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It’s always confusing to hear from someone you haven’t seen in a long time. While intentions may be true and without an agenda, it’s impossible to shake even a little suspicion. At best, they still want to be your friend. At worst, they offer you a pyramid scheme. What you never want to entertain is …

In all, Inspire Walt Disney will present 40 works of European decorative art and design from the 18th century. Exhibits will include porcelain figurines, tapestries, portraits and (for The beauty and the Beast fans), clocks, candlesticks and teapots. The exhibition will also feature 150 production works and works on paper from the Disney Archives. The …

Johnson City Police and other law enforcement agencies were searching the village for a suspect following an armed robbery at a bank near Wilson Medical Center. The burglary reported at the NBT Bank branch at 331 Main Street occurred shortly before 1:30 p.m. Friday. Preliminary reports indicated that a man whose face was allegedly covered …

Jennifer Farquhar was signed by Triada US Literary Agency working on her next book In 2019, Kitchener author Farquhar made her life’s dream come true: to publish her first book. “It was like a dream like this first year of publishing my first novel, it was so surreal for me, because it was a lifelong …

The Ministry of Local Authorities and Regional Development today launched a call for tenders for the restoration of the Town Hall. The invitation will be seen as a major first step towards safeguarding the crumbling historic building which has languished for years and has recently been declared unfit for occupation again. Local Government and Regional …

The world of high-end real estate sales, led by auction houses like Sotheby’s and Christie’s, has a long tradition of tactile components: the thick and shiny auction catalogs mailed to collectors around the world; the meticulously designed immersive exhibits that welcome thousands of visitors; paddles used to bid at live auctions. But when Covid-19 surfaced …

Glenasmole Lodge, on the edge of County Dublin, 4 miles from Firhouse but a million miles in terms of size, scale and history. The property and its lands would give the Disneyfied Enniskerry a run for its money, as it has featured in several films, including John Boorman’s The General, which was shot on his …

Most ink fans see on Abby Sciuto are actually Pauley Perrette’s real tattoos, with the exception of two. She told Parade Magazine that “The spider web on my character’s neck and the cross on her back belong to CBS.” Perrette got the fake ink because the show’s producers wanted visible tattoos for Abby no matter …

The lingering magnetism of ’80s post-punk gave birth to modern bands like Interpol, The Killers and Bloc Party, which focused on various specific aspects of the genre’s sonic diversity. Camlann, a dark post-punk band formed in 2019 by three teenagers from Jakarta, Indonesia, gladly joined this tribe. Camlann may be named after a medieval showdown …

Foreign times by CK McDonnell, Bantam press € 14.99 Yes X files was a weekly tabloid, it would be The Stranger Times. The Manchester-based periodical gains a new associate editor, Hannah, who quickly learns that the paranormal is real and can be fatal. McDonnell exploits this premise for a laugh, and the pithy banter between …