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Around the Island: Alameda kids back in school, so drive more carefully

East Bay Times 17 Aug 2022
‘Construction season’ starting in Alameda ... In the next few weeks, Caltrans will complete the installation and activation of flashing beacons at crosswalks at six Alameda intersections, including Encinal/Park Avenue, Encinal/Benton, Central/Page, Broadway/Calhoun, Broadway/San Jose, and Otis/Versailles.

East Huntingdon auto parts stores just one example of clustering effect

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 17 Aug 2022
Clustering of automotive-related businesses is not uncommon across the region, with examples in Greensburg, Hempfield, North Huntingdon, New Kensington, North Versailles and others. In East Huntingdon, two new auto parts stores are under construction, meaning motorists and mechanics soon will have four to choose from.

Estate Gardens – Cost is no object!

The People's Defender 09 Aug 2022
... Versailles” after the world-renowned French palace. Construction went on for...

Image of Imelda Marcos on her 93rd birthday causes stir amid copyright claims

The National 03 Jul 2022
Greenfield is also known for her work on The Queen of Versailles, a 2012 documentary that follows a billionaire couple as they begin construction on a mansion inspired by Versailles, as well as 2006's Thin, the story of four women suffering from anorexia and bulimia in South ...

Ghost towns dot Western Pa., Pittsburgh landscape and history

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 20 May 2022
Over the years, however, rail lines were constructed, essentially cutting off the community. A similar story happened at Port Perry, which was located along the Monongahela River between Braddock and North Versailles. The town, which was constructed at the mouth of Turtle Creek, was largely home to coal miners.

‘Queen of Versailles’ Jackie Siegel’s ‘world fell apart’ after daughter’s overdose death

New York Post 23 Apr 2022
It has been nearly seven years since Jackie Siegel — the “Queen of Versailles” — lost her daughter Victoria, and she still can’t bring herself to pack up the girl’s bedroom ... Construction on Versailles was halted and the cameras followed the couple and their 8 children as they struggled to cope with their reduced income.

‘Queen of Versailles Reigns Again’ revisits Florida mega-mansion construction

Finger Lakes Times 11 Apr 2022
The new show, aptly titled “Queen of Versailles Reigns Again,” chronicles the challenges of constructing this larger-than-life residence ... Located in Windermere’s Lake Butler Sound community, Versailles has been under construction for almost 20 years after the land for it was purchased in 2000.

‘Queen of Versailles Reigns Again’ revisits Windermere mega-mansion construction

Orlando Sentinel 08 Apr 2022
The new show, aptly titled “Queen of Versailles Reigns Again,” chronicles the challenges of constructing this larger-than-life residence.

Perspectives | Can sanctions compel Russian oligarchs to pressure Putin?

EurasiaNet 14 Mar 2022
... Yuri Kovulchuk, the chair of Bank Rossiya, Gennady Timchenko, a shareholder in the oil and gas firm Novatek, and Arkady Rotenberg, a construction magnate and the purported owner of the $1 billion, Versailles-style palace on the Black Sea that was allegedly built for Putin.

French Cup run sees Versailles emerge from shadow of chateau

Urdu Point 28 Feb 2022
Their own stadium does not meet the necessary standards to host the game, and attempts to find a venue in Paris proved fruitless, leaving Versailles with little choice ... Versailles, with a locally-based property and construction firm as their majority shareholder, are top of their league and on course for promotion to the third division.

The best documentaries on Hulu, mind-bending to jaw-dropping

Mashable 18 Feb 2022
Together, David and Jackie Siegel not only built a family of eight children (and a pack of lapdogs) but also began construction on "the biggest house in America," a garish Orlando mansion modeled after the Palace of Versailles ... The Queen of Versailles is streaming on Hulu.

The Christmas Truce of 1914 – Why There Is Still No Peace On Earth

Antiwar 27 Dec 2021
If you want to count bodies, 150 million were killed by all the depredations that germinated in the Great War, its foolish aftermath at Versailles, and the march of history into World War II and the Cold War that followed inexorably thereupon ... back at Versailles and ever since?.

The 75 best TV shows on Netflix right now, according to our experts

The Los Angeles Times 18 Nov 2021
For us, there’s no other way to talk about TV ...Matt Brennan ... Versailles. George Blagden, as Louis XIV in “Versailles.” ... I’ve spent a few years lost in the lush gardens, ornate wardrobes and myriad scandals of “Versailles,” a historical drama chronicling the rise of King Louis XIV as he constructs the opulent testament to his power just outside Paris.

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