Biltmore Estate Introduces New Pop-Up Shopping Experience for Christmas

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The holiday season might look a little bit different at Biltmore this year, but the coronavirus pandemic isn’t stopping the Asheville landmark from celebrating its 125th Christmas in style.

Though Christmas at Biltmore officially kicks off with a virtual tree raising on November 4, this year, America’s largest home is helping proactive elves get a jump-start on their shopping with an all-new Christmas pop-up shop.

The Christmas at Biltmore Pop-Up Shop is the first of its kind at Biltmore. Open October 17 through January 9, the pop-up will be located in the estate’s European-inspired town, Antler Hill Village. You can find it in The Biltmore Legacy, the exhibition space within the Village that was most recently a stop in the beloved Downton Abbey exhibition.

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Antler Hill Village offers visits with Santa, a farmyard, outdoor fire pits, and a botanical model train display. Like the

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Foreclosure sale, private auction canceled at Palm Beach Biltmore

Foreclosure sale, private auction canceled for Unit 712-E at Palm Beach Biltmore; condo instead listed at $2.5 million.

Darrell Hofheinz
| Palm Beach Daily News

At the lender’s request, a courthouse foreclosure auction that had been scheduled for Oct. 13 for a well-appointed condominium at the Palm Beach Biltmore has been canceled.

And that action also spurred the owners to cancel a private “pre-foreclosure” auction of Unit 712-E, scheduled for last Friday with a minimum bid of $2.5 million, as previously reported by the Daily News.

Circuit court Judge Scott Kerner on Sept. 18 granted lender E*Trade’s request to cancel the courthouse auction of the seventh-floor apartment, which is owned by Kenneth B. and Lynnea J. Elkind. 

The courthouse auction, however, could be rescheduled after the New Year, court documents show. But the cancellation has bought the Elkinds some time to sell their condo privately and pay off their debts,

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