10/21/2014 – Legoland Discovery Center- Brick or Treat!

October 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

October 4th-26th little ghosts and mummies can experience Halloween at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester! Join us for a MINILAND Scavenger Hunt, receive a Limited Edition LEGO® Halloween Brick and more! The Center will open at 9am exclusively for our Annual Pass Members on Saturday, October 4th! (Center will open for general admission at 10am) See […]

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Fourth puppy rescued from Cork mineshaft

October 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Fourth puppy rescued from Cork mineshaft

The story of four puppies stranded in a Cork mineshaft ended happily today. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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Florence Nightingale Sent to Treat War Wounded (1854)

October 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Florence Nightingale Sent to Treat War Wounded (1854)

Though Nightingale’s parents opposed their daughter’s pursuit of a career in nursing, she persevered and is now considered the founder of modern nursing. During the Crimean War, she traveled to Turkey to treat the British wounded, earning the nickname “The Lady with the Lamp” for her devotion to the troops’ care. Upon her return, she […]

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T Magazine: Henri Samuel’s Modernist Twist

October 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
T Magazine: Henri Samuel’s Modernist Twist

The French decorator became interested in contemporary art late in his career and the results are now on display at New York’s Demisch Danant gallery. NYT > Travel

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T Magazine: A Hotel Room of One’s Own

October 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
T Magazine: A Hotel Room of One’s Own

As writers have long known, checking into luxurious lodging — even in your home city — is a glorious escape and its own kind of holiday. NYT > Travel

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Housing Market Recovery Rolls On as Groundbreaking Rises

October 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Housing Market Recovery Rolls On as Groundbreaking Rises

Filed under: News, Buying, Economy Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Jason Lange WASHINGTON — U.S. housing starts and permits rose in September, a signal the market’s modest recovery is supporting what appears to be growing strength in the broader economy. Groundbreaking rose 6.3 percent to an annual 1.02 million unit pace, the Commerce Department […]

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Work begins on Dublin’s Poolbeg incinerator

October 21, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Work begins on Dublin’s Poolbeg incinerator

Work has begun on Dublin’s Poolbeg incinerator, as locals against the project prepare to march on the Dáil tomorrow. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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60% of scheme users not cycling to work

October 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
60% of scheme users not cycling to work

About 60% of commuters in Dublin who have signed up for the Bike to Work Scheme never cycle to work — despite the scheme costing over €34m. IrishExaminer.com – Ireland

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10/20/2014 – Wild Encounters Storytime

October 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

(3-5 years old) Nature discovery for youngsters, with a parent or caregiver. Enjoy a nature themed story and discover the wonders of nature while exploring fields, forests, or landscaped grounds. Let your imagination run wild! Dress for outdoor activity. Except in extreme weather conditions, a portion of each class is spent outdoors. Tuition per 6-week session-if […]

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Peru and Chile Sign Treaty of Ancón (1883)

October 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Peru and Chile Sign Treaty of Ancón (1883)

The Treaty of Ancón ended Peru’s involvement in the War of the Pacific, which broke out between Chile and the joint forces of Bolivia and Peru in 1879. Victorious, Chile annexed the Peruvian province of Tarapacá and gained substantial mineral-rich territories, leaving Bolivia without access to the sea. The loss of the coast remains an […]

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