Homeowner goes to court with city over land dispute – The Big Bend Sentinel
The city denied her request, stating that there is a longstanding alleyway dividing her property that is used and maintained by city personnel. The city does not have the legal paperwork proving that this alleyway is an easement, however. According to the complaint, Meeks had the Big Bend Title company run a report to see if there were any official easements on her property. Todd said that the city and Meeks are in negotiations and awaiting the results of a survey of the potential easement. Messer, Fort and McDonald –– the law firm representing the city in this case –– did not respond to requests for comment.bigbendsentinel.com
Its $11M makeover complete, the Mayflower II is sailing home
FILE - In this June 6, 2016 file photo, people on a wharf watch as the Mayflower II arrives in Plymouth Harbor in Plymouth, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)Cue the cameras: The Mayflower II is ready for its closeup and its journey home. Our goal is to keep the crew as isolated as possible, said Kate Sheehan, a spokesperson for Plimoth Plantation. Continuous restoration work began at the seaport museum in 2016, with shipwrights from the seaport museum and artisans from Plimoth Plantation engaged in the work. Plans for the Mayflower II to take part in tall ship celebrations and other sails including a 400th anniversary commemoration in Provincetown, Massachusetts, in September have been put on hold.
Black Broadway star buys 1820s slave-built home, reclaiming his White House as a “generational move”
A Black Broadway star recently purchased an 1820-era property that was built by slaves, which he renamed White House. He said the agent told him: “I’m sure that takes you off the table.”“Don’t you ever underestimate a hard-working black man,” Hardwell wrote on Facebook. When the agent asked Hartwell why he wanted such a large house, he said the acquisition was “a generational move.”“I know this house is bigger than me,” Hartwell wrote. and Motown the Musical, said this is a moment of “building our own tables.”“I’ve never been prouder to be a black man. Come to my White House (at) any time.