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North Carolina beach house where Bill Gates, ex Ann Winblad spent long weekends available for vacation rentals

The seaside retreat where Bill Gates and his ex-girlfriend reportedly spent long weekends together even after the Microsoft founder got married is available for rent.

Gates told Time magazine about the unusual arrangement in 1997, the New York Post reported in the wake of Gates’ announcement that he and his wife, Melinda Gates, were getting divorced. 

The billionaire tech entrepreneur told Time that he and fellow tech business leader Ann Winblad dated from 1984 to 1987, but they continued to vacation together at a

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Having trouble finding a beach vacation home to rent? Here are some tips

Grabbing that needed vacation home by the beach may be harder than ever before – but not impossible.  

Experts tell FOX Business that potential renters or buyers just need to think outside the box. In some cases, that may mean directly asking homeowners trying to sell their home if they are willing to rent it out while it’s on the market. 

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It’s a move that Adam Mahfouda, the chief executive of Oxford

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Bill Gates Took Yearly Beach Vacations With This Ex Throughout His Marriage to Melinda Gates

There are many aspects of Bill Gates and Melinda Gates’ marriage that we will likely never understand as they separate after 27 years together, a development announced earlier this week by the ex-couple on Twitter. But one particularly unusual detail about the tech billionaire’s union gained interest today after a 1997 Time profile resurfaced in which his relationship with longtime ex-girlfriend Ann Winblad was discussed in some depth, including the extent to which they remained involved after his marriage to Melinda. Per the article, Gates and Winblad continued to spend a long weekend on the beach together once

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Setai Miami Beach Sues Hotel Guest Over Amenities

Setai Miami Beach and owners Joe, Ralph and Avi Nakash. (Setai)

The Setai Miami Beach can’t kick out Sarah Lazow, but the luxury condo-hotel’s ownership is making the Los Angeles woman’s stay there an unpleasant one.

Lazow, who currently has a short-term lease for a privately-owned unit in one of the Setai’s upper floors, is banned from the property’s pool, bars, restaurants and from using any of the amenities, according to court documents in an ongoing lawsuit in Miami-Dade Circuit Court.

The hotel portions of the Setai, including the 90-room Art Deco Dempsey Vanderbilt Hotel at 2001 Collins Avenue, and

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Mass. has one of the best family beach vacation destinations in the U.S.

Many travelers have scrapped international plans this summer in favor of getaways closer to home due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Conde Nast Traveler, and a Massachusetts island is among the best destinations in the nation for family trips to the shore.

Nantucket was recently named among the best family beach vacations in the U.S. by the travel publication, a list of 15 destinations “centered around great amenity-rich hotels and resorts.”

The best family vacations are about “finding the right place to plop down, so you can unplug from Zoom meetings and e-learning, and instead spend your

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Ridgefield Parks & Recreation invites residents to Martin Park Beach

Martin Park Beach includes summer fun for everyone, and family and individual beach memberships are now available at the Recreation Center at 195 Danbury Road. Ridgefield senior citizens gain free entry all season long with a photo ID.

Due to COVID-19, there are no drop-ins or guests permitted. From May 29-June 11, operating hours are Monday to Friday from 2 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., and weekends from 10 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. From June 12-Sept. 6, the beach will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Beach amenities include the Zoom Floom, Wibit Slide, and paddle board, kayak,

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