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  • Leaving license plate on trade-in is a ticket to trouble

    Leaving license plate on trade-in is a ticket to trouble
    In all the hubbub of buying a car for his daughter, it didn't occur to Ken Gibat to remove the license plate from the vehicle he was trading in. He said no one at the dealership, Vinart Hyundai in Emmaus, mentioned anything about it, either. What...
  • Steve McQueen's Ferrari 275 GTB/4 headed to Monterey auction

    Steve McQueen's Ferrari 275 GTB/4 headed to Monterey auction
    There isn’t much that pushes the price of a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 higher than the millions they already command at auction. Steve McQueen ownership does. RM Auctions announced Friday that it’s bringing to its annual Monterey auction the...
  • Judge rules against widow who lost home over $6 tax bill

    A judge has decided to uphold a Pennsylvania county's decision to auction off a widow's home over a $6.30 interest charge that came from paying her school taxes late, according to USA Today. Eileen Battisti's home, valued at $280,000, was auctioned...
  • Seeing Charleston, S.C., in a new light

    Seeing Charleston, S.C., in a new light
    CHARLESTON, S.C. — When the email proposing a business meeting in Charleston popped up, it took all of three seconds to say yes. I'd never been to South Carolina, but I've read glowing dispatches from friends and colleagues for years. Southern...
  • Boys & Girls Club annual gala brings $750,000 net profit

    Boys & Girls Club annual gala brings $750,000 net profit
    The Boys & Girls Club of Central Florida held a record-breaking auction during its annual Celebrate the Children event on Friday at the Orlando Marriott World Center. The event, which funds a big part of the clubs' operating expenses for the year,...
  • William Haines' custom designs from 1960 to be auctioned

    William Haines' custom designs from 1960 to be auctioned
    Legendary Hollywood interior designer William "Billy" Haines had not only a glittering client roster — Joan Crawford, Jack Warner, Betsy Bloomingdale, the Reagans and the Annenbergs — but also a devoted one. On Sunday, Los Angeles Modern...
  • Andy Warhol paintings take in more than $100 million at auction

    Andy Warhol paintings take in more than $100 million at auction
    Two Andy Warhol works of art -- including a portrait of Marilyn Monroe -- sold Tuesday for more than $100 million combined at a Christie's New York auction, a sale of postwar and contemporary art that brought in a hefty total of $744.9 million. Warhol's...
  • Rihanna gives big as LAPD honcho's selfie-phone auction hits $56K

    Rihanna has upped the ante with a $25,000 gift in conjunction with a phone-busting selfie that launched an EBay auction for charity. Last Friday, the "Diamonds" singer took a courtside selfie with L.A. Police Commission President Steve Soboroff at a...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Auctions Trip to Outer Space for Nearly $1 Million at amfAR Gala

    The annual amfAR auction at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc outside of Cannes is known for its extravagant auctions on behalf of AIDS research, but this year the charity event shot into outer space. Leonardo DiCaprio auctioned a space trip in 2015 with him,...
  • Billy Corgan featured on PAWS cover with his cats

    Billy Corgan featured on PAWS cover with his cats
    Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan appears warm and fuzzy on the cover of this summer’s PAWS Chicago magazine, cradling his black cats and cracking a wide smile, an image that has social media buzzing. The photo shows Corgan, who owns a tea...
  • Montrose car collector part of movement fueling rapidly rising value of Japanese classics

    Montrose car collector part of movement fueling rapidly rising value of Japanese classics
    Eight years ago, Terry Yamaguchi paid $5,000 for a bright orange 1973 Datsun 240Z. A couple of years later, she sold the car for a little more than she paid for it. If only she had kept it. "Now, that car is worth $20,000," the vintage car collector...