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2011-06-10 12:01:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When the Tiffany at Biltmore exhibition opens this summer at Biltmore -- George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre estate -- lovers of art, antiques and gardens will encounter a feast for the senses. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110610/CL17928 ) The exhibition of 45 stained-glass lamps and eight photomurals will fill the Biltmore Legacy exhibition hall in the estate's Antler Hill Village. In addition to viewing the renowned lamps, guests...

2010-12-02 16:14:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Memories created by holiday traditions and celebrations last a lifetime. These are the kinds of memories that become family tales you'll want to hear time and time again. Each year, Biltmore's Christmas celebration is held at a unique historic destination where families and friends can truly step back in time and become immersed in tradition. The 8,000-acre estate offers magical experiences and activities for all ages, ranging from a...

2010-11-26 08:00:00

SYOSSET, New York, Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Albert F. Moore, of Richmond, Virginia, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of law. ABOUT ALBERT F. MOORE Mr. Moore has 35 years of experience in the legal field. He is currently with Neal and Harwell, PLC, Attorneys at Law, in Nashville, Tennessee, where he has been since 1980. He practices federal white-collar criminal defense/state court...

2010-09-07 12:11:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Biltmore Company, in Asheville, N.C., is excited to announce Biltmore Inspirations, its first introduction into the direct selling industry where consultants will offer Biltmore products in a home party environment. The launch of Biltmore Inspirations will focus on food and tabletop items, which relate to the company's legacy of hospitality and entertaining. Products will blend chef-inspired foods with everyday practicality, making it easy for...

2010-06-07 14:57:00

NEWPORT, R.I., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 3(rd), Peter de Savary, Owner and Chairman of Vanderbilt Hall in Newport, Rhode Island, partnered with celebrities Kylie Minogue and John Paul Gaultier to raise over thirty thousand dollars to benefit The Foundation for AIDS Research (amFAR) at the Foundation's "Inspiration Gala" in New York City. Celebrating all aspects of men's style for the benefit of Aids research, the trio joined to present the "The Inspiration Weekender," a...

2010-03-10 10:30:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Gorgeous blooms are in full glory as thousands of tulips welcome springtime during Biltmore's 25th annual Festival of Flowers, April 3 - May 16, 2010. The estate-wide event celebrates the beauty of George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre property and its original design by Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture. Biltmore's gardens, Olmsted's final and most grand project, are in their 120th year, and are becoming more beautiful...

2010-02-16 07:11:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A rare 1913 Stevens-Duryea Model "C-Six" seven-passenger touring car will be placed on display for the first time beginning May 20, 2010 in Biltmore's new Antler Hill Village. The car is one of 10 motor vehicles on the estate that was registered in North Carolina in June 1916, and the only one purchased by George Vanderbilt that remains in The Biltmore Company's collection. This particular model is believed to be one of only 10 known existing in...

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2009-08-17 22:08:09

U.S. screenwriter James Vanderbilt has signed on to write the fifth and sixth installments in the Spider-Man film franchise, Variety.com reported Monday. Vanderbilt penned the first version of the fourth movie, which is slated to go into production early next year for a 2011 release. It was re-written by David Lindsay-Abaire, and then revised again by Gary Ross when director Sam Raimi and Sony Pictures wanted to take the flick in another direction, the entertainment industry trade newspaper...

2009-04-21 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness and Aegis Health Group announced today the expansion of a longtime partnership to better meet the growing consumer demand for health education and healthier lifestyle habits. Together, Vanderbilt and Aegis have been serving the nation's hospitals and business communities for nearly a decade. Central to this effort has been the Vanderbilt Dayani Center's development of Personal Health Reports -...

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2009-02-27 08:55:00

New research from Vanderbilt University's Peabody College offers guidance for teachers to help them improve writing instruction in the primary grades and develop stronger student writers. The two new studies by Steve Graham, professor and Curry Ingram Chair in Special Education, were recently published in the Journal of Educational Psychology. "The primary purpose of both articles is to inform teachers about writing practices that work with a wide variety of students," Graham said. "We're...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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