NYC penthouse listed for $100 million

NEW YORK (AP) — What will $100 million buy you in New York City's real estate market? Apparently, a really good view.An exclusive listing is offering an octagon-shaped penthouse in midtown-Manhattan that boasts three floors of living space, panoramic views of the city, six bedrooms, nine bathrooms and a wine room for 1,000 bottles.And that's not all.The 8,000-square-foot apartment on West 56th Street has its own elevator and wraparound terraces on three floors. It is possible to see nearly all Read more [...]

History for Sale

Three historic properties in the Midtown and Downtown areas are on the market, all listed with major Memphis commercial real estate firms. The Hunt-Phelan house at 533 Beale St. has played host to numerous historical guests. Today it’s listed at $2.9 million with Henry Stratton and Andy Cates of Colliers International Memphis.  (Photo Courtesy of Stephanie Rhea Photography)The most recent listing is the Hunt-Phelan house at 533 Beale St., priced at $2.9 million with Henry Stratton Read more [...]

Ten beer events from August 1-August 15, 2012

Ask me a question. WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 — Beer is a social beverage. Drinking a beer can be quite pleasurable, but enjoying it in a convivial atmosphere with similar-minded friends and strangers alike can create fun times and great memories. To that end, twice each month, After Hours publishes a calendar of notable beer events covering Maine through North Carolina. Here in the first half of Read more [...]

Wild West town for sale in Utah for $3.9 million

Photo by Geoff Liesik The headstone of 14-year-old William E. Randall stands in the Woodside Cemetery on July 27, 2012 in Woodside, Utah. The family that owns the 700-acre townsite has put it up for sale. They are seeking $3.9 million. Woodside once bustled with about 300 residents in the early 1900s when it was a water stop for steam engines. Now the town sits empty. (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Geoff Liesik) SALT Read more [...]

NYC penthouse listed for $100 million

NEW YORK -- An octagon-shaped penthouse in midtown Manhattan is on the market for $100 million.The 8,000-square-foot apartment features six bedrooms, nine bathrooms and a wraparound terrace with 350-degree views of the city. It has an internal elevator and a wine room for 1,000 bottles.The penthouse, on West 56th Street, is being sold by Long Island real estate developer Steven Klar. It's listed with Prudential Douglas Elliman. The asking price reportedly is the highest for Read more [...]

Third time lucky for bid to alter historic building

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McKayla Maroney: Power Ranking Her Best Events

McKayla Maroney will not have the chance to spotlight her full skill set at the London Games, but she is still more than just a one-trick pony.An injured big toe will prevent the 16-year-old from taking on a heavy workload in the Olympic Games. While Maroney is no longer competing on the balance beam, uneven bars or floor exercise, she will still look to win gold in the vault.Although the prized gymnast will not demonstrate her full capabilities this summer, here is a look at how Maroney Read more [...]

Regal completes sale of Romanian subsidiary - Regal, the AIM-listed oil and gas exploration and production group (RPT), has completed the sale of its wholly-owned Romanian subsidiary, Regal Petroleum Romania, which holds a 50% non-operated interest in the Suceava concession in Romania, to Zeta Petroleum. The consideration payable under the sale agreement was $650,000, subject to certain adjustments principally relating to the apportionment between Regal and Zeta of joint venture balances relating to the Suceava concession. Read more [...]

Devon listed among places with rising homelessness

The number of homeless households in England has risen by a quarter in the last three years, new figures show – with Torridge in Devon among areas with the highest percentage increases. Some 50,290 families and individuals were classed as homeless and in need of emergency accommodation in 2011/12, compared with 40,020 in 2009/10 – an increase of more than 25%. But despite the rise in the number of cases, spending on tackling homelessness fell from £213.7 million to £199.8 million between Read more [...]

Listed West Sussex manor house

A late Tudor manor house in West Sussex comes with great rural views and a pretty detached cottage The Old Manor House is a wonderful Grade II listed late Tudor property with lots of character built in the early 1600s of local sandstone, and is understood to have been lived in by a cousin of Oliver Cromwell. Enormous character is provided by some original features including old timber doors, exposed beams and original joinery in the majority if principal rooms. The elegant reception rooms are Read more [...]