode, George and his team tackle some special projects and share their tips and hacks that any homeowner can do.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Design Fix]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:02:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-7713-LARGE_HOLE-WEB_v2.png
George and his team bring their home renovation expertise to some special projects. Watch the full episode on NBC.]]>
<![CDATA[Tech Innovations in Real Estate]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1396-D-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Coldwell Banker has a history of being innovative. Especially when it comes to all things tech! From smart homes to new apps, here’s a look at what's at the heart of the real estate giant’s...]]>
<![CDATA[An Edgewater Home with Spectacular Views of NYC]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1396-C-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
 We're inside The Pearl, a luxury apartment in Edgewater, which is part of New Jersey’s Hudson River "Gold Coast." Inside you’ll find high-end finishes throughought -- from the...]]>
<![CDATA[Coldwell Banker's Homes for Dogs Project]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1396-E-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Local Coldwell Banker offices nationwide host events to benefit rescue and adoption organizations. We met up with one in Los Angeles.]]>
<![CDATA[Hawaii Luxury Living]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1396-A-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
We're in Honolulu, Hawaii where we visited a perfectly preserved mid-century modern masterpiece right on the ocean. That famous aloha spirit takes over right away as you flow between its outdoor and indoor...]]>
<![CDATA[Seattle's Most Expensive Home]]> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1396-B-BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
We’re heading to Washington for a tour of a historic mansion that currently is the most expensive home on the market in Seattle. Known as the Sam Hill mansion, it has been renovated to perfection to blend...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/5386-WEB-PROMO.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside the Pages of Design Hunting]]> Sat, 02 Sep 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1395-NYMAG-FULL-SEGMENT.jpg
We are bringing the pages of New York Design Hunting to life. Design Hunting editor Wendy Goodman gets a tour of Delia Brennan's Brooklyn townhome!]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1395-5385-WEB-PROMO.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Experience Luxury and Serenity at The Chapin Estate]]> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:10:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OHNY-INT-CHAPIN_ESTATE-2_MIN-720p_1200x675_1035065923794.jpg
Discover an unexpected treasure at The Chapin Estate, a gated residential community in the wilds of the Catskills, just ninety minutes from New York City. Become one with nature at your own private retreat.]]>
<![CDATA[Playful Design for the Newlyweds]]> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1394-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Newlyweds Ryan Serhant of "Million Dollar Listing New York" fame and wife Emilia definitely had some different ideas for their Soho penthouse. So who better to call in than charismatic designer...]]>
<![CDATA[Erin Heatherton Shows Us Her Stylish NYC Pad]]> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1394-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Supermodel Erin Heatherton is known for her work with Prada, Victoria’s Secret, and pretty much everyone else. It turns out she also has a knack and real interest for interior design.]]>
<![CDATA[Bryan Batt's Stylish New Orleans Home]]> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1394-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Bryan Batt, who you may recognize from "Mad Men," also happens to be an accomplished interior designer. He is co-owner of a New Orleans home decor boutique called "Hazelnut." He invited Sara...]]>
<![CDATA[Tour the Home of a Refinery29 Co-Founder]]> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/1394-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg
Jessica Romm Perez, editor-in-chief of Domino Magazine, takes us inside the chic, Brooklyn home of Refinery29 Co-Founder Christene Barberich.]]>