The Cost Of A Perfect Valentine’s Celebration Around The World; Zurich, NYC, L.A. Most Expensive; Prague, Madrid, Belfast Most Affordable

Online florist BLOOMY DAYS conducted the Valentine's Day Price Index 2017 to better understand the varying global costs of celebrating romance and found traditional haute hotspots, Zurich and NYC are on most expensive and exotic locations Madrid, Prague more moderate.

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Diann Valentine, Celebrity Wedding and Interior Designer, Offers Tips On Spicing Up Your Home for Spring

Diann Valentine, a vibrant and dynamic keynote speaker, television personality, internationally acclaimed wedding, event and interior designer is continuing to impress with a portfolio that commands attention she is bringing her eponymous brand to special occasion styling everywhere.

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Sarah Janks, Australian Bridal Designer, Offers Five Tips in Planning Destination Weddings

Proposal season is officially in height and many new brides-to-be will be jumping to start the wedding planning process in 2016! With more and more brides choosing destination weddings, we have the best tips for travel, dress shopping and ultimately planning the perfect destination wedding.

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  • Montague Gallery, a San Francisco Contemporary Fine Art House, Presents PRIMA VISTA by Lino Tagliapietra

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    Legendary Italian glassblower, widely considered the best in the world, Lino Tagliapietra's inaugural exhibition Prima Vista will be held in conjunction with the grand opening of Montague Gallery located at 445A Sutter Street in San Francisco.

     
  • Impressionist and Modern Art Auction Provides Stunning Surprises

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    The Impressionist and Modern Auction hosted by the International Art House Sotheby's at an invitation only rare evening event, did not disappoint as robust bidding from all corners of the world elevated the sale achievement to over $350,000,000.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Mueller, Testimony Takeaways, Baltimore, Border Wall Boost, Brits PM, Royal Navy

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    President Donald Trump continued his divisive rhetoric as he celebrated what he interpreted as a complete vindication derived from the testimony of former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III, which others interpreted as filled with evidence of treason.

     
  • Health, Wellness: 22 Popular and Unusual Gifts Ranked From Least To Most Dangerous

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    Toys, for all ages, bring excitement, pleasure and hours of fun! For the gift giver nailing that one perfect gift, can be worth the angst of hours of searching. That perfect gift makes all the misses, simply minuses.  

  • In The Fade - A Powerful Tour de Force Film, Captivating, Challenging

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    In The Fade, from Magnolia Pictures, brings to the screen the story of love, inconsolable loss, the manifestation of hate in a modern world, helplessness when the system fails, passion, revenge, desire and immeasurable and profound grief.

     
  • The Upside Review - Superb Acting, A Genuine Feel Good Film

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    The Upside, from STX Entertainment, presents the story of a wealthy financier who becomes permanently paralyzed and hires a live-in caregiver with a criminal past that causes each to see the world differently with hilarious and enlightening results.

     
  • Danielle Jones, Comatose Craigslist Beating Victim, Wakes

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    Danielle Jones, the Miami female beaten nearly to death and into a coma by a roommate she had found on Craigslist one week after he moved in, has finally woken 24 days after the Valentine's Day attack.

     
  • Op/Ed: Thought Police (Oops, Medicare) For All

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    The new Medicare for All bill (H.R. 1384) has come and hopefully will go the way of the pet rock. Everybody knows the basics: the government will take care of all medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, and long-term care services with no out-of-pocket expenses.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Merkel Meet; Clinton; Paris; Brexit; Border Wall; Conway/DOJ; Chuck Barry

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    President Donald Trump, arguably the most recognized blowhard in Washington, was superseded this week by Winter Storm Stella, a bombogenesis, that barreled up the eastern seaboard closing government and postponing the first visit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

     
  • HL Tech Biz Exclusive: Is Tim Cook's Apple Past Its Peak

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    Following Apple’s first down quarter in over a decade and mixed reviews for the company’s recent Worldwide Developers Conference, an ominous question is making the rounds.  

  • Top Christmas Beers You Need to Try This Season

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    The winter holidays are an extra special time of year for beer lovers. It's the time of year when brewers around the world pull out all the hops, creating special brews that circulate for a limited time only.  

  • HL A&E: From Star Wars to The Lion King: Visualizing the 100 Highest-Grossing Summer Movies of All Time

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    With summer comes a familiar parade of cinematic tropes: the classic film reboot, the series that just won’t die, the ongoing, never-ending, isn’t-anyone-tired-of-these-yet superhero movie assault. Why do we get this barrage of summer cinema, year after year after year?  

  • Money News: Dow Caught in Bear Trap; European Markets Down; Asian Up

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, along European markets, fell to the bear over the past week even after July job numbers showed the economy still growing, albeit, slowly and unemployment remaining steady.

     
  • Rising from The Ashes of War to the Murky Top – Ukraine’s Politics of Plunder

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    Mykola Yankovsky and his son Igor have been conspicuously spreading Ukraine's wealth in Europe and the United States in recent years. The retired king and prince of independent Ukraine's chemical industry have plenty to spend. But maybe not for long.

     
  • Last of the Mississippi Jukes Review - A Gem that Strikes All The Right Cords

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    Last of the Mississippi Jukes, from Mug Shot Productions and MVD Distribution, is an easy traveling ride through the history of the Delta Blues, the birth of the Juke joint, with stops in Jackson and Clarksdale.