Archive for May, 2009

Sideline Chatter Not everyone’s on board with going green – Seattle Times

Sunday, May 31st, 2009
Sideline Chatter Not everyone’s on board with going green
Seattle Times, United States
The words “… but not the Irish” were famously uttered by: • Rock Ridge mayor Olson Johnson in “Blazing Saddles,” on easing his town’s homesteading policy. • Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, in listing Syracuse, Pitt and Rutgers as candidates to

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Not everyone’s on board with going green – Seattle Times

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

The words “… but not the Irish” were famously uttered by: • Rock Ridge mayor Olson Johnson in “Blazing Saddles,” on easing his town’s… • Rock Ridge mayor Olson Johnson in “Blazing Saddles,” on easing his town’s homesteading policy. • Penn …

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Away We Go – Review – Cinema Blend

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

On paper, Away We Go has everything– great cast, prestigious director, tender concept, clever script from acclaimed novelists. Unfortunately, that’s also where the movie gets tangled, in a script more interested in metaphors and deep emotions than a …

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Hip-hop birthplace gets a break – WHNT-TV

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

There was new hope for the tenants of 1520 Sedgwick Ave. in the Bronx Monday when the city nixed a deal to sell the building – the birthplace of hip-hop — to a real estate developer. Residents of the 100-units of affordable housing have been living …

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Hip-hop birthplace gets a break – Fox 13 Now – Salt Lake City

Sunday, May 31st, 2009
Hip-hop birthplace gets a break
Fox 13 Now – Salt Lake City, Utah
Tenants currently pay an average of about $1200 for the 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom units, said Dina Levy of the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board. The concern is that the sale would have led to a rent hike to cover Karasick’s confidential purchase offer

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SW Michigan house walk June 6 – Chicago Sun-Times

Sunday, May 31st, 2009
SW Michigan house walk June 6
Chicago Sun-Times, United States
Originally, the home was a modest, 750-square-foot log cabin, built in 1939. The current owners expanded it substantially, including skylights and a back deck. “They used many locally harvested woods and added recycled materials,” Long said.

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11th Annual Spring Garden Tour – iSurfHopkinsCo

Sunday, May 31st, 2009
11th Annual Spring Garden Tour
iSurfHopkinsCo, KY
On the day of the tour, tickets may also be purchased at the Laffoon Log Cabin Garden site or at any garden on the tour. No tickets are needed to attend the plant sale at the Laffoon Log Cabin Herb Garden on Union Street or Open House tours at Munn’s

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White Plains home in Algood the site for historical gathering – Cookeville Herald Citizen

Sunday, May 31st, 2009
White Plains home in Algood the site for historical gathering
Cookeville Herald Citizen, TN
The family had erected a log cabin on the land Lt. Quarles had purchased from Daniel Alexander; Lt. Quarles had already earned a Revolutionary War land grant in Kentucky but managed to procure additional acreage in Tennessee. In addition to the family

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OJ Simpson & Drew Peterson – BNN Radio Wrap For May/30 – Bloggernews.net

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Read 21 times. It is not often that you get to gather together such a formidable group of panelists, and a guest that is outstanding. Well we did it! Our special guest was Peter Haven, he has been hot on the OJ Simpson money trail for several years …

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A Place for Poetry — in the Open – Daily Yonder

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Daily Yonder
A Place for Poetry — in the Open
Daily Yonder, Texas
Chet Culver as poet laureate in February, revels in talking about her homesteading family and rural life in western Iowa. That begins with Nellie Lynch. In fact, Nellie would tell stories of growing up in Carroll County when Native Americans mixed

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