Day: March 16, 2021

After Six Decades in the Same Family, a San Francisco Mansion Lists for $28 Million

In San Francisco, a Queen Anne-style mansion that has been in the same family for more than six decades is coming on the market for $28 million.

The property, located in Pacific Heights and near Presidio National Park, was built in the 1880s for shipping executive William F. Babcock as a wedding gift for his daughter, according to the book “San Francisco’s Pacific Heights and Presidio Heights” by Tricia O’Brien. In the early-1900s, it was relocated about seven blocks to its current location.


An Original Queen Anne Overlooking San Francisco Bay

In Pacific Heights, this mansion was built in the

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Portillo’s Orlando location is ‘almost ready’ but opening date has been delayed again

ORLANDO, Fla. – If you had March 23 circled on your calendar because Portillo’s was opening in Orlando, then you’re not going to like this update.

The Chicago-style restaurant announced today it would not be opening its doors in a few weeks as anticipated.

Restaurant officials said they are getting closer to opening, but the location needs more time.

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“We will not be opening on March 23rd, and we aren’t prepared to announce a new opening date at this

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Out-of-home advertising: The big fashion comeback?

OOH advertising plummeted during the early stages of the pandemic. OOH ad businesses in the US saw a decrease of 25 to 30 per cent, with spending from fashion specifically down 45 per cent, according to Kantar Media. Now, a rebound is predicted. In the US, Magna expects OOH ad spend to increase by 11.3 per cent in 2021, after a decline of 24.2 per cent in 2020. Similarly, Zenith forecasts that global OOH ad spend will reach $9.1 billion in 2021, a year-over-year increase of 11.1 per cent.

“We’re seeing a 573 per cent increase in commitments from fashion

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Boot Barn opens new Virginia location, Outfits men, women, and children

COLONIAL HEIGHTS – Have you checked out the new Boot Barn located behind the Texas Roadhouse in Colonial Heights?

Locals happy to have western wear available nearby are posting their excitement on social media.

“Oh, wow,” said Loretta Hackney Pulliam of Chester. “They will be seeing me all the time now…LOL.”

“Super happy not to be driving to Virginia Beach to go to Boot Barn now,” posted Angela Elder Peade.

Boot Barn storefront at 2604 Conduit Road in Colonial Heights, Va. on March 11, 2021.

“My daughter went last night and said…Mom, it’s absolutely the best store ever,” posted Debra Lhota Nester of Chester. 

“I am so excited we got one,” posted Kim Havens Bostic

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UI Ophthalmology Residency Program graduate goes viral for making comedy-style medical TikToks

William Flanary, a former Ophthalmology resident at the University of Iowa, has gone viral on social media platform TikTok for making comedy videos about being a doctor.


A doctor who completed his ophthalmology residency through University of Iowa Health Care has gained fame on TikTok for making comedy videos about his work in the medical field.

William Flanary, or Dr. Glaucomflecken on TikTok, has gained over 300,000 followers from making these comedy videos.

Flanary graduated from Texas Tech University with his bachelor’s degree before attending Dartmouth College for medical school, and completing residency at UI Hospitals and Clinics. He currently

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Walmart Enlists American Fashion Designer Brandon Maxwell as Creative Director for Select Elevated Fashion Brands

BENTONVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Walmart announced that acclaimed American fashion designer Brandon Maxwell is collaborating with the retailer as Creative Director for Free Assembly and Scoop, its exclusive, elevated fashion brands. This collaboration is a first for Walmart’s private brand apparel business, which has successfully expanded its assortment to include quality, on-trend and accessible fashion to help customers outfit their closet no matter their personal style or budget.

Known as one of the industry’s leading American fashion designers, Maxwell will act as Creative Director for Free Assembly and Scoop, driving the design of seasonal collections for men’s, women’s, children’s

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