The Mad Tea Party To Host Papadosio, TAUK, Spafford, & More

first_imgThe Mad Tea Party Jam will return to the Four Quarters Farm in Artemas, Pennsylvania this June 15-18. This year’s lineup will feature three nights of Papadosio, two nights of TAUK, three nights of BIG Something, and two nights of LITZ. Additionally, Spafford will perform two sets, along with performances from Porky’s Groove Machine and a Led Zeppelin tribute set from Electric Love Machine.This year’s theme will be “Summer of Love” in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the famed 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. All tickets are currently on sale, with more acts to be added soon. Head to the festival’s website for more information.last_img

Sold On Gold Coast: The most expensive suburbs to buy property in the south

first_img 3. Currumbin Median house price: $840,000 Median house rent: $635/weekMedian unit price: $412,063Median unit rent: $420/weekAverage days on market: 41 Average hold period: 11 years Population: 14,654 Average weekly household income: $1228Median age: 40 MORE NEWS: Where to bag a bargain in the southern suburbs Tallebudgera Valley is known for its dream acreage properties.Those who want to live the Gold Coast lifestyle but have a private escape to retreat to each night and switch off might find themselves in Tallebudgera Valley. Its Hinterland location ensures a relaxed ambience and a mix of lush valley and natural forests provide impressive scenery. And those who choose to live there get a little slice of serenity. LJ Hooker Burleigh Heads’ John Fischer said buyers were attracted to the area thanks to its central location and tranquil properties. “Tallebudgera Valley is the nearest acreage suburb to beautiful Gold Coast beaches,” he said. “(On offer is a) peaceful acreage lifestyle perfect for outdoor activities. “There are a lot of families moving to the area from Sydney and Melbourne, in particular wanting more space while being close to great schools and local amenities.” Mr Fischer said the area was home to two popular estates — Tallebudgera Park Estate and Kalimna Estate.“They are always in high demand as they are relatively new builds closer to amenities,” Mr Fischer said. Tallebudgera Valley’s median house price is $1.02 million after notching 34.2 per cent growth in the past three years, according to the latest CoreLogic figures. Mr Fischer expected prices to continue to rise as less land became available. “People will see great value in acreage properties that are still so close to all the Gold Coast amenities.” 2. Palm Beach There is a lot to love about the Gold Coast’s southern suburbs.FROM multimillion-dollar mansions to sprawling acreage estates, there is a lot on offer at the southern end of the Gold Coast when it comes to luxury homes.Tallebudgera Valley, Palm Beach and Currumbin were the three most expensive areas in the city’s south as featured in the Bulletin’s Sold On Gold Coast — the Glitter Strip’s ultimate property guide. So what makes them such pricey areas to settle down in? MORE NEWS: Fitness star’s luxury home steals the spotlight Palm Beach attracts residents who love an endless summer with the ocean and Tallebudgera Creek offering great spots to cool off.Palm Beach is far removed from the Glitter Strip’s hustle and bustle tourist destinations but don’t let its position give you the impression it is dull and boring. The southern suburb is popular among families and beachgoers who prefer a more relaxed lifestyle. Surfers and sunbakers flock to its beach while those who like water activities such as kayaking and paddle boarding descend on Tallebudgera Creek. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa10 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoThe suburb also has multiple parks and recreational areas, including the Palm Beach Parklands, one of the Gold Coast’s most popular. There is plenty of space to play sports as well as barbecues, bike and walking paths and children’s playground Pirate Park.For those that live in the area, the locale’s village lifestyle is what appeals to them most.It has a variety of properties to suit every buyers’ needs, from older residences on large blocks to luxury million-dollar homes with ocean views. The suburb has seen steady growth in its house prices over the years, making it a gold mine for residents who have owned property in the area for a long time. The median house price has surged 55.6 per cent in the past five years to $840,000 while median asking rent sits at $635 per week. There has also been a lot of development in the area over the years, particularly that of luxury boutique apartment buildings.While Palm Beach feels like a secluded beachside village, the Pacific Motorway, Gold Coast Airport and Surfers Paradise are all easily accessible. 1. Tallebudgera Valley Median house price: $1.02 million Median house rent: $795/weekMedian unit price: NAMedian unit rent: NAAverage days on market: 53 Average hold period: 15 years Population: 1624 Average weekly household income: $1592Median age: 45 Median house price: $821,000 Median house rent: $748/weekMedian unit price: $492,500Median unit rent: $470/weekAverage days on market: 39.5 Average hold period: 11 years Population: 2920 Average weekly household income: $1470Median age: 43 The village vibe lures people to Currumbin.Home to several tourist hot spots, it is surprising Currumbin hasn’t turned into a bustling Gold Coast locale like Surfers Paradise. The beachside town has managed to retain its village-like lifestyle despite thousands of people flocking to the area every day. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Queensland’s only surf museum Surf World Gold Coast and the annual SWELL Sculpture Festival attract people far and wide while surf breaks like “The Alley” are havens among avid beachgoers. There is plenty for the children to get involved in too, with Currumbin Creek offering a safe aquatic playground when the waves are too big for water sports like stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking. The Anzac Day dawn service at Currumbin’s Elephant Rock is always well attended, with more than 20,000 people gathering to pay their respects this year. These attractions and many more make the area stand out from its surrounding suburbs.Demand for property in Currumbin has always been high, particularly as many tourists who visit the area often look to buy as well. From old beach shacks to lavish mansions, there are a mix of properties on offer.The level of demand has been pushing prices up over the years, making it harder for people to get into the market.According to the latest CoreLogic data, the median house price in Currumbin has jumped 5.1 per cent in the past year to $821,000. The average number of years residents hold on to their properties is 11. Source: CoreLogic data to April 2019last_img read more

Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell has flavor to match his bold game

first_img“And I’m like, ‘Now I know you’re not being serious.’ ”But he was. Serious as the two taps to his chest before every free throw to honor his children, Amari and Alyeshia.“It’s just me expressing myself,” Harrell said of that substantial shoe order, which included callbacks to the 24-year-old Harrell’s childhood, such as “The Boondocks,” “Good Burger” and “Family Guy.”After Wednesday’s victory over Phoenix, while he closed the clasps on several glittering necklaces, including a pair adorned with family photos, and another with a diamond-studded Energizer Bunny, Harrell explained.“Everything I do has a meaning behind it,” he said, his stream-of-consciousness delivery a complement to his on-court freneticism. “I’m not doing anything just for the norm, or just to be doing it. Everything behind me is motivated, driven. It’s got a meaning behind it of some sorts.”That includes that vast shoe collection. It got kick-started when he was a freshman at Louisville and has outgrown one room, to more than 2,500 pairs. But it’s not the number that should impress you, Harrell said, it’s the shoes, the rare LeBrons and retro Jordans, the KDs, Kyries and Kobes. …“I’m not going after every shoe that comes,” Harrell said. “I’m actually digging into the actual finding the shoe, where it comes from. I’m trying to get the original shoe, not the remastered one, or the ones that came back out in other years. It’s fun, it’s a hobby. Searching, the research – you really got to do the research on the shoes because there’s a lot of people trying to sell fakes out here.”Harrell – who always changes his shoes at halftime, per superstition – gets mentioned among the sneakerhead greats, guys like P.J. Tucker, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving.A deep dive into basketball numbers reveals he’s about as productive during his time on the floor as a couple of those guys.According to basketball-reference.com, the box plus/minus stat, popular with proud basketball nerds, indicates that Harrell, who plays an average of 25.8 minutes per game, is 7.1 points better than the average NBA player over 100 possessions. According to that metric, he ranks ninth in the entire NBA – between No. 8 James (7.5) and No. 10 Irving (7.1).“I’m blessed to play this game of basketball, something that I love to do and I’m able to call it my job,” said Harrell, who’s broken through with 20 or more points in seven games this season, something he did only nine times in his previous three years in the NBA.“I don’t know if I could be able to do that 9-to-5, so I’m blessed to be able to dribble a ball and be able to do something that I’m passionate about, and blessed to be good at. A lot of people out there are trying to get where I’m at. There’s not that many spots out there, I’m just blessed to have one of them.”Related Articles For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error LOS ANGELES — Montrezl Harrell is a basketball expressionist – exaggerated, ferocious, forever screaming.“He is, for me, the identity of our team,” said Avery Bradley, himself a rugged defender. “A hard grit player who brings it every single night and every single possession. And he energizes our team when he plays that way.”Harrell’s outsized energy, and his 16.3 points and 7.2 rebounds off the bench every night, are a big reason the Clippers – yes, the Clippers – are 15-6 and leading the Western Conference a quarter of the way through the NBA season. Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum But Harrell’s got it in him to move the needle in even more ways.Beyond being one of the early frontrunners for the NBA’s Most Improved Player award and a contender, with teammate Lou Williams, for Sixth Man honors, Harrell, an expressive dresser, is an aspiring entrepreneur. The 6-foot-8 center/forward hopes soon to see his line of Clippers-inspired T-shirts in the stands at Staples Center, where Harrell’s team has won nine in a row.Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here.Harrell’s also an established sneaker collector, and one of the league leaders in the recent customization boom, a trend that’s turned shoes into canvases for artists such as Kelsey Amy to depict, well, just about anything.“Back in summer, Trezz DM’d me on Instagram and he was like, ‘I’d love to do a lot of shoes,’ ” said Amy, a Portland, Ore.-based artist known as Shme. “I was like, ‘OK, first of all, that’s what everybody says. How many are we talking?’“He says, ‘Thirty.’ PreviousLos Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell reacts after dunking during the first half of the team’s NBA basketball exhibition game against Maccabi Haifa on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell, who expresses himself on the court with his gritty, energetic play, expresses himself off the court with a unique fashion sense that includes a notable sneaker collection. (Photo courtesy of the Clippers)The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell, who expresses himself on the court with his gritty, energetic play, expresses himself off the court with a unique fashion sense that includes a notable sneaker collection. (Photo courtesy of the Clippers) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsThe Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell has been called “the identity of the team” by teammate Avery Bradley. (Photo courtesy of the Clippers)(Photo by Mirjam Swanson, staff/SCNG)Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell (5) gets past Sacramento Kings forward Nemanja Bjelica (88) for a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell reacts after a dunk during the second half of their overtime victory over the Milwaukee Bucks earlier this season at Staples Center. Harrell personifies the post-“Lob City” Clippers with his gritty, energetic play. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)SACRAMENTO, CA – NOVEMBER 29: Montrezl Harrell #5 of the LA Clippers drives on Marvin Bagley III #35 of the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on November 29, 2018 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)SACRAMENTO, CA – NOVEMBER 29: Montrezl Harrell #5 of the LA Clippers smiles after making a basket against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on November 29, 2018 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)Los Angeles Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell (5) shoots over Phoenix Suns’ Deandre Ayton (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)SACRAMENTO, CA – NOVEMBER 29: Montrezl Harrell #5 of the LA Clippers is congratulated by Tobias Harris #34 after making a basket against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on November 29, 2018 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)Los Angeles Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell, let, shoots over Memphis Grizzlies’ Omri Casspi (18) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)Los Angeles Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell, top, dunks past Memphis Grizzlies’ Mike Conley (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 19: Montrezl Harrell #5 of the LA Clippers reacts after drawing a foul on a basket against the Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena on November 19, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 20: Montrezl Harrell #5 of the LA Clippers shoots in front of Markieff Morris #5 of the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 19: Montrezl Harrell #5 of the LA Clippers reacts after drawing a foul on a basket against the Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena on November 19, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins and Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell (5) battle for a ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, in Atlanta. Los Angeles won 127-119. (AP Photo/John Amis)The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell goes to the basket as the Spurs’ Davis Bertans tries to defend during the first half of Thursday’s game at Staples Center. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell (5) guards Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie, center during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in New York. The Clippers won 127-119. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell celebrates after dunking during the first half of Thursday’s game against the Spurs at Staples Center. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell celebrates after a basket during the second half of Thursday’s victory as the Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge (12) looks on. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, right, shoots as Warriors forward Draymond Green defends during the first half of Monday’s game at Staples Center. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, right, celebrates after scoring as Warriors forward Kevon Looney watches during Monday’s game at Staples Center. The Clippers won 121-116 in overtime after heads-up, hard play from Harrell, who is proving among the game’s elite statistically. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell (5) puts up a shot in front of Orlando Magic forward Jarell Martin (2) and center Khem Birch (24) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. The Clippers won 120-95. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 19: Montrezl Harrell #5 and Doc Rivers of the LA Clippers converse against the Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena on November 19, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, center, dunks as Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler, left, and center Gorgui Dieng, of Senegal, defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 120-109. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell gestures after being charged with a foul during the first half of Monday’s game against the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, right, dunks as Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng, of Senegal, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell shoots as Rockets forward Carmelo Anthony defends during the first half of Friday’s game n Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell smiles after making a basket during the second half of Friday’s game against the Rockets in Houston. Harrell scored a career-high 30 points off the bench in a 133-113 victory. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell #5 is fouled by the Nuggets’ Mason Plumlee #24 as he shoots during their game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell #5 looks to shoot as Nuggets’ Trey Lyles #7 and Mason Plumlee #24 defend during their game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell reacts after dunking during the first half of the team’s NBA basketball exhibition game against Maccabi Haifa on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell, who expresses himself on the court with his gritty, energetic play, expresses himself off the court with a unique fashion sense that includes a notable sneaker collection. (Photo courtesy of the Clippers)NextShow Caption1 of 32The Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell, who expresses himself on the court with his gritty, energetic play, expresses himself off the court with a unique fashion sense that includes a notable sneaker collection. (Photo courtesy of the Clippers)Expand What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 Clippers vs. Mavericks Game 5 playoff updates from NBA beat reporters Kristaps Porzingis ruled out as Clippers, Mavericks set for Game 5; Follow for game updates He’s blessed, too, he said, to be building toward the release of a line of T-shirts, including one he modeled before a recent game that was inspired by the nickname for the Clippers’ bench unit last year – the “Goon Squad.”“I like fashion … so this is something that I’m just kind of trying out,” said Harrell, a native of Tarboro, N.C., who describes his style as a hippie-, rock star-type, open to blending designer clothing pieces with hockey jerseys, ripped jeans and beanies, or whatever else feels good and free.“It’s definitely difficult when you’re trying to do something and building it from the ground up yourself. It’s definitely hard, but I enjoy it. It’s a fascinating process. I’m working with a lot of different people (and) I was able to get a partner with a girl back home in North Carolina who does a great job, so it’s fun. I’m learning to be more things than just a basketball player.”Ask his teammates about him, and their automatic reaction is to grin.“Trezz is Trezz, man,” Sindarius Thornwell said. “He expresses himself through everything: his clothes, his shoes, how he plays. That’s just how he expresses himself and how he just releases everything.”last_img read more