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  • 90 years of the Culver Hotel, Ikea Crayfish Party, Irregular Wine Tasting

    90 years of the Culver Hotel, Ikea Crayfish Party, Irregular Wine Tasting
    On Sept. 6, the Culver Hotel in Culver City will celebrate its 90th birthday. Designed by Curlett & Beelman, also responsible for Art Deco buildings including the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and downtown’s Eastern Columbia, the Culver was once an...
  • New Zealand officially launch challenge for America's Cup

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand has officially challenged for the next America's Cup in 2017 after months of doubt over funding and reported disputes with holders Oracle Team USA. The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) issued the challenge...
  • Simsbury's Gilbert Anderson, Executive And Avid Skier, Dies At 81

    SIMSBURY — Gilbert Anderson, a retired manager at Hamilton Standard who founded the Connecticut Industrial Ski Council, died on April 30. He was 81. Anderson was born in 1932 and grew up in West Hartford in a family of Swedish immigrants. After...
  • NBC renews Greg Poehler comedy 'Welcome to Sweden'

    NBC is racking up its frequent-flier miles, renewing the Greg Poehler comedy "Welcome to Sweden" for a second season. Yes, that Poehler. The fish-out-of-water import is the bro of NBC's prized funnywoman Amy Poehler. And while his sister served as an...
  • One dead, hundreds evacuated as Swedish forest fire rages

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - One person has died and hundreds have been evacuated, authorities said on Tuesday, in Sweden's biggest forest fire in modern times as the six-day-old blaze spread across east-central areas of the Nordic country. Several villages...
  • NBC Renews Amy and Greg Poehler's 'Welcome to Sweden'

    NBC has given a 10-episode, second-season order to "Welcome to Sweden," the comedy created by Greg Poehler based on his life as a fish-out-of-water American living in Mother Svea. Poehler, who was named one of Variety's 10 comics to watch and who is...
  • Biopic highlights journalist's battle against Nazism

    "The Last Sentence" provides audiences with a valuable history lesson regarding crusading journalist Torgny Segerstedt's one-man battle against Hitler and the Nazis. The film, released in the United States through Music Box Films and directed by Oscar-...
  • Sergio Garcia cards 67, holds 3-shot lead over Rory McIlroy heading into final round

    AKRON, Ohio Two shots separated Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia in the British Open two weeks ago at Royal Liverpool Golf Course. McIlroy left Hoylake with his third major title and Garcia finished in a tie for second with Rickie Fowler. Garcia wants...
  • TV Picks: The Divide, Extant, Sharknado

    TV Picks: The Divide, Extant, Sharknado
    "The Divide" AMC Network's attempt to get its very niche WE tv into the scripted drama game may not produce the industry-quake that "Mad Men" did, but this legal drama exploring themes of race, class, ambition and the elastic nature of justice is a fine...
  • PGA Tour players following 'Moneyball' model with statistical analysis

    BETHESDA, Md. Rory McIlroy's struggles on Fridays this year were a disturbing trend for the newly crowned British Open champion. But considering the explosion of statistical analysis in professional golf, the regularity of McIlroy's woeful second...
  • CBS' 'Big Brother,' Univision's Awards Show Top Thursday; Fox's 'Gang Related' Rises

    "Big Brother" continued its strong start to the season Thursday, nearly doubling up the young-adult audience of any other original broadcast series on a night that also saw the best numbers in weeks for Fox's "Gang Related" and slight second-week declines...