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‘The Dance Company Makes Broadway’ BIG

FROM FATHER, Wis. (WFRV) – Delicious. Imaginative. Ambitious. Clever. Original. Amusing. It’s “The Dance Company Does Broadway,” playing for four more performances through Sunday at the Walter Theater in the Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts at St. Norbert College. Do yourself a favor and treat yourself. Catch this. It is unique and radiant. Know […]

Parsons Street Players presents Mary Poppins

The Parsons Street Players perform Mary Poppins this Friday through Saturday at the Rye High School Performing Arts Center. Schedules are : Friday March 18 at 7 p.m. Saturday March 19 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door – $10 adults, $5 students, seniors are free. The cast and crew […]

10 Best Movies Where Adults Act Like Kids

Walt Disney once said, “Getting old is inevitable, but growing up is optional.” The idea of ​​entertaining the inner child is one that’s been floating around for decades, but it’s also been a gold mine for the movie industry, especially for comedic purposes. No matter who plays the role, there’s always something funny about seeing […]

A main street investor’s dream comes true…

“A bait of gold hung temptingly before the people, and one after another they rushed to the tulip markets, like flies around a jar of honey. Nobles, citizens, farmers, mechanics, sailors , footmen, servants, even chimney sweeps and old drapers, dabbed in tulips.” —Charles Mackay, Extraordinary popular delusions and madness of the crowds By the […]

Restaurant Review: Citricos at Walt Disney World

March 8, 2022, 3:59 p.m. · Walt Disney World is home to many amazing restaurants. Whenever we visit WDW, we always try to grab a sit-down meal at a restaurant we’ve never visited before, and because we arrived a day before our Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser experience, we had a perfect opportunity to have a […]

65 bizarre photos from the mid-2000s

So many choices of questionable outfits and hairstyles. 1. Chris Hemsworth is rocking his hybrid Meg Ryan/Karen of Finance haircut. Kristian Dowling/Getty Images 2. And Pink stars in this fauxhawk/Karen hybrid who needs to talk to the manager’s haircut. J. Shearer/WireImage/Getty Images 3. Brie Larson performing a song inside Macy’s, Like We Do. Thomas Robinson/Getty […]

The original NFTs were tulips, not tokens

Next time you see Matt Damon or Larry David or LeBron James telling you to invest in cryptocurrencies or non-fungible tokens (NFTs) now because “fortune smiles on the brave”, remember this: Original NFTs were not tokens, but tulips. Imagine yourself in Amsterdam in the 1630s. There are no cyclists careening along the canals, terrifying tourists […]

Bob Odenkirk Explains He Hates Chris Farley’s ‘Chippendales’ Sketch

| With only a few hours to go up moon knight Star Oscar Isaac and musical guest Charlie XCX take to the stages of Studio 8H for tonight’s new episode of NBC Saturday Night Live, the promotional machine is in neutral, so we like to spend Saturday afternoons watching the SNL universe. And this time […]

Oscar Isaac and Charli XCX Give ‘Cool Aidy’ Bryant Some Tough Love

| Just when we thought we had an idea of ​​how the world worked, moon knight Star Oscar Isaacmusical guest Charlie XCXNBC saturday night live Star Aidey Bryant left and threw our world into turmoil. It’s simple. Tuesdays are synonymous with intro videos. Wednesdays mean checking the reading. Thursdays mean we get onstage promotions from […]

Tributes paid to ‘legendary’ chimney sweep who kept people safe for 20 years

A well-known Southborough chimney sweep held in high esteem by his hundreds of customers across Kent and Sussex had died. James Hughes died in hospital in January and his funeral was held at Kent and Sussex Crematorium on Thursday. (February 24) James was a member of the Master Chimney Sweeps Guild and a supporter of […]

Finding William Wood at Bowdon

Published: 18:00 26 February 2022 James Balme visits Bowdon in search of William Wood History surrounds us at every turn – from the smallest villages to the biggest towns in Cheshire. Scratch beneath the surface of every town and village and it’s surprising what you’ll find. My recent visit to Bowdon, for example, provided me […]

Ely chimney sweep, 12, whose death changed the law

Published: 06:00 25 February 2022 The death of a young chimney sweep whose death caused an outcry in the British press. And that led to a change in the law that was nationally spotlighted with a new exhibit. George Brewster was just 12 when he choked in a chimney at Fulbourn Hospital (then the County […]

Here are the best Oscar-winning Disney songs, ranked

With the 94th Academy Awards in March, it’s a great time to take a look at some past Oscar winners. Disney songs and movies are most often very present at the Oscars. This year Encanto was nominated for Best Original Song with its beautiful piece Dos Oruguitas by Lin-Manuel Miranda. There is great competition in […]

What are all the London Theater Week shows?

London Theater Week is back. Book tickets to over 40 shows in London at the best prices during London Theater Week. We have theater tickets for the biggest West End musicals, upcoming London plays and London entertainment from just £15, £25 and £35. London Theater Week does not last all year. London Theater Week 2022 […]

Boris Johnson will achieve his Churchill cosplay act – he won’t wash

There used to be a cozy atmosphere in the House of Commons on occasions like this, but not anymore. Questions of war and peace tend to be met with consummate reverence. All politicians are narcissistic, to varying degrees, and most are desperate to feel the weight of history on them. But whatever the moment these […]

February 18, 1992: Fire destroys Expo ’92 building two months before opening

The fire of February 18, 1992. / ECE what happened today? The newly built Pavilion of Discoveries had been designed as one of the key elements of the Seville exhibition Thirty years ago, the capital of Andalusia had the honor of hosting the Universal Exhibition. However, just two months before the inauguration, on February 18, […]

Why Are Woke Universities Putting Trigger Warnings On Oliver Twist?

Never let it be said that academics are not competitive. The race to be “more woker than you” is heating up. Lecturers from the University of Chester have tested the limits of our credulity with an unlikely Harry Potter trigger warning. Only to find they were outmatched by Northampton Uni, where George Orwell’s 1984 was […]

Kremmling’s new business keeps locals warm

Kremmling residents Todd and Beckie Osborn opened Grand Flames after seeing the need for a local business to service, repair and install fireplaces and stoves.Large Flames/Courtesy Photo Generations of Grand County residents have relied on fireplaces and other fire devices to keep them warm during the brutal high country winters. Now residents can rely on […]

Councilors on the Isle of Wight celebrate the 200th anniversary of Valentine’s Day with a moving ceremony

Isle of Wight Councilors Julie Jones-Evans and Vix Lowthian laid a wreath to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the death of 10-year-old chimney sweep Valentine Gray today (Monday). From 2 p.m., a small gathering gathered at the Valentine Gray memorial in Church Litten Park, the former graveyard of St Thomas’s Church. Cllr Jones-Evans spoke about […]

DR MAX PEMBERTON: Trust me, seeing the same doctor saves lives

The doctor-patient relationship is just that: a relationship. And vulnerability and trust are inherent in any relationship. That is why it takes time to develop and grow. It is certainly not formed during a single consultation of ten minutes. Yet over the years we have seen a shift that means we have moved away from […]

The fascinating stories of how Swansea pubs got their name

Pubs have been a cornerstone of British culture for centuries, and quite often they have odd-sounding names. Often the name of a pub will tell the story of a monarchy or a great battle, or of a local artist or inventor who hailed from the area. Whether it’s a common pub name like the Cross […]

The end of the new Fight Club in China raises the question: how far can censorship go? COMMENT | Virginia Blackburn | Columnists | Comment

Brad Pitt in Fight Club (Photo: Reuters) However, in a new cut of the film in China, the Narrator is killed and the explosions are replaced by a black screen and text that reads: “Thanks to the clue Tyler provided, the police quickly figured out the whole plan and arrested everyone. the criminals. , successfully […]

The Houdini of the Vilna Ghetto

Abraham Sutzkever. From the Vilna ghetto to Nuremberg Ed. and trans. Justin Cammy. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s UP (475 pages, 45 photos, paperback $37.95/£28.50. The beautiful medieval city of Vilna, known as the “Jerusalem of Lithuania”, was for centuries the heart of Jewish culture in Eastern Europe. Before World War II, there were 80,000 Jews out of […]

Ulster DA, do these 5 things to avoid chimney sweep scams

There are many mysteries that homeowners must solve during their “daily life” around their home. One of the biggest mysteries that can cause serious problems for homeowners is the chimney. Since chimney maintenance and repair can cause so many problems (headaches) and so much stress for homeowners and homeowners, here are a few things the […]

Warning for Warwickshire residents after recent chimney fires – Warwickshire County Council

Chimney safety Warwickshire residents are being warned to check their chimneys as the Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service recently witnessed a series of chimney fires across the county. The Fire and Rescue Service have been called to chimney fires in Leamington Spa, Rugby and Northend over the past seven days. Residents are reminded that chimneys […]

Residents of southern Mississippi prepare for the cold

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) – As temperatures drop, coastal residents brace themselves. Stores are stocked and ready and at least one business is doing the rounds to keep customers warm. Gulfport’s Tazz Thigpen has several properties to protect. It’s not something he’s used to doing here. “I was mowing the grass until just a few weeks […]

Chester (Moose) Francis Orsin, III | News, Sports, Jobs

Chester (Moose) Francis Orsin, III Chester (Moose) Orsin, III of Salona, ​​Pennsylvania, died on January 9, 2022 at the age of 73 due to complications from lupus. Moose was born on August 7, 1948 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. He graduated from BEN High School in 1966. He spent two years studying at Penn State University […]

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

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. Police […]

Chimney Safety Critical As People Start Chimney Fires | Local news

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 responded […]

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

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 Athens […]

COLUMN: columns which were not retained in 21 | Opinion

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 enough […]

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

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 and […]

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

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 to […]

Chimney Town Doll – Movie Review

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 and […]

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

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 of […]

Fossil fuels matter as much as renewables

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 not, […]

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

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 safe […]

The Real Christmas Carol (2021)

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 characters. […]

The pioneering humanist by Michel Cresp

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

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 A […]

It’s time to win the war on Christmas

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 heard […]

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

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 and […]

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

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 vacation […]

🌱 Port Jefferson Daily: Woman crashes into police car

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 Kathy […]

the mystery of Downing Street parties

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 his […]

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

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 to […]

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

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. It […]

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

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) features […]

Why Small Businesses Matter in Westport: PREOH

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 their […]

Suisun club meets for a festive Dickens lunch

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. Georgia […]

Magical route in the footsteps of Mary Poppins

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 only […]

Magical route in the footsteps of Mary Poppins

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 only […]

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

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: Resorts […]

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

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 crowned […]

10 classic musicals available to watch on Disney +

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: Disney […]

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

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 weather […]

Tolson third generation in the family fireplace business

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 out […]

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

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 a […]

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

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 all […]

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

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 back […]

Two magical days launch six weeks of festive fun

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 and […]

Five of the oldest spots in Cincinnati

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 last […]

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

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 extreme […]

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

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 customers […]

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

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 immigration […]

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

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 time […]

21 quai Bourbon: Charles Nègre

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 in […]

Ingeborg von Agassiz wants you to have a scary little Christmas

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 the […]

Ingeborg von Agassiz wants you to have a spooky little Christmas – Up News Info

Among the songs that inspired Ingeborg von Agassiz’s new holiday album is a 16th-century choir, a lullaby from a mother to her infant son on the eve of the Massacre of the Innocents. The story, taken from the Gospel of Matthew, concerns King Herod’s rule that all male children 2 and under living near Bethlehem […]

Do you have money to spend on your energy bills?

Wealthy families are in the throes of a recruitment crisis, and they are said to be lying in wait for their neighbors to secure the services of housekeepers, nannies and gardeners. But the latest home help that turns out too hot to trot? Chimney sweeps. As wholesale energy prices skyrocket, the whole country is preparing […]

Grateful injured chimney sweep, recalling the injury

It has been two years since Mark Linn fell from a roof while working. He says his faith, family, and friends have helped him heal. ELYSBURG, Pa. – A Northumberland County chimney sweep is to be thankful for. Mark Linn of Benchmark Chimney Preservation has been a chimney sweep for almost 40 years. He works […]

Cat Shelter Fire Raises Fire Safety Questions / Article

Today, 11:51 Authors: LTV, Latvijas Radio It is believed that the Ķepu ķepa fire may have started in a chimney. “We have two smoke detectors in the main house, as people prepare food there and people have lunch there. There are also two fire extinguishers there, but in this case it was a drop in […]

Romeo’s Blue Skies Musical Announces Principal Cast

Back in September, it was announced than the classic of the World Masterpiece Theater Romeo’s blue sky would be suitable as a musical. Based on Lisa Tetznerthe 1941 novel Die schwarzen Brüder, the series has become a major title for the literary franchise. Today we meet the actors behind Romeo, Alfredo and the rest in […]

Warm up your engines for a holiday outing to Ye Olde London, via the Dickensian Fair

As a year when most of us feel that life is still upside down is drawing to a close, the Great Dickens Christmas Fair has decided to go upside down. The annual Victorian-themed holiday extravaganza, which became a fully virtual ‘Dickensian Home’ in 2020 for the first time in its 50-plus years of history, returns […]

Four Important Facts About Home Inspection | Siouxland Houses

Dear Monty, I have several questions about home inspections. I’m talking to a small group of people about home inspections. I have personal experience and a work history that has exposed me to property inspections. My questions are: Should a new construction buyer have their home inspected? if the seller has already had the house […]

Mystery of the Edinburgh Milkmaid in 18th-century Scottish painting

The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) have announced the acquisition of one of the earliest known images of a black person by a Scottish artist. The Edinburgh Milkmaid with Butter Churn by David Allan (1744-1796) is a beautifully painted watercolor that is both exceptionally rare and striking. It is also a bit of history which […]

Strictly Come Dancing star John Whaite in HUGE career change

Come dance strictly The 2021 contestant, John Whaite, has reportedly been considered for a role on stage, following his string of impressive performances with his professional partner Johannes Radebe. Perhaps their most theatrical dance was their bakery-themed Charleston, which scored them an impressive 38 out of 40 points, with the duo being praised for their […]

Pamplin Media Group – Things to consider before warming up next to your first fire this winter

Before fireplace season is in full swing, homeowners may want to revisit a few fireplace facts so they can safely enjoy nights spent sitting by the crackling flames. Fireplaces may not have much use in the spring or summer, but come in late fall and throughout the winter, the fireplace can be a great place […]

Four Important Facts About Home Inspection, by Richard Montgomery

Dear Monty, I have several questions about home inspections. I’m talking to a small group of people about home inspections. I have personal experience and a work history that has exposed me to property inspections. My questions are: Should a new construction buyer have their home inspected? if the seller has already had the house […]

🌱 Kids on bikes shot by paintballs + New Cajun seafood spot

Happy Saturday neighbors! Let’s start today on an informed note, will you? Here are the most important things happening in town today. Children on bicycles were hit by paintballs, injuring a, at Wading River and Riverhead. A a new Cajun-style seafood restaurant has opened close. And one A member of the Bloods gang faces life […]

Treat yourself to a trip to ‘Scrooge: The Musical’ by Playhouse | Lifestyles

You all know the story, but you’ve never seen it like this before. Cumberland County Playhouse presents “Scrooge: The Musical” on the Main Stage on Friday November 5th. Written by Leslie Bricusse, “Scrooge: The Musical” is based on Charles Dickens’ famous classic, A Christmas Carol, and developed it into a musical for stage and screen. […]

Small Talk: Suie yourself – The Coast News Group

I came home for lunch this week to find a strange man in the garage. He was covered in black spots and had black hair, a black beard and mustache. It turned out to be my very blond, fair-skinned husband. He had just finished playing chimney sweep, cleaning up the creosote that had accumulated last […]

LocalGov.co.uk – Your authority over UK local government

Under the Air Quality Regulation 2020 (Indoor Solid Fuel Standards) (England), new rules came into effect from May this year to ban the sale and use of wet wood and domestic charcoal for home combustion. The new legislation has also given more powers to local authorities to impose fines on those who break the rules, […]

An event to celebrate William Wilberforce’s years in Pocklington will be held at All Saints Church

The statue of young William Wilberforce outside Pocklington School. William Wilberforce arrived in Pocklington at the age of 12 in November 1771. He spent the next five years living with the principal of Pocklington School, the Reverend Kingsman Baskett and his family, in the principal’s house in West Green; and it is clear from his […]

Have your chimney checked before winter

Chimney Sweeps is a family owned business, serving San Diego County, which offers a variety of chimney cleaning and maintenance services. Founded in 1985 by owner Steven Carter, the company has swept over 40,000 chimneys with no plans to shut down. “With over 30 years of experience in the business and a heritage of family […]

Have your chimney checked before winter

Chimney Sweeps is a family owned business, serving San Diego County, which offers a variety of chimney cleaning and maintenance services. Founded in 1985 by owner Steven Carter, the company has swept over 40,000 chimneys with no plans to shut down. “With over 30 years of experience in the business and a heritage of family […]

Art Notes: The Return of Mustard | Arts & Theater

The Napa Valley Mustard Celebration, a new iteration of the Mustard Festival, returns in February 2022, and to start preparing, Jessel Miller at the Jessel Gallery in Napa has five flavors of new mustards for sale: Fig Balsamic Mustard, Honey Mustard, Sweet & Spicy mustard, herb and champagne mustard, honey and mild garlic mustard, all […]

PHOTOS: Animals at risk from NH’s biodiversity crisis

Many species around the world are endangered, but species that have made their home here in New Hampshire also face threats to their survival. Get NHPR reports on politics, the pandemic, and other hot topics delivered to your inbox – sign up for our newsletter today. Kurk Dorsey, an environmental historian at the University of […]