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GBR Palm Refis 189-Unit Complex for $32M
SAN JOSE, CA- GBR Palm Valley Podium LLC has a new mortgage on its 189-unit Village of Marineo from Guardian Life Insurance Co. in a financing arranged by NorthMarq Capital in this roundup of commercial real estate news in the West. Dennis Williams, SVP and managing director of NorthMarq Capital’s San Francisco Regional office, arranged the first mortgage for the multifamily property, which is …
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Helluva Town


Helluva Town


$9.99


In the stirring signature number from the 1944 Broadway musical On the Town, three sailors on a 24-hour search for love in wartime Manhattan sing, New York, New York, a helluva town. The Navy boys? race against time mirrored the very real frenzy in the city that played host to 3 million servicemen, then shipped them out from its magnificent port to an uncertain destiny. This was a time when soldiers and sailors on their final flings jammed the Times Square movie houses featuring lavish stage shows as well as the nightclubs like the Latin Quarter and the Copacabana; a time when bobby-soxers swooned at the Paramount over Frank Sinatra, a sexy, skinny substitute for the boys who had gone to war. Richard Goldstein?s Helluva Town is a kaleidoscopic and compelling social history that captures the youthful electricity of wartime and recounts the important role New York played in the national war effort. This is a book that will prove irresistible to anyone who loves New York and its relentlessly fascinating saga. Wartime Broadway lives again in these pages through the plays of Lillian Hellman, Robert Sherwood, Maxwell Anderson, and John Steinbeck championing the democratic cause; Irving Berlin?s This Is the Army and Moss Hart?s Winged Victory with their all-servicemen casts; Rodgers and Hammerstein?s Oklahoma! hailing American optimism; the Leonard Bernstein?Jerome Robbins production of On the Town; and the Stage Door Canteen. And these were the days when the Brooklyn Navy Yard turned out battleships and aircraft carriers, when troopships bound for Europe departed from the great Manhattan piers where glamorous ocean liners once docked, where the most beautiful liner of them all, the Normandie, caught fire and capsized during its conversion to a troopship. Here, too, is an unseen New York: physicists who fled Hitler?s Europe spawning the atomic bomb, the FBI chasing after Nazi spies, the Navy enlisting th

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