Marymont (from French Mont de Marie - Mary's Hill) is one of the northern neighbourhoods of Warsaw, Poland, administratively a part of the boroughs of Żoliborz (Marymont-Potok) and Bielany (Marymont-Kaskada and Marymont-Ruda). Named after the queen of Poland Maria Kazimiera, wife of king John III Sobieski, it initially housed a small summer manor. In the 18th century, it became notable for the large number of windmills located there on the high escarpment of the Vistula. In the 19th century, the area became one of the favourite weekend resting places, joined with the city centre by boat communication and a horse tram.
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  • Gannett Papers Evolve to Avoid Becoming Publishing’s ‘Buggy Whips’

    … and structure our businesses for a new era.” Last week, Street Fight took a micro-look at what one Gannett paper — the Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times — was doing to create this new model. For a macro-look, I put these questions to Gannett Publishing’s Senior Vice President for News, Kate Marymont: How does Gannett’s new “newsroom of the future…

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