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Day: July 23, 2021

Westgate Shopping Center sold to Missouri firm

Seeing opportunity in the 16 empty shops at Westgate Shopping Center in Fairview Park, an affiliate of retail-focused The R.H. Johnson Co. of Kansas City, Missouri, has acquired the regional lifestyle center.

That’s the word according to JLL Retail Capital Markets of Chicago, which announced Monday, July 19, that it had sold the center on the corner of West 210th Street and Center Ridge Road for the prior owner, IRC Retail Centers/DRA Advisors of New York City.

A sale price was not disclosed by JLL.

Online Cuyahoga County property records did not show a transaction for the 500,000-square-foot shopping center

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How An Accident Changed His Life, Skincare

Photo: Courtesy of Francesco Clark

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When Francesco Clark says that vanity saved his life, he truly means it. At just 24 years old, the founder of Clark’s Botanicals, then a fashion assistant at Harper’s Bazaar, sustained a spinal cord injury from a diving accident. “Not only did I become paralyzed in the blink of an eye, but I also experienced what it

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Here’s Why More Brides Are Buying Secondhand Wedding Dresses

UNITED STATES – OCTOBER 02: Sarah Jessica Parker in wedding dress at Filming of Sex And The City (Park Ave 81st St) (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

UNITED STATES – OCTOBER 02: Sarah Jessica Parker in wedding dress at Filming of Sex And The City (Park Ave 81st St) (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

Roughly two million people get married in the U.S. every year, an occasion for which, prior to the pandemic, a good chunk of brides bought a new wedding dress. At the time, that purchase cost, on average, $1,600, according to The Knot.

But all that changed during COVID when most of 2020’s big weddings got canceled. As more couples opted for minimonies, the big, poofy gowns of

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Jodie Turner-Smith Was Victim of Jewelry Theft at Cannes

UPDATE: New details have emerged about Jodie Turner-Smith’s troubling jewelry theft in Cannes.

Sources close to Turner-Smith tell Variety that the actor, who was staying at the Marriott hotel on the Croisette, had been at breakfast on Friday when robbers broke into her room and stole jewels worth several tens of thousands of euros. One of the items was effectively priceless: her mother’s wedding ring.

Turner-Smith was immediately moved from the Marriott to the Majestic hotel, a few blocks down the Croisette, and was given a large security detail, which has been accompanying her everywhere. The actor is in town

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A black woman rarely seen in the role of “beauty, power, elegance” says the new phantom stage star | Theater

The first black actor to star as Christine Phantom of the Opera At the West End, we hope that playing that role will help change the casting for women in theater colors.

Lucy St. Louis will premiere in a stunningly successful musical later this month when the show resumes at His Majesty’s Theater in London, which opened 35 years ago. She has wanted to play that role ever since she saw her mother and grandmother playing the role of Sarah Brightman. As a kid, they introduced Andrew Lloyd Webber’s score to St. Louis.

“It’s very special to finally be in

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