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Brazil Tourism Board sets up ‘sunball’ near Madison Square Park

Reminding us that it is not cold everywhere this time of year, the Brazil Tourism Board has set up a ‘sunball’ just west of Madison Square Park and north of the Flatiron Building. It’s basically the warm version of a snow globe, and you can also step on real Brazilian sand, hang out in some warmth and pose for a ‘sunny’ holiday card. Among other things, Brazil will host both the World Cup 2014 and the Olympic Games 2016.

They will be there through Thursday, December 22nd.

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively check out condo for sale on Madison Square Park

Judging by the page views on Jenifer Aniston’s potential condo purchase in the neighborhood, I thought many of you would like to know that the New York Post reports that actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively were in our neighborhood checking out a 3 bedroom condo on Madison Square Park at the Grand Madison (225 5th Avenue @ 26th Street).

Jennifer Aniston reportedly buys Gramercy apartment

For those who follow this stuff, according to amNewYork, Jennifer Anniston is in contract on a beautiful 3 bedroom apartment overlooking Gramercy Park at 21st Street and Lexington.

It’s rumored to be the 50 Madison North building (also home to the Gramercy Park Hotel) designed by John Pawson and Ian Schrager.

This is not the first Jennifer Aniston real estate purchase rumor at a building, so take it with a grain of salt until the sale closes and is recorded by the city.

To see the floorplan and photos of the unit, check out www.50gramercyparknorth.com/residences_floor_9b.html or www.elliman.com/new-york-city/manhattan/gramercy/50-gramercy-park-north–9b/50-gramercy-park-north/fvjcvei.

Millionaire Matchmaker’s Destin Pfaff and Rachel Federoff wedding at Millesime

I know that some of you out there secretly watch Bravo’s Millionaire Matchmaker. And word is in from the Carlton Hotel that Millionaire Matchmaker co-stars Destin Pfaff and Rachel Federoff married last week at Millesime (92 Madison Avenue at 29th Street) in the Carlton.

Read more at http://www.celebritybabyscoop.com/2011/09/29/destin

Thanks for over 200 Facebook Likes!

MadParkNews added our Facebook and Twitter pages a long time after the website and Weekly Email Newsletter went live, and we just crossed the 200 ‘Likes/Followers’ mark for both Facebook and Twitter. It’s a small milestone considering we get 10,000-15,000 visitors to the website each month, but nonetheless thank you!

Starting this fall we are putting together exclusive discounts, freebies, and invites just for our Weekly Email Newsletter members and Facebook ‘Likers’. You can be join up for free of course at any time. Stay tuned!

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