General Growth, Ashkenazy Pay for 20% Stake in Miami Retail Developer
Oct29

General Growth, Ashkenazy Pay for 20% Stake in Miami Retail Developer

From: Online.WSJ.com: Companies Pay $280 Million in Deal That Values Miami Design District Project at $1.4 Billion General Growth Properties Inc. and Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. are paying $280 million for a 20% stake in the company that owns much of Miami’s Design District, placing a bet on the emerging luxury-retail neighborhood as some 50 brands prepare to unveil new stores. The deal with Miami Design District Associates is...

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Caribbean Restaurant Review: Waterfront Urban Diner
Oct01

Caribbean Restaurant Review: Waterfront Urban Diner

No Grand Cayman restaurant http://www.camanabay.com/the-town/dine/ would be complete without the catch of the day. At the Waterfront Urban Diner, the seafood is always on point. Order the smoked salmon plate or the incredible Pacific Omelet (smoked salmon, capers, red onion and goat cheese) for breakfast. A popular starter is the crispy calamari, served with tzatziki sauce.

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Weekend Escape: Quaint coastal town of Carmel charms visitors
Oct01

Weekend Escape: Quaint coastal town of Carmel charms visitors

Carmel suffers from a paradox that many places would beg to have: It has so many quaint, historic homes, so many gleaming galleries filled with rare artworks, so many beautiful beaches and sweeping cliff-side vistas that the area seems almost a fantasy. But if you work it just right, as my sweetheart, Alice, and I did for a recent stay, you can dodge some of the area’s high lodging prices, break an actual sweat charging up those cliffs and even live it up a bit with the locals.

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