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Grande Auto: 1958

A Kodachrome slide I acquired, showing a car dealer somewhere in Ontario, Canada, circa 1958. I've tried to find the exact location. Another picture shows the crossing with Eastville Avenue. View full size.

Dustin Diamond -- Police Request Alleged Stabbing Footage ... But It's Shaky

Police in Wisconsin are on the hunt for video that would prove "Saved By the Bell" star Dustin Diamond stabbed someone... starting with surveillance footage from the scene of the crime.Grand Avenue Saloon owner Randy Buser tells us he was contacted…

Curator Joanne Heyler sketches out Broad Museum's 2015 opening

2 days agoArts : Culture Monster

By late next year, the stretch of Grand Avenue between 2nd and 3rd streets in downtown L.A. will be a corridor of contemporary art. The $140-million Broad Museum, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and showcasing Eli and Edythe Broad's private art collection, will finally open in fall...

Photo gallery: 150 arrested in Berkeley protests over police brutality

A protester on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley faces police with his hands up during Saturday night’s protest. Photo by Patrick Chong/Daily Californian. Weekend protests in Berkeley, California, responding to recent grand jury decisions...Show More Summary

On the Market: Impeccable St. Francis Wood Mediterranean Asks $2.995M

Saint Francis Wood is filled with grand, Mediterranean-style homes built in the 1920s. The one at 225 San Anselmo Avenue has got to be one of the prettiest, and it just hit the market asking $2.995 million. The five-bedroom house...

March March March!

Wait.... where did all the assholes go ? Protestors were blocking lanes of traffic on the Eisenhower Expressway near Kostner Avenue Saturday afternoon in the latest protest over recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York. Show More Summary

Protesters take to 5th Ave Apple Store: “what better place than a big glass building to make a point?”

New Yorkers protesting the recent decision of a grand jury not to indict the NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner took their movement to Apple’s iconic glass cube on 5th Avenue earlier today. The protesters staged what Reuters reporter Robert MacMillan called “a mass die-in” inside the flagship Apple Store for about fifteen minutes. MacMillan tweeted coverage […]

Protesters Stage ‘Die-In’ at NYC Apple Store

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

The Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City tonight was host to a die-in from protesters rallying over the Eric Garner grand jury verdict.

Protesters Try to Shut Down Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center

After attempting to shut down the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting, roughly 200 protestors spilled out of Vanderbilt Avenue near Grand Central Station this evening and marched east on 42nd Street. They carried signs saying "I cannot breathe," referring to the death of Eric Garner after a struggle with the NYPD. Show More Summary

Scene: Toronto Rallies for Michael Brown

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Thousands gathered on Wednesday to protest police brutality in the wake of a U.S. grand jury decision not to charge the white Missouri police officer who shot and killed the black teen. WHERE: University Avenue, near the U.S. consulate WHEN: Tuesday, November 25 WHAT: A rally against police brutality spurred by the recent U.S. Show More Summary

Second night of scattered protests in LA a bit uglier

A small group broke off from a protest in front of LAPD headquarters to run onto the 101 freeway at Grand Avenue and drop objects from the street above. Traffic stopped on the freeway without any injuries as far as I can tell.

Four Ways Officer Darren Wilson And The Ferguson Police Could Still Be Held Accountable In Court

Now that this grand jury has decided not to indict Officer Wilson, however, there are still legal avenues available that could lead to Wilson -- and the rest of the police department in Ferguson -- having to justify their actions in court. The post Four Ways Officer Darren Wilson And The Ferguson Police Could Still Be Held Accountable In Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Ferguson Protesters Occupy 10 Freeway in L.A. UPDATE: Move to 110

LOS ANGELES, California -- Over 50 protestors occupied and marched down a section of the off-ramp on the 10 Freeway at La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles to voice their anger, disdain and unrest with a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, who was killed on August 9. Show More Summary

Meanwhile in St. Louis City>>> #Ferguson #Shaw Protesters Shut Down Interstate 44 at Grand Avenue

Ferguson protesters shut down Interstate 44 at Grand Avenue in the City of St. Louis. RT @jessleitch: protesters just shut down highway 44 at grand. pic.twitter.com/XOygTuomWm — Ivan Temelkov (@ivan_temelkov) November 25, 2014 More images from protests in #Ferguson http://t.co/N0VF0eMp9v … Continue reading ?

Brown Family Attorney Vows To ‘Explore Every Legal Avenue’ If No Indictment

Benjamin Crump, the Brown family attorney, says they are prepared to keep fighting if no indictment is handed down by the grand jury. Crump was on MSNBC earlier this afternoon talking about the impending decision, and Joy Reid asked him exactly what the family is planning if Wilson is not indicted. She first asked if [...]

Country Star Hunter Hayes Cancels Thursday’s Concert in St. Louis – STATE OF EMERGENCY

Country star Hunter Hayes cancelled his concert at Chaifetz Arena in downtown St. Louis on Thursday of this week.  The arena is located on the campus of St. Louis University off of Grand Avenue. Tickets will be reimbursed. Chaifetz Arena … Continue reading ?

Beyoncé Stuns In $130 Topshop Black Sequin Dress (And So Can You!)

While we're still dreaming up all the amazing goods that Beyoncé will be creating for her forthcoming "ath-leisure" brand with Topshop, the singer was busy celebrating the grand opening of her new business partner's Fifth Avenue store on Tuesday night. In true superstar form, Mrs. Show More Summary

Dancer Wendy Whelan leaves ballet, becomes a freelance modernist

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In a ballet studio overlooking Grand Avenue downtown, long-limbed, bone-thin Wendy Whelan melts into the arms of her partner, Jared Angle, before sinking into a taut, high backbend off the floor.

Los Angeles's new contemporary art museum, The Broad, to open in fall 2015

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Broad, the new contemporary art museum under construction on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, is set to open in fall 2015 with free general admission, offering local residents and visitors from around the world access to a renowned...Show More Summary

Stolen sculpture recovered in Fyshwick

2 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

A sculpture stolen from the CSIRO forecourt on Limestone Avenue, Campbell, was recovered by police yesterday (Wednesday, October 29). Between 9 pm Thursday October 16, and 3pm Friday October 17, the sculpture titled Il grande ascolto (‘the great listening’), was damaged and half of it stolen. The original sculpture consists of two large bronze [...]

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