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Bethany Erickson

On MidlandDirt.com: Downtown Odessa Hosts Wine and Beer Tasting Event

By Bethany Erickson | September 20, 2017 | Comments Off on On MidlandDirt.com: Downtown Odessa Hosts Wine and Beer Tasting Event

If you love wine tasting, craft beer, and live music, we have an event you’ll love. Round up your besties or make it a date night, it’s time to mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Tap Into Downtown Odessa event. The 21-and-over event will take place Saturday, Sept. 30, from 6 p.m to 10 p.m. on Grant Avenue […]

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Historic Estes Park Inn Up for Grabs

By Bethany Erickson | September 16, 2017 | 3 Comments

The beautiful Estes Park, Colo., is a great place to play — we all know that. But what if we told you that you could also own an entire inn that would provide both a personal playground and a revenue stream?  This week’s historical shelter is the Baldpate Inn. The Estes Park staple has 12 guest rooms […]

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Historical Abode in Kentucky’s Bourbon Country Has Stories to Tell

By Bethany Erickson | September 8, 2017 | 3 Comments

The fact that the patriarch of what would become the Maker’s Mark family claimed his stake here would be story enough for most to consider this 200-year-old (plus) home in Kentucky. But add the fact that the patriarch also was the master distiller for a Founding Father, and that later another son became the step-father of […]

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Picturesque Penfield House One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Final Designs

By Bethany Erickson | September 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Picturesque Penfield House One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Final Designs

Frank Lloyd Wright aficionados who are looking for some income property can hit the jackpot with the Penfield Home, located in Willoughby Hills, Ohio, and situated on the Chagrin River. The three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath home was commissioned by Louis and Pauline Penfield in 1952, the Penfield family said on a website used to showcase the home […]

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On CandysDirt.com: What You Need to Know About Changes To Texas Insurance Law

By Bethany Erickson | August 30, 2017 | Comments Off on On CandysDirt.com: What You Need to Know About Changes To Texas Insurance Law

While Hurricane Harvey insurance claims are the first thought these days, every homeowner should know about a change to Texas homeowners insurance law that will go into effect on Friday. House Bill 1744 was signed into law May 27 by Gov. Greg Abbott. Billed as tort-reform legislation that would reduce the opportunity for insurance fraud, […]

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Historical Shelters: Own the Birthplace of Harriet Beecher Stowe

By Bethany Erickson | August 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Historical Shelters: Own the Birthplace of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Today’s historical shelter should be a museum, but for $400,000, the birthplace of Harriet Beecher Stowe could be yours – with a caveat. It’s kind of a giant, DIY puzzle. The Hartford, Conn., home was carefully dismantled with an eye toward moving it and turning it into a museum about the early life of the […]

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