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2014-01-14 08:24:47

-Two industry leaders join forces to bring much-admired movie experience to downtown Santa Monica- SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles-based ArcLight Cinemas and Santa Monica-based Macerich (NYSE: MAC), one of the nation's leading shopping center owners and operators, today announced a new 14-screen ArcLight Cinemas theater will open in mid-2015 at Santa Monica Place, the award-winning, open-air shopping and dining destination located next to Third...

2010-11-11 14:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating its first holiday season in true Santa Monica style, Santa Monica Place introduces a seasonal experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles, including a one-of-a-kind, modern performance tree. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101111/LA99329) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101111/LA99329) The lights on this contemporary, 50 foot-tall, sculptural holiday tree don't just dance, they actually groove...

2010-08-09 13:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles-based The Jerde Partnership today announced the opening of the new Santa Monica Place, which transforms an indoor, suburban-style mall into a vibrant, open-air center. The project, nearly a decade in the making, was designed by Jerde to resurrect the old-style mall as an urban hub that will realize its potential as the heart of the city. In addition to removing the roof from the enclosed center, Jerde planned key communal spaces and a...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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