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2010-05-27 10:51:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Hotels (www.renaissancehotels.com ) has partnered with multi-Grammy award-winning artist Maxwell on his U.S. arena summer tour. As the presenting sponsor for the tour, which kicked off on May 21st, Renaissance Hotels will offer their hotel guests unique access and opportunities to engage with the multi-platinum-selling superstar. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100125/NE43035LOGO-b ) "I am so excited to partner with...

2010-04-13 10:14:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance opens the kitchen to kids this Mother's Day with its first ever "Mother's Day Pancake Play Date" brunch special (www.therenaissancelife.com/pancake-playdate ) at participating Renaissance Hotels throughout the U.S. On Sunday, May 9(th) Renaissance Hotels will provide kids the opportunity to put on a take-home Renaissance chef's hat and create the ultimate, customized pancake creation while moms sit back and wait to be served. The "Mothers...

2007-09-07 12:00:48

By Steve Jordon, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Sep. 7--The 91-year-old Blackstone building at 36th and Farnam Streets is being purchased by a longtime neighbor: Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc. The construction and mining company said Thursday it is in the process of buying the former luxury hotel, now an office building that has some Kiewit employees already. "It is an opportunity for us to own a significant amount of property adjacent to our headquarters building," said Kiewit spokesman Kent...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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