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Regular trips to flea markets, galleries, restaurants, and the theater rounded out their cultural upbringing.
Fipronil is commonly used by veterinarians to treat fleas and ticks in pets, but is banned by the European Union for treating animals like chickens that are part of the human food chain.
The Trade Deadline is a big-money flea market for the rich teams trying to make the playoffs.
In fact, Russell says, only Sam Elliott, the wizened cowboy from the bowling alley bar, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea, one of the kidnapping nihilists, are hold-outs.
Reflecting Asbury Park’s new hip, young residents, Convention Hall is currently a venue for women’s roller derby and punk rock flea markets.
The city will be awash in Phish-themed workouts, hazy after-parties, children’s concerts, daytime boat cruises, art shows, flea markets and even tailgate-style gatherings.
A rose — the Good Egg award — to Luke Riley, the flea-market art lover who bought a 13-inch-tall bronze statuette of Humpty Dumpty at Kobey’s Swap Meet and later realized it had been filched from the Del Mar county fair.
Just look at HGTV design star Emily Henderson—whose accessibly-chic, Scandi-mid-century-modern-Etsy-flea-market style (seen below) is as hot as all that’s hygge—refers to her towheaded daughter, Elliott, by the nickname Birdie.
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