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Best things to do in Brussels

Among Europe’s big cities , Brussels doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. Yet Belgium’s capital has prime architecture, public parks, and 19 municipalities, each with its own distinct vibe. These include trendy Ixelles, artsy Saint-Gilles, and the city center with its Grand-Place on the main square, surrounded by opulent buildings. Add to that a unique artistic sense, excellent cuisine, and multilingual conversation — French, Dutch, and German are all official languages, and English i...
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‘Ugly Betty’ Creator Silvio Horta Seeks Sale of Laurel Canyon Villa (EXCLUSIVE)

Silvio Horta, 2007 Emmy nominated creator, writer and executive producer of the syndicated sitcom “Ugly Betty,” has his West Hollywood, Calif., home up for sale at $3.85 million. Currently at work with superstar Mary J. Blige on a musical dramedy called “Move,” Horta has owned the property since the spring of 2007, when he picked […]
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Hislop: Horta's back pass 'oddest decision I've ever seen'

The FC crew reflect on the big moment of Andre Horta's MLS debut for LAFC: an errant back pass that led to LA Galaxy's equalizer in "El Trafico."
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, LA Galaxy, Major League Soccer, Latest, ESPN FC TV, Lafc, Hislop, Horta, André Horta, El Trafico

Galaxy ties LAFC with two late goals in El Trafico rematch

Los Angeles FC forward Carlos Vela (10) brings the ball down the pitch against the Los Angeles Galaxy during the first half of a Major League Soccer match at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif. on Thursday July 26, 2018. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer) Los Angeles Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (9) fights for the ball against Los Angeles FC midfielder Benny Feilhaber (33) and defender Laurent Ciman (23) during the first half of a Major League Soccer matc...
Tags: Sports, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mls, Major League Soccer, Galaxy, New England, Giovani Dos Santos, Gyasi Zardes, Carlos Vela, Benny Feilhaber, Columbus Crew Sc, Lee Nguyen, Jonathan Dos Santos

Galaxy fights back from two-goal deficit to force a draw against LAFC

Los Angeles Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (9) juggles the ball again Los Angeles FC defender Walker Zimmerman (25) during the first half of a Major League Soccer match at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, Calif. on Thursday July 26, 2018. The game ended in a draw 2-2. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer) Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Romain Alessandrini (7) celebrates looking back to the crowd after scoring a goal against the Los Angeles FC during the second hal...
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Andre Horta can’t play for LAFC yet, but he’s ready for his first live look at MLS

Two days after arriving in Los Angeles for the next chapter of his soccer career, Andre Horta, the third designated player in LAFC history, soaked in the passion of the 3252 supporters and the spirit of his new teammates as they clawed their way into the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals with a 3-2 victory over Sacramento Republic FC on Wednesday. Horta will be eligible to play by the return of Cup competition next month after signing a four-year contract with the newest Major League Soccer side – an ...
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Antwerp, Belgium – The Essential Travel Guide

We share our itinerary for the best things to do in Antwerp Belgium including the best hotels in Antwerp, great Antwerp restaurants, the top tourist attractions, and even where to buy the best Belgian chocolate in Antwerp. Don’t visit Antwerp with reading this travel guide! You wouldn’t think a city, a mere 30-minute train trip from Brussels, would be vastly different than Belgium’s capital, but visiting Antwerp feels almost like entering a new country. Besides the obvious language differences...
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BANAD Festival – Visit Brussels Art Nouveau and Art Déco Masterpieces

Want to visit Art Nouveau and Art Deco buildings in Brussels, Belgium not normally open to the public? The BANAD Festival takes you behind closed tours for guided tours of Brussels most spectacular buildings. Ever since I was young, my top interest when visiting a new place has been architecture. The way buildings look, their style, their colour, the way they are preserved; are what make me say “I like this city.” These things have always been so important to me, when I was a kid, my parents ...
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic could make Galaxy debut vs. LAFC on Saturday

CARSON — There is a bit of the unknown regarding what the Galaxy will get from Zlatan Ibrahmovic. Bovada has already put the over/under on his goals with the club at 21.5. Before he left Manchester United, health was a concern as he was sidelined with a knee injury since Dec. 26. Another key question is where he will he play. “I’m starting to look at things now,” Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid said. “I didn’t want to do any of that until we got through with Vancouver. I think he might a part in the LA...
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LAFC seals signing of Benfica's Andre Horta as designated player

Diego Rossi orchestrated a dominant attacking display from LAFC put five goals past Real Salt Lake in their second straight win. The FC crew discuss Carlos Vela's performances early on at LAFC and whether he can make the case for a spot on Mexico's World Cup squad. LAFC have completed their long pursuit of Portuguese midfielder Andre Horta by signing the 21-year-old to a designated player contract on Tuesday. The midfielder comes to the MLS club from Benfica, with sources tel...
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Benfica's Andre Horta set to join LAFC - sources

Diego Rossi orchestrated a dominant attacking display from LAFC put five goals past Real Salt Lake in their second straight win. The FC crew discuss Carlos Vela's performances early on at LAFC and whether he can make the case for a spot on Mexico's World Cup squad. LAFC's pursuit of Portuguese midfielder Andre Horta has finally paid off, with the player signing a multi-year Designated Player contract, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation. Metro&a...
Tags: Mexico, Football, Sport, Story, Transfers, Benfica, Real Salt Lake, Carlos Vela, Braga, Metro, Lafc, Diego Rossi, SC Braga, Horta, André Horta, Kristian Dyer

Lloyds is 'the largest digital bank in the UK,' CEO says, and it wants to work with fintech startups

Lloyds CEO António Horta Osório says it's the biggest digital bank in the UK with 30 million digital customers. "Partnerships between banks and fintech companies will become even more important as they work in a symbiotic relationship," he told the International Fintech conference in London. LONDON — The CEO of Lloyds Bank told a conference in London on Thursday that his company is the biggest digital bank in the UK, eclipsing the wave of digital startups that have sprung up in the last few ...
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Los Angeles Football Club gearing up for its first season in Major League Soccer

LOS ANGELES – The journey began nearly five years ago for Los Angeles Football Club when Major League Soccer announced a new Los Angeles-based team would replace previously disbanded Chivas USA. In 2015, the club announced the name, and the following year, came the colors and official crest. The long process now has brought LAFC to this week, on the cusp of its Major League Soccer debut. “When we first started, (executive chairman and owner) Peter Guber said that this was the beginning of the be...
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LAFC nearing a deal for Sporting Braga midfielder Andre Horta - source

Carlos Vela joins the FC crew to talk about leaving Europe to join MLS expansion team LAFC, the brewing rivalry with LA Galaxy and Mexico's World Cup outlook. Omar Gaber describes the special relationship he has with LAFC coach Bob Bradley and how it played a role in the Egyptian international's move to MLS. Los Angeles FC is moving closer to securing the services of Portuguese midfielder Andre Horta, according to a source with knowledge of the discussions. Horta, 21, is curr...
Tags: Europe, Mexico, Football, Sport, Story, Mls, LA Galaxy, Major League Soccer, Benfica, Carlos Vela, Sporting Braga, Vitoria Setubal, Lafc, Bob Bradley, Horta, Omar Gaber

A la découverte du glacier de Vancouver La Glace signé Arithmetic

Arithmetic, agence de design global canadienne basée en Vancouver, présente La Glace, un glacier Premium spécialisé dans la crème glacée française à l’identité de marque expérimentale. Le studio Arithmetic est une agence d’idées créatives ayant un penchant pour le story-telling, le défi de convention et la création de belles expériences de marque à travers le logo, l’identité, le packaging et le design d’intérieur. Arithmetic prône l’art de vivre, différence moindre entre travail et jeu, tra...
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Four Essential Salad Dressings Recipes

photo credit: Emma Lee With just an empty jar and lid, you can shake up a homemade salad dressing in 3 minutes or less. Fresh, homemade salad dressing is not only infinitely tastier, but also without the crazy chemicals and artificial flavorings found in store-bought versions, including: MSG, disodium inosinate, natamycin, artificial coloring….the list goes on and on. With these four essential salad dressing recipes as a starter base, you can customize to make dozens of your own recipes. Herb...
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Star Trek film theory: 50 years, 13 films, odds good, evens bad? Horta puckey!

How Kirk and Co bested Star Wars Star Trek @ 50 So how many Star Trek fans does it take to change a lightbulb? As long as there are two, four, six or eight of them, it doesn’t matter. But you can forget about decent illumination if there are one, three, five, seven or nine of them.…
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Things to do in Brussels: Top 12 Galleries, Museums, and Art Events

Art enthusiasts will find plenty of things to do in Brussels, Belgium. We share our list of the 12 best museums, galleries, and events for art-lovers in Brussels. Last week, to kick off our series on things to do in Brussels we shared our favourite museums. Because there are SO MANY, we decided to give art museums and galleries in Brussels their own post. Today we’re rounding up our 12 favourite art-related things to do in Brussels. 1. Royal Museums of Fine Arts Old Masters at the Royal Mus...
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Things to do in Brussels, Belgium: The 12 Best Museums

Continuing our series of things to do in Brussels, we share our 12 favourite museums in Belgium’s capital city. After 11 years of living in Belgium, we’re still shocked when we hear people claim there is nothing to do in Brussels. Even after a decade, we still didn’t have time to explore all of Brussels’ attractions. We do, however, have many favourites; some are well known, some are hidden gems. Although we’ve written about many of our favourite things to do in Brussels over the years, we wa...
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WhatsApp Is What's Out in Brazil, Amid Judicial Battle

The popular messaging service WhatsApp went down in Brazil on Monday as a state judge ordered it blocked nationwide for 72 hours amid a legal tussle over users' information. WhatsApp's estimated 100 million Brazilian users suddenly found they were unable to send or receive messages in the early afternoon after Marcel Maia Montalvao, a judge in the small, remote northeastern state of Sergipe, ordered the suspension. The outage marked the latest chapter in a dispute between Brazilian law enforce...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Whatsapp, Brazil, Latin America, Sao Paulo, Horta, Sergipe, Marcel Maia Montalvao, Monica Horta

'What were they thinking?': your favourite demolished buildings

Which city structures should have been saved from the wrecking ball? After our selection of lost gems, you shared your own suggestions and memories – from Delhi’s Hall of Nations to Birmingham’s Central LibraryNo-one can beat Brussels for the indiscriminate demolition of some architectural gems. So much so, that the term for such an act is Brusselisation. The worst offence? I would say the demolition of Horta’s incredible Maison du Peuple, replacing it with possibly the most ugly office skyscrap...
Tags: Society, History, Cities, Culture, Architecture, Art and design, Heritage, Brussels, Birmingham, Regeneration, Delhi, Horta, Maison du Peuple

Crossing the pond 2

We continue to experience gale force wind and 15' swells. Two more sea days until our first landfall Horta in the Azores. This is a tender port and we may cruise past it if the seas continue rough. Did I mention I love it Played my second Hold'em
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CheeseWeb’s 2015 Year in Review

While 2015 gave us some incredible highs, it also smacked us down with our most difficult emotional challenges and left us facing 2016 with more uncertainty than ever. I’ve been writing year-end round-up posts for many years and, normally, I look forward to reflecting back over the past year. For the first time, however, part of me has been dreading writing this post. It seems impossible to sum up what this year has been in a few trite paragraphs. Those of you who follow our newsletter closely...
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Man Accused in Fatal Hit and Run Was Deported Six Times

Ramon Jaime Horta was convicted in 2001 for sale and possession of a controlled substance and driving on a suspended license, according to Orange County Superior Court records. He got nine months in jail and was deported by immigration officials. He did not have a valid license and was under the influence Tuesday when he allegedly struck and killed Marcello Bisarello in Santa Ana, police said. Horta was captured a few blocks away by a man who watched him take off. Charges in Tuesday's hit and ru...
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24-year-old man killed by suspected drunk driver in Santa Ana identified

SANTA ANA - A 24-year-old who was struck and killed by a man suspected of drunken driving was identified Wednesday by coroner officials. Horta, who is suspected of being intoxicated at the time, fled the scene and was followed by a witness to East Hobart Street, west of South Standard Avenue, before stopping, police said. According to Orange County court records, Horta pleaded guilty in July 2008 to felony possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell and was sentenced to two year...
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Gold Cup 2015: USA thrash Cuba 6-0 – as it happened

Clint Dempsey scores a fantastic hat-trick as USA hammer Cuba 6-0 in Baltimore to reach the semi-finals of the Gold Cup 7.22pm ET Here’s Les Carpenter’s match report: Related: USA 6-0 Cuba | Gold Cup quarter-final match report 7.05pm ET So credit to the US for finally dominating a Gold Cup opponent in the manner their relative status suggests they should. From Dempsey’s early opener through to him completing his hat trick, the USA were never in trouble as a game but demoralized Cuba w...
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