Morris votes to issue cease-and-desist order to halt popular outdoor concert series at South Farms in Litchfield County after this year

The Morris Planning and Zoning Commission has ordered a groundbreaking outdoor music series that emerged during the pandemic in Litchfield County to end after after complaints about noise, lights and traffic.

The commission voted Wednesday to issue a cease-and-desist order dated Feb. 1, 2021—the end date for an executive order allowing for expedited approval of certain zoning changes during the pandemic—to Twilight Concerts (and Comedy) on the Farm, which began staging shows in August at South Farms, a 150-acre family-run farm and event space in Morris. Concerts scheduled through the fall can still take place.

Reflecting the long-simmering tension between Yankee and yuppie present in Litchfield County, the dispute has some residents crying not-in-my-backyard. Others see the potential for much-needed economic shot in the arm in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

The venture was launched in August by Premier Concerts/Manic Presents, the promoter behind College Street Music Hall and

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Premier Outdoor Lighting of New Jersey is the Top Landscape Lighting Company in South Jersey

Moorestown, NJ – Property owners who are looking for a way to add color, value, and appeal to their homes can now do that at the most affordable prices thanks to the outdoor lighting team at Premier Outdoor Lighting of New Jersey. The team of experts at Premier Outdoor Lighting of New Jersey understand the importance of outdoor lighting, especially as it contributes to the security of the property. By making use of the very best materials, property owners are offered the best illumination for the exterior of their homes and landscaping.

Boasting over 20 years of experience in the landscape and outdoor lighting business, Premier Outdoor Lighting of New Jersey and its team have been able to put a smile on the faces of many homeowners by making sure that the installation service is done correctly and to taste. The team understands that each property owner has an ideal

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South Florida Fair producing Home Improvement Show for the first time



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The South Florida Fair has announced it will be hosting it’s first-ever Home Improvement & More Show in the Expo Center at the end of October.

The Fair said they created the event because people are spending more time in their homes because of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Given what we’ve been experiencing since March with this pandemic, there has never been such a high demand for at-home enhancements in kitchens and baths, lawn and landscape, décor and home office ideas,” said Vicki Chouris, president & CEO of the South Florida Fair & Palm Beach County Expositions.

There are more than 60 vendors slated to be at the event that include categories such as windows, kitchen, bath, patios, landscaping, and more.

The show

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Trump Plans To Resume Public Activities With South Lawn Appearance : NPR

President Trump says he is feeling well, but questions about his health continue to swirl just over a week after his tweet that he’d tested positive for the coronavirus.



SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

President Trump plans to resume public activities today with a rally on the South Lawn of the White House. In an interview last night on Fox News, the president said he feels well.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: I feel really, really strong. And a lot of people don’t feel that way sometimes for a while afterwards, but very good.

SIMON: We’re joined now by NPR science correspondent Rob Stein. Rob, thanks for being with us.

ROB STEIN, BYLINE: Morning, Scott.

SIMON: The president spoke virtually with a doctor last night on Fox News. Did we learn anything new about his condition?

STEIN: Well, the president said he was no longer taking any medication and that

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South Jersey Real Estate Investment Firm Closes on Cash Out Refinance Amidst Pandemic

HADDONFIELD, N.J., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Darwin Capital Management Group of South Jersey has closed on the refinance of a significant portion of its real estate holdings, all of which are rental properties located in the Southern New Jersey submarket.  The closing of the refinance occurred on Wednesday September 30, 2020.

A South Jersey Community Bank provided the financing in the form of a $3,000,000 first lien position loan on all of the assets.

Darwin Capital Management Group cashed out over a Million Dollars in the refinance and will immediately use the capital to acquire new assets as it plans to expand its business significantly in the calendar year 2021.

“The closing of this transaction represents a pivotal point in my company’s growth path,” said Adam Cohen, Managing Partner of Darwin Capital Management Group. “This infusion of liquidity allows us to further execute on our business

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Trump Continues To Be A COVID Superspreader? President May Draw Hundreds To White House South Lawn In Campaign Event

Shaniqua Juliano

KEY POINTS

  • Trump had wanted to start campaigning again this weekend, 10 days after his COVID-19 diagnosis
  • Doctors warn patients in the second week of the disease can take a rapid turn for the worse
  • Trump has exhibited a cavalier attitude toward the disease that has killed more than 213,000 Americans since March

President Donald Trump, who lost a week of campaigning to coronavirus, may be planning a second superspreader event at the White House: a gathering of hundreds on the South Lawn of the White House to hear him talk about law-and-order issues.

Trump, who was sidelined after being diagnosed with COVID-19 last week, was expected to address the crowd from a White House balcony, sources told ABC News.

A Sept. 26 Rose Garden event at which he formalized his nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court was believed responsible for dozens of infections. Most of

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South Lawn, Rose Garden at White House needs repairs after RNC

Shaniqua Juliano

The Rose Garden repairs come just weeks after the White House completed a major and controversial renovation of the garden intended, in part, to improve drainage.

WASHINGTON — Editor’s Note: The video above is Melania Trump’s RNC speech from the White House Rose Garden on Aug. 25, 2020.

The Rose Garden has been a muddy mess and the South Lawn marred by brown patches since President Donald Trump used them as backdrops for last month’s Republican National Convention.

Both are undergoing extensive re-sodding as crews work to repair the damage, which was clearly visible this week and last. The Rose Garden repairs come just weeks after the White House completed a major renovation of the garden intended, in part, to improve drainage issues.

“The sod is being replaced at no cost to taxpayers. Additionally, there has been other planned infrastructure work taking place on the south grounds,” said White House

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Premier Outdoor Lighting of New Jersey is the Top Landscape Lighting Company in South Jersey – Press Release

Shaniqua Juliano

Moorestown, NJ – Property owners who are looking for a way to add color, value, and appeal to their homes can now do that at the most affordable prices thanks to the outdoor lighting team at Premier Outdoor Lighting of New Jersey. The team of experts at Premier Outdoor Lighting of New Jersey understand the importance of outdoor lighting, especially as it contributes to the security of the property. By making use of the very best materials, property owners are offered the best illumination for the exterior of their homes and landscaping.

Boasting over 20 years of experience in the landscape and outdoor lighting business, Premier Outdoor Lighting of New Jersey and its team have been able to put a smile on the faces of many homeowners by making sure that the installation service is done correctly and to taste. The team understands that each property owner has an ideal

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Creative placemaking could be the key to catalyzing real estate development on Chicago’s South Side. One success story is garnering international acclaim

Shaniqua Juliano

CHICAGO — It’s no secret that some of Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods have suffered from a certain level of financial disinvestment, often systemic and spread out over decades.

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But one Chicagoan’s efforts to inject new enthusiasm and a sense of community, anchored by artistic and cultural endeavors, are attracting global attention — and similar efforts might be the key to stimulating more equitable real estate development on Chicago’s South Side, a new report suggests.

The report reflects three years of studying creative placemaking and the impact it has on communities. It comes from the Urban Land Institute, a global organization of real estate and urban development professionals dedicated to the responsible use of land in creating and sustaining thriving communities.

ULI reports that cities are finding success with the concept of placemaking, in which developers, designers, planners and investors come together to sync up their efforts in residential, commercial

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Creative placemaking could be the key to catalyzing real estate development on Chicago’s South Side. Here’s how one success story is garnering international acclaim.

Shaniqua Juliano

It’s no secret that some of Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods have suffered from a certain level of financial disinvestment, often systemic and spread out over decades.



a person standing in front of a window: Dance instructors Daniel "Bravemonk" Haywood and Kelsa "K-Soul" Robinson on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 at the Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative.


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Dance instructors Daniel “Bravemonk” Haywood and Kelsa “K-Soul” Robinson on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 at the Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative.

But one Chicagoan’s efforts to inject new enthusiasm and a sense of community, anchored by artistic and cultural endeavors, are attracting global attention — and similar efforts might be the key to stimulating more equitable real estate development on Chicago’s South Side, a new report suggests.

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The report reflects three years of studying creative placemaking and the impact it has on communities. It comes from the Urban Land Institute, a global organization of real estate and urban development professionals dedicated to the responsible use of land in creating and sustaining thriving communities.

ULI reports that

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