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Thanksgiving  Traditions  Here is some history for all our history lovers out there. According to History.com. Holiday traditions originated;  in 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in ...

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Bushwick is the Fastest Growing Brooklyn Neighborhood

The median price for a pad in Bushwick is up 84% since 2008. Apartment prices in Bushwick have jumped faster than any other New York City neighborhood over the past decade. The median price of $788,700 in the trendy Brooklyn neighborhood is 84 percent higher than it was in 2008, according to data from Trulia cited by Bloomberg. As neighborhoods like the Lower East Side and Williamsburg became too pricey, buyers started looking deeper in Brooklyn. ...

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Lloyd Wright’s first building, a Prairie home in Los Angeles, hits the market for $1.35M

The first building ever designed by architect Lloyd Wright—the designer of some of the most jaw-dropping structures in Los Angeles, including Wayfarers Chapel, the Samuel-Novarro House, and the Sowden House—is returning to the market. Built in 1921, the three-bedroom, two-bath Prairie-style residence in Mid-Wilshire’s Wilshire Park neighborhood still holds its original built-in desk and shelves, along with its original casement windows, art...

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Buy now while its hot as Spain’s property market reaches new heights

IF you have been sitting on the fence when it comes to buying a property in Spain, the time to act is now. House prices have risen consecutively for the past four years and the same is forecast for 2018. The average property price will increase by 6.1% this year, according to the Property Outlook report by the IPE. It means if you had bought a €450,000 property last year, you would stand to add just under €30,000 to its value this yea...

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Marbella’s parks receive massive cash injection in effort to boost conservation

Up to €9.9 million will be awarded to a company with a two year contract from 2018 - 2020, with the possibility of said contract being extended to 2023. MARBELLA town hall has been forced to outsource the conservation of its green areas after admitting its Parks and Gardens department is ‘woefully understaffed’. Up to €9.9 million will be awarded to a company with a two year contract from 2018 – 2020, with the possibility of said contr...

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Revealed: The mystery buyer of the world’s most expensive painting

Nearly a month after Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" was sold for $450 million, the buyer has finally been revealed. Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism confirmed Monday it purchased the most expensive painting in the world. The painting has been the topic of speculation since an anonymous buyer phoned in the record-breaking bid at a Christie's auction in New York on November 15. It is one of fewer than 20 authenticated da Vinci pa...

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Extell’s Central Park Tower Gets Fresh Renderings, Nears Halfway Point At 217 West 57th Street

The last time YIMBY checked on progress at Extell’s Central Park Tower, rising at 217 West 57th Street, glass installation had just begun, and the building was several floors above its cantilever. Three months later, the supertall’s superstructure is pushing towards its halfway point, and stands over 700 feet above the streets below. New renderings for the project have also appeared alongside its partially-launched website, giving a better ide...

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Lamborghini joins the boom in supercar SUVs with Urus unveiling

MILAN — Supercar makers have long known that parked next to that snarling Lamborghini, racing-red Ferrari, or stately Bentley at some of the globe's toniest addresses is a practical SUV. With the sport-utility vehicle market growing by leaps and bounds, they increasingly want in on those profits. Lamborghini unveils the once-improbable Urus SUV on Monday at its headquarters in Sant'Agata, Italy, where the supercar maker owned by the Volkswage...

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Looking for a Christmas store? NYC has just the place to bring you holiday cheer and ornaments for your tree

  At a Christmas store, NYC brings the holiday cheer in a big way. Whether you’re Christmas shopping for discount Nutcrackers in July or getting super-psyched for the flurry of wintery holidays that are just around the corner, celebrate at these shops. As end-of-year holiday mania revs up, you can pick up everything from a couple strands of Christmas lights to an entire fully decorated Christmas tree—delivery included. Christmas i...

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