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2014-01-22 20:20:11

All-New Auction Site at WestWorld of Scottsdale Sets Two World Records SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, "The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions"(TM), announced today that Barrett-Jackson and Classic Party Rentals were recognized by Guinness World Records for two records. Barrett-Jackson's GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievements were verified on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, for "Largest Marquee" - 435,656.95 square feet - and "Largest Single-Unit...

2014-01-21 23:28:25

Boynton Beach homeowners who used Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami, to help them add living space in 2013 made sunrooms their top choice, said Venetian President Chris Noe. Aluminum-framed sunrooms add space quickly and economically to older, smaller homes, and add function to bigger, newer homes, Noe said. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Aluminum sunroom additions were the top choice of homeowners in Boynton Beach who added living space through Venetian Builders, Inc., in 2013,...

2014-01-21 12:21:14

Barrett-Jackson Hosted Top-Tier Celebrities, Auto Legends, Auctioned the World's Most Sought-After Blue Chip Vehicles, Awarded Two Guinness World Records and Set World Records for Rare Corvettes and Thunderbird SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today the strongest sales results in the 43 year history of the Scottsdale car auction. Over the course of six days, nearly 1,400 vehicles were sold at the...

2014-01-17 16:20:43

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McLaren Formula One fans gathered at last Sunday's Arizona Concours d'Elegance, cell phones poised and ready to capture a shot of gleaming paint and exposed carbon fiber. The Concours is over, but it's not the last chance for locals to get up close with the newest super car in town. McLaren Scottsdale brought three cars to the Arizona Biltmore on Sunday: A 204 MPH McLaren 12C Spider, a stripped-down chassis that display's the 12C's...

2014-01-17 16:20:14

Armed Forces Foundation Supported with Unique, Historical Lots SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today that a unique part of United States military history will cross the auction block and that these charitable lots will benefit veterans at the 43(rd) Annual Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 12-19, 2014. A Cessna liaison plane and a Dodge Utility vehicle will be auctioned to benefit The Armed Forces...

2014-01-14 16:20:35

Craig Jackson Welcomes Bidders, Consignors, VIPs and Celebrities at 43rd Scottsdale Auction SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), held its opening night gala on Monday night, an event that signifies the beginning of Barrett-Jackson's auction week and kick offs the action. Barrett-Jackson's 43(rd) annual Scottsdale auction - held Jan. 12-19, 2014 - will be seen on channels including FOX Broadcast, the FOX...

2014-01-10 16:20:23

Fastest Street Legal Vehicle from Legendary Bugatti Available in Scottsdale SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today a last minute but much anticipated consignment that will be a part of the 1400 cars to be auctioned during the company's Scottsdale auction. Simon Cowell's pristine 2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4, purchased new at Bugatti Beverly Hills, will be offered at the 43(rd) Annual Scottsdale...

2014-01-09 12:21:54

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Make-A-Wish(®) Arizona has announced a partnership with the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. That partnership will unfold at the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction Jan. 12-19, 2014 at Westworld of Scottsdale. Barrett-Jackson and Bugatti will auction off one of its most exclusive Bugatti events and the first of its kind to be offered for sale in the United States. The money raised will benefit the Arizona-based charity...

2014-01-08 20:20:09

2014 Continues Decades of Philanthropic Support, Help for Those in Need SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), has a big heart since holding its first auction in 1971. Barrett-Jackson has worked to provide a platform for consignors and charitable causes to align and raise funds. In January at the company's 43(rd) Annual Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 12-19, held at the all-new facility at Westworld of Scottsdale,...

2014-01-07 12:21:17

Barrett-Jackson Welcomes Celebrities and Vehicles Affiliated with Film "2 Fast 2 Furious" Featuring the Late Paul Walker, Steven Tyler, Gene Simmons, the Late Michael Jackson, Kobe Bryant, Michael Schumacher, the Late James Gandolfini, Chad Kroeger and Film "Driving Miss Daisy" SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today the lineup of celebrity affiliated vehicles that will cross its auction block in...


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2009-02-28 22:49:00

Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...

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