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COUTURE: Potential NBA Offseason Trades

COUTURE: Potential NBA Offseason Trades

Every sports fan loves speculation. Whether in the offseason or the height of the playoffs, we glue our eyes and perk our ears to any news outlet we can find, all in hope of catching wind of the latest and juiciest rumor to hit the grapevine. In my opinion, there[Read More…]

by July 15, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IFC FILMS

MOVIE: ‘City of Gold’

★★★☆☆ “City of Gold” explores the life and works of Jonathan Gold, the revolutionary food critic formerly of LA Weekly and currently of the Los Angeles Times, and his quest to celebrate the multitude of foods, restaurants and cultures in the city he loves. Directed by Laura Gabbert, the documentary[Read More…]

KIM BUSSING/THE HOYA

Sweetgreen Takes the West Coast

Fear not, West Coast-bound Hoyas, Sweetgreen has finally extended its roots to California soil. The Los Angeles location, which opened in May of this year, marks the 30th Sweetgreen store, with a 31st set to open soon in Santa Monica. Founded in 2007 by Jonathan Neman (MSB ’07), Nicholas Jammet[Read More…]

by June 19, 2015 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
The Hollywood Story

The Hollywood Story

When I was five years old, I dreamed about sashaying down the red carpet. It took 15 years, but this week, armed with a wristband I could flash at security to get almost anywhere I wanted and blistering enthusiasm, I finally made it. “Made it” being a euphemism for being[Read More…]

by June 12, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
IPPOLITO: Raiders, Rams Are LA’s Best Options

IPPOLITO: Raiders, Rams Are LA’s Best Options

Since the city council of Inglewood, a suburb of Los Angeles, approved a stadium plan submitted by the St. Louis Rams on Feb. 24, Los Angeles’ dream of luring an NFL franchise increasingly seems like an impending reality. Ever since the Raiders and the Rams packed up and moved to[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

DC Loses 2024 US Olympic Bid to Boston

Washington, D.C., lost its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, with the U.S. Olympic Committee’s announcement last Thursday that it had instead selected Boston to represent the country. Despite D.C.’s unsuccessful bid, Washington 2024 Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis, majority owner of the Wizards, Capitals, Mystics and Verizon Center, argued[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Stadiums Not Worth the Cost

When NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was recently asked if he would prefer a franchise in Los Angeles or London, he replied, “I want both.” A byproduct of NFL expansion is the renewed focus on stadium construction. Cities hoping to attract a franchise are building stadiums, while cities with struggling franchises[Read More…]

by November 5, 2013 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

Battle of the Sands: May the Best Coast Win

Last summer, I spent two weeks in Los Angeles visiting my cousin and a few of my friends from Georgetown. Besides the fact that the daily agendas of Angelenos revolve around the area’s absurd traffic situation and lack of public transport, I loved just about everything about Southern California. The weather was[Read More…]

by December 7, 2012 0 comments The Guide