Dedicated to books and music, the Torpeys' parlor is just one special space that's carved out for a couple of their hobbies.
Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 17 Nov. 2022 On the parlor walls are a few shreds of old wallpaper, hung there in the 1950s by Gottlieb’s uncle.
Kyle Whitmire, al, 3 Nov. 2022 Mortuaries have been a key part of the circle of life since the 18th century—providing a convenient place to embalm and preserve corpses outside of a family’s parlor—but they’re not exactly pegged as a design destination.
Kelsey Mulvey, House Beautiful, 31 Oct. 2022 Human History, a front parlor infinitely painted over with massacre, and into the fray came I, highly allergic, quick to cry, and armed with fat fists of need.
Franny Choi, The Atlantic, 30 Oct. 2022 If your bestie is dressing up as Frenchy, join her with this silver beauty parlor look.
Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, 25 Oct. 2022 Felice will watch as Violet and Joe laugh and slowly dance in time to the music wafting from the open parlor windows.
Morgan Parker, New York Times, 20 Oct. 2022 While the lentils provided a different mouth feel, the spice base is pure Cincinnati-style chili parlor.
Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 15 Oct. 2022 The Founders Row property is replacing a strip on a main road that previously included a handful of beloved small businesses, including a bowling alley and a deli/ice cream parlor.
Teo Armus, Washington Post, 12 Oct. 2022
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Parlor bird cage at the Jones/Eld house in East Boise.
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Middle English parlour, parlur "room off a hall set aside for private conversation, room (as in a monastery) where speech is permitted," borrowed from Anglo-French parlur, parlour, from parler "to speak, talk" + -ur, -or (continental Old French -oir), going back to Latin -ōrius-ory entry 1 — more at parley entry 2