Month: March 2022

Classic Plastics Toy & Comic Expo makes heroic return in Parkersburg | News, Sports, Jobs

Tyler Bleakley and his daughter Phoenix Bleakley, 9, test out board games provided by J and M’s Books and Play in Vienna. (Photo by Madeline Scarborough) Alecia Gully, dressed as a Loki variant, is a member of the local charity C8Cosplay. They dress up for events such as area parades and raise money or food …

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Center for Children’s Books Announces Spring Sale Date

The Center for Children’s Books on the University of Illinois campus has announced its spring sale date This popular sale gives Champaign-Urbana families the chance to stock their home libraries with new books for a very affordable price; this year you can choose from the best selection by registering for the pre-sale As much as …

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In the First 10 Minutes of the Pilot Carrie Bradshaw Referenced 3 Classic Works

Sex and the City writers weren’t shy about working pop culture references into the script. The show regularly referenced classic movies, novels, and well-known stars and socialites. Some fans might not have noticed how early on in the series that practice began. The show’s writers included pop culture references in the pilot. In fact, Carrie …

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Former English department chair dies at 91 – The GW Hatchet

Faye Moskowitz, a professor and former chair of the English department, died late last month after more than 40 years at GW. She was 91. Moskowitz started teaching at GW in 1980, serving as the English department’s chair and the director of creative writing after helping to create the Jenny McKean Moore Professorship in 1976 …

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Melbourne Hybrid Hotel Opens to Altered Hospitality Landscape

Yarra Hotel Group’s $180-million Oakwood Premier has opened its doors in Melbourne’s south bank as the international tourism industry prepares to reboot. The 40-storey development at 202 Normanby Road construction began in 2018 but was forced to reduce capacity on site to just 25 per cent during the pandemic. It has now been delivered by …

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