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Will Smith Goes Home to Bel-Air in ‘Fresh Prince’ Mansion Airbnb Tour

Will Smith put on his prince of Bel-Air crown on Monday (Sept. 28) when he gave a tour of the iconic mansion from the Fresh Prince series.

To celebrate news that he’s working with Airbnb to put the home up on the platform as a vacation rental for just five nights to celebrate the beloved sitcom’s 30th anniversary, Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff gave fans a tour of the property. The five-minute clip shows how the home has been transformed into a space full of nostalgic artifacts from the show.

After exploring the home, Smith and Jazz were joined by the cast Fresh Prince, and the group sign a wall in the mansion. “This image represents all that the Banks family represented,” Smith explains. “All of the hopes, and all of the dreams and all of the possibilities. Being able to grow and excel in

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KAA Design and Pamela Smith Interiors Interweave Indoors and Out for a Southern California Abode

The main bedroom, with custom walnut bed and Jiun Ho upholstered bench, has a private courtyard featuring a reflecting pool and a Japanese ofuro soaking tub. Photography by Roger Davies.

Most empty nesters downsize. Not this couple: Rebuilding on the same Southern California property where they’d raised their three children, the duo upsized from around 6,000 square feet to 10,500—and did a complete about-face design-wise. Leading the clients on their journey from traditional to contemporary were L.A.–based architecture firm KAA Design and San Diego’s Pamela Smith Interiors. A full-fledged collaboration gave rise to what’s been dubbed the Tree House. 

A cedar garage door contrasts with the motor court’s wall of board-formed concrete. Photography by Roger Davies.

The trapezoidal site was, in a word, spectacular. Set on a promontory overlooking the Pacific Ocean about a mile away, the two acres were filled with mature oaks, Torrey pines, and magnolia trees—ergo

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Improvements being made at Corinne T. Smith Animal Center in Brownwood



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The Corinne T. Smith Animal Center in Brownwood was over capacity earlier this year and was in need of some love. 

Leona Cleveland, the shelter director, said the capacity in this facility is 70 dogs, but when she took over in March there were 144 dog on the premises. 



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Now, she says they have found safe homes for many of their furry friends and are at a number where animals have their own spaces. 

“Our dogs get out for yard exercise at least once a day now so they aren’t as stressed out in the kennels,” Cleveland said. “They are happier and quieter.”



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Shelter Coordinator Tinya Thomas, wears many hats in the center with handling volunteers, fosters and rescues.

“With our shelter at the previous state it was in, a lot of our rescue relations

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Miami Senior High football coach Corey Smith killed in shooting at his home

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Corey Smith, the head football coach at Miami Senior High School, was killed Monday morning in a shooting at his own home, according to the Miami Herald. Miami-Dade Police confirmed to the newspaper that an investigation is underway but there are not many public details on what happened yet. According to police, someone else in the house reported gunshots in the home around 9:30 a.m. local time.

Smith coached Miami High for one season, taking them to the regional round in the playoffs and leading them to a 9-4 record. Many in the Florida football community are mourning Smith’s death and taking to social media to write condolences to him and his family. 

Miami Edison football coach Luther Campbell posted a photo on Instagram and wrote, “My condolences goes out to the family of Coach Corey Miami High head coach. RIP.”

“This is a very sad day for the

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Cricketer Steve Smith request approval for luxury home renovations



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Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith and his wife Dani Willis have lodged paperwork for extensive renovation to their recently purchased $6.6 million home in Sydney’s Vaucluse.

The athlete, 31, is seeking to completely remodel each level of his four bedroom and six-bathroom abode from the basement to the master suite.

A larger gym, a mammoth extension to the kitchen and a no-expense-spared living room for entertainment purposes is all part of Steve’s vision for his impressive new three-storey property, according to The Sunday Telegraph.



Steve Smith standing posing for the camera: Remodelling: Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith and his wife Dani Willis have lodged paperwork for extensive renovation to their recently purchased $6.6 million home in Vaucluse


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Remodelling: Former Australian cricket captain Steve Smith and his wife Dani Willis have lodged paperwork for extensive renovation to their recently purchased $6.6 million home in Vaucluse

Plans for the renovation by Precision Planning has been lodged by Steve and Dani’s finance adviser Trent Tavoletti from Titan Finance.

As well as making the

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