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2009-04-06 13:26:17

U.S. actress Laura Leighton has signed up to reprise her Melrose Place character of scheming Sydney in the upcoming remake of the 1990s nighttime soap opera. Zap2it.com said it got the news from the producers of Melrose, the new show that will air on The CW this fall if the pilot gets picked up. Sydney supposedly died in a car wreck at the end of the fifth season of Melrose Place, however, she somehow survived off-screen and will take over as landlady of the apartment complex where most of...

2009-03-09 08:57:14

U.S. singer Ashlee Simpson-Wentz has been cast in an upcoming remake of the television series Melrose Place, The Hollywood Reporter said. Simpson-Wentz, who recently gave birth to her first child, has previously acted on the TV drama 7th Heaven. She and her husband, rocker Pete Wentz, are also to appear on the March 18 episode of CSI: New York. The Hollywood Reporter said Simpson-Wentz will play a bright-eyed but shrewd small-town girl in Melrose, the CW's updated version of the popular 1990s...

2009-02-18 14:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walking past Atlantic Development Group's Boricua Village construction site on any given day, the sound of workers speaking English and Spanish can be heard alongside Russian, Urdu, Portuguese and other languages. Those different tongues not only reflect the diversity of more than 200 highly skilled workers building the housing, retail and educational components of the project, but also reflect the future tenants of its buildings and the...

2009-02-05 11:16:00

-- 'Economic Catalyst' Transforming Melrose Section of The Bronx -- NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atlantic Development Group's Boricua Village project is quickly closing in on its year-end 2009 completion date. Work on the development, which includes the flagship campus of Boricua College, may not be totally finished but it has already had a positive impact on the Melrose section of the South Bronx by transforming it into a hub of economic activity. Each day, a diverse...

2008-12-12 09:47:00

Melrose Ave Is Infused with Green Thanks to the World's Most Iconic Vodka LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Way LA(TM) and ABSOLUT(R) VODKA, along with city partners, unveiled an innovative "Green Street" project that starts at the famed Melrose Avenue and will transform the 600 block of Vista Street into a model of urban sustainability. Green Way LA accepted a $250,000 catalyst donation from ABSOLUT, making this forward-thinking, city-wide...

2008-09-25 17:46:34

U.S. actress Lisa Rinna said she has been hearing rumors that The CW may be looking to make a new version of her former nighttime soap "Melrose Place." A spinoff of the teen drama "Beverly Hills, 90210,""Melrose" ran from 1992 through 1999. The CW recently started airing an updated version of "90210" with a few original cast members in supporting roles. "I've heard a rumor of them bringing back ('Melrose') like they did '90210,'" Rinna told E! News. "I heard that it's somewhere at The CW....

2008-07-18 15:00:46

Canada's top court has ruled that a New Brunswick miner can be forced to retire at age 65. Melrose Scott wanted to stay on with the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan beyond its mandatory retirement age to increase his pension. But on Friday the Supreme Court agreed with the company's position that its retirement requirement was based not on age discrimination but on funding limitations of its pension plan, Canwest news service reported. Every Canadian province but Nova Scotia has banned...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.