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Loose Leaf Black Tea

Loose Leaf Black Tea The first cup of tea was made from loose leaf black tea. As legend goes, Emperor Shen Nung of China was boiling water one day when the leaves of a nearby plant came loose and fell into his pot. And that was how the first cup of tea was made. Of …

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Tattershall Castle

Tattershall Castle Tattershall Castle posses one of the most splendid of later medieval tower houses. It has justly been described as the finest piece of medieval brickwork in England. Ralph, Lord Cromwell, erected this tower in the years 1434046. Rising over a hundred feet to the top of its corner turrets, with a view stretching …

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Schmidt Brewery Lofts

Schmidt Brewery Lofts There has been a lot of speculation about the fate of the old Schmidt Brewery. Once a bustling brewery, employing over 400 workers, it has been sitting vacant since 2004. Council Member Dave Thune describes it as a “symbol of the Seventh Street community. We want to bring life and liveliness back …

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Hedingham Castle

Hedingham Castle The village of Castle Hedingham is dominated by one of the finest keeps. Faced with ashlar masonry brought all the way from Barnack, it is almost perfectly preserved, lacking only its battlements. The sloping plinth and pilaster buttresses are typical Norman motifs but the turrets rising at two opposite corners are a distinctive …

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Venetian Painting At The National Gallery; Ravishingly Beautiful Visions of Religion And Nudity

Venetian Painting At The National Gallery; Ravishingly Beautiful Visions of Religion And Nudity The new show that is installed at The National Gallery of Art, “Bellini, Giorgione, Titian and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting,” presents us, not only with ravishing beauty, but with the vision of a time when apparently religion and nudity were easygoing …

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