Category Archives: Chimney sweeps

The source of all young stars nearby

[ad_1] For decades, astronomers have known that the Earth and the Sun are in what is called the local bubble. Today, for the first time, a team of astronomers has been able to trace the history of this star-filled district. Image Credit: Whitehead, N., (2022) Astronomers find origin of stars that surround Earth. [online] Harvard […]

Reduce your energy costs this winter by following some home efficiency tips | Item

[ad_1] There are many ways to easily and safely save on home energy costs in the winter, including lowering the temperature of the water heater. (Photo Credit: (Photo Illustration by Brian Hill, Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office)) SEE THE ORIGINAL FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Keeping a cozy and warm home in the winter […]

Freeze-thaw temperatures can create ice dams for homeowners

[ad_1] With the shift from freezing to warmer temperatures recently, SGI advises residents that the freeze-thaw cycle creates ideal conditions for condensation and the formation of ice dams. Media Relations Manager for SGI, Tyler McMurchy provides some details on the Ice Dam process. “Ice dams are caused by intermittent periods of melting and freezing. So […]

Associated Designs – Contemporary Floor Plan Wrapped In Old World Victorian Charm

[ad_1] Soaring roofs, double chimney, and gingerbread detailing blend together to give the Gibson its distinct Victorian style. While the Victorian style is an architectural style that many find to belong to the old, it is making a strong comeback with its unique and bold exteriors. Soaring roofs, double chimney, and gingerbread detailing blend together […]

VIDEO: Flue Dunnit: Thief trapped in chimney during botched heist

[ad_1] Maryland firefighters took down a chimney after a burglar tried to take down the chimney and got stuck. The attempted robbery took place at a home in Silver Springs, Md., Around 5:30 a.m. on January 8. At first, a resident called the authorities to say that noises had been heard outside at 3:30 a.m. […]

Chimney Safety Critical As People Start Chimney Fires | Local news

[ad_1] As the days get colder during the winter months, people can turn to their fireplace or fireplace to keep their homes warm. While nothing beats snuggling up next to a crackling fire, taking care of fireplaces and chimneys is essential to avoid potential fires. The City and County of Santa Barbara Fire Departments have […]

Texas winter weather 2022: how to prepare for a snowstorm

[ad_1] Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with Texas’ most essential news. The winter storm of last February marked a severe weather event unlike any Texans had seen in decades, leaving millions of people without power and in freezing conditions. Within days of the storm and its […]

Baylor Men’s Basketball Wins Top 12 Weekly Awards | KWKT

[ad_1] Baylor University Press Release IRVING, Texas – Adam Flagler and James Akinjo led Baylor to a pair of wins last week and swept the Big 12 Conference weekly awards in the process, the league office announced Monday. Flagler was named Big 12 Player of the Week while Akinjo was named Big 12 Newcomer of […]

Death notice of Alan Bohannon (2022) – Athens, Tennessee

[ad_1] Alan Barry Bohannon, 66, of Athens died on Friday January 7, 2022 in Athens Square in Athens. He was a longtime resident of McMinn County and a son of the late Arnold and Lucille Ovaline Watson Bohannon. He was a former employee of AMR and Valley Co-op at Decatur, was previously a nurse at […]

The Marshall fire, the disaster that United Boulder County

[ad_1] Shortly after Christmas, word spread across the country of the devastating impact of the Marshall Fire in Boulder County. There were a few hours or days of national mourning, a flood of numbers / statistics and a presidential visit – but then silence. Concerned people across the country wondered what could have caused the […]

Plane passenger sees text from neighbor saying he had Covid

[ad_1] Content of the article A passenger on a flight who viewed another passenger’s text on their phone read the message about COVID-19 Content of the article “We have Covid… shhh. That’s why we’re coming home a day early. On the plane, ”a gray-haired elderly woman sent to a friend, the Indy100 newsletter reporter. The […]

COLUMN: columns which were not retained in 21 | Opinion

[ad_1] As we start over in 2022, I have to clear the folder titled “column ideas” from last year. These are random, unrelated thoughts that have piled up on my desk, but for some reason they never developed into full columns. Here are a few, in no particular order: It’s curious that patriots who cared […]

Here’s where the jobs landed last month – in one graph

[ad_1] The leisure and hospitality sector dominated hiring in December, as restaurant and bar managers added waiters, cooks and bartenders to their payrolls before the holidays. This sector saw net employment growth of 53,000 workers, with restaurants accounting for 42,600 of this gain and hotels, motels and other accommodation businesses adding 10,000. Amusement parks, casinos […]

London’s must-see sites (according to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend)

[ad_1] W Usually, ”Chrissy Teigen wrote earlier this week,“ stay between us on vacation. ” This is not the case this year. The model ended a decidedly eventful year with a family trip to London; she, her husband John Legend and their two children saw New Years Eve here in the capital. It was, according […]

Chimney Town Doll – Movie Review

[ad_1] Have you ever referred to someone as a trash human? In a beautiful and tender steampunk action anime Chimney Town Doll, that’s actually a really big compliment. Adapted from Akihiro Nishino’s 2016 children’s picture book (which he also directs as a musical and Noh theater production), it’s a remarkable directorial debut for the artist […]

What’s next for Humason? “I have never been out of work”

[ad_1] WESTFIELD – For former Mayor Donald Humason Jr., this new year marks the first time he has no job in sight since he started working for Westfield District Court the day after obtaining his university degree. “I’ve never been out of work,” he said during the final week of his two-year term as mayor […]

Real Home: This tired Victorian living room is now a nature-inspired haven

[ad_1] Giving a modern flair to a Victorian property is never an easy task, and when Veronica and Darren purchased their terraced house, it clearly required a complete update. “It needed a complete repaint, but the upstairs bedrooms were in dire need of renovation,” says Veronica. “Six months later, after renovating three bedrooms and a […]

Real Home: This tired Victorian living room is now a nature-inspired haven

[ad_1] Giving a modern flair to a Victorian property is never an easy task, and when Veronica and Darren purchased their terraced house, it clearly needed a complete update. “It needed a complete repaint, but the upstairs bedrooms were in dire need of renovation,” says Veronica. “Six months later, after renovating three bedrooms and a […]

In the footsteps of the Jukaces, the magical New Year’s marauders of Poland – the Calvert Journal

[ad_1] Mateusz Supłat has been racing with Jukace for 12 years. “The first time I [ran] I was 13, “he said.” I still remember the feeling after 14 hours of racing; I could barely get home, but I was really happy. Gody Żywieckie is celebrated in the cities of the Beskids for centuries, honoring the […]

Fossil fuels matter as much as renewables

[ad_1] It is the “transition” within the “energy transition” that really characterizes our most read articles this fall. As 2021 draws to a close and Energy monitor is just months away from its first birthday, we’ve compiled a list of our ten most-read articles since September 1, 2021. If you’ve read them all, great; if […]

DVIDS – News – The virtual magazine: Thrifty, safe, warm at home

[ad_1] The weather app tells me we’re going to have some time for the next few days. I still have this little sense of panic. I have no shortage of bread and milk, but I take a little mental note to check certain things around the house. I’ve searched online for some sort of winter […]

Oceanside, Belfast, Medomak Valley, Searsport, Islesboro are playing ball – Knox County VillageSoup

[ad_1] Before and after the brief Christmas hiatus, a bunch of Midcoast high school basketball teams looked for early season wins crammed into their socks. Oceanside, Medomak Valley and Belfast were on the hunt for wins ahead of the break, as the Mariners and Panthers daughters claimed wins on Thursday, December 23. The Mariner boys […]

The best post-Christmas sales to shop online

[ad_1] Now that the gifts for your family and friends have been distributed, it’s time to treat yourself. The post-Christmas online sales are ripe for a well-deserved and shameless shopping spree. Now’s the time for you to grab, say, that pair of Tory Burch boots you covet or that structured By Far handbag that’s long […]

Three lessons in vegetarian recipes from 2021

[ad_1] I have some culinary traditions at the end of the year: I sharpen my favorite knives. I clean and organize the kitchen, and try to catalog the tiny lessons I’ve learned. Here are three that immediately spring to mind: Algae goes with everything! Eric Kim’s asparagus pasta cleverly draws umami from dried kelp, which […]

Property: What Homeowners Need to Know About Fireplace Safety

[ad_1] Posted: 12:30 p.m. 23 December 2021 Each year, as Christmas approaches, those whose house includes a real fire and a fireplace start to be more and more delighted: their house has a traditional access point for Santa on Christmas Eve, and their downstairs will fill with gifts in the morning. Of course, letting a […]

The Real Christmas Carol (2021)

[ad_1] Most people have seen one or more versions of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol. By far, this is one of my favorite Christmas tales: the story of Ebenezer Scrooge having his consciousness awakened by the appearance of his former partner, Jacob Marley, and the ghosts of Christmases past, present and future. I like the […]

The pioneering humanist by Michel Cresp

[ad_1] For 12 years, from 1850 to 1861, Charles Negro lived at 21 quai Bourbon in Paris. At the time, Île Saint-Louis was not today’s upscale neighborhood. The 17th century mansions are certainly present there, but also craftsmen, artists’ studios – Honoré Daumier is next to 9 quai d’Anjou – and even factories, a laundromat […]

Some of the highlights of the Ulverston Dickensian Festival in 2006

[ad_1] The great-great-grandson of famous Victorian author Charles Dickens gave his stamp of approval to the Dickensian Christmas festival in Ulverston in 2006. Gerald Dickens was the VIP guest at the Evening Mail sponsored festival this weekend. Mr. Dickens has given readings in downtown pubs, cafes and bookstores. He also gave his solo presentation of […]

New Zealand border backflip prompts Kiwis in Australia to fund court challenge over hotel quarantine requirement

[ad_1] Anger at the New Zealand border backflip is boiling, with expatriate Kiwis funding a lawsuit against Jacinda Ardern’s government. Authorities had planned to allow fully vaccinated Australia-based Kiwis to bypass quarantine from Jan. 17, but on Tuesday they put that plan into action. New Zealand will instead continue to require all citizens to complete […]

It’s time to win the war on Christmas

[ad_1] My great-great-great-uncle, my namesake, was a costly victim of this terrible conflict. He was a hard-working businessman who sought nothing more than to provide a good job for his employees, for which he was unfairly disrespectful. Is it wrong for an employer to expect a hard day’s work for fair pay? You may have […]

Triad boy shares his hope for the holidays through toy drive

[ad_1] GREENSBORO, NC — A Triad boy is changing lives with his vacation project to help other children. What do you want to know Garrett Stolze, 10, organizes an annual toy drive to help other children Rice Center staff said last year’s campaign helped about 90 children and their families celebrate the holiday A GoFundMe […]

Surrey chimney sweeps in court accused of planting dead birds in houses to defraud customers

[ad_1] Two chimney sweeps who allegedly planted dead birds in the chimneys to instruct the owners to remove them appeared in court. Martin Price, 59, and Luke Price, 33, are both accused of conspiring to defraud clients who booked chimney sweeping services between July 2017 and April 2019 by charging them for removing dead birds […]

Drug addict to deputy: “I’ll put your shoes on.” | News

[ad_1] MADISON – A Norfolk man was escorted out of the courtroom Thursday morning after displaying heinous behavior and testing positive for an assortment of drugs. Ronald Zephier, 18, was due on Thursday for a conviction for possession of methamphetamine. But Zephier, who passed a drug test before his hearing, entered the courtroom in a […]

Man Sentenced to Prison for Strangulation and Drug Charges | News

[ad_1] MADISON – A Norfolk man who was convicted of five felonies and one misdemeanor earlier this year will spend at least 3 years in jail. Devin Delgado, 26, was sentenced Thursday to 6 years in prison by Judge James Kube following convictions resulting from what a prosecutor has called a “spree of crime” over […]

A Complete Guide to All of the Best Festive Offers at Resorts World Sentosa

[ad_1] We won’t be having a White Christmas here anytime soon, but Resorts World Sentosa wants to bring the same out of the ordinary enchantment to your holiday season this year. This Christmas, the upscale vacation resort has curated a whole list of attractive offers and pampering stays so that guests can enjoy a well-deserved […]

Letter to Santa Claus written 60 years ago found hidden in a fireplace – CVBJ

[ad_1] A letter written to Santa Claus ask for gifts for a child It was discovered after being stuck in a chimney for 60 years. The handwritten and signed Christmas message was found by a chimney sweep company in Worksop, a town in the north of England, about 150 miles from London. The company posted […]

New state-of-the-art eye clinic opens to provide better patient experience | News

[ad_1] Residents of northeastern Nebraska won’t have to look far to find the new location of the Feidler Eye Clinic. On November 15, the provider of quality eye care and eyewear in Norfolk began operating at its new facility located at 2900 W. Norfolk Ave., about a block from the building the clinic had occupied […]

Cold but happy experience with grandchildren at Christmas parade | To select

[ad_1] I’m not sure my husband forgave me for this one. Over Thanksgiving weekend, I convinced him we should go to a Christmas parade. The grandchildren would love that – all the lights and joy of Christmas and Santa Claus – how could we not? His hesitation was due to the fact that said Christmas […]

BBQ Dragon announces free grill kit contest

[ad_1] DENVER, December 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BBQ Dragon has another great giveaway. For this Christmas season, they’re giving away their famous Dragon BBQ Fan, Madness Fireplace, and a bristle-free grilling brush, worth $ 135. The Dragon BBQ Fan used with the Madness Fireplace starts the charcoal in just three minutes. The Patented […]

The Falcons hold back Wolfpack to remain undefeated. | To select

[ad_1] TILDEN – Strong defense and a late run saw the Elkhorn Valley Falcons defeat Elgin Public / Pope John Wolfpack 53-42 on Tuesday night in what was an undefeated team battle. The Falcons clung to a point lead with three minutes and 36 seconds to go and coach Derric Werner called for a time […]

Knights take their first win of the season | To select

[ad_1] Women’s basketball teams Norfolk Catholic and Hartington Cedar Catholic met on Monday night with the two young teams chasing their first win of the season. After trailing late in the first quarter and then leading by a single point at halftime, Norfolk Catholic opened the third period with an 8-0 streak that led to […]

🌱 Port Jefferson Daily: Woman crashes into police car

[ad_1] Hello, residents of Port Jefferson! Debora Whitehead here with your brand new edition of the Port Jefferson Daily. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Partly sunny. High: 50, low: 39. Here are the 5 best stories in Port Jefferson today: Long Island restaurants looked a little different on Monday when Governor […]

Crews use the chimney fire to instill the importance of proper cleaning and maintenance before lighting your fireplace

[ad_1] President Biden delivers the first State of the Union… 37 minutes ago Blacksburg Police Chief Anthony Wilson set to retire 47 minutes ago Interview with Dr. Karen Hult of Virginia Tech about… 59 minutes ago Boys’ High School Basketball – Auburn vs. Fort Chiswell 9 hours ago High School Women’s Basketball – Auburn vs. […]

Barley helps clean the chimney

[ad_1] Editor’s note: The Barley MacTavish Fund welcomes letters from Midland County residents about themselves or others, explaining why they need help and what they have tried to do to solve their problems. Write Barley, c/o Midland Area Community Foundation, 76 Ashman Circle, Midland, MI 48640 or call (989) 839-9661. Be sure to include a […]

the mystery of Downing Street parties

[ad_1] If we end up being locked up again on Christmas, we better hope there is something good to watch on TV. I happened to flip through the holiday hours. And it looks like there’s a real treat in store on ITV. Poirot by Agatha Christie, 9:00 p.m. New episode. Belgian detective (David Suchet) tackles […]

Edinburgh family reunited with lost war medals in desperate search for thrift store

[ad_1] An Edinburgh thrift store managed to track down the descendants of a World War I soldier, after uncovering memorabilia they believed belonged to the family. This week, the Birthlink Thrift Shop successfully found the recipient’s little niece, and the store owner believes the medal collection is back in its place. The medals were presented […]

These holiday announcements will give you all the sensations

[ad_1] It’s that time of year again. Big brands around the world are launching their heart-wrenching holiday ads in a bid to loosen the strings on your purse during this gifting season. Here are the top nine successful promotional videos of this year that will definitely give you all the thrills: WestJet: Even a pandemic […]

Yelp Donates $ 100,000 for Austin’s Winter Business Preparations

[ad_1] AUSTIN (KXAN) – Yelp, the website based on consumer reviews, is launching a Holiday Winterizing Fund to help small businesses in the area cover the costs of preparing for the winter season. Yelp users can nominate their favorite local businesses to receive money for extreme weather preparations. “We have set up a wintering fund. […]

New exhibitions, workshops this holiday season | To select

[ad_1] This holiday season, the Norfolk Arts Center is bringing new holiday-themed exhibits and workshops to the community. Thursday, December 9, is the opening reception for the new exhibitions in the gallery and atrium. Everyone in the community is welcome to view the works and enjoy the conversations about the pieces. Regional artists Anastacia Drake […]

Brookings register | The series offers an interesting glimpse into 19th century Europe

[ad_1] I fought the pull of CS Harris’ Sebastian St. Cyr novels for a long time before I succumbed. I advise you not to wait. If you’re interested in Regency England and can handle gruesome murders with a political and madness side, this is the 16-book series (so far) for you. “What Angels Fear” (2005) […]

Why Small Businesses Matter in Westport: PREOH

[ad_1] Why small businesses matter Buy small, do big things for your community Why Small Businesses Matter shines the spotlight on local merchants who donate their time, talent, goods and services for the betterment of our community. The local store movement is going viral as local businesses that are “tagged” get a chance to share […]

Suisun club meets for a festive Dickens lunch

[ad_1] Holiday celebration initially planned for 2020 but delayed by a pandemic SUISUN CITY – Members of the Wednesday Club traveled back in time last week for their December lunch. A Dickensian theme, originally slated for December 2020, has become a celebration of pandemic survival as well as a chance to commemorate the Christmas season. […]

What are the sustainable alternatives to a Christmas tree?

[ad_1] The holidays are fast approaching and with them the bustle of wrapping gifts, baking and decorating the Christmas tree. While the tradition of harvesting a tree in the forest (or on an arboriculture farm) is a plastic-free business that relies on a renewable resource, that doesn’t mean it is devoid of environmental consequences. Trees […]

Why Anna Smrek makes an impact as a rookie for the Badgers volleyball team | College volleyball

[ad_1] “I think she has the potential to be one of the greatest players in college volleyball if she continues to improve at this level,” Hilley said. “She has immense potential as a blocker and hitter. When she reaches and touches the high ball, no blockage can stop her. It’s gonna be fun to watch. […]

Magical route in the footsteps of Mary Poppins

[ad_1] The places that until now we have always observed through a screen are more real and magical than ever because they are the same in which his events, ours, took place. Mary poppins. The friend of chimney sweeps and penguins, the one with the carpet bag, the same one capable of making everyone smile […]

13 of the weirdest Christmas traditions from around the world

[ad_1] Picture: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) I don’t know what it’s like with Catalonia and the Christmas poo, but with the poo boy hiding in their cribs, the Catalan Christmas tradition also includes Tió de Nadal, an anthropomorphic log that shits presents. From December 8, feast of the Immaculate Conception, households in Catalan display a hollow log […]

Magical route in the footsteps of Mary Poppins

[ad_1] The places that until now we have always observed through a screen are more real and magical than ever because they are the same in which his events, ours, took place. Mary poppins. The friend of chimney sweeps and penguins, the one with the carpet bag, the same one capable of making everyone smile […]

Things to do in Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa this Christmas 2021

[ad_1] Not all of us are ready to get on VTLs just yet. But sitting down doesn’t mean missing; Singapore has no shortage of things to do this end of the year, from luxury breaks and festive meals to otherworldly Christmas experiences. Best of all, you’ll find all of this and more in one place: […]

Panthers swept away by unbeaten Lincoln Southwest teams | To select

[ad_1] Lincoln Southwest’s undefeated men’s and women’s basketball teams used size and depth to beat the Panthers teams on Tuesday night to go 3-0 this season. The Silver Hawks held off a never-abandoned effort by the Norfolk boys to win 66-55 after Southwest pulled away from the Norfolk girls in the first period and then […]

Mix of returning wrestlers and newcomers to lead the Knights | To select

[ad_1] The Norfolk Catholic Boys’ wrestling team will be a mix of state qualifiers back from last year and newcomers to the squad. “Overall we’re still a relatively young team, but we have good qualities to come back,” Knights coach Henry Aschoff said. “Isaac Wilcox is a returning heavyweight finalist, but he’ll be at 220 […]

Dogs dress up in Victorian outfits for Christmas Furbabies Dog Pageant in Yorkshire

[ad_1] A parade of canine lovers showed their work today by dressing their doggies in disguise for a dog show in Yorkshire. The Furbabies Dog Pageant, at Collingham Memorial Hall in Leeds, featured a Victorian Christmas theme. Mutts of all breeds, shapes and sizes have been entered into the event, with the goal of being […]

10 classic musicals available to watch on Disney +

[ad_1] Musicals and Disney are two things that often go together like chocolate and peanut butter, so it’s no surprise that the studio’s streaming service has a pretty impressive selection of musicals to enjoy. From the golden age of the genre to more modern and magical productions, lovers of musicals are spoiled for choice. RELATED: […]

Yelp Aims To Help San Antonio Area Businesses Prepare For Winter Conditions

[ad_1] Yelp, the social / networking app and website, is offering a $ 100,000 Deck the Halls Vacation Winterizing Fund to help 10 select businesses in San Antonio and Austin. (Yelp permission) Until December 17, Yelp users across Texas can nominate their favorite local businesses in San Antonio or Austin to receive funding for extreme […]

Governor Polis declares December 7 Colorado Gives Day | Delta

[ad_1] Governor Polis has proclaimed that December 7, 2021 will be officially known as Colorado Gives Day. During this 24-hour giving event, donors can choose from over 3,100 local nonprofit and support organizations based or working in Colorado. “We like to take the guesswork out of giving and make it easier for donors to donate […]

Tolson third generation in the family fireplace business

[ad_1] December 4 — In 1977, David Tolson and his sister, Anna Neace, launched Chimney Sweep Cleaners. They had seen a story in the Messenger-Inquirer about chimney sweeps in another state wearing black coats with tails and top hats, a traditional chimney sweep outfit that dated back to 1700s in England. So they tried it […]

Norfolk High ready to ‘dive’ into another successful season | To select

[ad_1] The Norfolk High girls and boys swim and diving teams are preparing for another successful season in 2021-22. Last year, the women’s team finished fourth in state competition, scoring their best state result in program history, and the boys finished 18th. This season, Panthers coach David Nelson – who is entering his 19th year […]

A Clean Sweep: Third Generation Tolson in the Family Fireplace Business | Characteristics

[ad_1] In 1977, David Tolson and his sister, Anna Neace, started Chimney Sweep Cleaners. They had seen a story in the Messenger-Inquirer about chimney sweeps in another state wearing black coats with tails and top hats, a traditional chimney sweep outfit that dated back to 1700s in England. So they tried it out here, driving […]

The enchantment of the Holly Dickens festival continues • Oakland County Times

[ad_1] The enchantment of the Holly Dickens festival continues The enchantment of the Holly Dickens festival continues (Crystal A. Proxmire, December 3, 2021) Holly, MI – A holiday tradition continues in downtown Holly as visitors celebrate the annual Holly Dickens Festival. From chimney sweeps and the Queen to Ebenezer Scrooge himself, boys and girls of […]

The Holly Dickens Festival Enchantment Continues • Oakland County Times

[ad_1] The enchantment of the Holly Dickens Festival continues The enchantment of the Holly Dickens Festival continues (Crystal A. Proxmire, December 3, 2021) Holly, MI – A holiday tradition continues in downtown Holly as visitors celebrate the annual Holly Dickens Festival. From chimney sweeps to the Queen, to Ebenezer Scrooge himself, boys and girls of […]

London News: Chimney sweep father and son ‘planted dead pigeons’ to speed up work | United Kingdom | New

[ad_1] Martin Price, 59, and his son Luke, 33, are accused of “grossly overcharging” their clients and leaving work unfinished. The couple appeared in City of London Magistrates’ Court. They are both charged with conspiracy to defraud customers who have requested chimney sweeping services. The charges relate to their activity between July 2017 and April […]

5 ways to enjoy the return of the Dickens Festival to Port Jefferson

[ad_1] Ready to have a great time at Dickens again with a stroll through Port Jefferson Harbor? The Charles Dickens Festival returns on December 4 and 5 with 129 events, including magic, train and craft shows and a ghostly puppet parade saluting the life and works of the famous Victorian author. “Everyone wants to get […]

Two magical days launch six weeks of festive fun

[ad_1] ALL together and more festive than ever, friends and family gathered at Festival Place and The Malls to enjoy the launch of a perfect traditional Christmas. A day of magical activities marked the start of six weeks of festive family fun on the Place du Festival. Against a sparkling backdrop of beautiful red, gold […]

Five of the oldest spots in Cincinnati

[ad_1] Hhaving a multitude of new treasures to explore makes us appreciate our old favorites even more than we already do. So, for Best of the City 2021, we looked for the oldest favorites. Oldest library: the merchant library Sacred ground to bibliophiles, writers and thinkers of Cincinnati, the Mercantile Library is one of the […]

Yelp Launches ‘Deck the Halls with Yelp’ Holiday Winterizing Fund in Texas | Bark

[ad_1] Yelp is launching “Deck the Halls with Yelp,” a vacation winterizing fund to help area small businesses cover the costs of improvement projects needed to prepare for the winter season. From today until December 17, Yelp users across Texas can nominate their favorite local businesses in Austin or San Antonio to receive funding for […]

Sweep in court for ‘planting dead pigeons in customers’ chimneys’

[ad_1] Two chimney sweeps planted dead birds and old nests in customers’ vents in an attempt to charge them for their removal, a court heard. The pair are also accused of “grossly overcharging” their customers, selling them useless chimney cowls and leaving work unfinished. Martin Price, 59, and his son Luke Price, 33, allegedly told […]

Tips To Protect Your Home From Pests For The Winter Community

[ad_1] We’re not the only creatures to retreat indoors when the temperatures start to drop. During this time of year, many rodents and insects will begin to enter homes looking for a warm place to spend the winter. Here are some tips for keeping them outside. Most hardware and home improvement stores have the tools […]

Travel to the Islands – In New York, by Travel Writers

[ad_1] By Victor Block Mention New York City and the “Islands” in the same breath, and chances are Liberty and Ellis will come to mind. Liberty Island is home to the world famous statue which, since 1886, has welcomed people to the United States. Once here, many of them were processed by the Ellis Island […]

Stratford-upon-Avon Victorian Christmas Market – opening times and what to expect

[ad_1] More than 125,000 people are expected to roam the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon when the city’s Victorian Christmas Market makes its long-awaited return this year. In an effort to replenish the coffers of independent traders and chain stores, this year’s event will take place over four days for the first time. Returning for the first […]

You Could Save Over $ 3,500 This Winter With This Home Renovation

[ad_1] For many people, winter conjures up images of evenings spent in front of a hot fireplace with a hot drink, an afghan, a good book and a pet. It’s a time of holiday get-togethers with family and friends amidst decorations, movies, music, and tons of amazing food. You could even build a snowman, make […]

You Could Save Over $ 3,500 This Winter With This Home Renovation

[ad_1] FFor many people, winter conjures up images of evenings spent in front of a hot fireplace with a hot drink, an afghan, a good book and a pet. It’s a time of holiday get-togethers with family and friends amid decorations, movies, music, and tons of amazing food. You could even build a snowman, make […]

21 quai Bourbon: Charles Nègre

[ad_1] Written by Michel Cresp Charles Negro, one of the most important photographers of the 19th century, was born in Grasse in 1820 and died there in 1880. Encouraged by his father, a famous confectioner, the young Charles very quickly showed a penchant for art. and left for Paris in 1839 where he learned painting […]

Inside an abandoned country house for sale, including odd furniture still in the bedrooms

[ad_1] A Victorian hall and farmhouse built in the late 18th century has been put up for sale for £ 750,000 after being abandoned for years. Plas Newydd at Windmill Lane, near Welshpool, Powys, Wales, is set on 17 acres of land 800 meters from Welshpool along the A483. The land, which includes a poultry […]

Ingeborg von Agassiz wants you to have a scary little Christmas

[ad_1] The story, taken from the Gospel of Matthew, concerns King Herod’s rule that all male children aged 2 and under living near Bethlehem must be murdered – an attempt to, in the process, kill Christ. Although she did not include the song “Coventry Carol” in the sequel to “O Giver of Dreams”, she named […]

Danger to life: Amber wind warning for Yorkshire as Storm Arwen rolls in

[ad_1] The North Yorkshire coast is expected to be hit hard by Storm Arwen with strong winds and large waves that could cause “flying debris” and “danger to life,” the Met Office has warned. An orange weather warning was issued for Friday and Saturday with high winds expected as well as travel disruption and possible […]