Greta Thunberg’s sailing adventure no pleasure cruise
PLYMOUTH, England (AP) — Greta Thunberg's two-week voyage to the United States will be no pleasure cruise.
The 16-year-old climate change activist who has inspired student protests around...
Today in History for November 12th
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia home where Grace Kelly grew up has been restored to its original glory.
Toby Boshak, executive director of the Princess Grace Foundation-USA, tells NBC's "Today" that the six-bedroom, 2.5-story Colonial home will be used occasionally by Kelly's son Prince Albert II and his family.
Fashion designer Jennifer Butler can’t watch the Oscars without mentally re-dressing the actors on the red carpet.
“I would love to dress somebody like Meryl Streep. I don’t think she’s properly represented, ever,” says Butler, who works out of a studio and retail space in the Greenfield Hill section of Fairfield. “I don’t think she ever looks as great as she could.”
Oscars fashion through the years: The great and the puzzling
NEW YORK (AP) — A radiant Grace Kelly glided from her seat, pulling up her long opera gloves, her little evening bag balanced on one arm, as she collected a best actress trophy for "The Country Girl" at the 1955 Academy Awards.
She kept her speech short and sweet: "The thrill of this moment keeps me from saying what I really feel. I can only say thank you with all my heart to all who made this possible for me. Thank you."
Today in History for November 12th
Nobel Prize, JFK’s chair, Trump wedding souvenir up for bid
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Nobel prize, a rocking chair commissioned by President John F. Kennedy and a souvenir from President Donald Trump's wedding to first lady Melania, are among the treasures up for grabs at a Los Angeles auction this fall.
Princess Diana discovered the Philadelphia Eagles at a funeral. A famous funeral for another commoner turned royal — Princess Grace of Monaco, Philadelphia native Grace Kelly.
Diana, Princess of Wales, was representing the British crown at the September 1982 funeral for Grace when she met Jack Edelstein, the statistician for the Eagles.
Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93
NEW YORK (AP) — Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become a movie star, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93.
Merrill, raised in part on the Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida now owned by President Donald Trump, died Monday, according to family spokeswoman Selena Albanese. Merrill died of heart failure at her home in East Hampton, Albanese told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Prince Albert says Grace Kelly’s home will reopen in 2018
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prince Albert of Monaco says the childhood home of his late mother, Princess Grace Kelly, will reopen to the public next year or earlier.
Smart Rating: 94.12U.S. Release Year: 1955Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce LandisDescription: A retired cat burglar (Cary Grant) sees fireworks with an American heiress (Grace Kelly) on the Riviera.
Prince Albert II visits new purchase: mom Grace Kelly’s home
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prince Albert II of Monaco was in Philadelphia on Tuesday inspecting a house he recently bought: the home where his mother, Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly, grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from his father, Prince Rainier III.
Albert spent nearly an hour inside the home and walking around the property, which he bought for $754,000. He waved to a handful of fans lined up on the sidewalk across the street from the home but made no public statements.
Prince Albert II of Monaco on Tuesday inspected the first home of his mother, Grace Kelly, in East Falls.
Albert over the weekend confirmed that he has purchased the home, at 3901 Henry Ave., with the possible aim of using it as a combination museum and offices for his Prince Albert II Foundation.
Prince Albert of Monaco says he bought the East Falls’ home of his mother, Grace Kelly
By Alan J. Heavens, REAL ESTATE WRITER
Prince Albert of Monaco has confirmed that he has purchased the East Falls' birthplace of his mother, Grace Kelly.
The prince told People magazine Saturday that he is traveling to Philadelphia on Tuesday to discuss plans for the home, at 3901 Henry Ave., which was built by his grandfather, John B. Kelly Sr.
Prince Albert buys Philadelphia home of mom Grace Kelly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is now in the hands of the royal family.
Her son, Prince Albert of Monaco, has confirmed to People Magazine that he was the recent purchaser of the six-bedroom, 2.5-story Colonial home in the city's East Falls section.
‘The Dollhouse’ is as much about a place as about people
"The Dollhouse" (Dutton), by Fiona Davis
Former actress and journalist Fiona Davis' debut novel, "The Dollhouse," is as much about a place as it is about people.
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