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Singer Deniece Williams' Plastic-Wrapped Mansion Annoys Neighbors

The mansion wrapped in plastic is not part of a Christo art installation -- those are only temporary. The 20,000-square-foot house in Cherry Hill, N.J., that's owned by a four-time Grammy-winning singer reportedly has been under construction since 2008 with apparently no end in sight -- just the sight of it under a lot... Continue Reading »

Purple-and-Pink House Stirs Passions in New Jersey Town

Courtesy of Bill Peer A homeowner says that he's painted his house purple and decorated it with pink ribbons because he wants to raise awareness about two fatal diseases. But some of his neighbors are seeing red over what they view as a retaliatory gesture, not a charitable one. And they say they've been complaining... Continue Reading »

Abandoned New Orleans House Falls on Neighbor's Home

The collapse of an abandoned house next door onto her home has left a New Orleans mother concerned about the safety of her children and damage to her property. But after being notified of the situation two weeks ago, complained the woman, city officials still hadn't acted to clean up the mess or reduce the threat. "Kids... Continue Reading »

Florida Homeowner's 'Naked Hangout Club' Upsets Neighbors

Apparently one can't run a bed & breakfast in a residential neighborhood without a permit in Cocoa, Fla. But what about a "naked hangout club"? That's the proposition one man there is putting to the test and (as seen in the video above) his neighbors are unhappy about it. Their complaints range from the practical... Continue Reading »

Pet Emu Goes to Petting Zoo While Owner Fights City to Keep It

A North Carolina woman has temporarily given her pet emu to a petting zoo while she appeals the decision of city officials in Charlotte to get it out of the neighborhood by July 31. Shellie Pincay says her pet emu has lived in her backyard for about 10 years. "It's basically like a child because I've had her since she... Continue Reading »

Realty Agent Fired After Allegedly Vandalizing Neighbor's Property

A Philadelphia-area real estate agent has lost her job after being cited by police for purportedly vandalizing a neighbor's for-sale property by knocking down lawn signs at the home and littering it with dead vermin. Andrea Straub was fired from her job at Prudential Fox & Roach after a neighbor alleged that she caught... Continue Reading »

'Neighbor From Hell' on Trial for 'Terrorizing' Residents

#fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-518825{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-518825, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-518825{width:570px;height:411px;display:block;} Residents of a Miami neighborhood claim that neighbor Mitchell Igelko has been terrorizing them for... Continue Reading »

Chris Brown's Curbside Art Angers Los Angeles Neighbors

LOS ANGELES -- Grammy-winning musician Chris Brown's neighbors are unhappy with what some are calling frightening art he's chosen to have painted along the curb of his Hollywood Hills home. A neighborhood group said the grimacing, sharp-toothed, red-eyed goblins painted along a retaining wall have been scaring children,... Continue Reading »

James Franco's Neighbors: He's a Nightmare to Live Next Door To

We'd always wondered what it would be like living next to a celebrity. Would they ever knock on our door, asking for a cup of sugar? Could we pop by with a "Welcome to the Neighborhood" cake? Would we be invited to their dinner parties, and rub shoulders with their other A-list friends over glasses of wine and pie? Well,... Continue Reading »

Confederate Flag Gets South Carolina Neighbors Up in Arms

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. -- A year ago, dozens marched to protest the Confederate flag that a white woman flew from her porch in a historically black Southern neighborhood. After someone threw a rock at her porch, she put up a wooden lattice. That was just the start of the building. Earlier this year, two solid 8-foot-high... Continue Reading »

Chris Brown Target of Condo Neighbor Complaints

LOS ANGELES -- A judge wants to know whether Chris Brown is being a good neighbor. Superior Court Judge Patricia Schnegg ordered prosecutors Thursday to get more details about neighborhood complaints about the R&B singer before his next Oct. 12 court hearing. Brown is on probation for a 2009 attack on... Continue Reading »

Christina Milian in Dog House

Lately R&B singer Christina Milian (real name: Christine Flores) must really feel it's "Us Against the World." Milian is expecting her first child this month. However, her first "baby" - her dog - is causing her legal troubles. Her pet attacked Milian's 81-year-old neighbor and he's suing the songstress. The... Continue Reading »

Next-Door Nightmare: Brangelina Sex

While a few Brangelina fans responded with glee to the news that the couple indulged in marathon 20 hour sex trysts, the idea was troubling to some Manhattanites. Twenty hours, after all, is an eternity to an apartment dweller subjected to the mating cries of a neighbor. Worse, say afflicted residents, sexual sound... Continue Reading »

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