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Homes with a fireplace for those cosy nights in

first_img17 Mizzen Street, Manly WestThe owner of this traditional Queenslander-style home will be spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a cosy spot to curl up in front the fire with a good book.There are four in total in this this home at 17 Mizzen Street, Manly West. Originally built 17 Mizzen Street, Manly West, has four fireplaces dotted throughiut its living areas and bedrooms.around 1894 for the local Hargreaves family, it has since undergone several renovations to create what is today a prestigious family home on a spacious 2,000sqm block. The building’s traditional characteristics have been accentuated by the addition of contemporary fittings, to seamlessly blend colonial quirks with modern functionality.Four gas fire places are dotted around the bedrooms and living spaces to create a welcoming warmth in the cooler months. The house also features a large media room, workshop space in the four-car garage, a pool and pavilion, and separate studio.The four-bedroom property is open to expressions of interest through David Green of Harcourts Green Living.You might find it hard to keep your attention focused on the boxset you’re watching at 107 While away the hours over a cup of tea and sympathy, as the flames provide a sense of comfort and warmth. Surrounded by a stylish grey and white herringbone tiled mantle, it brings a level of sophistication to the room, which continues throughout the rest of the house.This include the four bedrooms, three bathrooms, designer kitchen and multitude of living areas. When the weather warms back up, there is a salt-water pool and alfresco terrace/pergola to cool you down.The house is open to expressions of interest through Dwight Colbert of Ray White, Aspley. Settle in on the comfy sofas in this TV room at 107 Commodore Drive, Paradise Waters. Commodore Driv e , Paradise Waters. Why? Because the pebble gas fireplace below the TV set may prove a more eye-catching prospect. Sink back into large, comfy couches, and slowly relax as you watch the mesmerising flames flicker away. The fireplace is not the only feature in this sprawling coastal home. It also comes with four bedroom, four bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, butler’s pantry, mosaic tiled pool, ducted airconditioning, a video intercom, rainwater tank, and four-car secure car garage.With river frontage the property is on the market for $5.5 million through Bob and Russell Rollington of First National Real Estate Surfers Paradise. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus9 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market9 hours ago This fireplace at 139 Ridge Street, Northgate, brings a touch of warmth to this formal sitting room.A stunning feature fireplace is the focus of the formal sitting room in a contemporary home at 139 Ridge Street, Northgate.last_img read more

Porto striker walks off pitch after monkey chants

first_img Conceicao blasted the home fans before posting a photo of his player on social media with the message: “We are all Moussa.” “We are completely indignant at what happened,” he added. “We know the passion that exists at Vitoria and I think that most fans do not recognise themselves in the attitude of other people who insulted Moussa. Porto’s Mali international striker Moussa Marega walked off the pitch in disgust after being subjected to a torrent of monkey chants in a stormy Portuguese league game at Vitoria Guimaeres on Sunday night. The 28-year-old had scored a 60th-minute winner for Porto against his former club which sparked the home fans to aim even more vitriol at the France-born player which had started as early as the pre-match warm-up. FC Porto’s Malian forward Moussa Marega left the pitch after racists chants In the 71st minute, Marega signalled to the bench that he was walking off in protest even though teammates, Porto coach Sergio Conceicao and Vitoria players tried to get him to stay on the pitch. As he walked off, an angry and upset Marega gave a thumbs-down signal with both gloved hands to the home fans. He had already been given a yellow card for his goal celebration. Marega played for Vitoria Guimaeres from 2016-2017 on loan from Porto, scoring 13 goals in 25 games. Marega later wrote on Instagram after the game, which Porto won 2-1, that his tormentors were “idiots who come to the stadium just to make racist chants.” “And I also thank the referees for not protecting me and for giving me a yellow card because I am defending my skin colour. “I hope I will never see you again on a football field. You are a disgrace.” Read Also: Ligue 1: Quickfire strikes put Marseille in sight of Champions League “We are a family, regardless of nationality, skin or hair colour. We are all human, we deserve respect. What has happened here is lamentable.” Vitoria Guimaraes or the Portuguese football federation were yet to comment on the incident. Sporting Lisbon, one of Porto’s bitterest rivals, issued a statement supporting Marega and “repudiating any act of racism or social prejudice”. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Loading…last_img read more

A new ‘Sherman Era’ begins today

first_imgBatesville, In. — The Biergarten at the historic Sherman, formerly the Sherman House will officially open Friday, September 8. The Biergarten opens at 3 p.m., ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m. Entertainment provided by Derek Foster from 6 to 9 p.m.“Everyone is invited to attend this event, help us celebrate this important milestone in The Sherman renovations over the past 18 months and stay on for live music, German sausage, pretzel and other food and beverages,” invited Peyton Hughes.The Biergarten is fashioned to resemble Biergartens found in Germany and also to be a place for friends and family including children to spend quality time together.HPH Hospitality LLC has completed extensive renovations during the last two years in order to extend the German Character throughout the building and reestablish the Sherman as a central facility of commerce, travel and social life.last_img read more

Brescia sack Balotelli

first_img Il Messaggero, Gazzetta dello Sport and Nicolo Schira all state Brescia owner Massimo Cellino sent Balotelli a letter requesting a dissolution of his three-year deal. Although the contract runs until 2022, there is a break clause at the end of the season if the Rondinelle are relegated to Serie B. As per La Gazzetta and Schira, no legal action is necessary as the termination was negotiated with the 29-year-old’s lawyers.Advertisement Brescia have terminated Mario Balotelli’s contract after the striker failed to turn up for training. Loading…center_img ‘SuperMario’ only signed for his hometown club last summer after four years in France with Nice and Olmypique Marseille. read also:Mario Balotelli: ‘Still sick’ ahead of Serie A restart He scored five goals in 19 Serie A games but began skipping training sessions after the coronavirus lockdown was eased. Although he maintains this was due to a stomach problem, Cellino went public with his frustrations, calling his arrival a ‘mistake’. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

Pence co-authors legislation to improve broadband access

first_imgWashington, D.C.— Thursday, U.S. Representatives Greg Pence and Peter Visclosky introduced legislation to close the digital divide in rural America. The Broadband Interagency Coordination Act of 2019, directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to enter into an agreement to coordinate on the distribution of federal funds for broadband deployment. This agreement will make it easier for rural communities to access high-speed internet by ensuring taxpayer dollars are effectively targeting unserved and underserved areas. “Connecting our rural communities is one of my top priorities,” said Congressman Pence. “As I travel throughout Indiana’s Sixth District, the lack of high-speed internet access is a critical issue impacting Hoosiers in rural communities. I’ve heard stories from students who drive to McDonald’s just to complete their homework, stories from medical providers struggling to utilize telehealth advancements, and stories from our farmers who are disconnected from global markets. We must close the digital divide and ensure rural America is not left behind.”last_img read more

Ellsworth team wins Maine Marathon relay

first_imgPORTLAND — Andrew Kephart of Ellsworth sprints to the finish line of the Maine Marathon relay on Friday. Kephart and his relay team, the Four Horsemen — which included Alan Groudle, Dave Kerschner and Wes Danforth — took first of 100 teams in two hours, 32 minutes and three seconds.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textlast_img

Former England captain Alastair Cook becomes emotional in final Test

first_imgLondon: Having enjoyed the memorable end to his Test career, former England captain Alastair Cook was an emotional man at the end of the final match of the series against India here on Tuesday.Playing in his last Test, Cook scripted a fairy tale ending to his career in the longest format by scoring a century in England’s second innings and clinching the man of the match award.”It has been the most amazing week. Got a text from Beefy (Ian Botham) and he said Can I have your script writer? The memories shared with my team. Some very good moments,” Cook said at the post match ceremony.”You miss all the highs. I would miss playing for this team. This week can’t be beaten. I can walk away with my head held high,” he added. IANSlast_img

Sachin Tendulkar was looking to end his career in 2007: Gary Kirsten

first_imgNew Delhi: Former South Africa cricketer Gary Kirsten has jogged down memory lane and recalled his time as the coach of Team India and his relationship with legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar. Kirsten revealed Tendulkar wasn’t happy with his batting position and was looking to end his career in 2007. India had also crashed out of the group stage of the World Cup in West Indies the same year. “I ended up having a great coaching journey with him. If I think of Sachin at the time, where he was when I arrived in India… he wanted to give up the game,” Kirsten said during talkSPORT podcast The Cricket Collective on Spotify. “According to him he was batting out of position. He wasn’t enjoying his cricket at all.” Kirsten, who took over the hotseat officially in March 2008, stated he helped Tendulkar reinvigorate his game, not by teaching him something different but create an environment for him to thrive. From the time Kirsten took over till the end of 2011 World Cup, Tendulkar played 38 ODIs and hit 1,958 runs including seven centuries (one double ton). During the same time, he smashed 2,910 runs in 31 Tests including 12 centuries. “And then he scores 18 international hundreds (19 actually) in three years. Goes back to batting where he wants to bat and we won the World Cup,” Kirsten said. “For me, all I did was facilitate the environment for him to thrive. I didn’t have to tell him anything… he knew the game. “What he did need was an environment… not only him but everyone… an environment where they can be the best versions of themselves,” Kirsten added. IANSAlso watch: In an Exclusive Conversation with Krishnaraaz only on The Sentinel Assamlast_img read more

Baldwinsville indoor track stars compete at state meet

first_imgA group of Baldwinsville’s top indoor track and field athletes would make noise during last Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships at Staten Island’s Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex.Much of the Bees’ presence centered around the duo of Lauren Addario and Karen Ekure, each of whom took part in mulitple events.Addario was nearly in the top 10 of qualifiers for the triple jump, having gone 37 feet 11 ½ inches during the season. Here, Addario’s best leap was 36’6” on her first attempt, followed by a 36’5” and 35’11 3/4”. That put her in 14th place overall as the state title went to North Rockland’s Nadia Saunders, who went 40’4 1/2”.Also, Addario joined Ekure in the 55-meter dash, where Ekure had finished in 7.32 seconds and Addario in 7.41 on their way to the state meet.Ekure’s time of 7.45 seconds would put her in 21st place, while Addario’s 7.56 had her 26th. Ultimately, it took breaking seven seconds to win the state championship, which Schalmont’s Mia D’Ambrosio did by finishing in 6.95 seconds. Tags: Baldwinsvilleindoor trackcenter_img Together, Addario and Ekure, along with Courtney Bostic and Hannah Johnson, pushed the Bees to the 4×200 relay, where it posted a time of 1:54.51 to gain 20th place, Huntington taking state honors with 1:40.27.On the boys side, B’ville had Connor Waldron take part in the 600-meter run. Having run 1:25 flat to reach the state meet, Waldron improved to 1:24.88 and finished 21st overall as Springfield Gardens’ Reheem Hayles won in 1:18.48.Also, Steven Miller was in the weight throw, where he looked to top his 54’11 1/2” he had thrown earlier this season.Here, Miller would go 51’8 1/4” and take 25th place, just one spot behind Liverpool’s Jalen Graham (52’2”) as Commack’s Nick Pisciotta won with a heave of 75’6”, more than four feet ahead of the nearest thrower.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story last_img read more