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October 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today?


As surely as leaves turned colors and then fell from trees in the fall, colonists had another reminder of the changing seasons and the approach of a new year: advertisements for almanacs published in newspapers throughout the colonies. 306 more words

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It Happened Today in New York City

On October 17, 1992, future Beautiful New York blogger and tour guide Matthew Baker arrived in New York City to live. Having grown up in a small homogenous farm town in Southwest Missouri, Baker came to New York to pursue a career in the theatre, which he practiced for the next 13 years. 69 more words


It Happened Today in New York City

On October 12, 1892, the statue of Christopher Columbus at Columbus Circle was unveiled. Sculpted by Gaetano Russo and funded by the local Italian-language newspaper… 71 more words


Almanac Valley Of The Heart's Delight

Brewery: Almanac Beer Co.
Country: USA
ABV: 7%
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: Farm to barrel

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Sour blonde ale aged in wine barrels with apricots & strawberries… 133 more words


Mark Your Calendars—This Year's Harvest Moon Is Going to Be Spectacular

(Source: www.townandcountrymag.com)

Mark your calendar for October 5! That’s when the Harvest Moon will appear—and this year, it’s a little unusual.

Normally, the September Full Moon… 387 more words

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