Horse-drawn carriages

The Queen delegates the opening of Parliament for the first time

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II delegated one of her most important public duties to Prince Charles on Tuesday, underscoring the increasingly central role the heir to the crown plays as his mother prepares to celebrate. his 70 years on the throne. Charles presided over the State Opening of Parliament …

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deolali camp: Deolali camp plans Tonga for tourists to ride the wave of nostalgia | Nashik News

NASHIK: The Deolali camp cantonment area, which still retains its old-world charm, plans to bring back another bygone favorite – the tonga, or famous horse-drawn carriages – to boost tourism in the region hill town. “There is a continuous flow of tourists in the Deolali camp area. The Tonga service …

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DNA Studies of Gaillard Tomb Remains Reveal Compelling New Information | News

The scientific research and discovery launched in 2013 by the defunct Gullah Society after the remains of 36 people who were probably enslaved were discovered near the Gaillard Center are bearing fruit. The information is so convincing that articles have been published in prestigious scientific journals. The researchers studied not …

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Edgartown: What a welcome gift

Hooray, hooray, May Day. I sit down to begin this week’s column after an incredibly warm and beautiful first day of May. I was fooled into thinking sunny mornings meant warm temperatures last week, so I was careful when I went out this morning. What a welcome gift the warmth …

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I had never heard of this newcomer to Utah who wanted to run for the United States Senate.

I had never heard of this newcomer to Utah who wanted to run for the United States Senate. (Ira Schwarz | AP) President Ronald Reagan receives a jacket and autographed football from the nation’s champion college football national team coach, LaVell Edwards, head coach of the Brigham Young University Cougars. …

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Man charged in buggy crash that killed couple and injured 8 children

FARMVILLE, Virginia (AP) – A Virginia man is facing charges in an accident with an Amish horse-drawn buggy that killed a Cumberland County couple and injured their eight children. A Cumberland County grand jury on Tuesday indicted Mickel Bates, 60, of Farmville, on two counts of manslaughter and reckless driving …

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County Lines: Lompoc woman sentenced for shocking robbery victim in the face with stun gun |

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY Lompoc woman sentenced for shocking robbery victim in face with stun gun A Lompoc woman was sentenced to a year in prison last week after pleading no contest to charges related to a June 2021 incident in which she shocked a female victim in the face with …

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The queen is a stark reminder that she is in the final years of her reign

We earn a commission for products purchased through certain links in this article. The Queen is in the “final years” of her reign, royal expert Duncan Larcombe has warned pointing to the stark recall. The Queen is resting ahead of her exceptional Platinum Jubilee celebrations which will take place over …

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The dragon slaughter returns to Trafalgar square

The dragon slaughter returns to Trafalgar square London, April 23 (UNI/Xinhua) London’s historic Trafalgar Square became a sea of ​​red and white on Saturday as thousands gathered to celebrate England’s National Day. It was the first time the square, one of the UK capital’s main sights, has hosted St George’s …

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Rival gangs post grim graffiti making ‘Mr Flashy’ a ‘rat’ as Finglas drug feud looks set to explode

The enemies of drug dealer “Mr Flashy” have joined forces and are now trying to drive his associates out of the northern suburb of Finglas. Our exclusive image shows the sinister ‘Mr Flashy’ ‘a rat’ graffiti that was displayed in the Berryfield area of ​​Finglas this week following the murder …

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Queen staff are doing everything they can to ensure she attends the Epsom Derby as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations

ALL stops are being made to ensure the Queen can attend the Epsom Derby on her Jubilee with the aim of making the ‘ultimate end of the fairy tale’ come true. The traditional pattern of her visits has been abandoned and every effort is being made to minimize pressure on …

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Cornell Ag Connection: If you want to help a horse | Opinion

April 26 is National Help a Horse Day – an initiative launched in 2013 by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to create and educate about ways to better care for these often-loved animals and promote the protection of neglected animals. and abused horses across …

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How sweet it is | Organizers gear up for the 75th Annual Pennsylvania Maple Festival | News

MEYERSDALE, Pa. — The sweet goodness of Somerset County maple syrup will be on display at the 75th Annual Pennsylvania Maple Festival. Billed as the sweetest festival in Pennsylvania, the event will take place April 23-24 and April 27-May 1 at venues around Meyersdale. Many activities will center on Maple …

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Finglas priest saw ‘too many murders’, funeral of gunshot victim hears

Dozens of bikers staged a show of force at the funeral of 29-year-old James Whelan (aka Whela), who was shot dead in an alleged gang feud in Finglas, north Dublin. Bikers did donuts, wheelies and spins before, during and after Mr Whelan’s funeral at River Mount Parish Church in Finglas. …

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Sydney News: Royal Easter Show marks 200 years of history

Here’s what you need to know this morning. The rain is easing but the risk of flooding remains Residents of Woronora were among those ordered to evacuate.(ABC News) Thousands of people forced to evacuate their homes due to extreme weather conditions are waiting to be released. Several flood evacuation orders …

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Dame Joanna Lumley faces backlash from angry farmers after warning of ‘animal cruelty’

Lumley, a vegetarian for over 40 years, said the meat and dairy industries as “the greatest source of animal cruelty on the planet”. Dame Joanna Lumley has been pushed back by angry farmers for speaking the truth about animal farming. The acclaimed actress gave a talk to a packed theater …

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Ellie’s Furcast: Horse Drawn Carriage Co.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — If you’ve ever spent a day in downtown Anchorage, chances are you’ve seen giant black horses trotting through the streets, giving people carriage rides. These horses are owned by a man named Jon Nauman, who says he spent his retirement “riding”. “I love all horses as …

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What were the first electric cars? History and evolution

When you hear the phrase “first electric cars,” you might think of the Tesla Roadster or the Nissan Leaf. But the first electric cars in the United States were built before 1900, survived for another three decades, and then ceased production in the 1920s. For electric vehicles to succeed today, …

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Tallahassee Spring Festival Rolls With Parade, Jubilee Saturday

After last year’s pandemic-altered festival at the fairgrounds, it’s nice to have Springtime Tallahassee celebrating under the live oak trees of downtown Tallahassee for 2022. The event takes place rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, updates will be posted on springtimetallahassee.com and the Springtime Facebook page. Here’s …

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At the dawn of the age of the automobile, San Antonio was a hub for sales, service

My grandfather and great-uncle, Pablo Cortez and Taylor Cortez, worked for Winerich Auto Sales in San Antonio in the 1920s and 1930s. They both painted cars. I guess you might find more information about this business, which was located at the corner of Broadway and Third streets, across from the …

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Prime rib sandwich and other “yums” at the food truck concert this weekend at Holtermann’s

STATEN ISLAND, NY — In a rotating showcase of Staten Island chefs at Holtermann’s at 405 Arthur Kill Rd., this Saturday has a particularly nerdy guest on the way. That would be chef Mike DiLeo, the creator of Fried Mac ‘n’ Cheese Bites and other cheese dishes, who arrive in …

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A huge thank you to our bus and train operators on Transit Operator Appreciation Day!

Over the past decade, Metro has joined other agencies in celebrating Transit Operator Appreciation Day; one day which recognizes the public service of drivers of public transport vehicles. This celebration will take place March 18, the day when modern public transport – horse-drawn carriages – started circulating in Paris in …

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‘Larger than life’ dust monitoring facility is one of a kind

A research center at the University of Miami in Barbados is responsible for one of the largest archives of aerosol filters in the world and provides essential information on the transport of Saharan dust particles through the Atlantic. Located inside two shipping containers at the eastern end of a Barbados …

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Apple TV’s ‘Dickinson’ crosses the centuries to chronicle the life of a poet

My first glimpse of the Apple TV show “Dickinson,” which centers on the life of American poet Emily Dickinson, came from a wandering music video I saw on TikTok. I probably would have scrolled if I hadn’t seen a comment surprised that it was based on a real person. I …

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5 Romantic Places to Renew Your Vows – Best Life

Vow renewals can be a special way to celebrate the many years you’ve had with your partner. If you’re looking to reaffirm your commitment to each other, planning a ceremony is a meaningful way to show how much you care for each other on your own terms. Maybe you want …

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A tradition straddling cruelty

With wounds on different parts of the body, stench and filth all around, amidst the great clamor of the streets, the horses continue. They drag their feet while moving with half-closed eyes. They don’t even have the energy to neigh loudly anymore. Horse carts are known as tam-tams. These old …

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San Antonio business conventions are slowly returning, like ‘SprayFoam 2022’

Crowds of spray-foam housing contractors swarmed the Espee where a DJ, under multicolored disco lighting, sang hits by Alan Jackson and the song Barbie by Danish pop group Aqua. “Sprayfoam Worldwide!” shouted the DJ, announcing an after party at 1902 Nightclub. Horse-drawn carriages lined the street to take participants to …

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Cart tricycle program saves horses in Edirne, Turkey

Horse carts have been a staple in Keşan, a town in Edirne province in northwestern Turkey, for decades. The local municipality’s new project aims to eliminate the practice of residents transporting loads and people in rustic horse-drawn carts and giving new life to draft animals. The horses have been replaced …

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KOVELS: ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIONS | News, Sports, Jobs

Between 1803 and 1900, approximately 250 US patents were filed for apple peeler designs. One of the earliest designs dates back to the late 1700s. Apples were a major crop in the United States, and the evolution of kitchen utensils like apple peelers dramatically sped up fall harvest …

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Rides and melodies in Shakib’s mind

Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan returned to Dhaka yesterday morning alongside the team after a three-game ODI run at Chattogram and, refreshingly, he was available for reporters and answered questions after appearing in afternoon to fulfill a commercial commitment. Everyone was curious about his availability for the next round of …

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In the news

Oxford, Mississippi, police chief Jeff McCutchen is working with area junkyards to etch identifying marks on catalytic converters in a bid, he says, to “take money from hands of criminals” as they swipe them to cash in the precious metals. inside. Ben Crump, a civil rights attorney representing two Houston …

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museum begins to honor Jim Crow-era black coachmen | USA News®

By BEN FINLEY, Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Black men who drove horse-drawn carriages through the streets of Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia were both everywhere and invisible in Jim Crow times. Their wooden coaches helped evoke the late 18th century for visitors including Queen Elizabeth, Sir Winston Churchill and the …

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The electric car was a missed opportunity more than 100 years ago | by Barry Silverstein | February 2022

Electric cars were popular in the early 1900s, but they didn’t catch on. Will they succeed now? Bailey Electric Victoria Phaeton, 1908. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons EElectric cars are all the rage right now. They are being aggressively promoted in virtually every industrialized country in the world. But the …

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20 for 20: Jeorg Wuttke, Vice President of BASF

As we continue our celebration of 20 years of The Pekingesewe take a closer look at some of the expats who have been here for two decades and those who have had an outsized impact during their stay. The Pekingese may turn 20, however, Jörg Wuttke celebrates the 40th anniversary …

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Man exposes Snook’s story and brings her home on Sunday

SNOOK, Texas (KBTX) — An extensive photographic history of Snook was on display at the same location Sunday afternoon. People gathered at SPJST Lodge #9 to see photos of what Snook looked like over 150 years ago. The collection is owned by Bill Elsik, who says his father William, a …

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Ode to the roundabout – Stabroek News

Roundabouts have been around for about 250 years. An early version is Paris’ Place D’Etoile (renamed Place Charles de Gaulle) built in 1777 where up to ten lanes of traffic encircle the Arc de Triomphe. Of course, it was originally for horse-drawn carriages and it wasn’t until the 1960s that …

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What is Ems? Do We Indians Know Presentation by Ziqitza Healthcare

Ziqitza Health Care Ltd. (ZHL), a public-private partnership organization with the Government of India, provides ambulances with state-of-the-art technological equipment and well-trained paramedics for patients requiring emergency response medical service, through several says the India. Over the years Ziqitza has taken a lot of effort to educate people to understand …

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The story of the first car accident in Greece

A 1922 car accident. Credit: public domain The first officially recorded car accident in Greece happened on a Sunday in March 1907, around 11:30 a.m. Tragically, the country’s first-ever car accident was fatal, as a pedestrian was struck by the vehicle as she attempted to cross the street. The crash …

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Philadelphia and CSX railroad collide over who pays to fix a bridge

As if city life in Southwest Philadelphia wasn’t tough enough, along comes one of the wealthiest railroad companies in the country, offering to tear down a decaying bridge and transform the busy street in front of your business into a permanent cul-de-sac. The same goes for Bill Janes and other …

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Princess Sofia of Sweden’s engagement ring broke royal tradition – here’s how

While we know everything there is to know about British Royal Family engagement rings, we don’t know as much about the other amazing rings that other Royals around the world have received. of their half when they knelt down. In 2014, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden offered to model Sofia …

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10 defunct car brands we wish were still there

Among the most eccentric automotive brands, Saab has created unique cars using meager budgets coupled with ingenious Swedish engineering solutions. Among the many quirks of a Saab are the location of the key in the center of the console between the front seats and the placement of their 4-cylinder engine …

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Pedicab company seeks approval from Asheville City Council

Jordan Hrivnak is ready to start pedaling. He knows the hills of Asheville can be brutal for bikers, but that doesn’t stop his dream of opening a rickshaw business downtown this spring, putting a new spin on urban transportation. However, not everyone shares his enthusiasm. The Asheville City Council heard …

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Charming American Cities You Haven’t Heard Of But Should Visit

These fifteen crowd-free cities are hidden gems of their states, with plenty of modern comforts, a myriad of activities, and natural wonders awaiting eager tourists. With many establishments located near major cities, you can go to these new places, enjoying the varied landscapes along the way. Ausable Chasm, New York …

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Discover the Ford Bronco Pope Francis Center Edition

Certain vehicles have been linked to certain personalities, whether in fiction or in real life. The bond is so strong that the mere mention of the vehicle instantly reminds us of a certain personality. For example, the Duke brothers from the television show Dukes of Hazzard are linked to a …

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Historic hotel in Wolds on the market for £680,000

The White Hart Hotel, Spilsby. The Grade II listed White Hart Hotel was originally sold in July 2016 with the promise that the building would return to its former glory. After a major renovation, it reopened in October 2018 with an industrial steampunk theme and a new cocktail bar. Register …

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Will electric vehicles replace horse-drawn carriages in Central Park? [A Byte Out of the Big Apple]

Welcome to Thomas Insights – every day we post the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date with what’s happening in the industry. Sign up here to get the day’s top stories straight to your inbox. When I was young, I saved all my money in …

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The return of ‘kalesa’ to revive Laoag industrial heritage tourism

HIKE ‘KALESA’. A “kalesa” (horse carriage) evening tour will soon be available in Laoag City as part of the provincial government’s efforts to boost tourism and economic recovery. An urgent measure was approved on Monday (January 31, 2022) to cement a partnership between the government of Ilocos Norte and the …

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Extract from the archives: the first electric car ever presented in Autocar

While the layout of the batteries was familiar to owners of modern electric vehicles, the powertrain was highly unusual even for 1895: the batteries powered a motor that drove a centrally located spindle. The spindle and the two connected rollers were located on a slider, which the driver could move …

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Bringing good manners to the Irish

On September 6, 1798, a division of Leicestershire militia comprising nearly six hundred men under the command of the 5th Duke of Rutland, passed through Newcastle-under-Lyme. Officers traveled in horse-drawn carriages, followed by soldiers in thirty-eight wagons, ammunition wagons and supply wagons. The population made a collection and gave each …

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Manistee’s story has many pieces to the puzzle

When you talk about the story of Manistee, it all boils down to something like a big puzzle made up of lots of little pieces that all play a role in telling the story. Manistee County is unique in how the citizens of this region enthusiastically embrace our history. This …

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Athol Daily News – A page in North Quabbin history: Glass plate negatives capture life at the turn of the last century

By CARLA CHARTER For the Athol Daily News During the winter months, local historical society buildings close for the season. However, the work of these societies continues, including at the Narragansett Historical Society in Templeton. Among their winter projects is organizing their large collections of glass plate negatives “In total …

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TAIT: Clark Gillies’ ties to Edmonton were forged with characteristic warmth and humor

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Clark Gillies, left, poses with former Oilers Marty McSorley and Paul Coffey at an event in Calgary in 2017. Postmedia file Content of the article In 1991, a group of friends from Edmonton stood outside Moose Jaw’s Hillcrest Golf Club on a warm Saskatchewan evening, 10 hours …

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Bay Shore was “Hollywood East” in the early years of the American film industry

Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up to date with the latest coronavirus news in New York In the early 1900s, delighted audiences sat in darkened theaters, mesmerized by the shimmering tinted or tinted images projected onto a screen. The films had no soundtrack; movies were silent at …

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Panhandle Pioneer Settlement to Host First Annual “Keepers of the Old Ways” Event

Job : January 18, 2022 / 8:30 a.m. CST / Update: January 18, 2022 / 8:30 a.m. CST BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. (WMBB) – The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is gearing up for its first annual “Keepers of the Old Ways” event. The Survival Exhibit will teach attendees about the daily lifestyle of …

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Nick Lees: Edmonton Swiss Men’s Choir president Hans Voegeli plans to gallop towards end of pandemic

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Author of the article: Nick Lee • Edmonton newspaper Publication date : January 16, 2022 • 56 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Swiss Men’s Choir president Hans Voegeli, right, and his friend Jim Fitzgibbon, the late 1970s general manager of Edmonton’s newly …

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London Underground’s lost line where early trains were so slow it took 40 minutes to travel 2 miles

Hidden in the dark corners and lost spaces of London, some 40 disused London Underground stations are waiting to be rediscovered. Some are spooky, some carry nostalgic memorabilia from World War II or the 1960s, and some are far out in the verdant countryside miles from the city center. This …

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Video shared by KCPD shows truck hit Independence Bridge

A Kansas City bridge known to have frequent collisions with commercial trucks on Wednesday saw another driver unsuccessfully attempting to clear its underpass. A video shared on twitter by the Kansas City Police Department showed the top of a covered truck being removed as it attempted to pass under the …

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Christmas trees collected using horse-drawn carriages

Two towns in Savoie have collected Christmas trees this week using a horse carriage, or in a horse-drawn carriage. The municipalities of Chambéry and Aix-les-Bains have been harvesting trees for several years, in order to reduce their carbon footprint and raise awareness among residents of the climate crisis. Over the …

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First Monroe Street Bridge built in 1819

Recently, I wrote about the bridge engineering work of the Monroe-based company WH Knapp, run by Walter H. Knapp, a native of Monroe. When his Monroe Street Bridge project was completed in late 1929, he completed his advocacy for the Toledo-Monroe Road (aka the Dixie Road) which began in the …

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When Dick Turpin used a Ribble Valley pub to start his career in crime

One historian has revealed the incredible connection between one of the world’s most infamous highwaymen and a former Ribble Valley pub. Simon Entwistle, who runs ghost tours and talks about Ribble Valley and the Pendle Witches, produced a video about the Punch Bowl pub in Hurst Green eight years ago. …

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Eric Adams was sworn in as mayor of New York | New York

New York’s new mayor, Eric Adams, was sworn in shortly after midnight yesterday. It was a good time for a cop-turned-politician who indicated he plans to give some personal panache back to a metropolis stricken by a pandemic, political strife and an incumbent mayor whose polls rank below even Donald …

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Itinerary, time, topic and how to watch live

The annual Rose Parade is one of the most anticipated events on the national calendar. And the 2022 procession should be all the more special after last year’s cancellation due to the coronavirus; the first time such a break has occurred since WWII. Read on to find out everything you …

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Rose Parade 2022 | Johana Ventura from Santa Monica Pier steps up in the parade | South Pasadenan

On a day like no other, one of the world’s most famous parades will feature a float from one of the world’s most famous pretzel companies with an employee of one of the most famous amusement parks to the world on a pier – like Johana ventura, a member of …

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Here’s what happened to Studebaker “The Muppet Movie”

The world of the Muppets is full of colorful characters and beautiful automobiles. There’s probably a vehicle that sticks in your mind from their first TV show to their most recent, and everything in between. When The Muppets movie released in 1979, it went into a frenzy and remained the …

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A look at Selfridges through the ages – WWD

LONDON – Selfridges is changing hands again after nearly 20 years of ownership by the forward-thinking and sustainable Weston family. Here, WWD takes a look at some key moments in the British retailer’s 113-year history, as well as its colorful owners and managers, starting with founder Harry Gordon Selfridge. 1906: …

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Step into history with candlelight tours to the Davenport House Museum

Have you ever wished you could turn back time for even a moment? Imagine the sights and sounds of Savannah two centuries ago: candlelit homes, horse drawn carriages and a flurry of festivities in anticipation of Christmas Day. You can now get a brief glimpse into early 19th century life …

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Best Arizona Christmas Town To Visit This Year: Prescott

Posted in Arizona Seasonal 20 December 2021 by Katie Lawrence It’s impossible to be a Grinch in Arizona’s official Christmas town! Prescott celebrates vacations like nowhere else in Grand Canyon State. Millions of lights adorn the Palace of Justice Square, and the world’s largest gingerbread village commands a resort hall. …

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The role of the police in the liberation war

The Bangladesh Police Liberation War Museum at Rajarbagh Police Lines in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu / Dhaka Tribune Bangladesh Police Liberation War Museum at Rajarbagh Police Lines showcases the force’s turbulent history, including the struggle for independence The first real defense of Bangladesh, which had declared independence from its oppressors …

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Christmas in Loveland starts on Saturday!

SATURDAY DECEMBER 18, 2021 4PM TO 8PM Christmas in the land of love 2021 by Cassie Mattia Loveland, Ohio – The bells will ring this Saturday in downtown Loveland for the annual Christmas celebration in Loveland! We’ve got everything you need to know about this year’s festivities! This Saturday from …

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History of Santa House in Milford

by Terry Rogers This Santa Claus house stood in Milford after it was built by Al Humes in 1939. (Photo courtesy of the Humes family) With the Christmas season underway and kids lining up to offer Christmas greetings to Santa, now is a great time to remember Santa’s homes in …

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Christmas carriage rides return to the emerald forest

For the past four years, the Odessa Junior League has offered horse-drawn carriage rides in the Emerald Forest Subdivision part of Odessa to allow people to experience the Christmas lights in the area. The Odessa Junior League started this tradition in 2017 and continued to organize its Christmas carriage rides …

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Main Street offering free carriage rides on Thursday evenings

Ardmore’s new holiday tradition is back for the second year. Starting tonight and returning for the next two Thursdays, the Ardmore Main Street Authority will be offering free horse-drawn carriage rides in the Depot District. The event will coincide with several downtown retailers that will remain open for extended hours. …

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Leave the reindeer alone | Press day

While the pandemic may have sparked most shoppers’ inexorable shift to online shopping, many see Christmas as an excuse to return to the mall. All the old stand-bys are waiting, and unfortunately that includes promotions involving live animals, such as reindeer shows and horse-drawn carriages. Dasher and Dancer are beloved …

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Famous Worcester exhibition which attracted a quarter of a million people

Computing was the biggest event since the establishment of Roundhead / Cavalier in 1651, which was not quite on the same page, that Worcester had ever hosted. Because by the time the 1882 Worcestershire Exhibition closed, nearly 223,000 people had visited. Remarkably, for a celebration of all that was great …

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Christmas in the Parade: Beloved Tradition Returns to Downtown Washington | New

It looked like a miracle on Main Street as hundreds gathered in downtown Washington for the beloved Christmas parade, which was canceled last year due to the pandemic. “It’s a great turnout,” said Von Lacock of Washington. He and his wife, Lynn, arrived early in the evening to claim seats …

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Melbourne CBD horse-drawn carriages should be banned after animal welfare concerns

Competitors from Fashions on the Field ride in a horse-drawn carriage during the parade. Image: Jake Nowakowski Horse drawn carriages may soon be banned in Melbourne’s CBD due to a change in the highway code. The controversial tourist attraction has met with increasing backlash in recent years due to animal …

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When familiarity signals the remark …

It was like the earthquake that no one really noticed. In the wake of all the noise, anger and hubbub after COP26, I think we can take stock of what happened to the auto industry. No one is happy after a COP summit. There are those who say the agreements …

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Kingsgate Center kicks off Christmas festivities for 2021 | KLBK | KAMC

Horse-drawn carriage rides, collection of coats and visits with Santa Claus until Christmas The following is a press release from GRACO Real Estate: LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – This Christmas season, residents of the Southern Plains can once again expect all joy and light at Kingsgate Center. On Friday November …

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The Pitters family look forward to delivering Santa’s boxes: “One of the most rewarding things we can do this Christmas. “

Marian Pitters and her family have a great plan to deliver gift sets for the Toronto Star Santa Claus Fund. Pitters, 69, is said to call on his daughter, Sarah Pitters-Caswell, to join her and her partner, Pieter Biessels. The three would go down to the Star gift box depot, …

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9 ways to celebrate Christmas in the South

Savannah’s rich history and unique charm create a majestic backdrop for the holiday festivities. Take a two-hour walk through town to admire Christmas decorations on the Old Savannah Tours Lights and Sights Cart Tour. The tour stops for a visit inside the historic Davenport Home to see it in all …

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Calle Crisologo de Vigan comes to life as the “kutcheros” return

THEY ARE BACK In this photo taken in June 2019, a “kutchero” (driver) transports tourists down historic Calle Crisologo in Vigan City. Kutcheros, one of the city’s many tourism workers displaced by the pandemic, was allowed to return to the streets of Vigan on November 20. – PHOTO WITH THE …

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The truth about the sugar rush of 1842

If you follow my column you will know that I have mentioned the sugar industry in the Manatee / Sarasota area countless times. However, most of the history books I have read vaguely mention the involvement of slaves in these large-scale operations. Today we take a closer look at these …

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Inside Buckminster Fuller’s 1933 Dymaxion car

Buckminster Fuller, affectionately known as “Bucky”, had a vision for a future that worked for everyone – aboard what he described as “Spaceship Earth”. The American architect died in 1983. But his futuristic heritage focused on sustainability lives on, especially in the Saint-Louis region. One of Fuller’s geodesic domes – …

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Christmas Parade – Times Gazette

The Hillsboro Illuminated Christmas Parade, hosted by the Hillsboro Uptown Business Association (HUBA) and the City of Hillsboro, will be held on Saturday, December 11 at 6 p.m. According to Jennifer Cundiff-Maurer, HUBA Board Member and Parade Coordinator, “Christmas Toyland” is the theme for this year’s parade. She said the …

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Donkeys in love with Beethoven clean up Turkish town

Published on: 11/16/2021 – 07:40Amended: 11/16/2021 – 07:38 Mardin (Turkey) (AFP) – The sun rises over the skyline of the medieval Turkish town of Mardin as a herd of cream-colored donkeys start their day collecting trash before relaxing to classical music in the evening. Guided by city workers, the animals …

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Tom Standage on his brief history of the movement

James Thornton Harris is a contributing editor to the History News Network. For more information, see www.JamesThorntonHarris.com. Tom Standage is the author of six history books, including A story of the world in 6 glasses, The Victorian Internet (a history of telegraphy) and An edible history of humanity. His latest …

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Parades, auctions and more this weekend

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – If you’re wondering what to do and where to go, look no further! There are several events taking place in Lubbock this weekend and you won’t want to miss any. To begin with, the 6th annual Los Hermanos Familia Veterans Parade will take place on Saturday, …

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Eric Adams makes history as New York’s first vegan mayor

Today, former Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams officially became New York City’s first vegan mayor, defeating his opponent, Republican Curtis Sliwa. In July, Adams, 61, won the primary election, defeating former New York Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, former mayoralty counsel Maya Wiley and former 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang. …

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The updated Dark Side of Sand Hill walking tour recognized the role politicians played in the creation of residential schools, the Indian Act

The Dark Side of Sand Hill The walking tour is back just in time for Halloween and, after a first tour last year, has been updated to highlight the Ottawa neighborhood’s connections to the residential school tragedy. Through her work with local community association Action Sandy Hill, tour designer Hilary …

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