Oct 6 (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc said it would sell the landmark Waldorf Astoria New York hotel to Chinese insurer Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd for about $1.95 billion. Waldorf Astoria New York is the flagship hotel of the company's luxury brand, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts.
The proposed sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Steve Ballmer may also have a huge impact on the future of the NFL and the league's potential return to Los Angeles for the first time since 1994. With the recent passing of Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson, a trust has been set up to sell the team and finding the highest bidder may take precedence over finding an owner willing to keep the team in Buffalo.
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Musicians, athletes, porn stars, homeless people, celebrity impersonators, and stars such as Kanye West, Lindsay Lohan, Olivia Wilde, and many others all appear in 30 Seconds To Mars' latest music video discussing their relationship with Los Angeles.
At least 13 protesters were arrested in Los Angeles late Monday in a second night of unrest over the acquittal at trial of volunteer neighborhood watch guard George Zimmerman, officials said. Businesses including a Wal-Mart store were damaged as some 150 people "sought to exploit" Zimmerman being cleared of murdering black teenager Trayvon Martin, LA mayor Eric Garcetti said.
Michael Rosenfeld, owner of the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, says a partnership he heads will redevelop the historic hotel on Santa Barbara's waterfront.The owner of the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City has purchased another landmark inn: the Hotel Californian in Santa Barbara.
The $1.5-billion project by owner Michael Rosenfeld, who had originally planned to raze the Space Age hotel in Century City, would be one of the largest real estate developments on the Westside in decades.
After backing down from a contentious proposal to demolish the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza hotel, the owner has unveiled plans to construct a high-rise real estate development next to the Space Age landmark that would transform the tenor of Century City's streets and dramatically alter the