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2011-07-12 00:00:54

With 650 pediatric specialists under one roof, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital opens its doors as South Florida's newest, freestanding children's hospital with a unique "Power of Play" theme, a room service only menu, and other amenities inspired by kids. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 In its 19-year history, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital has earned the distinction of being the leading children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties, and a regional pediatric specialty...

2011-06-14 08:04:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ANF Group, Inc., a South Florida based construction management firm, announced today the completion of the 170,000-square-foot Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital - the first free standing children's hospital in Broward County. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/FL18288 ) The hospital's unique 4-story building and new central energy plant is designed to earn Gold Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED)...

2010-12-10 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11: JOE DIMAGGIO RETIRES FROM BASEBALL Profile America -- Saturday, December 11th. One of baseball's greatest players -- Joe DiMaggio -- announced his retirement from the game on this day in 1951. He was the middle of three brothers who each became major league center fielders,...

2009-09-24 16:21:38

A dozen multimillion-dollar bids for a Los Angeles crypt directly above that of Marilyn Monroe have all fallen through, the seller says. They were all phony-balonies, said Elsie Poncher, who put the crypt that holds the remains of her husband, Richard, up for auction on eBay. The winning bid from Japan was $4.6 million and there were 11 other bids of at least $4.5 million. All of them backed out, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. No one even offered to pay the $500,000 minimum, the...

2009-08-14 20:06:17

A California woman plans to list the crypt now occupied by her husband on eBay with a unique selling point: It is just above the one where Marilyn Monroe rests. Elsie Poncher told the Los Angeles Times the minimum bid will be $500,000 for the crypt at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park. She wants the money to pay off the $1.6 million mortgage on her house in Beverly Hills. I can't be more honest than that, she said. I want to leave it free and clear for my kids. Poncher said her...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.