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$14.9M palatial estate in Connecticut priced to break local record

$14.9M palatial estate in Connecticut priced to break local record

Hidden behind a stone wall spanning 1,500 feet in one of Connecticut’s wealthiest neighborhoods is a palatial estate with a great room inspired by a Scottish castle. The brick-and-limestone residence, built in 1929, is the most expensive home for sale in New Canaan with a $14.9 million price tag. Prices in the wealthy enclave, about …

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Major Cruise Line Drops Vaccine Requirement From U.S. Ports

Where Carnival, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean Sit on Covid Vaccines

Cruise line covid-19 vaccination and testing rules, which were imposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the beginning of the pandemic, have been stricter than most. After the pandemic started in early 2020, the CDC signed a No Sail Order on March 14, 2020, which was finally lifted after nearly eight months …

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Tiffany's sells out custom Cryptopunk 'NFTiff' pendants for $50,000 each

Tiffany’s sells out custom Cryptopunk ‘NFTiff’ pendants for $50,000 each

Written by By Zoe Sottile, CNN On Friday, Tiffany & Co debuted and quickly sold out a limited collection of 250 custom jewel-encrusted pendants for holders of CryptoPunks, a popular early non-fungible token collection. CryptoPunks was launched in 2017 and consists of 10,000 unique 8-bit-style generated characters stored on the Ethereum blockchain. The collection is …

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Schechter School financial officer stole $8.4M to buy luxury vehicles, five homes on Fire Island, DA says

Schechter School financial officer stole $8.4M to buy luxury vehicles, five homes on Fire Island, DA says

An official at a Williston Park private school has been indicted on grand larceny and money laundering charges for allegedly stealing $8.4 million from the school and using the money to buy luxury vehicles, five homes on Fire Island and to pay his daughter’s college tuition, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office said. David Ostrove, …

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Crypto is crashing but the tech behind it could save luxury brands billions

Crypto is crashing but the tech behind it could save luxury brands billions

These losses can damage both profit and reputation — which is why some brands are now turning to tech to protect their products, brand value and consumers. Despite being competitors, luxury brand conglomerate LVMH (LVMHF) joined forces with Prada (PRDSY), and Cartier in April 2021 to establish the Aura Blockchain Consortium, a non-profit platform that …

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Crypto is crashing but the tech behind it could save luxury brands billions | CNN Business

Crypto is crashing but the tech behind it could save luxury brands billions | CNN Business

CNN  —  Counterfeits are a huge problem for high-end designers around the globe: luxury brands lost $98 billion worth of sales to counterfeits in 2017 alone. These losses can damage both profit and reputation — which is why some brands are now turning to tech to protect their products, brand value and consumers. Despite being …

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These couples sold their homes to live in luxury RVs and travel around the US all year long

These couples sold their homes to live in luxury RVs and travel around the US all year long

One couple bought their 44-ft motorhome second hand for only $170,000.  The luxury RVs are equipped with multiple TVs, a king-size bed, dishwasher and fridge-freezer. The couples have visited attractions including the Grand Canyon, Salt Lake City and Yellowstone.  Lindsey and Bruce Roberts from Dallas, Texas, had only planned to visit Alaska for six weeks …

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Travelers are upset about rising costs, but most aren't canceling their plans just yet

Travelers are upset about rising costs, but most aren’t canceling their plans just yet

Summer travel talk sure isn’t what it used to be. Rather than sun, sand and surf, many travel discussions now center on inflation, rising fuel costs and flight cancellations, a situation which could derail a much-needed 2022 summer travel comeback. Travel conversations on Twitter decreased 75% from April to May, while discussions related to gas …

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