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Bed and Breakfast

A small hotel, often a private home, that provides breakfast in addition to lodging. Bed and breakfasts are usually marketed to couples and families for romantic getaways or vacations. They often are found in rural areas, though this is not always the case.

bed and breakfast

the process of selling SHARES at the end of a trading day on the STOCK MARKET and buying them back at the beginning of the following day's trading. This is done primarily to establish on a formal basis the amount of profit or loss made on these shares over the period when they are held, in order to calculate CAPITAL GAINS TAX.
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In the 1840s, the classic Sweitzer barn that houses the Canna Country Inn Bed-and-Breakfast was used as a provisional residence for Franciscan friars.
Partners Inez Conover and Kathleen Bailey purchased the Sea Witch Manor Inn, a 7,000-square-foot bed-and-breakfast with five rooms, in 2000.
At forty-two, Monique Greenwood, with her husband, Glenn Pogue, is the owner of bed-and-breakfasts in Brooklyn, New York and in Cape May, New Jersey.
Helen Bartlett, the organization's chairwoman and owner of Vintage Comfort Bed-and-Breakfast Inn at Hot Springs, says the association has three goals:
To promote knowledge of bed-and-breakfast inns as well as tourism in Arkansas.
Tres Palmas is a contemporary, desert-style bed-and-breakfast inn located in a residential area just a few steps from El Paseo shopping/dining boulevard.
According to Joanna Guidotti, who owns the bed-and-breakfast inn with her husband, Brian Jensen, the b&b is the site of about 50 weddings a year.
They started the bed-and-breakfast inn in 1982, when a recession forced them to close their antiques-refinishing business.
We'd stayed in bed-and-breakfasts in Northern California and I thought, well, maybe we could do that,'' said Carol Emerick.
The sun had just dipped below the peak of Mount San Jacinto as I pulled into the tiny parking lot of Palm Springs' only Japanese-style bed-and-breakfast inn.
The recipes are drawn from the menus of elegant west-coast bed-and-breakfasts and other inns, presenting the very best of breakfast menu favorite fare.
Over the past decade, there's been a rise in eco-friendly bed-and-breakfasts.