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Colwood, British Columbia

any type of event, from trade shows to major sporting and entertainment events. http: www.jdfrecreation.com activities.htm It is the home of the Victoria Shamrocks and the Victoria Grizzlies. It was the home of the Victoria Salmon Kings for the 2004–05 ECHL season. It has also hosted BCLA (British Columbia Lacrosse Association) provincial box lacrosse championships. The venue has hosted one of the biggest World Curling Tour events, the Bear


Downtown Jacksonville

, and contains Jacksonville's major sporting and entertainment venues. Historically part of Jacksonville's Eastside (Eastside (Jacksonville)), it is home to EverBank Field, the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, Metropolitan Park, and the Greater Jacksonville Fair and Expo Center.


Rurrenabaque

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Tychy

market share significantly in spite of the industry’s dip in sales url http: www.sabmiller.com index.asp?pageid 149&newsid 1186 publisher SABMiller date 1 March 2010 Sports Tychy is home to two major sporting teams, both named GKS Tychy. GKS stands for Górniczy Klub Sportowy, ( ), which is a common prefix for Polish sports teams situated near mines or in mining regions. Ice hockey File:LodowiskoTychy.JPG thumb Tychy Winter Stadium


New Center, Detroit

Hotel . The city has hosted major sporting events - the 2005 MLB All-Star Game, 2006 Super Bowl XL, 2006 World Series, WrestleMania 23 in 2007 and the NCAA Final Four in April 2009 - all of which prompted many improvements to the area. Amtrak extended the ''Wolverine'' and ''Twilight Limited'' to Pontiac (Pontiac, Michigan) on May 5, 1994. With this change service began at a new station (Detroit (Amtrak station)) in Detroit's New Center (New Center, Detroit). Although the Michigan Central Station in Corktown, Detroit) had closed on January 6, 1988, trains continued to stop at a temporary platform just east of the old station. Besides Pontiac, new stations were opened at Royal Oak (Royal Oak, Michigan) and Birmingham (Birmingham, Michigan (Amtrak station)). The ''Lake Cities'' also began serving Pontiac after the end of Toledo service in 1995. Sanders (2006), 199-200. The Windsor-Detroit International Freedom Festival features a fireworks display over the Detroit International Riverfront and coincides with U.S. Independence day (Independence Day (United States)) (July 4) and Canada Day (July 1). The Detroit Windsor International Film Festival is a major film festival also shared with the city of Windsor. The New Center (New Center, Detroit) summer events (New Center Park (Detroit, Michigan)) and Detroit Thunderfest hydroplane races (hydroplane racing) which take place in July. Detroit Fashion Week happens in August. The America's Thanksgiving Parade, originally the Hudson's Thanksgiving Day Parade, is one of the nation's largest and has been held continuously since 1924. Everyone Loves a Parade. ''The Parade Company''.


Midtown Detroit

Comerica Park and Ford Field were constructed for the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions in 2000 and 2002, respectively; this placed the Lions' stadium in the city proper for the first time since 1974. In 2008, the city witnessed major restorations of the historic Book Cadillac Hotel and the Fort Shelby Hotel. The city has hosted major sporting events - the 2005 MLB All-Star Game, 2006 Super Bowl XL, 2006 World Series, WrestleMania 23 in 2007 and the NCAA Final Four in April 2009 - all of which prompted many improvements to the area. thumb 300px Grand Boulevard looking west through New Center. The National Historic Landmarks Cadillac Place (Image:GrandBoulevardNewCenterDetroit.jpg) (left) and the Fisher Building in the background, with the St. Regis Hotel on the right. The '''New Center''' is a prominent commercial and residential historic district located in Detroit, Michigan, adjacent to Midtown (Midtown Detroit), one mile (1.6 km) north of the Cultural Center (Cultural Center Historic District), and approximately three miles (5 km) north of Downtown. The area is centered just west of the intersection of Woodward Avenue and Grand Boulevard (Grand Boulevard (Detroit)), and is approximately bounded by Virginia Park Historic District on the north, the Ford Freeway (Edsel Ford Freeway) on the south, John R. on the east and the Lodge Freeway on the west. Randall Fogelman, ''Detroit's New Center,'' Arcadia Publishing, 2004, ISBN 0738532711. Education New Center is within the Detroit Public Schools district. DPS has its headquarters in the Fisher Building in New Center. "School Location Map." ''Detroit Public Schools''. Retrieved on November 7, 2009. The district paid the owner of the Fisher Building $24.1 million in 2002 so the district could occupy five floors in the building. Oosting, Jonathan. "Audit: Detroit Public Schools overpaid millions for real estate after middle-man markups." MLive.com. September 24, 2009. Retrieved on November 7, 2009. Officials claimed leasing the Fisher Building as its headquarters was more economical than a remodel of the Maccabees Building in Midtown (Midtown Detroit) where the district previously had its headquarters. Duggan, Daniel. "Freman Hendrix asked about Detroit Public Schools’ $13 million lease in 2001." ''Crain's Detroit Business''. November 4, 2009. Retrieved on November 7, 2009. Duggan, Daniel. "Construction profits for Detroit Public Schools’ projects excessive, Bobb says." ''Crain's Detroit Business''. October 28, 2009. Retrieved on November 7, 2009. Woodward Avenue, the main thoroughfare, serves as a demarcation for neighbhorhoods areas on the east side and west side of the city which contain many neighborhoods. Woodward Avenue links the city's central corridor which contains Downtown (Downtown Detroit), Midtown (Midtown Detroit), New Center (New Center, Detroit), and the University of Detroit Mercy area to the north. Campus Martius Park and Grand Circus Park Historic District are central gathering places along Woodward Avenue for downtown containing parks, fountains, monuments, and a large traffic circles surrounded by commercial and residential high-rises connected by Woodward Avenue (List of buildings located along Woodward Avenue, Detroit). ''Foxtown'' is a name used in Detroit for the Grand Circus Park Historic District, The Fillmore Detroit, Comerica Park, and Ford Field located in it. It is named after the Fox Theatre (Fox Theatre (Detroit)), a National Historic Landmark. Interstate 75, Grand River Avenue, Woodward Avenue, Interstate 375 (Interstate 375 (Michigan)), Michigan Avenue US 12, and Gratiot Avenue all pass through or close to ''Foxtown''. Fox Town Map The Detroit People Mover has a station in ''Foxtown'' on the south end of Grand Circus Park. Before the district occupied the Fisher Building, its headquarters were in the Macabees Building in Midtown Detroit. "Contact Us." Detroit Public Schools. May 10, 2000. Retrieved on November 7, 2009. The district paid the owner of the Fisher Building $24.1 million in 2002 so the district could occupy five floors in the building. This was more than the owner of the Fisher Building paid to buy the building one year earlier.


Etobicoke

Labour Relations Board. Retrieved 25 November 2003. During the campaign, he said that he could bring a major sporting event to the city in four years. right thumb 300px The 2000 ward map (File:Torontowards.PNG) The city council elections were eventful. Redistricting reduced the number of wards to 44, creating several battles between incumbents such as Gloria Lindsay Luby against Mario Giansante, David Miller (David Miller (mayor of Toronto)) versus Bill Saundercook, and Milton Berger against Anne Johnston. For the most part, incumbents were re-elected: the major exception was Etobicoke where three incumbents -- Blake Kinahan, Elizabeth Brown, and Bruce Sinclair—were defeated. Over all, the elections shifted the council somewhat to the left. The Croatians currently play their home games at the Centennial Park Stadium in Etobicoke, in the west end of the city of Toronto, Ontario. The team's colours are red, white and blue, similar to those of the Croatian national football team. The club's identification with its Croatian roots remains strong to this day. It is a regular participant in the Croatian-North American Soccer Tournament. birth_date cityofbirth Etobicoke, Ontario countryofbirth Canada Club career Aristodemo was drafted by the Toronto Lynx out of Tulsa University in 2001. In his first season with the Lynx he played 26 games and scored one goal and had three assists. At the end of the season he was awarded A-League Rookie of the year Toronto's Aristodemo named A-League Rookie of the Year as well as Team MVP in his first season. In 2002 he led the A-League in minutes played. In 2004 the Etobicoke native requested a transfer and signed with the Seattle Sounders (Seattle Sounders (USL)) where he only played eight games before being released. In 2005 Aristodemo returned to Toronto, where he again missed out on the playoffs. Currently he is ranked second in the All-Time assists leaders for the Lynx with 14. In 2006 he helped the Lynx to a team-record 10-game undefeated streak at home. Aristodemo also helped the Lynx reach the final of the Open Canada Cup which they lost 2-0 against Ottawa St. Anthony Italia. On August 20 prior to the match against Rochester Rhinos he was honoured for reaching a career milestone of playing his 100th game for the Lynx. ARISTODEMO AND DIPLACIDO TO BE HONOURED DATE OF BIRTH 1977-05-20 PLACE OF BIRTH Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada DATE OF DEATH The '''Etobicoke Kangaroos''' are an amateur Australian Football club based in Etobicoke, Canada. They are members of the Ontario Australian Football League. - Etobicoke Kangaroos Etobicoke Ontario 2003 Official Site - '''Markland Wood''' is a residential neighbourhood located in Etobicoke, in the City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is bounded by Etobicoke Creek to the west, Elmcrest Creek to the east and surrounded by the Markland Wood Country Club. Markland Wood is the western-most residential community in Toronto along Bloor Street West, which cuts Markland Wood into approximately 1 3 to the south and 2 3 to the north. Markland Wood is part of the Etobicoke Centre riding for federal and provincial governments and Ward 3 for the municipal council (Toronto City Council).


Mazatlán

Lorena Herrera Mazatlán, Sinaloa Actress, singer and model


Pittsburgh metropolitan area

States and announced plans to expand the use of the Gulf brand beyond its parent company's Northeastern United States base. Its promotions have included sponsorship of major sporting events in the area with advertisements for Gulf in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). To take one case as an illustrative example of the Gulf revival, after Texaco's 2001 merger with Chevron, many former Texaco stations in Pittsburgh switched to Gulf since Chevron does not service the Greater Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh metropolitan area) area. As a result, the Texaco brand name disappeared from the area in June 2004 when the nonexclusive rights agreement with Shell (Shell Oil Company) expired, with Shell itself expanding in the area by means other than Texaco but, on June, 2006 Chevron (Chevron Corporation) gave exclusive rights to the Texaco brand name in the U.S. and sold some BP gas stations in the southeast which were Gulf gas stations. In New England, former Exxon stations have been rebranded as Gulf, in accordance with the consent decree that allowed the merger of Exxon and Mobil. Many of the former Exxon stations feature a rectangular logo that fit into the existing sign standards used by Exxon. Gulf refers to the look as its "sunrise" imaging. '''Allegheny County''' is a county (County (United States)) in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the population was 1,223,348; making it the second most populous county in Pennsylvania, following Philadelphia County (Philadelphia County, PA). The county seat is Pittsburgh. The county forms the nucleus of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, Pittsburgh DMA, and Pittsburgh Tri-state area. '''Washington County''' is a county (County (United States)) located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and is part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. As of 2010, the population was 207,820. It was created on March 28, 1781, from part of Westmoreland County (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania). Its county seat is Washington (Washington, Pennsylvania) service_area New York (New York metropolitan area), Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh metropolitan area), and Chicago (Chicago metropolitan area) metropolitan areas, Southern Tier of New York, southern Wisconsin service_type Local, commuter, charter, contract, and yellow school bus service, Megabus


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