Archive for December, 2014

Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for some

In this Dec. 29, 2014, photo, Owner Christine Cole, stands in a doorway of a farmhouse at Highland Farm in Doylestown Township, Pa. Oscar Hammerstein co-wrote several blockbuster Broadway shows at this farm in suburban Philadelphia, including “Oklahoma!” and “The Sound of Music.” But his grandson’s plan to turn the site into a museum and theater isn’t music to the ears of some Doylestown residents. Cole and Will Hammerstein envision the $20 million project as a tourist attraction and education center, while some township supervisors and neighbors oppose the scale of the plan, saying it’s too much development for a suburban area. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A plan to convert Broadway lyricist Oscar Hammerstein's former home into a tourist attraction appears to be falling on deaf ears, but his grandson hopes public officials will soon start singing a different tune.


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Death in plane crash mourned by mate

MOURNED: Tim Jones, a 61-year-old photographer, one of two men who died in the plane crash off Tasmania’s South-East Coast. The other was 29-year-old pilot Sam Langford.

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Symphony Space Hosting Five Boroughs Food Talk; Little Park Has Space on New Year’s Eve

Symphony Space Hosting Five Boroughs Food Talk; Little Park Has Space on New Year's EvePlus, Goodbye Blue Monday says goodbye for good by auctioning off all it's junk.


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Armitt’s sights fixed firmly on exciting year ahead

CULTURAL CUSTODIAN: Deborah Walsh, Armitt curator, with a ‘new’ treasure – a finely carved 17th Century oak press on long loan from Holehird, which originally belonged to William Longmire of Great House in Troutbeck. CULTURAL CUSTODIAN: Deborah Walsh, Armitt curator, with a ‘new’ treasure – a finely carved 17th Century oak press on long loan from Holehird, which originally belonged to William Longmire of Great House in Troutbeck.

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VIDEO: Oprah and Jimmy Fallon Star in Auto-Tuned ’80s Soap Opera

VIDEO: Oprah and Jimmy Fallon Star in Auto-Tuned '80s Soap OperaOprah Winfrey made her first appearance on Jimmy Fallon's  Tonight Show, but this isn't the first time the duo has worked together. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Jimmy Fallon Oprah Winfrey The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon


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