The median price for an existing home in the United States is $211,000, according to the National Association of Realtors. However, these twelve homes blow this average away with price tags in the high millions.
The Ontario government announced Thursday that it’s moving ahead with a major overhaul of Ontario Place, adding a new pedestrian bridge to connect with the Exhibition grounds.
The new Ontario Place will feature a park, a canal district complete with restaurants and an expansion of the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Ontario Tourism Minister Michael Coteau said Thursday morning. Part of the space is expected to be open by 2016.
"Kansas needs to be less like California"--that is one of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's favorite applause lines.
Yet last August when we drove the Reverse Overland Trail it struck me that it would be a much better world for Kansas for Kansas's Prairie if it were to look like California's Central Valley.
Let me continue explaining why:
Dieter Bogs, a six-term mayor of Trail, B.C., understands the appeal of his small town. There are mountains, the Columbia River winding by, a moderate climate, plenty of sunshine and plenty of friendly folks.
Trail, in short, is a nice place to live. Nice for people, and nice for pigeons, feathery, cooing flocks of them. Flying this way and that, roosting in the nooks and crannies of Trail’s iconic iron girder bridge and transforming an idyllic mountain town into a giant avian toilet.