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L.A. Phil's vision of Grand Avenue as a shelter for new work, ideas

Can Grand Avenue become an idea, or an attitude, as well as a place?

You Wouldn't Believe What Dustin Diamond's Lawyer Did On The First Day Of The Actor's Stabbing Trial! Stupid, Much?!

Face palm. As we reported in December, Dustin Diamond allegedly stabbed a man at the Grand Avenue Saloon in Wisconsin after the two got into an argument that involved the actor's fiancée Amanda Schutz. [ Related: Dustin Diamond Is In A Band!!! ] On Wednesday, the trial for the Saved by the Bell star's reckless endangerment charge began, [...]

4 emerging composers' works shine in L.A. Phil Green Umbrella

The artists who will populate Grand Avenue in coming years will undoubtedly look different from the four emerging composers whom John Adams picked for his Tuesday night Green Umbrella component to the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Next on Grand festival.

Inside The Gorgeous Old Roosevelt Hotel, Still Madison Avenue's Grande Dame

  There's only one room with a balcony at the Roosevelt Hotel, and it's a wraparound terrace in the Presidential Suite. That's on the opposite end of the hall from the Roosevelt Suite, where Conrad Hilton lived when he took over the hotel in the 1940s. Show More Summary

Grand Review 2015 scheduled for May 17

Almost on the 150th anniversary of the Grand Review of the Armies in Washington D.C., a glorious and patriotic parade of the main military units of the victorious Union armies down Pennsylvania Avenue, a reenactment of that event is scheduled for May 17 beginning at noon. The original parade took place May 23 and 24.Read full article >>

RXR Realty buys the Helmsley Building for $1.2B

Developer Scott Rechler's RXR Realty purchased the Helmsley Building, a landmark office tower on Park Avenue just north of Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan, for $1.2 billion. RXR bought the 1.4... To view the full story, click the title link.

Revenge of the Megaprojects: Equinox the Gym Will Open a Hotel in Downtown LA's Frank Gehry Megaproject

The last company set to run the 300-room hotel at the massive and very delayed Grand Avenue Project lost the deal after a sordid cocaine-and-extortion scandal in Las Vegas, so now developers Related Cos. are running in the opposite....

From Sèvres to Fifth Avenue: Exhibition of French porcelain opens at The Frick Collection

last monthArts : Artdaily

When Henry Clay Frick set out to furnish his new residence at 1 East 70th Street, his intention was to replicate the grand houses of the greatest European collectors, who surrounded their Old Master paintings with exquisite furniture and decorative objects. Show More Summary

A toast to Annie Moore's, an Irish pub that's closing today

For years on my way to work I passed Annie Moore's, an Irish pub on East 43rd Street at Vanderbilt Avenue, next to Grand Central Terminal. In the mornings I'd peer in at the breakfast crowd; in the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Educator in Montgomery County charged with sexual abuse of minor

A Montgomery County educator has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor, police said. Robert Otis Wilson, 23, of the 14000 block of Grand Pre Avenue in Silver Spring was arrested and charged Thursday for allegedly engaging in abuse of a girl who was a student at Loiederman Middle School in Silver Spring. Wilson worked as an educator at the school.Read full article >>

Naomi Hirahara, Geraldine Knatz recover L.A.'s hidden history in 'Terminal Island'

Naomi Hirahara  is on a roll. Not only did she just release her seventh Southern California-based mystery novel, “Grave on Grand Avenue,” but a new nonfiction book,  “Terminal Island: Lost Communities of Los Angeles Harbor” (Angel City Press: 288 pp., $35 paper) -- coauthored with Geraldine Knatz,...

MICHIGAN: Christian Car Shop Owner Vows To Deny Service To Gay Customers

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Grand Rapids NBC affiliate: The owner of a Grandville auto repair shop says he won’t hesitate “to refuse service to an openly gay person or persons.” Brian Klawiter, the owner of Dieseltec on Ottawa Avenue in Grandville, posted...Show More Summary

Amber Rose & Nick Cannon At Grand Opening Of Psych Ward Flagship Store On Fairfax [Video]

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

New skater brand “The Psych Ward” officially celebrated the grand opening of its flagship store on Fairfax Avenue in L.A. with a star-studded, red carpet experience. Celebrities in attendance included Nick Cannon, Amber Rose, skate legend Stevie Williams, Hip-Hop group

On the Market: Impatient Pacific Heights Mansion Wants $13.5M, Despite Ongoing Construction

When the grand Pacific Heights mansion at 2698 Pacific Avenue sold back in 2012 for $8.5 million, it was in a strange, almost creepy state. The home had stunning bones, with eight bedrooms, four offices, and two libraries. There was...

Paris: Le Hangover: Paris' Newest Hotel Will Have In-Room Cocktail Kits

2 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Another day, another Paris opening. This time it?s the turn of the Grand Pigalle, opening in SoPi, or South Pigalle, just off Avenue Frochot, where Toulouse Lautrec once lived. The brainchild of three friends who run L'Experimental Group...Show More Summary

20 Stunning Vintage Photographs of Streets of Southern California, USA in the 1920s

1922 view of a Kodak Finishing shop on Vermont Ave. north of Jefferson Blvd. Circa 1927 view of Fifth Street, looking east from Grand Avenue, in downtown Los Angeles. 1927 view of the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, looking northeast. A Santa Fe Railway train crosses Colorado Street in what is now Old Town Pasadena, 1928. Show More Summary

Brian Kennaway: “[The Grand Master’s speech] achieved one purpose only: it made Gerry Adams sound good”

3 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Brian Kennaway isn’t someone from whom the Orange Order will appreciate advice. On his blog he’s issued a response to Grand Master Edward Stephenson’s statement at Saturday’s Twaddell Avenue rally: … encourage Orange brethren and our supporters to demonstrate their displeasure at the current situation by holding peaceful and legal protests across Northern Ireland, at more...

By: Shinade

Oh my Olga and sailors. What can I say? Oh my I won't go down that avenue. You certainly are giving Olga a grand tour indeed. She will definitely have her "C' legs to go along with her double D's!! Oh my forgive me Renny I couldn't resist. Olga just has a way of bringing out the crazies in all of us. I can't wait for the next adventure. See you next time Captain!!:-)

Checking Out: Grand Avenue Megaproject Has Broken Up With the SLS Hotel

It's not them, it's you: Related Cos., developer of the enormous and long-delayed Grand Avenue Project, is breaking up with SBE Entertainment, proprietors of the SLS Hotels and douchey nightclubs like Hyde. Part of the repercussion of this uncoupling,...

Growing Up in City Hall, Part I

City Hall in Portland, OR, is located at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Jefferson St. The building is majestic, in grand Romanesque architecture, German chocolate brown in color. The building even has an impressive portico, that isShow More Summary

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