Danilo Konvalinka | Boothbay Register
The family then moved to Maryland, and Danilo and his father, with Lois' help, opened a clock and music box repair shop in Kensington. They started collecting antique music boxes and later expanded to all sorts of mechanical musical instruments His ...
July 14, 2015
Now Christine Truman's Dilly book is in French!
Christine later took it to The Queen's Club in West Kensington, and found people liked it. “They said She's had many quirky ideas over the years, such as a grandfather clock that gets bored going tick tock and decides to speed up one night. “They ...
July 7, 2015
Paradise in Potomac: Every inch of couple's estate built for living lavishly
Joe Bruno and his wife, Cynthia Marini Bruno, have never been known to do something on a small scale. The grand entrance to their Potomac estate starts when custom-designed, wrought-iron gates tipped in gold slowly glide open and reveal a spectacular ...
April 30, 2015
Obama's race to chaos
“Everything with the de Blasio administration is a campaign,” she told The Wall Street Journal. “It's time to get real.” In his second year, just like his first, Bill de Blasio would rather campaign than govern. He panders to his 17 percent base as ...
March 28, 2015
Stage review: 'Dance of Death' marries tragedy, comedy in tale of warring spouses
There's room for only about 60 or 70 intimate witnesses. Everywhere are evocations of time past — grandfather clock, rocking horse, chandelier, miniature piano, horse's head, birdcages. On the full size piano there's even a stuffed seagull (think ...
April 20, 2015
The Real Goodfellas: The Mysterious Fate of Tommy DeSimone
It's three o'clock in the morning and we're all smashed out of our minds. All of a sudden Tommy wants him to dance. . The gunmen ordered the employees to remain where they were and not to call the police until 4:30 a.m. It was then 4:16, according ...
April 7, 2015
The beauty and agony of Game 7: 89 years of NY history
This was the day Game 7 first arrived in New York City, the moment we (or our great-grandfathers, anyway) first learned the pull and the appeal and the schizophrenic emotions of the Ultimate Game: Cardinals versus Yankees, three games apiece, one game ...
Now Christine Truman’s Dilly book is in French!
Christine later took it to The Queen’s Club in West Kensington, and found people liked it ... She’s had many quirky ideas over the years, such as a grandfather clock that gets bored going tick tock and decides to speed up one night.
July 7, 2015
Wimbledon Advantage and the Wine Bars of London
Jumping over to a real English feel, visit the Kensington Wine Rooms ... while the space is decorated with grandfather clocks, ornate vintage tills, old wine kegs and Champagne bottles cloaked in cobwebs. The lighting and the ceilings are low.
July 5, 2015
State Police clock DWI suspect driving 103 mph on Kensington
A Buffalo woman clocked driving at 103 mph on the inbound Kensington Expressway Friday night was charged with driving while intoxicated and speeding, State Police said. Zakkiyya P. Carter, 28, whose address was not available, came to the attention of ...
May 23, 2015
A WALNUT STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK
The case with chequered stringing to the trunk and plinth, the brass dial with silvered chapter ring, subsidiary seconds and date aperture, strike/silent to XII, signed Will.m Allam/London, the twin train movement with recoil anchor escapement, rack ...
December 8, 2014
A GEORGE I GREEN LACQUERED AND PARCEL-GILT STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK
With later chinoiserie decoration overall, the brass dial with Roman silvered chapter ring, subsidiary dial for seconds, date aperture, signed AR Smith, London, the twin train movement with recoil anchor escapement and internal count wheel strike to bell ...
December 1, 2014
The right flooring for a coastal getaway
What is the best flooring for this near-the-beach house? — Chevy Chase Answer ... Question: I have a Ridgeway grandfather clock that loses about five minutes a day. I have adjusted the pendulum to the max but it is still slow. What can I do to fix ...
August 13, 2014
Ridgeway Kensington Grandfather Clock
1200, Beautiful Vintage Ridgeway Kensington Grandfather Clock, Mint Condition, Beautiful solid oak wood, and glass with lighted curio cabinet, gorgeous sounding chimes. You must see this in person to appreciate this, the pictures do not show how stunning ...