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  • NY City council votes to ban sale of bunnies by pet shops

    NY City council votes to ban sale of bunnies by pet shops
    What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears? The adorable little creatures are about to join a menagerie of wildlife prohibited for sale by New York City pet shops. The New York City Council voted on Wednesday to outlaw...
  • Playa Vista office complex gets makeover, draws creative tenants

    Playa Vista office complex gets makeover, draws creative tenants
    A large office complex in Playa Vista that has been vacant since it was completed during the last real estate downturn is finally roaring to life with a dramatic $8-million makeover intended to enhance its appeal to firms in creative industries. The...
  • Runway breakup helps make way for 688 acres of Great Park

    Runway breakup helps make way for 688 acres of Great Park
    More than a decade after voters rejected efforts to build an international airport at the former El Toro Marine base in favor of a grand municipal park, Irvine officials said Tuesday that they are delivering on that promise. As evidence, troughs filled...
  • NYC chokehold victim's family hires new lawyer in $75 million lawsuit

    NYC chokehold victim's family hires new lawyer in $75 million lawsuit
    The family of a black New Yorker who died after a local police officer put the 43-year old man in a chokehold announced on Saturday it chose a new attorney for its planned $75 million wrongful death lawsuit, a spokesman for a civil rights organization...
  • Donna Karan Puts Big Price on (Most of) Turks and Caicos Compound

    SELLER: Donna Karan LOCATION: Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos PRICE: $39,000,000 SIZE: 7 acres with multiple residences and structures YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: As first reported by the diligent property gossips at The Wall Street Journal, Zen-minded fashion...
  • Freebie Friday: coffee and other free stuff this week

    Freebie Friday: coffee and other free stuff this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Get free coffee on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29 Dunkin’ Donuts Guests can walk into any participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in the Orlando area and receive a free medium cup...
  • Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights

    Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights
    A Naperville man has been charged in federal court in connection with an arson fire at an FAA radar center that grounded nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago today, authorities said. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized following the incident, in which...
  • Modern Technology Breathing New Life Into Historic East Hartford Cemetery

    Modern Technology Breathing New Life Into Historic East Hartford Cemetery
    EAST HARTFORD — The Friends of Center Cemetery was about to revamp its 20-year-old walking tour booklet when it occurred to Ray Tubbs, the group's president, that the printed word might have a foot in the grave. People don't want printed guides...
  • Yared sisters have made running a family affair

    Yared sisters have made running a family affair
    FORT LAUDERDALE – On her bedroom wall, Mahlet Yared has a framed T-shirt proclaiming her a finisher of the 1996 New York City Marathon. She was born the following year. Mahlet certainly crossed the line in Central Park in '96, though, as her...
  • Pine Crest's Yared sisters have made running a family affair

    Pine Crest's Yared sisters have made running a family affair
    FORT LAUDERDALE – On her bedroom wall, Mahlet Yared has a framed T-shirt proclaiming her a finisher of the 1996 New York City Marathon. She was born the following year. Mahlet certainly crossed the line in Central Park in ’96, though, as...
  • Your Mama Hears Steve Wynn Is About to Buy Liongate Estate

    BUYER: Steve Wynn (allegedly) LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: (in the neighborhood of) $50,000,000 SIZE: about 24,000 square feet (total), 11 bedrooms and 17 bathrooms (total) YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It's no secret amongst all us real estate dirt dishing...