NEW YORK (AP) – It took just days for the brightly colored Mandarin duck that appeared suddenly in a Central Park pond to turn both New Yorkers and visitors into a new gaggle: the quackarazzi.
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MIAMI BEACH (AP) – Just when it seemed every last corner of South Beach has been remade, built up and overrun, here comes Collins Park, an overlooked wedge of a historic neighborhood that could finally be the alternative SoBe many have hankered for.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) – “Poppy” and “Bar” are gone, but the passing of George H. W. and Barbara Bush won’t mean an end to children’s laughter, splashing in the pool, barking dogs or clinking horseshoes at the family’s property on the Maine coast.
VINELAND, N.J. – A holiday atmosphere enlivened with the colors and iconic characters of Halloween and Christmas greeted guests to Bertoia’s Nov. 9-11 Annual Fall Auction. The cataloged Friday and Saturday sessions were followed by an uncataloged bonus session brimming with excellent toys at moderate price points. Online bidding was nonstop on all three days […]
LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – On Monday, December 17, Bermingham & Co., will auction a collection of vintage furs and fashion from the estate of New York socialite Angelina Gordon. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — While most children’s Christmas stories focus on Santa Claus (Saint Nicholas or Sinterklaas, depending on what country you are from) as a jolly gift-giver who delivers toys to “good girls and boys,” he’s not the only game in town. His polar opposite was the Krampus, which according to Central European lore was […]
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – After more than a century of care and safekeeping in the same family, a small collection of rare, early-20th-century World Series Championship jewelry is headed for the auction block. Grey Flannel Auctions will present the heirloom jewelry collection as the featured highlight of its online and phone auction that closes for bids […]
LOS ANGELES – RM Sotheby’s has assembled a lineup of automobiles spanning four decades of supercar evolution for the company’s first sale at the newly redesigned Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles on December 8, with absentee and Internet live bidding [on most lots] through LiveAuctioneers. From the original supercar to some of the most […]
ROME (AP) – The Uffizi Galleries have turned to algorithm experts in hopes of slashing crowds bunching up in front of the likes of masterpieces by Leonardo and Botticelli and drastically reducing the lines that form outside Italy’s most-visited art museum.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Seventy-nine years ago, a Jewish woman named Lilly Cassirer surrendered her family’s priceless Camille Pissarro painting to the Nazis in exchange for safe passage out of Nazi Germany during the Holocaust.