Click to find out more.Katie Melua grabs the guitar at the Pori Jazz festival on July 21, 2018. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today Katie Melua’s set at the Pori Jazz festival belongs to the most memorable and touching performances. Melua, 33, the Georgian-British singer and songwriter, musically leaning toward folk-pop and blues, walked on the stage wearing a long, pale dress that served as a contrast to her dark appearance from her brown locks to the eyes. Her fine band consisted of a guitarist, bass player, keyboardist and drummer with whisks. She grabbed her guitar and so began “Nine Million Bicycles,” one of her hits from her debut album, Piece by Piece from 2005. After a big applause, she continued with “Crawling Up a Hill,” reminding us of the rat race many are facing in their daily lives, a moment to reflect: work, sleep—and do it all over again. Or as in her words: “My life is just a slow train crawling up a hill.” … [Read more...] about Katie Melua’s Wonderful Performance Takes the Listener On a Deep Journey
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/EIN News/ -- TRUMBULL, Conn., Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $39.6 million in financing to Trumbull Developers, LLC, for the development and construction of Trumbull Lofts, a 202-unit, class-A apartment complex in Trumbull, Connecticut. Included within the 202 units of Trumbull Lofts will be 119 apartments with two bedrooms and two bathrooms and 83 one bedroom apartments with one bathroom. The apartments are located among five separate four-story buildings. Amenities of Trumbull Lofts will include a resort-inspired pool and deck with wi-fi, an outdoor lounge, fire pit and community grill, a catering kitchen, fitness facility, dog washing station, loaner bicycles and a spacious clubhouse. “Continental Properties has a true knack for building multifamily properties that deliver unexpected extras,” said Julia Anne M. Slom, Senior Vice President & Team Leader of Washington Trust’s … [Read more...] about Washington Trust Provides $39.6 Million in Financing for Construction of Trumbull Lofts Apartment Complex in Trumbull, CT
A new grant New Orleans is in line for could create more protected lanes for bicyclists.Officials are seeking a $2.6 million grant from PeopleforBikes, which is backed by the family who owns Wal-mart. The money is intended to support the city’s commitment to spend $10 million on “aggressive, low-stress bike infrastructure,” according to a city memo NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune obtained through a public records request. Laura Bryan, the city’s new director of transportation, wrote the memo in August to New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell.The city plans to use the grant to improve or create 75 miles of protected bike lanes and cycle tracks, which are separate from street lanes and sidewalks. Officials also want to formulate a citywide bicycle plan and promote improved bicycle infrastructure “as a benefit instead of a detriment," according to the memo.Demo will change downtown traffic through mid-December, show how to safely share the roadBeau Tidwell, the … [Read more...] about New Orleans plans bike lane upgrades with $2.6 million in grant money
A Jersey City developer who specializes in restoring historic buildings hopes to buy the opulent but shuttered Elkins Estate in Cheltenham and spend up to $20 million for renovations. Landmark Developers will pay $6 million for the 42-acre estate and plans to restore six buildings, company president Frank Cretella said. Development plans haven’t been finalized for the estate, but some of the ideas under consideration include converting the stables to a distillery, installing a heliport, and adding, possibly, a spa, 110-room boutique hotel, luxury restaurant, recording studio, pool, and bocce ball court. And for the first time — at least in recent history — the Elkins Estate will be taxed because of revised township zoning laws. Cheltenham is historically a community almost entirely made up of residential homes and little commercial development. The zoning laws were rewritten and approved late last year to require nonresidential properties, which would … [Read more...] about Will a boutique hotel and spa open at Cheltenham’s Elkins Estate? Developer in talks to buy the property for $6 million
WITH a string of hit singles and best-selling albums under her belt, Katie Melua is one of the most respected singer-songwriters in the business. The gifted vocalist put her silken tones to good use on the Children In Need 2017 single – here's what you need to know about her. Who is Katie Melua? Katie Melua was born in what is now Georgia on September 16 1984, and her family emigrated to the UK when she was eight. After growing up in Belfast, she moved to London in her mid-teens and attended the prestigious Brit School, whose glittering alumni include Adele and Leona Lewis. Katie's was signed at 18 and her hugely successful debut album Call Off The Search was a no.1 hit, going platinum in the process. That record featured "The Closest Thing to Crazy", the first of three top-1o UK singles to date along with "Nine Million Bicycles" and "What a Wonderful World" with Eva Cassidy, which topped the charts. The 34-year-old has now released six studio LPs, the most recent of which was … [Read more...] about Who is Katie Melua, what are the singer’s biggest songs and who is her husband James Toseland?
WITH a string of hit singles and best-selling albums under her belt, Katie Melua is one of the most respected singer-songwriters in the business.The gifted vocalist is putting her silken tones to good use on the Children In Need 2017 single – here’s what you need to know about her.Katie Melua was born in what is now Georgia on September 16 1984, and her family emigrated to the UK when she was eight.After growing up in Belfast, she moved to London in her mid-teens and attended the prestigious Brit School, whose glittering alumni include Adele and Leona Lewis.Katie’s was signed at 18 and her hugely successful debut album Call Off The Search was a no.1 hit, going platinum in the process.That record featured “The Closest Thing to Crazy”, the first of three top-1o UK singles to date along with “Nine Million Bicycles” and “What a Wonderful World” with Eva Cassidy, which topped the charts.The 33-year-old has now released six studio LPs, … [Read more...] about Who is Katie Melua, what’s the Children In Need 2017 single ‘Fields Of Gold’ and who is the singer’s husband James Toseland?