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The T&C 50: The Most Influential Families in Media, Art, and Culture
Late billionaire George Lindemann and wife Frayda were both VPs of the Metropolitan Opera. Older son Adam is a writer and gallerist; his wife Amalia Dayan co-founded the gallery Luxembourg & Dayan. Younger son George Jr. is president of Miami’s Bass Museum.
New section of Cumberland Trail opens in Rhea County; state celebrates newest scenic river
A new section of the Cumberland Trail opened Saturday in tandem with a wide-ranging celebration commemorating Tennessee’s most recently named scenic river and the 50th anniversary of the National Wild & Scenic River Act.
Paddlers Applaud Expanded Daddy’s Creek Access! (TN)
For well over 20 years paddlers have sought improved access to a beautiful section of Daddy’s Creek flowing through Catoosa Wildlife Management Area near Crossville, TN. Daddy’s Creek only has enough water to float after significant rain, which typically happens in the fall, winter and spring.
Miami Herald: Environmentalist ordered to pay $4.4 million to developer
A jury in Stuart on Wednesday found famed environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla, the 77-year-old sister of deceased Clinton-era U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno and a South Florida political powerhouse in her own right, liable for interfering in a business deal that a...
Town & Country: Investor and Collector George Lindemann Turns His Attention to Conservation
“Dude ranch” is not the phrase one would expect to come out of George Lindemann’s mouth when he explains what prompted a life-changing epiphany. After all, this is the Miami art collector and president of the Bass Museum who co-hosted an Art Basel bash headlined by Fischerspooner and who buys furnishings by Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne and Wendell Castle as if they were cashmere sweaters from Bergdorf ’s. He lives in a pink house.
CBS12.com: Martin County settles Lake Point lawsuit; gains 400 acres
The Martin County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a legal settlement with the owners of Lake Point Monday, officials said.
W Magazine: Just In Time for Art Basel Miami 2017, the Bass Museum Is Back and Already an Instagram Hit
It feels like every museum is getting younger these days, with a facelift to match. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York now has a dedicated home for modern and contemporary art with the Met Breuer. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is undergoing a massive Frank Gehry-designed overhaul that will create new galleries to house its contemporary collection.
Miami Herald: An art museum is reopening after a huge revamp. And it’s mixing the old with the new
There is indeed a big Botticelli at The Bass, Miami Beach’s mighty little art museum. Starting Sunday, visitors can see it once more, after an absence of more than two years, in a freshened-up setting that signals a bold new start for the 53-year-old institution.
TennGreen: TennGreen Awarded Federal Grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Federation to Enhance Coal and Whites Creek Headwaters
On September 25, 2017, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awarded the Tennessee Parks & Greenways Foundation (TennGreen) funding to oversee habitat enhancement on the 5,200-acre Coal Creek Farms in Cumberland County.
NFWF: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Announces Over $1 Million in Funding to Restore and Improve Cumberland Plateau Forestlands
I am thrilled that my farm, Coal Creek Farm, is participating in a vital preservation project administered by the Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation that has just received a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.