Love Rocks NYC benefit to help meet rising demand for meals
The War and Treaty’s Michael Trotter never really considered missing the chance to perform at the Love Rocks NYC 2023 benefit for God’s Love We Deliver on Thursday, even though he was knocked unconscious and broke his leg in a fall onstage in Nashville last week.
Wimbledon champ, tennis Hall of Famer Alex Olmedo dies at 84
Olmedo, who won the Wimbledon and Australian Championships singles titles in 1959 and was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987, has died. Citing Olmedos son, Alejandro Jr., the Hall of Fame said Thursday that Olmedo died of brain cancer on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Alejandro Alex Olmedo was born in Peru in 1936 and moved to the United States as a teenager. Citing Olmedo’s son, Alejandro Jr., the Hall of Fame said Thursday that Olmedo died of brain cancer on Wednesday. Alejandro “Alex” Olmedo was born in Peru in 1936 and moved to the United States as a teenager.
Caddyshack turns 40: Heres where they filmed it in South Florida
DAVIE, Fla. If youve been to a golf course, youve either said, heard or beat to death a quote from the movie Caddyshack.The comedy starring Rodney Dangerfield, Chevy Chase and Bill Murray was released 40 years ago Saturday, and locals may remember that much of the movie was filmed here in South Florida. The golf scenes were shot at what is now Grande Oaks Golf Club in Davie, which had been called Rolling Hills, during the fall of 1979. Ramis later said in an interview with Sports Illustrated that We kind of picked it by default. The cocaine business in South Florida was mammoth, and everyone was doing everything, Ramis recalled. Scenes were also filmed in Fort Lauderdale, at Plantation Country Club, Boca Raton Resort & Club, Key Biscayne Yacht Club and the Rusty Pelican Restaurant in Key Biscayne, according to the movies IMDB entry.
Both businesses and customers conflicted as DC reopens
Non-essential businesses, shuttered since late March, will be able to start offering curbside pickup. All across the capital and the four neighboring Virginia counties that are reopening on the same schedule business owners and their customers are deciding whether they're really ready. James Waterhouse runs Garden District, an outdoor beer garden in the heart of a lively stretch of bars and clubs. Customers are going to have to make their own set of decisions about their comfort level. But first there are internal safety modifications to deal with, amid obstacles that include unexpected shortages of suddenly precious resources.