Red Sox for sale? John Henry mulls taking Yankees’ rival public

This could be a game-changer in the American League East.

The Wall Street Journal reports John Henry “is in talks to join with an investment vehicle for an $8 billion deal that would take his famed sports holdings public, according to people familiar with the matter.”

The deal being discussed would merge Fenway Sports Group LLC, which also owns English soccer team Liverpool Football Club, with RedBall Acquisition Corp., the people said. RedBall is a so-called special purpose acquisition company launched by private-equity firm RedBird Capital Partners and Oakland Athletics executive Billy Beane.

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According to the Journal, RedBall is looking “to purchase a stake that will total less than 25% in Fenway Sports Group. … The talks are in the early innings and could still fall apart. Fenway’s investors had a meeting

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Historic house where former PM John Diefenbaker was born in southwestern Ontario up for sale

For less than the price of a small Toronto condo, you could be the owner of a historic house where John Diefenbaker was born.

a tree in front of a house: John Diefenbaker’s birthplace in Neustadt, Ontario.

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John Diefenbaker’s birthplace in Neustadt, Ontario.

A real estate listing for the four-bedroom, one-bathroom house in Neustadt, Ontario, entreats prospective buyers to “own a piece of history” for just $369,900.

“This lovingly maintained historical home was the birthplace of John Diefenbaker, the 13th Prime Minster of Canada,” the posting says. “The current owners have felt privileged to live here and were careful to maintain the character and nostalgia of this 19th-century home while savouring a peaceful life with gardens and animals and reminders everywhere of days gone by.”

Diefenbaker was born in the house in 1895, which is located about two hours northwest of Toronto, and about 90 kilometres north of Guelph, Ont. His family, though, moved to what would later

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John Lennon’s ‘Lost Weekend’ penthouse up for sale; take a peek inside

Beatles superfans, this one’s for you.

If you’ve ever been curious about John Lennon’s “Lost Weekend” — the months he spent with May Pang in the 1970s during a split from Yoko Ono — you might be interested to see the penthouse Lennon lived in at the time.

We’ve got photos of the place, which is now on sale for $5.5 million, according to Listing agents for the apartment are Lauren Cangiano and Alisha Lloyd-Hudson of Brown Harris Stevens, New York City.

“By the time of the Lennon-Pang affair, Lennon had already peaked with the success of the Beatles and was doing his thing with his own music and solos,” a press release says. “While he was working on ‘Walls and Bridges,’ his fifth solo album, he and Pang rented and moved into the 4,000-square-foot, three-story penthouse, with its huge wrap-around terrace overlooking the long view of the East

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John Lennon’s NYC Penthouse Where He Lived with Mistress May Pang Is for Sale for $5.5M

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John Lennon’s former New York City penthouse is on the market.

The 4,000-square-foot home, located at 434 East 52nd Street in Manhattan and perched above the East River, has been listed with Brown Harris Stevens for $5.5 million.

The late Beatles member lived in the penthouse in the mid-1970s with his assistant and mistress, May Pang, when he was estranged from his wife Yoko Ono.

The penthouse was the setting of Lennon’s iconic “New York City” photos (above), published in Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine in 1974. It’s also the spot from which the musician famously claimed he saw a UFO.

Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty John Lennon, May Pang

The recently renovated five-bedroom, four-bathroom residence includes a 2,000-square-foot wraparound terrace that offers incredible views of the city and can be accessed from every room on the main floor.

James Smolka

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John Lennon’s Former NYC Penthouse Is for Sale for $5.5 Million

Photo credit: James Smolka/ Brown Harris Stevens
Photo credit: James Smolka/ Brown Harris Stevens

From House Beautiful

While New York City real estate listings are constantly teeming with luxury apartments and penthouses, it’s not too often that you come upon the once home of a member of The Beatles. Today, John Lennon’s former 4,000-square-foot NYC penthouse has hit the market for $5.5 million and it’s where some of the musician’s most iconic moments took place.

Photo credit: James Smolka/ Brown Harris Stevens
Photo credit: James Smolka/ Brown Harris Stevens
Photo credit: James Smolka/ Brown Harris Stevens
Photo credit: James Smolka/ Brown Harris Stevens

Located at the top of the exclusive Southgate complex at 434 East 52nd Street, the apartment spans three floors and includes an enormous 2,000-square-foot wraparound terrace that can be accessed from every room on the main floor. Not to mention, that the apartment as a whole delivers stunning panoramic views of the city— and even in the days before Instagram, Lennon knew a good backdrop when he saw

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