“Golden Girls” house in LA sells for way above ask

first_imgThe Golden Girls cast and the Brentwood home (Getty, Realtor)Los Angeles’ “Golden Girls” house sold quickly and for well above its asking price.The mid-century home that appeared on the 1980s-era sitcom sold for $4 million, a full $1 million above the asking price it listed with a month ago, according to the Wall Street Journal.The Brentwood home’s exterior was used for the exterior of the Florida home in “The Golden Girls” because location scouts thought the floral landscaping gave it a Sunshine State-esque vibe.The buyers weren’t especially big fans of the sitcom and were more interested in the architecture and location, according to the Journal.Still, its pop culture connection didn’t hurt. Douglas Elliman listing agent Rachelle Rosten said she was surprised by how strong interest was in the property.“I knew there were a lot of ‘Golden Girls’ fans in the world but I had no idea there were this many,” she told the Journal.While the home’s connection to the popular sitcom couldn’t hurt its value, the property itself has plenty of attractive qualities, in particular its preserved mid-century styling.The kitchen is painted in avocado and turquoise colors, there’s a Japanese-style wraparound porch, and the living room has tall vaulted ceilings that connect through large glass doors to a covered porch.There were around 20 offers during its 14 days on the market and a bidding war ensued among 9 parties, Rosten said. [WSJ] — Dennis Lynchlast_img read more

Wizard World Comic-Con Once Again Takes Cleveland by Storm

first_img Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE. CLEVELAND – It was another outstanding weekend for collectors and fans of film and screen and even wrestling as Wizard World Comic-Con was back in town with another great show at the Cleveland Convention Center.The event, held from Friday to Sunday, was full of great celebrity guests as well as tons of great merchandise from t-shirts to figures, Funko Pops, and artists showing off their prints.As usual a ton of fans came to the event over three days dressed up, taking in all the sights and sounds of the event as they waited for TV and film stars to take to the stage for pictures and autographs.This years stars included Anthony Mackie (Falcon from the Avengers movies), Millie Bobby Brown (NetFlix Hit Series ‘Stranger Things‘), Gene Simmons (of KISS fame), Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter), Dean Cain (Played Superman in ‘Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman’), and Kurt Angle (Former WWE Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist). The event will return to Cleveland in 2018 – and will take place from March 23rd to the 25th. Click HERE to see some pics from last year’s event!Click the boxes for photos of the event from walking around Sunday afternoon. Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Related TopicsAnthony MackieGene SimmonsJennifer CarpenterKurt AngleWizard World Comic-Con Matt Loedelast_img read more

New twist in Newcastle transfer saga, player to ‘determine’ future on…

first_imgAfter a good start to his Newcastle United career, Mikel Merino struggled to get regular playing time under Rafael Benitez after signing with Magpies on a permanent deal in October. But that hasn’t stopped him having admirers in the La Liga. We carried a report from AS over the past two days suggesting Real Sociedad have managed to beat the likes of Real Betis and Athletic Club Bilbao to sign the midfielder.Another report from AS claimed Sociedad president Jokin Aperribay flew to England to negotiate Merino’s transfer.There has been a new twist in the ongoing transfer saga surrounding Merino’s future, if a report from Diario Vasco is to be believed. They claim that Sevilla have now joined the race to sign the Magpies player.Embed from Getty ImagesEver Banega and Steven N’Zonzi, two Sevilla midfielders, are currently attracting interest from the Premier League. Both players are linked with a move to Arsenal after Unai Emery, the duo’s former coach, took charge at the Emirates.Sevilla promoted Joaquín Caparros as their new director of football after appointing Pablo Machin as their new manager. Diario Vasco claims both of them are looking at Merino as a target, if Banega or N’Zonzi decides to leave the club this summer.Real Sociedad are willing to offer him assurances over regular playing time, if Merino decides to join them. However, a move to Sevilla will help him play European football, something the Basque clubs are unable to offer.Merino is currently on holiday in the United States. The 21-year-old will “determine” his future on Monday, once he returns from his vacation.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this City-Building Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Forge of Empires – Free Online GameUndoRaid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadEven Non-Gamers Are Obsessed With This RPG Game (It’s Worth Installing!)Raid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadUndoPremier Diamond BoutiqueHong Kong’s first lab-grown diamond empirePremier Diamond BoutiqueUndo聽多多 Hearmore.asia1969年前出生的香港居民現可免費試戴頂尖的歐洲助聽器聽多多 Hearmore.asiaUndoDating.comFind out where single guys are hanging out in Tung ChungDating.comUndoStanChart by CNBC CatalystDigitization in Banks Is No Longer About Efficiency, but Business Resilience. Don’t Get Left Behind.StanChart by CNBC CatalystUndoInstant Voice TranslatorGenius Japanese Invention Allows You To Instantly Speak 43 LanguagesInstant Voice TranslatorUndoCNBC InternationalHere’s How Big Businesses in Singapore Are Managing the Impact of COVID-19.CNBC InternationalUndoCNN with DBS BankWhat Banks Did To Help Corporations Mitigate Future CrisesCNN with DBS BankUndolast_img read more