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Mick Jagger, Birthday Boy – NYTimes.com

We interrupt our consideration of the profound political issues confronting America to point out that Mick Jagger just turned 70. His birthday was Friday. Not much word on his emotions. Jagger did not twitter about it on his official site. So at least there’s that. Nothing is all bad if …

Inside Opulent, Oligarch-Worthy Projects by Candy & Candy – Globe Trotting – Curbed National

British luxury property moguls Christian and Nick Candy—the duo behind London’s wildly expensive One Hyde Park—are taking their billionaire-pleasing show across the pond, attempting to work their brand of money-making magic on this penthouse atop Manhattan’s Plaza Hotel. The brothers snapped up the 6,300-square-foot space for $25.9M, after a pre-sale …

Is This Historic Mansion the Country’s Loveliest McDonald’s? – Fast Food Wire – Curbed National

McDonald’s has garnered a lot of media attention lately, not only for its new, Asian-inspired McNoodles or stunt black-and-white burgers, but also for its jazzy new architectural personality. The fast-food chain’s revamped presence in France includes classic midcentury furniture and bold, primary-color decor; a modernist branch in London, built specially …