In Case You Missed It: ‘The state of the union is cold.’

Quote of the Day: “The state of the union is cold.”— President Barack Obama, speaking Thursday at a General Electric plant in WaukeshaThe weather may be chilly, but the cold shoulder that the president got from Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke was even chillier. Burke’s office said the candidate was too busy with events in western Wisconsin to meet with the nation’s highest-ranking Democrat, setting off a wave of speculation that Burke Read more [...]

For Sale by Owner Homes in Boca Raton Now Marketed by Florida Real Estate …

We're now working with property owners directly to sell homes faster compared to the long wait times when homes are listed with realtors or licensed agencies. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The Florida real estate market is stabilizing in some cities and one real estate company is taking advantage of new property listings. Read more [...]

Twin Cities home builders off to a strong start

Three new apartment buildings helped boost the number of new units planned for the Twin Cities nearly 40 percent during January, according to the latest permit data from the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC). During January builders were issued 358 permits to build 1,059 units, a 51-percent increase over last year and the best start to the year since the housing bust began. Rental housing, including the second phase of Mill  Main Apartments just across the Mississippi River from Read more [...]

Home of the Week: Sold by the City for $550000, re-listed for $899000

114 IVY AVE., TORONTOASKING PRICE: $899,000TAXES: Yet to be assessedLOT SIZE: 17.5 by 112 feetAGENT: Leonard Fridman (TCS Realty Inc.)The back storyThe house at 114 Ivy Ave. had been vacant for a couple of years when it was put on the auction block last year by Toronto Community Housing Corp. as part of a move to reduce its inventory of properties. More Related to this Story Open the vault: The luxury home market is back Mississauga home buyer pays over asking despite nearby strip mall Fear Read more [...]

What’s Coming: Jan. 30, 2014

The Katonah Museum of Art is holding a free admissions day on Saturday, Feb. 1, for people to see the exhibit “Eye to I…3,000 Years of Portraits,” which will end on Feb. 16. (Courtesy of the Katonah Museum of Art) Events in Lewisboro and Katonah are listed first. Events throughout the region follow. Admission is free and programs do not require registration unless specified. Send submissions to The Ledger at or call 763-8821, ext. 128. Include Read more [...]

Major Northumberland pub plan set for approval

A £1.3million plan for JD Wetherspoon to open a pub in Alnwick, creating around 40 jobs, has been recommended for approval by planning officers. The application, for the town’s derelict Corn Exchange, will go in front of councillors at next Thursday’s north area planning committee meeting.If approved, the converted building, which has been empty for two decades, will have a bar and customer area downstairs, toilets upstairs and a beer garden. A report which has Read more [...]

How I Got Here – Naomi Easy

What do you do and how long have you been in your current role? I’m the sales and conference manager at Bristol venue Colston Hall and have worked there for two years. I joined the venue as it was undergoing a complete redevelopment creating a whole new range of meeting and conference spaces. My role is predominantly focused around developing and refining the services and facilities offered at the venue to put it on the map for international event organisers. Where was your first job? What was Read more [...]

Get your event listed FREE for 2014

<![CDATA[ ]]> 28-Jan-2014 With the new contest season now underway, find out if your event is listed for the 2014 contest season on 4BR? With over 50 individual contests already listed, check the link below to see if we have your contest listed for this year.http:/­/­­classifieds/­events.asp?band_id=4634BR posted results from over 100 individual contests in 2013, so take the opportunity to promote your contest. Event typesWe're happy Read more [...]