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  • Salon - I was adopted at 41
    5/29/2016 @ 4:30 PM - 'Hello?' The voice at the other end was hushed, similar to Jeanne's. 'Anyone there?' 'Yes. May I speak with Jeanne Kerr?' I crossed my fingers. More from Narratively: Is Bob Dylan My Dad?” 'Who's asking?' the voice cracked. 'Its Regina Louise, I think we may've met a-' 'I don't believe so,'...
  • Gothamist - Extra, Extra: The Most Expensive Apartment In NYC Will Cost You $250 Million
    5/29/2016 @ 4:16 PM - Because no one is going to the WTC observatory check out today's end-of-day links: Airbnbing the Ninja Turtles lair, hiker survives three waterfalls, Rubio apologizes to Trump for small penis comments, and puppy bowling. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter , Instagram , YouTube , and Snapchat , and like us on Facebook ....
  • ABC News - Sky High: NYC 'Trophy Apartment' Could List for $250 Million
    5/29/2016 @ 3:11 PM - New York real estate experts are labeling a half-dozen new, superluxury skyscrapers that overlook Central Park as Billionaires' Row
  • Gothamist - Map: Brooklyn Has Had Explosion Of Million-Dollar Homes
    5/29/2016 @ 2:35 PM - The rent has been too damn high in NYC nigh going on at least a decade now , so it's starting to feel a bit performative when people are that shocked at our increasingly unfeasible real estate market . And yet, there are still moments that make us stand back in awe at how expensive it...
  • Gant Daily - Trump aide: VP list is very small
    5/29/2016 @ 2:15 PM - Donald Trump has narrowed his potential running mates to a very small” list, his top aide said Sunday. In an appearance on Fox News Sunday,” Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski who is leading the vice-presidential search process said the vetting team has started to shrink down that pool.” I can say that the list...
  • Fortune - Congressman Criticizes Trump For Accepting Federal Aid After 9/11
    5/29/2016 @ 1:58 PM - Congressman Jerold Nadler wrote an open letter to Donald Trump demanding that he return a federal grant he accepted following the 9/11 attacks. Nadler is referring to recent reports that have resurfaced a 2006 Daily News expos? . It found that large corporations had taken advantage of a program intended to help small business owners in lower Manhattan...
  • ABC News - Sky High: NYC 'Trophy Apartment' Could List for $250 Million
    5/29/2016 @ 1:42 PM - New York real estate experts are labeling a half-dozen new, superluxury skyscrapers that overlook Central Park as Billionaires' Row
  • Gant Daily - Gary Johnson wins Libertarian presidential nomination at party convention
    5/29/2016 @ 1:15 PM - Libertarians on Sunday selected former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as their partys presidential nominee, at their party convention in Orlando, Florida. Johnson was the partys nominee in 2012 and once again won the position despite backlash from the partys more radical Libertarian wing. In the first round of voting, Johnson reached 49.5 percent of the vote, according...
  • The Real Deal - Designer Domenico Vacca closes NYC stores to focus on flagship with private club, rentals
    5/29/2016 @ 1:01 PM - Designer Domenico Vacca From Luxury Listings NYC: What to call Domenico Vacca's latest venture? The Italian fashion designer and master tailor, who has dressed celebrities like Jeremy Piven, Daniel Day Lewis and Glenn Close, didn't just launch a flagship store at his new massive building on 55th Street and Fifth Avenue, which opened officially...
  • Gant Daily - Libertarians vote to select nominee at party convention
    5/29/2016 @ 12:45 PM - On the first round of voting at the Libertarian Partys nominating convention on Sunday morning, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson narrowly missed the threshold of support needed to secure the partys nomination, requiring another round of voting. Johnson was the partys nominee in 2012 and has been viewed as the likely standard-bearer this time around, despite backlash from...
  • ArchDaily - The AIA Releases Documentary on Rural Studio to Kick Off 2016 "I Look Up" Film Challenge
    5/29/2016 @ 12:00 PM - The American Institute of Architects  has launched the second annual I Look Up Film Challenge , which invites architects to produce short documentaries about the impact of architecture. The 2016 Challenge kicked off with a short film on  Auburn University's  design-build program known as Rural Studio . The documentary shows how the small town of Newbern, Alabama...
  • Curbed - Instagram Roundup: Explore the Outdoors
    5/29/2016 @ 12:00 PM - Warm weather is finally here and we can think of a few ways to celebrate With weather this beautiful, how could you not want to explore the great outdoors in New York City? Can't think of a single thing to do? This week, we've covered everything from the best beaches to visit and a guide...
  • Ars Technica - NYC law requires businesses to feed food waste to giant metal ORCAs
    5/29/2016 @ 11:01 AM - Video shot and edited by Nathan Fitch. (video link) New York City is doing what it can to be more eco-friendly. We're not just talking recycling plastic bottles or taxing plastic bags ; we're also talking about behind-the-scenes efforts that tackle waste before it hits the streets. Starting July 19, 2016 , many hotels, wholesalers, and other large...
  • The Real Deal - Does a glut of $100M+ properties portend a bubble?
    5/29/2016 @ 11:01 AM - Rendering of 220 Central Park South in Midtown (credit: Vornado via Curbed) From the 'Le Palais Bulles' in the South of France, to a $350 million penthouse in Monaco , to a $250 million spread at 220 Central Park South , the are more properties listed above the $100 million mark than ever before....
  • EV Grieve - Time again for Manhattanhenge
    5/29/2016 @ 10:57 AM - [ Photo from 2009 ] As the Times notes : This beloved event, known as Manhattanhenge, occurs when the setting sun aligns perfectly with the numbered streets that run east and west on Manhattan's city grid, bathing traffic and skyscrapers in its warm red light. Manhattanhenge is a two-day event that happens twice...
  • 6sqft - 60 Affordable Studios Now Up For Grabs at the Boston Road Apartments in the Bronx
    5/29/2016 @ 10:01 AM - one moment please... 1191 Boston Road, Bronx, New York, NY, United States + Expand - collapse Applications are now being accepted for 60 newly constructed rental apartments at 1191 Boston Road in the Morrisania section of the Bronx . The 90,000-square-foot development is situated between East 167th and 168th...
  • The Real Deal - This map shows the insane growth of million-dollar homes in NYC
    5/29/2016 @ 10:00 AM - Brooklyn, one of New York Citys five boroughs, has seen an explosion in million-dollar homes over the past four years. (credit: Brian Goodman/ Shutterstock) In some US cities, million-dollar homes are becoming the norm. Take San Francisco, where 57 percent of homes have a value of $1 million or more - or San Jose, where 46 percent are...
  • Curbed - Beautiful Multi-Family Windsor Terrace Home Asks $1.599M
    5/29/2016 @ 10:00 AM - This week's roundup includes beautiful homes in Brooklyn, Prospect, and Crown Heights ? 173 East 4th Street: This two-family home has three-bedrooms, one-and-a-half bathrooms, a sunroom, and lots of closet space. Asking price is $1.599 million. ? 436 Saint Marks Avenue : Located in Prospect Heights, this three-bedroom, four-bathroom home is saturated...
  • EV Grieve - The ghost of the Lil Crazy Legs mural arrives on 7th Street
    5/29/2016 @ 9:55 AM - [ Photo from November by Derek Berg ] Back in November, artist Ernest Zacharevic created this tribute to Lil Crazy Legs on East Seventh Street between Avenue A and First Avenue (next to Porchetta). Then, in April, someone buried it under a tag ... ...
  • Salon - Sky high: NYC trophy apartment could list for $250 million
    5/29/2016 @ 9:38 AM - NEW YORK (AP) - Billionaires Row. Thats what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the worlds most expensive apartments. One penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors of a skyscraper near Carnegie Hall that went for more than $100 million...
  • Brownstoner - Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: From Needs Some Work to Newly Renovated
    5/29/2016 @ 9:31 AM - This week's top listings are heavily concentrated in Bed Stuy and Crown Heights, with conditions ranging from renovation-ready to newly redone.Which would you choose?10. This 1,270-square-foot home in East Flatbush still has its original hardwood floors, in addition to a two-car garage in the back. The kitchen and bathroom shown could… Read More > The post Top 10...
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  • Gant Daily - Trump: GOP weighed second convention in August
    5/29/2016 @ 4:30 PM - Donald Trump said Sunday Republicans once made plans for a second convention in August.” The presumptive GOP presidential nominee made the claim during the Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. You know I was supposed to be going to Cleveland and July, and it was going to be a big fight,” he...
  • The Real Deal - Intelligence reports reveal a shocking price chop at Tom Clancy's penthouse
    5/29/2016 @ 3:01 PM - Tom Clancy (credit: Gary Wayne Gilbert -via Wikipedia) and his apartment (credit Homevisit) The home of the late writer of military thrillers, Tom Clancy, has just a received dramatic price chop. Last fall, Clancy's Baltimore penthouse hit the market asking $12 million. That ask was later slashed to $10.9 million. Now, the home of the 'Clear...
  • Gant Daily - Trump aide: VP list is very small
    5/29/2016 @ 2:15 PM - Donald Trump has narrowed his potential running mates to a very small” list, his top aide said Sunday. In an appearance on Fox News Sunday,” Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski who is leading the vice-presidential search process said the vetting team has started to shrink down that pool.” I can say that the list...
  • Gant Daily - Could grumpy electorate breed Libertarian wild card?
    5/29/2016 @ 12:15 PM - Big moments for Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton. Sympathy for Bernie Sanders supporters from an unlikely source. And a grumpy electorate that might be receptive to a Libertarian or some other third-party ticket. These are just some of the future headlines in this weeks Inside Politics” forecast. 1. The moment may be near...
  • Curbed - Instagram Roundup: Explore the Outdoors
    5/29/2016 @ 12:00 PM - Warm weather is finally here and we can think of a few ways to celebrate With weather this beautiful, how could you not want to explore the great outdoors in New York City? Can't think of a single thing to do? This week, we've covered everything from the best beaches to visit and a guide...
  • Gant Daily - Sanders warns Clinton against moderate as VP
    5/29/2016 @ 10:15 AM - Bernie Sanders is warning Hillary Clinton against picking a moderate Democrat as her running mate. But hes staying away from criticizing his rival over her private email use during her tenure as secretary of state, continuing to downplay an issue that Republicans have used heavily against Clinton. Still locked in a heated primary battle against Clinton, Sanders...
  • Salon - Trump focusing on veterans in Rolling Thunder appearance
    5/29/2016 @ 10:07 AM - WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump was focusing on veterans Sunday at the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally, hoping to find a receptive audience despite some missteps in his presidential campaign. Trump angered veterans early on when he criticized the military record of John McCain, the Arizona senator who was the Republican presidential nominee in 2008. McCain was a Navy...
  • The Real Deal - The Obamas are moving to this castle in DC after the White House
    5/29/2016 @ 9:00 AM - The first family and 2446 Belmont Road From Luxury Listings NYC: Back in March, the Obamas announced that they would remain in Washington, D.C., until their youngest daughter, Sasha, graduates high school. They chose this home at 2446 Belmont Road NW, and it really does seem *almost* as nice as the White House. [more]
  • Salon - What just happened in Austria should be a wake-up call for American voters
    5/29/2016 @ 8:00 AM - Alexander Van der Bellen, Norbert Hofer (Credit: AP/Ronald Zak) Until recently, he was a virtual political unknown. Now, following a surprisingly effective hard-right campaign for president, he's one of the most popular politicians in the land. His pledges have included a vague commitment to protecting jobs, from trade agreements and foreigners, while Muslims, in particular,...
  • Salon - Students seeking sugar daddies for tuition, rent
    5/29/2016 @ 7:43 AM - Candice Kashani graduated from law school debt-free this spring, thanks to a modern twist on an age-old arrangement. During her first year, she faced tuition and expenses that ran nearly $50,000, even after a scholarship. So she decided to check out a dating website that connected women looking for financial help with men willing to provide it, in exchange...
  • Quartz - Craigslist confessional: 'Of course I knew my skin was a different color. But I didn't think that that made us better or worse.'
    5/29/2016 @ 7:00 AM - This story is part of a series called Craigslist Confessional . Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for nearly two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her subjects' lives,...
  • Salon - We may be just this screwed: Donald Trump has an easier path to victory than you think
    5/29/2016 @ 6:00 AM - Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Ted S. Warren) As the 2016 presidential primaries got underway, there seemed to be several incontrovertible truths: Hillary Clinton's nomination was inevitable, and Donald  Trump stood no chance . Yet, here we are six months before the election, and Trump has seized the Republican nomination while Clinton is still working to box out Bernie...
  • Salon - Lets blow up the Democrats: The Sanders coalition is the future but requires a third party
    5/29/2016 @ 5:58 AM - Bernie Sanders (Credit: Reuters/Jim Urquhart) The idea that Bernie Sanders might mount a third-party or independent run has little basis in reality. Sanders himself has said as much . He'd have to fight a legal battle to gain access to the ballot in 'sore loser' states or others that throw up barriers to third-party...
  • Salon - 3 people still missing after floods in Kansas and Texas
    5/28/2016 @ 9:22 PM - HOUSTON (AP) - At least three people were still missing on Sunday after torrential rain in Texas and Kansas flooded rivers, washed out roads and left four people dead. In Kansas, the search for a missing 11-year-old boy was suspended late Saturday because of darkness and fatigue of first responders, according to Wichita Fire Department battalion chief Scott Brown....
  • Gant Daily - Judge directs internal Trump University documents to be released
    5/28/2016 @ 8:00 PM - A judge overseeing a lawsuit filed against Donald Trump regarding his closed real estate education program called Trump University has ruled parts of internal documents, including playbooks” regarding running the enterprise, should be released as part of the case. The playbooks, which include ones from 2009 and 2010, detail how the venture worked, how Trump University events were run...
  • Gant Daily - Dole says GOPers should fall in line behind Trump, pushes Gingrich for VP
    5/28/2016 @ 5:45 PM - Bob Dole encouraged fellow Republicans Saturday to back Donald Trump and suggested the presumptive GOP nominee select Newt Gingrich as his running mate. In an interview with CNNs Ana Cabrera, Dole the 1996 Republican nominee who said he spoke with Trump last week also suggested Trump apologize to Arizona Sen. John McCain and New Mexico Gov. Susanna...
  • The Real Deal - National Association of Realtors bans Zillow from 2016 events
    5/28/2016 @ 3:00 PM - Errol Samuelson , a NTA conference and Cameron Paine Zillow was conspicuously absent at the National Association of Realtors' (NAR's) midyear conference last week. And that was for a good reason: they weren't allowed to come. At the event, MLS CEO Cameron Paine asked the crowd why News Corp.-owned realtor.com operator Move Inc. was pitching...
  • Salon - The Defense Department is ruining America: Big budgets, militarization and the real story behind our Asia pivot
    5/28/2016 @ 2:00 PM - FILE - In this Friday Dec. 5, 2014 file photo, Ashton Carter, President Barack Obama's choice to head the Defense Department, listens as the president announces Carter as his nominee for defense secretary Friday, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Carter says he would consider changing the current plans for withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan...
  • Salon - The Latest: Tropical storm forms off South Carolinas coast
    5/28/2016 @ 1:34 PM - The Latest on severe weather and flooding around the U.S. (all times local): 5 p.m. EDT Tropical Storm Bonnie has formed more than 100 miles off South Carolinas Atlantic coast. The National Weather Hurricane Center in Miami said Bonnie has top sustained winds of 40 mph by Saturday afternoon. Its the seasons second-named tropical storm, emerging four...
  • Quartz - Nigerians hate Caitlyn Jenners transgender reality show so much they got it banned throughout Africa
    5/28/2016 @ 12:16 PM - African audiences will be seeing less of Caitlyn Jenner after complaints from Nigeria saw her reality show 'I Am Cait' cancelled across the continent. MultiChoice , Africa's largest satellite television platform which operates under the DStv brand in Nigeria, pulled the show from its local E! Entertainment channel after complaints from Nigerias broadcast regulator, according to reports ....
  • Curbed - Sales Launch Recap: See What Hit the Market This Week
    5/28/2016 @ 11:00 AM - Former homes of Betsey Johnson, Anne Hathaway, Parker Posey, and the late Oliver Sacks have hit the market ...
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  • Fortune - Rubio Warms to Trump, But Won't Be His Vice President
    5/29/2016 @ 4:34 PM - Former U.S. Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Sunday ruled out becoming Donald Trumps vice presidential running mate, but said hed be honored” to play some kind of a role in helping him win the White House. Rubio, who clashed bitterly with Trump in the brutal race for the Republican nomination, said his policy differences with the real estate...
  • Salon - I was adopted at 41
    5/29/2016 @ 4:30 PM - 'Hello?' The voice at the other end was hushed, similar to Jeanne's. 'Anyone there?' 'Yes. May I speak with Jeanne Kerr?' I crossed my fingers. More from Narratively: Is Bob Dylan My Dad?” 'Who's asking?' the voice cracked. 'Its Regina Louise, I think we may've met a-' 'I don't believe so,'...
  • The Real Deal - Floyd Mayweather pays $7.7M for glitzy Miami Beach home
    5/29/2016 @ 4:01 PM - 5501 Pine Tree Drive (Inset: Floyd Mayweather, via creativecommons) From the South Florida website:   Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. just dropped $7.7 million cash on a newly built waterfront house on Miami Beach's exclusive Pine Tree Drive. [more]
  • Gant Daily - Gary Johnson wins Libertarian presidential nomination at party convention
    5/29/2016 @ 1:15 PM - Libertarians on Sunday selected former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as their partys presidential nominee, at their party convention in Orlando, Florida. Johnson was the partys nominee in 2012 and once again won the position despite backlash from the partys more radical Libertarian wing. In the first round of voting, Johnson reached 49.5 percent of the vote, according...
  • Gant Daily - Could grumpy electorate breed Libertarian wild card?
    5/29/2016 @ 12:15 PM - Big moments for Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton. Sympathy for Bernie Sanders supporters from an unlikely source. And a grumpy electorate that might be receptive to a Libertarian or some other third-party ticket. These are just some of the future headlines in this weeks Inside Politics” forecast. 1. The moment may be near...
  • Salon - Donald Trump exposes the GOPs dirty secret: They build everything by nurturing white rage
    5/29/2016 @ 10:30 AM - Paul Ryan, Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Richard Drew/Andrew Harnik/Photo montage by Salon) Paul Ryan is angry with Donald Trump, not so much for failing to espouse conservative values, as for exposing America's dirty little secret white rage: that deep-seated determination to block black progress in this country. For years, conservative politicians have relied upon the cover...
  • Gant Daily - Rubio says he apologized to Trump for small hands jest
    5/29/2016 @ 9:15 AM - Marco Rubio apologized privately to Donald Trump in person backstage before a Republican debate for crude remarks he made about Trumps appearance, the Florida senator said in an exclusive CNN interview. Meditating on everything from Trumps rise to his fractious relationship with Jeb Bush, Rubio revisited nearly every turn of his presidential run in an interview with CNNs Jake...
  • Salon - Trumps movement campaign likely to turn on the margins
    5/29/2016 @ 8:07 AM - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama. The billionaire businessman depended almost exclusively on conservative and GOP-leaning whites - a majority of them men - to secure the Republican nomination. Now he must...
  • Salon - What just happened in Austria should be a wake-up call for American voters
    5/29/2016 @ 8:00 AM - Alexander Van der Bellen, Norbert Hofer (Credit: AP/Ronald Zak) Until recently, he was a virtual political unknown. Now, following a surprisingly effective hard-right campaign for president, he's one of the most popular politicians in the land. His pledges have included a vague commitment to protecting jobs, from trade agreements and foreigners, while Muslims, in particular,...
  • Salon - Libertarians to pick nominee to challenge Trump, Democrat
    5/29/2016 @ 6:51 AM - ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Libertarian Party will soon pick its presidential nominee from three candidates. Delegates to the partys convention in Orlando on Sunday are scheduled to choose from former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, anti-computer virus company founder John McAfee and Austin Petersen, the founder of The Libertarian Republic magazine. Johnson was the partys nominee in...
  • Salon - Lets blow up the Democrats: The Sanders coalition is the future but requires a third party
    5/29/2016 @ 5:58 AM - Bernie Sanders (Credit: Reuters/Jim Urquhart) The idea that Bernie Sanders might mount a third-party or independent run has little basis in reality. Sanders himself has said as much . He'd have to fight a legal battle to gain access to the ballot in 'sore loser' states or others that throw up barriers to third-party...
  • Gant Daily - GANT RELOAD: Week of May 23
    5/29/2016 @ 5:00 AM - The GANT weekly reload gives readers a look back upon the most noteworthy stories of their work week.  It contains the big headlines, as well as a few stories you might have missed. It might even include a story or two of the lighter side. The GANT reload will be posted each weekend for your perusal. For most part, the reload will...
  • Realtor.com News - Where to Find the Hottest Outdoor Home Features This Summer, and What You'll Pay
    5/28/2016 @ 10:00 PM - realtor.com After a seemingly endless first half of 2016 dominated by stressful discussions...
  • Salon - 3 people still missing after floods in Kansas and Texas
    5/28/2016 @ 9:22 PM - HOUSTON (AP) - At least three people were still missing on Sunday after torrential rain in Texas and Kansas flooded rivers, washed out roads and left four people dead. In Kansas, the search for a missing 11-year-old boy was suspended late Saturday because of darkness and fatigue of first responders, according to Wichita Fire Department battalion chief Scott Brown....
  • Gant Daily - Dole says GOPers should fall in line behind Trump, pushes Gingrich for VP
    5/28/2016 @ 5:45 PM - Bob Dole encouraged fellow Republicans Saturday to back Donald Trump and suggested the presumptive GOP nominee select Newt Gingrich as his running mate. In an interview with CNNs Ana Cabrera, Dole the 1996 Republican nominee who said he spoke with Trump last week also suggested Trump apologize to Arizona Sen. John McCain and New Mexico Gov. Susanna...
  • Orlando Sentinel - Nick hotel slimes for the final time
    5/28/2016 @ 5:17 PM - After more than a decade of fulfilling childhood dreams, Nickelodeon Suites Resort will slime someone for the last time Tuesday night. The hotel, east of Walt Disney World, will officially become the Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites and Waterpark Wednesday. "To me it's kind of sad because that's...
  • Salon - The Latest: Tropical storm forms off South Carolinas coast
    5/28/2016 @ 1:34 PM - The Latest on severe weather and flooding around the U.S. (all times local): 5 p.m. EDT Tropical Storm Bonnie has formed more than 100 miles off South Carolinas Atlantic coast. The National Weather Hurricane Center in Miami said Bonnie has top sustained winds of 40 mph by Saturday afternoon. Its the seasons second-named tropical storm, emerging four...
  • Business Insider - The most luxurious condo buildings in 7 major US cities
    5/28/2016 @ 11:15 AM - When it comes to luxury residences across the country, the real estate landscape has turned into a downright battle of the buildings. We may have reached a ceiling of growth and fallen into a sluggish market in some cities, but these super-tall and super-expensive developments — many of which have been in the works...
  • Salon - AP-NORC Poll: Voters interested, not excited about election
    5/28/2016 @ 5:13 AM - ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Mary Heintzelman shakes her head in disgust over the presidential election. I dont think we have a candidate thats really suitable to be president in either party,” says Heintzelman, an administrative assistant from Whitehall, Pennsylvania. Her son suggests she write in a candidate when she votes in November, but the 68-year-old says despondently, I dont...
  • Salon - In business and politics, Trump stokes internal rivalries
    5/27/2016 @ 10:40 PM - FILE - In this March 15, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at his primary election night event at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla., as campaign manager Corey Lewandowski listens at left. Trump?s penchant for encouraging rivalries and pitting even those closest to him against each other is roiling his Republican presidential campaign...
  • BuzzFeed - How The Elks Club Made Its Way To The 21st Century
    5/27/2016 @ 10:16 PM - We,re like a cult, a tan, freckled, ambiguously aged woman tells me, the dregs of Coors Light swishing in the bottom of her plastic cup. We,re in the women,s bathroom of the Ballard Elks Club, decorated with white wicker furniture and a tray of drugstore lotions and hairspray. The guy I,m seeing, he,s a member...
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  • Salon - I was adopted at 41
    5/29/2016 @ 4:30 PM - 'Hello?' The voice at the other end was hushed, similar to Jeanne's. 'Anyone there?' 'Yes. May I speak with Jeanne Kerr?' I crossed my fingers. More from Narratively: Is Bob Dylan My Dad?” 'Who's asking?' the voice cracked. 'Its Regina Louise, I think we may've met a-' 'I don't believe so,'...
  • Dezeen - Forests of Venice pavilion offers a peaceful retreat from the Biennale crowds
    5/29/2016 @ 4:01 PM - Venice Architecture Biennale 2016:  Swedish studios Kjellander + Sjöberg and Folhem have installed a wooden pavilion between the Venice Biennale venues, in tribute to the 10 million trees used to build the city's foundations. (more…)
  • Fortune - Meet the Third-Party Presidential Candidate, Gary Johnson
    5/29/2016 @ 3:54 PM - Former governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson has just won the Libertarian nomination for president. Johnsons win was determined at the Libertarian partys national convention over Memorial Day weekend, ABC reports. He went up against five other candidates and won 55.8% of the vote. His running mate will likely be former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld, though the...
  • Gant Daily - Gary Johnson wins Libertarian presidential nomination at party convention
    5/29/2016 @ 1:15 PM - Libertarians on Sunday selected former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as their partys presidential nominee, at their party convention in Orlando, Florida. Johnson was the partys nominee in 2012 and once again won the position despite backlash from the partys more radical Libertarian wing. In the first round of voting, Johnson reached 49.5 percent of the vote, according...
  • designboom - anupama kundoo discusses full-scale modular home at venice architecture biennale
    5/29/2016 @ 1:09 PM - 'full fill' homes are built using a stackable modular system of prefabricated hollow ferrocement blocks that ensure rapid construction and minimal environmental impact. The post anupama kundoo discusses full-scale modular home at venice architecture biennale appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • Gant Daily - Libertarians vote to select nominee at party convention
    5/29/2016 @ 12:45 PM - On the first round of voting at the Libertarian Partys nominating convention on Sunday morning, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson narrowly missed the threshold of support needed to secure the partys nomination, requiring another round of voting. Johnson was the partys nominee in 2012 and has been viewed as the likely standard-bearer this time around, despite backlash from...
  • Gant Daily - Could grumpy electorate breed Libertarian wild card?
    5/29/2016 @ 12:15 PM - Big moments for Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton. Sympathy for Bernie Sanders supporters from an unlikely source. And a grumpy electorate that might be receptive to a Libertarian or some other third-party ticket. These are just some of the future headlines in this weeks Inside Politics” forecast. 1. The moment may be near...
  • Salon - Donald Trump's not-so-silent majority: His backers - extreme and embodying violence - are everything Nixon deplored
    5/29/2016 @ 12:00 PM - Donald Trump, Richard Nixon (Credit: AP/Reuters/Rick Wilking/Photo montage by Salon) A few weeks ago, I went to a Donald Trump rally in suburban Philadelphia. Boisterous supporters lined the sidewalks, chanting 'USA' and 'Build That Wall.' Many of them also wore hats and T-shirts bearing an incongruous message, especially for such a noisy afternoon: 'The Silent Majority Stands With...
  • Houzz - A Sunken Urban Garden With a Contemporary Seating Area (12 photos)
    5/29/2016 @ 12:00 PM - Imagine returning home to this oasis of peace and tranquillity after a day at work in the city. That was the vision that inspired Australian garden designer Charlie Albone to create this tranquil show garden for the Royal Horticultural Society's 2016 Chelsea Flower Show. Featuring a sunken garden, a...
  • The Real Deal - Does a glut of $100M+ properties portend a bubble?
    5/29/2016 @ 11:01 AM - Rendering of 220 Central Park South in Midtown (credit: Vornado via Curbed) From the 'Le Palais Bulles' in the South of France, to a $350 million penthouse in Monaco , to a $250 million spread at 220 Central Park South , the are more properties listed above the $100 million mark than ever before....
  • Inhabitat - Solar-powered floating home in Portugal generates a year's worth of energy in just six months
    5/29/2016 @ 11:01 AM - Friday offers four different models for Floatwing, each providing different levels of autonomy depending on the type of installed equipment. The best-outfitted Floatwing is for off-grid applications and relies on solar energy , a wastewater treatment plant with advanced tertiary treatment, a mini supply water treatment plant, and stored fuel to achieve self sufficiency. In addition to renewable technologies,...
  • Freshome - Cube-Shaped House in Chilie Takes In Dramatic Sea Views
    5/29/2016 @ 11:00 AM - House D by  PANORAMA + WMR Architects  is defined by minimalist architecture and a dramatic location on top of a cliff, 215 feet above the sea. The project in the coastal village of Matanzas, Chile was especially envisioned as a holiday retreat for a couple and their son. The 1,033-square-feet house has a cube-shaped exterior, with large window piercings...
  • Salon - Donald Trump exposes the GOPs dirty secret: They build everything by nurturing white rage
    5/29/2016 @ 10:30 AM - Paul Ryan, Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Richard Drew/Andrew Harnik/Photo montage by Salon) Paul Ryan is angry with Donald Trump, not so much for failing to espouse conservative values, as for exposing America's dirty little secret white rage: that deep-seated determination to block black progress in this country. For years, conservative politicians have relied upon the cover...
  • Salon - Trump focusing on veterans in Rolling Thunder appearance
    5/29/2016 @ 10:07 AM - WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump was focusing on veterans Sunday at the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally, hoping to find a receptive audience despite some missteps in his presidential campaign. Trump angered veterans early on when he criticized the military record of John McCain, the Arizona senator who was the Republican presidential nominee in 2008. McCain was a Navy...
  • ArchDaily - @1to1Billion: Inside Canada's Contribution to the 2016 Venice Biennale
    5/29/2016 @ 10:00 AM - Opening ceremony of EXTRACTION / curated by Pierre Belanger, OPSYS. Friday, May 27th, 2016. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu As part of ArchDaily's coverage of the 2016 Venice Biennale , we are presenting a series of articles written by the curators of the exhibitions and installations on show. At a scale of...
  • Salon - Sky high: NYC trophy apartment could list for $250 million
    5/29/2016 @ 9:38 AM - NEW YORK (AP) - Billionaires Row. Thats what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the worlds most expensive apartments. One penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors of a skyscraper near Carnegie Hall that went for more than $100 million...
  • ArchDaily - Albion Street Residences / Kennerly Architecture & Planning
    5/29/2016 @ 9:00 AM - © Bruce Damonte ...
  • ArchDaily - AD Readers Debate: Living Standards, From Micro-Apartments to Favelas
    5/29/2016 @ 8:30 AM - The past month has seen a variety of potential topics of discussion - but when it comes to the most thoughtful comments, it seems ArchDaily users have been preoccupied with one theme: quality of life. From a discussion about micro-apartments, to a critical take on the supposedly "romantic" portrayal of favelas, and even to a prediction that soon the design of virtual reality...
  • Salon - Altered state: Border redraw leaves 19 in different Carolina
    5/29/2016 @ 8:11 AM - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Dee Martin may wake up on Jan. 1 and find herself in a whole different state. South Carolina and North Carolina have redrawn the border between the two states with GPS technology that allows them to confirm the boundary lines established under an English king in the 18th century down to the centimeter....
  • Salon - Trumps movement campaign likely to turn on the margins
    5/29/2016 @ 8:07 AM - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama. The billionaire businessman depended almost exclusively on conservative and GOP-leaning whites - a majority of them men - to secure the Republican nomination. Now he must...
  • Salon - What just happened in Austria should be a wake-up call for American voters
    5/29/2016 @ 8:00 AM - Alexander Van der Bellen, Norbert Hofer (Credit: AP/Ronald Zak) Until recently, he was a virtual political unknown. Now, following a surprisingly effective hard-right campaign for president, he's one of the most popular politicians in the land. His pledges have included a vague commitment to protecting jobs, from trade agreements and foreigners, while Muslims, in particular,...
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  • The Guardian - Property investors profited from backing BHS buyer Dominic Chappell
    5/29/2016 @ 7:35 AM - Allied Commercial Exporters made millions on real estate deals after boosting takeover consortium leader's credibility as a buyer with £35m in funds Property investors provided Dominic Chappell with the £35m needed to show Sir Philip Green's Arcadia group that he was a credible buyer for BHS, it has emerged. Allied Commercial Exporters (ACE) then went on to make millions...

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  • The Guardian - Leave Hinkley to the hedgehogs. This debacle needs to be taken in hand
    5/29/2016 @ 4:00 AM - Environmental protections on EDF's troubled Somerset construction site are excellent, apparently. Very little else about the project is Have you heard about the terrific bat houses and hedgehog tunnels down at Hinkley Point in Somerset? Energy minister Andrea Leadsom has been to inspect them herself and raved about them last week to a select committee of MPs. They were...

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  • Gant Daily - GANT RELOAD: Week of May 23
    5/29/2016 @ 5:00 AM - The GANT weekly reload gives readers a look back upon the most noteworthy stories of their work week.  It contains the big headlines, as well as a few stories you might have missed. It might even include a story or two of the lighter side. The GANT reload will be posted each weekend for your perusal. For most part, the reload will...

    Tagged in:    Florida   International   Tips and Tricks

  • Salon - Lets blow up the Democrats: The Sanders coalition is the future but requires a third party
    5/29/2016 @ 5:58 AM - Bernie Sanders (Credit: Reuters/Jim Urquhart) The idea that Bernie Sanders might mount a third-party or independent run has little basis in reality. Sanders himself has said as much . He'd have to fight a legal battle to gain access to the ballot in 'sore loser' states or others that throw up barriers to third-party...

    Tagged in:    Celebrity   DC Metro   Florida   New York   Tips and Tricks

  • Hot Property - LA Times - How much will it cost you to buy a home in Santa Monica?
    5/29/2016 @ 6:00 AM - What's not to like about walkable oceanfront living? Fewer than 16 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica is a coveted Southern California locale known for its amusement and restaurant pier and homes cut into hills overlooking the Pacific. But with a median home listing price of $1.6 million...

    Tagged in:    California

  • Houzz - Shop Houzz: Urban-Loft Industrial Lighting Sale (85 photos)
    5/29/2016 @ 9:00 AM - Add edge to your interior space with a touch of industrial style. Dark metal, rustic finishes and Edison bulbs are all key to capturing this look. Whether you are looking for pendant lights or wall-mounted sconces, this collection has a fixture to fit your urban-warehouse vibe, and they're all on sale...

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  • Gant Daily - Could grumpy electorate breed Libertarian wild card?
    5/29/2016 @ 12:15 PM - Big moments for Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton. Sympathy for Bernie Sanders supporters from an unlikely source. And a grumpy electorate that might be receptive to a Libertarian or some other third-party ticket. These are just some of the future headlines in this weeks Inside Politics” forecast. 1. The moment may be near...

    Tagged in:    Celebrity   DC Metro   Florida   International   Tips and Tricks

  • The Real Deal - This map shows the insane growth of million-dollar homes in NYC
    5/29/2016 @ 10:00 AM - Brooklyn, one of New York Citys five boroughs, has seen an explosion in million-dollar homes over the past four years. (credit: Brian Goodman/ Shutterstock) In some US cities, million-dollar homes are becoming the norm. Take San Francisco, where 57 percent of homes have a value of $1 million or more - or San Jose, where 46 percent are...

    Tagged in:    California   New York

  • The Broker List - LinkedIn vs. Twitter?
    5/29/2016 @ 8:19 AM - This post originally appeared on Michael Beckerman's Blog Michael Beckerman's Blog and is republished with permission. Find out how to syndicate your content with theBrokerList. I am newcomer to Twitter - my team at @TNF_RE and my friend ...

    Tagged in:    Tips and Tricks

  • Freshome - Cube-Shaped House in Chilie Takes In Dramatic Sea Views
    5/29/2016 @ 11:00 AM - House D by  PANORAMA + WMR Architects  is defined by minimalist architecture and a dramatic location on top of a cliff, 215 feet above the sea. The project in the coastal village of Matanzas, Chile was especially envisioned as a holiday retreat for a couple and their son. The 1,033-square-feet house has a cube-shaped exterior, with large window piercings...

    Tagged in:    International

Celebrity Real Estate

  • Fortune - Rubio Warms to Trump, But Won't Be His Vice President
    5/29/2016 @ 4:34 PM - Former U.S. Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Sunday ruled out becoming Donald Trumps vice presidential running mate, but said hed be honored” to play some kind of a role in helping him win the White House. Rubio, who clashed bitterly with Trump in the brutal race for the Republican nomination, said his policy differences with the real estate...
  • The Real Deal - Floyd Mayweather pays $7.7M for glitzy Miami Beach home
    5/29/2016 @ 4:01 PM - 5501 Pine Tree Drive (Inset: Floyd Mayweather, via creativecommons) From the South Florida website:   Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. just dropped $7.7 million cash on a newly built waterfront house on Miami Beach's exclusive Pine Tree Drive. [more]
  • Fortune - Meet the Third-Party Presidential Candidate, Gary Johnson
    5/29/2016 @ 3:54 PM - Former governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson has just won the Libertarian nomination for president. Johnsons win was determined at the Libertarian partys national convention over Memorial Day weekend, ABC reports. He went up against five other candidates and won 55.8% of the vote. His running mate will likely be former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld, though the...
  • Variety - PopPolitics: Trump and the Politics of Mass Distraction (Listen)
    5/29/2016 @ 3:28 PM - Donald Trump actually delivered a speech on energy policy this past week, but it was overshadowed by coverage of protests outside his rallies and his own invoking of ’90s scandals involving Bill and Hillary Clinton. Does a news environment of discord and disarray still work in his favor? On the latest edition of Variety‘s “PopPolitics”... Read more »
  • ABC News - Sky High: NYC 'Trophy Apartment' Could List for $250 Million
    5/29/2016 @ 3:11 PM - New York real estate experts are labeling a half-dozen new, superluxury skyscrapers that overlook Central Park as Billionaires' Row
  • ABC News - Sky High: NYC 'Trophy Apartment' Could List for $250 Million
    5/29/2016 @ 1:42 PM - New York real estate experts are labeling a half-dozen new, superluxury skyscrapers that overlook Central Park as Billionaires' Row
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Brokerage Tidbits

  • The Real Deal - Intelligence reports reveal a shocking price chop at Tom Clancy's penthouse
    5/29/2016 @ 3:01 PM - Tom Clancy (credit: Gary Wayne Gilbert -via Wikipedia) and his apartment (credit Homevisit) The home of the late writer of military thrillers, Tom Clancy, has just a received dramatic price chop. Last fall, Clancy's Baltimore penthouse hit the market asking $12 million. That ask was later slashed to $10.9 million. Now, the home of the 'Clear...
  • The Real Deal - Sam Zell: It's really hard not to be a seller in real estate right now
    5/29/2016 @ 2:01 PM - Sam Zell (credit Bloomberg TV) 'No one has ever accused me of not being a realist,' Sam Zell told CNBC. The chairman of Equity Group Investments and of apartment mega-landlord Equity Residential was talking about the markets for office and apartment buildings in some major cities that have already peaked. 'Overall we've come off this...
  • The Real Deal - Does a glut of $100M+ properties portend a bubble?
    5/29/2016 @ 11:01 AM - Rendering of 220 Central Park South in Midtown (credit: Vornado via Curbed) From the 'Le Palais Bulles' in the South of France, to a $350 million penthouse in Monaco , to a $250 million spread at 220 Central Park South , the are more properties listed above the $100 million mark than ever before....
  • Salon - Sky high: NYC trophy apartment could list for $250 million
    5/29/2016 @ 9:38 AM - NEW YORK (AP) - Billionaires Row. Thats what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the worlds most expensive apartments. One penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors of a skyscraper near Carnegie Hall that went for more than $100 million...
  • Business Insider - SAM ZELL: It's really hard not to be a seller in real estate right now
    5/29/2016 @ 9:08 AM - Zell gets even gloomier, hammers ZIRP, starts selling. “No one has ever accused me of not being a realist,” Sam Zell told CNBC . The chairman of Equity Group Investments and of apartment mega-landlord Equity Residential was talking about the markets for office and apartment buildings in some major cities that have already peaked. “Overall we’ve...
  • The Guardian - Property investors profited from backing BHS buyer Dominic Chappell
    5/29/2016 @ 7:35 AM - Allied Commercial Exporters made millions on real estate deals after boosting takeover consortium leader's credibility as a buyer with £35m in funds Property investors provided Dominic Chappell with the £35m needed to show Sir Philip Green's Arcadia group that he was a credible buyer for BHS, it has emerged. Allied Commercial Exporters (ACE) then went on to make millions...
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Mortgage and Markets

  • The Telegraph - Forget the footy: which Euro 16 nations have boom or bust housing markets?
    5/29/2016 @ 2:28 PM -
  • ArchDaily - @1to1Billion: Inside Canada's Contribution to the 2016 Venice Biennale
    5/29/2016 @ 10:00 AM - Opening ceremony of EXTRACTION / curated by Pierre Belanger, OPSYS. Friday, May 27th, 2016. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu As part of ArchDaily's coverage of the 2016 Venice Biennale , we are presenting a series of articles written by the curators of the exhibitions and installations on show. At a scale of...
  • Salon - Sky high: NYC trophy apartment could list for $250 million
    5/29/2016 @ 9:38 AM - NEW YORK (AP) - Billionaires Row. Thats what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the worlds most expensive apartments. One penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors of a skyscraper near Carnegie Hall that went for more than $100 million...
  • ArchDaily - AD Readers Debate: Living Standards, From Micro-Apartments to Favelas
    5/29/2016 @ 8:30 AM - The past month has seen a variety of potential topics of discussion - but when it comes to the most thoughtful comments, it seems ArchDaily users have been preoccupied with one theme: quality of life. From a discussion about micro-apartments, to a critical take on the supposedly "romantic" portrayal of favelas, and even to a prediction that soon the design of virtual reality...
  • Salon - Altered state: Border redraw leaves 19 in different Carolina
    5/29/2016 @ 8:11 AM - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Dee Martin may wake up on Jan. 1 and find herself in a whole different state. South Carolina and North Carolina have redrawn the border between the two states with GPS technology that allows them to confirm the boundary lines established under an English king in the 18th century down to the centimeter....
  • Quartz - Attention-starved app makers are trying this side door to get noticed by users
    5/29/2016 @ 7:00 AM - Theres a battle brewing over the unremarkable few inches of real estate at the bottom of every mobile screen: the keyboard. Mobile devices have come to be dominated by a handful of apps owned by tech behemoths like Facebook and Google, leaving competitors with few ways to gain users attention. Thats why a plethora of app makers, ranging from...
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Tips, Tricks & Ideas

  • Salon - I was adopted at 41
    5/29/2016 @ 4:30 PM - 'Hello?' The voice at the other end was hushed, similar to Jeanne's. 'Anyone there?' 'Yes. May I speak with Jeanne Kerr?' I crossed my fingers. More from Narratively: Is Bob Dylan My Dad?” 'Who's asking?' the voice cracked. 'Its Regina Louise, I think we may've met a-' 'I don't believe so,'...
  • The Real Deal - Floyd Mayweather pays $7.7M for glitzy Miami Beach home
    5/29/2016 @ 4:01 PM - 5501 Pine Tree Drive (Inset: Floyd Mayweather, via creativecommons) From the South Florida website:   Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. just dropped $7.7 million cash on a newly built waterfront house on Miami Beach's exclusive Pine Tree Drive. [more]
  • Gant Daily - Trump aide: VP list is very small
    5/29/2016 @ 2:15 PM - Donald Trump has narrowed his potential running mates to a very small” list, his top aide said Sunday. In an appearance on Fox News Sunday,” Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski who is leading the vice-presidential search process said the vetting team has started to shrink down that pool.” I can say that the list...
  • Gant Daily - Could grumpy electorate breed Libertarian wild card?
    5/29/2016 @ 12:15 PM - Big moments for Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton. Sympathy for Bernie Sanders supporters from an unlikely source. And a grumpy electorate that might be receptive to a Libertarian or some other third-party ticket. These are just some of the future headlines in this weeks Inside Politics” forecast. 1. The moment may be near...
  • Houzz - A Sunken Urban Garden With a Contemporary Seating Area (12 photos)
    5/29/2016 @ 12:00 PM - Imagine returning home to this oasis of peace and tranquillity after a day at work in the city. That was the vision that inspired Australian garden designer Charlie Albone to create this tranquil show garden for the Royal Horticultural Society's 2016 Chelsea Flower Show. Featuring a sunken garden, a...
  • Curbed - Instagram Roundup: Explore the Outdoors
    5/29/2016 @ 12:00 PM - Warm weather is finally here and we can think of a few ways to celebrate With weather this beautiful, how could you not want to explore the great outdoors in New York City? Can't think of a single thing to do? This week, we've covered everything from the best beaches to visit and a guide...
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