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Starbucks brews trouble with new loyalty program

The coffee company has announced changes they say address the “no. 1 request we heard from members.” (AP) Starbuck has got its over-caffeinated clientele in a stir after the chain changed its rewards program. On Monday, the coffee company announced that they addressed the “no. 1 request we heard from members”– rewarding on dollars spent, not number of visits. But it didn’t take ...

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Be Smarter Than Kanye: Get a Pool That Makes Your Home More Valuable

ecording artist Kanye West and TV personality Kim Kardashian (2015 Donato Sardella) Nobody seems to have told Kanye West that pools aren’t always the smartest real estate investments. The rapper is building a pool the size of a lake in the backyard of the home he’s renovating with wife Kim Kardashian, according to TMZ. It will reportedly be five times larger ...

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Best Seller? Jackie Collins Estate Is on the Market For $30M in Beverly Hills

Jackie Collins (2015 Jon Kopaloff) As a writer of 32 novels over her illustrious career, the late Jackie Collins obviously had an eye for detail. And she applied that same precision to the construction of her 21,784-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion. Now on the market for $30 million, the eight-bedroom home includes five writing desks used by the author whose works included ...

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Italian ‘coffee king’ buried in giant espresso pot

Renato Bialetti’s ashes were buried in a stovetop espresso maker. (AP) Renato Bialetti, the coffee king whose name is synonymous with the iconic aluminum stovetop esspresso makers, died last week at the age of 93. In an unusual and strangely befitting tribute, the ashes of this well-known Italian coffee impresario were placed in a giant Moka pot, which he made famous, ...

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Red Sox Boss Dave Dombrowski Now Selling His $2.5M Michigan Mansion

A dream home for outdoor enthusiasts. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski (2015 Getty Images) A few months after purchasing his new Beantown abode, Dave Dombrowski, president of the Boston Red Sox, has listed the six-bedroom estate in Bloomfield Hills, MI, that served as home base for the baseball exec and his family during his 14-year tenure with the ...

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Voila: Renault reveals the Alpine Vision sports car

Twenty years after the last Alpine A610, a striking-looking rival to cars such as the Porsche 911, rolled off the production line, the French car maker has revealed a concept for a new sports car set to go on sale in 2017. Browse NEW or USED cars for sale on driving.co.uk According to the car maker, which is a subsidiary ...

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Lobster could get cheaper as more processing stays in the US

FILE – In this June 20, 2014, file photo, lobsters are processed at the Sea Hag Seafood plant in Tenants Harbor, Maine. (AP) America’s lobster industry is sending less of its catch to Canada as processing grows in New England, and the growth could have widespread ramifications for consumers who are demanding more lobster products every year. U.S. lobstermen, clustered in ...

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