Hastings Pier will be hosting a ‘grand reopening party’ this weekend. Starting at 11am on Saturday (April 20), the pier has promised free entertainment, an Easter egg hunt and ice creams.There will also be mascots as well as tea, coffee and cake.The ‘grand reopening party’ comes almost three weeks after Hastings Pier reopened to the public on April 1.It had been closed since December 2018 for ‘essential repairs’ following a small fire in November.Last week, pier staff said a life-size statue of a pony was stolen between 6.30pm on Wednesday and 7.30am on Thursday (April 10 to 11).Police have asked anyone with information about the incident to report online or call 101 quoting serial 779 of 11/04.See more:St Leonards burglar given prison sentenceChris Grayling ‘meddling with menace’ and should ‘butt out’ of Southeastern pay talks, says TSSA unionSt Leonards man found dead at home Crew sent to tackle St Leonards fire … [Read more...] about Hastings Pier to host reopening party
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By SAM ANDERSON MARCH 20, 2019 The travel guru believes the tiniest exposure to other cultures will change Americans’ entire lives. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue The travel guru believes the tiniest exposure to other cultures will change Americans’ entire lives. By SAM ANDERSON photo illustrations by: Zachary Scott Rick Steves can tell you how to avoid having your pocket picked on the subway in Istanbul. He can tell you where to buy cookies from cloistered Spanish nuns on a hilltop in Andalusia. He can tell you approximately what percentage of Russia’s gross domestic product comes from bribery. He can teach you the magic idiom that unlocks perfectly complementary gelato flavors in Florence (“What marries well?”). But Rick … [Read more...] about Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time
By JON MOOALLEM MARCH 20, 2019 A weeklong trip in Alaska was supposed to be an adventure. In an instant it became the experience that defined us all. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue A weeklong trip in Alaska was supposed to be an adventure. In an instant it became the experience that defined us all. By JON MOOALLEM photo illustration by: DAVID BENJAMIN SHERRY The whale sighting happened right away, minutes into Day 1. Jon, Dave and I had just been dropped off on a remote Alaskan shoreline, an hour and a half by boat from the closest speck of a town. Jon was working as a sea-kayaking guide that summer in Glacier Bay National Park, and he had invited us up for a seven-day excursion during his week off. As the boat that delivered us vanished, the drone of its … [Read more...] about It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives.
No, he didn’t say it! On Tuesday morning, morning, Tom Ford was the number two trending topic on Twitter nationwide, and not because of his impending ratification to succeed Diane von Furstenberg as the chairman of the CFDA. The Twittersphere was ablaze with a quote about Melania Trump attributed to Ford but unsubstantiated by source or date: “I have no interest in dressing a glorified escort who steals speeches and has bad taste in men.” The quote proved unsearchable.RELATED: Melania Trump's most divisive looks 15 PHOTOS A history of Melania Trump's most controversial outfits See Gallery A history of Melania Trump's most controversial outfits As part of her first solo international trip as first lady, Melania visited Nairobi National Park in a white pith helmet, which drew criticism for its colonial-era past. Read more here. Melania Trump attended the General Debate of the 73rd session of the General Assembly at the United Nations … [Read more...] about Tom Ford responds to reports claiming he called Melania a ‘glorified escort’
German-born fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died, a source at the French fashion house Chanel said on Tuesday, February 19. Reports say he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.“Today the world lost a giant among men. Karl was so much more than our greatest and most prolific designer—his creative genius was breathtaking and to be his friend was an exceptional gift. Karl was brilliant, he was wicked, he was funny, he was generous beyond measure, and he was deeply kind. I will miss him so very much," editor in chief at Vogue and friend to Lagerfeld Anna Wintour said in an article. 22 PHOTOS Karl Lagerfeld's most iconic quotes See Gallery Karl Lagerfeld's most iconic quotes 'I'm a kind of fashion nymphomaniac who never gets an orgasm." (1984) Pictured: Karl Lagerfeld poses with models on July 23, 1984 at the end of the autumn-winter 1984/1985 Haute Couture collection in Paris. (Photo: PIERRE GUILLAUD/AFP/Getty Images) … [Read more...] about Karl Lagerfeld’s most iconic quotes: ‘Life is not a beauty contest, some [ugly people] are great’