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Lifestyles

Rehabilitated history

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Imagine living in an apartment in an old church that houses a chandelier and pipe organ donated by Andrew Carnegie, eating at a restaurant in the lobby of a 105-year-old train station decorated with marble from Italy, or drinking beer made inside a brewery that was raided by ...

Keeping mint condition

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans have become obsessed with collectibles, bidding up prices for trading cards, video games and other mementos of their youth. The frenzy has brought small fortunes to some, but a deep frustration for those who still love to play games or trade cards as a hobby. ...

Move from paper to digital tickets divides sports fans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — John Fey was rummaging through a box of old scrapbooks this summer when he came upon a couple lost treasures. At the bottom of the box, detached from the page they were once glued to, were ticket stubs from Nebraska’s 1971 “Game of the Century” win against ...

Staying beautiful

NEW YORK (AP) — When Debra Perelman took over as Revlon’s first woman CEO in its 89-year history in 2018, the global beauty company was already facing big challenges. The publicly traded company, which is backed by her billionaire father Ron Perelman’s MacAndrews & Forbes Inc., and ...

Key milestones in Revlon’s storied history

NEW YORK (AP) — Here are key milestones in Revlon’s 89-year history. 1932: Brothers Charles and Joseph Revson and Charles Lachman start Revlon and unveil a revolutionary nail enamel. 1935: The first Revlon advertisement runs in the New Yorker Magazine. 1937: Revlon introduces nail ...

Baiting shark seekers

CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) — There’s no ominous music, no telltale fin breaking the surface as the powerful silhouette of a great white shark glides alongside the small tour boat off Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Michael Simard crouches low and points a finger in the direction of the roughly ...