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Will Gamble Architects puts a modern spin on Victorian details with T-House in London
Will Gamble Architects has renovated and extended a Victorian house in south London, with details including casement-style glazing, skylights and a big pivoting door.
This Week In Portland Food News: Grace Cafe Opens, The Cart Blocks Pod Arrives, and The Nacheaux Team Plans a Speakeasy - EverOut Portland
This week, a Michelin-starred restaurant alum from San Francisco and a former Top Chef contestant open Grace Cafe, the long-awaited Cart Blocks pod has its grand opening, and the Nacheaux team plots an upcoming speakeasy called Bourbon Street, featuring crawfish boils and beignets.
The Developer of the Ritz-Carlton Is Opening a Food Hall to Make up for the Carts it Displaced
The Ritz-Carlton Downtown Will House a Nine-Vendor Food Hall on Its Ground Floor
China floods: thousands trapped without fresh water as rain moves north
Thousands of people remain trapped in areas of central China as floods continue to batter the region after record-breaking rainfall.
S.F. Museum of Ice Cream appears to have left for good - San Francisco Business Times
The San Francisco exodus has apparently extended to ice cream.
Variants and Vaccinations: The State of the Virus in N.Y.C.
Weather: A lovely day - mostly sunny and less humid, with a high in the low 80s.
Alternate-side parking: In effect until Aug. 15 (Feast of the Assumption).
2021 NHL Expansion Draft: Seattle Kraken reveal clear identity, ethos with picks
It is clear that the Seattle Kraken are going to embody what makes their home city so great.
'Was the Astor Place Kmart Haunted?' and Other Thoughts on Its Closing
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At least that was the case for all those who shared online tributes to the store after it closed abruptly on July 11. 1
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"Everything just felt weird and vaguely creepy," Mr. Peikert, 37, said of the store by phone. 1"I referred to that Kmart as an episode of 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?' 1, but truly, it felt like someone from the Midnight Society was telling a crazy story about consumerism." 1
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San Francisco firm pays $254M to buy Sunnyvale building leased to Nokia - Silicon Valley Business Journal
A San Francisco investment firm this week paid $254 million to purchase a large new Sunnyvale office building that's largely leased to Nokia Corporation.
A Bar Devoted to Hard Seltzer Bubbles Up in Chicago
Chicago has wine bars, bars devoted to craft beer, and others that focus on whiskey and other spirits.