News Brief On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

WATCH Millionaire Tells Millennials: ‘if You Want a House, Don’t Buy $19 Avocado Toast’

  Tim Gurner, 35, an  Australian millionaire, developer of $3.8 billion in luxury property projects, 60 Minutes in Australia, that young people can’t afford to buy property because they’re wasting money More...

News Brief On Monday, May 15th, 2017

How Real Estate Brokers Help Rich New Yorkers Cheat

  From LLNYC: “Sex and real estate are married in so many ways,” says a high-end Manhattan broker who has sold or rented a half-dozen “glorified girlfriend dorm rooms.” He adds that certain brokers More...

News Brief On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

‘Muddy’ Men’s Jeans on Sale for $425 at Nordstrom in US

  Is dirty jeans  is the new black? The clothing chain store Nordstrom put on sale “heavily distressed,” muddy jeans for $425 on its web site. The new denim, designed by PRPS, also offers a mud More...

News Brief On Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Salem Mayor Posted a Photo of ‘Haunted’ Lamp Outside Judicial Center

  A street light in Salem, outside the town’s judicial center, appears to show a human face trapped inside the glass cover. The photo was posted on Twitter by Kim Driscoll, the mayor of Salem, after More...

Photo credit should read: Peter Reavill/The Trustees of the British Museum/PA Wire
News Brief On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Mystery Surrounds Treasure Trove of Gold Coins Hidden in an Old Piano

Gold coins found in piano Photo credit should read: Peter Reavill /The Trustees of the British Museum   A treasure trove of gold coins was found hidden in an old piano, neatly stacked in several hand-stitched More...

News Brief On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Eliot Spitzer Talks the Rental Market, Putting Up His Own Equity and Partnering With Related

Eliot Spitzer’s Spitzer Enterprises is gearing up to market its biggest project since the former governor returned to the family company in 2014. The $700 million, 857-unit rental complex, at 420 Kent Avenue More...

News Brief On Monday, April 24th, 2017

12-Year-Old Australian Boy Drove About 1300 Km Before He Was Pulled Over

An Australian 12-year-old boy has been arrested Saturday in Broken Hill Police Station, an isolated mining town, after driving 1300km (about 800 miles), from his home on the mid north coast. According the police the More...

News Brief On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

North Korea Detains Third American Citizen, Reports

  North Korea has detained on Friday a US citizen. He was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport on his way out of the country, South Korea’s news agency Yonhap reported. This bringing the total More...

News Brief On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Israel Agrees Not to Employ Chinese Laborers in Settlements

  Haaretz daily reports Sunday morning that the Israeli cabinet is expected to ratify an agreement in which Israel agreed to a condition demanded by the Chinese government that Chinese construction workers More...

News Brief On Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Famed Iowa Bridge of Madison County Destroyed by Fire

  The original Roseman Covered Bridge which was used in the filming of the movie Bridges of Madison County has destroyed in a fire early Saturday. A caller reported around 6 am the Cedar Covered Bridge was More...

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