Hudson Street is a north–south oriented street in the New York City borough of Manhattan running from Tribeca to the south, through Hudson Square and Greenwich Village, to the Meatpacking District. Hudson Street has two distinct one-way traffic patterns that meet at Abingdon Square, at the street's intersection with Eighth Avenue and Bleecker Street; the southern portion of Hudson Street carries northbound traffic and begins at the intersection of West Broadway and Chambers Street. At Abingdon Square, the traffic is directed onto Eighth Avenue. Meanwhile, the section of Hudson Street north of Abingdon Square runs from 14th Street to Eighth Avenue. At 14th Street, southbound traffic from Ninth Avenue splits off into this street. Just below 14th Street, it is one of the major streets in the Meatpacking District. At Abingdon Square, traffic on Hudson Street goes into Bleecker Street; the former New York Mercantile Exchange building is located at the corner of Hudson and Harrison Street in TriBeCa.
Other notable buildings on this stretch of Hudson Street include The Church of St. Luke in the Fields and its garden, the White Horse Tavern, the headquarters of radio station WQHT, the site of several shootings including a gunfight between the entourages of 50 Cent and The Game in 2005; the street is home to the U. S. headquarters of the Pearson-owned Penguin Group. The Money.net firm is located at 333 Hudson Street, maker of an alternative platform to the Bloomberg Terminal. The uptown M20 bus runs on the northbound Hudson Street between Harrison Street and Hudson Street's end, continues along Eighth Avenue; the Christopher Street PATH subway station is located on Christopher Street just west of Hudson Street. At St. John's Park near Canal Street, Hudson Street is one of the primary access routes leading to and from the Holland Tunnel. A bike lane is located in the roadway, connecting a bike lane in Ninth Avenue to one in Bleecker Street. In May 2019, it was announced that Hudson Street between Canal and Houston Streets would be reconstructed with expanded sidewalks and a new bike lane for $27 million.
Writer and activist Jane Jacobs lived above a candy shop. Jacobs' fought and won in her battle against Robert Moses and his efforts to build the Lower Manhattan Expressway, which would have destroyed fourteen blocks along Hudson Street in Greenwich Village, her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities was written from this apartment and described the day-to-day activities –'the ballet of Hudson Street' – from outside her window. Golfer Tiger Woods moved onto Hudson Street in late August 2010. Writer John Cheever lived in a boarding house on Hudson Street in the 1930s. A. E. S. Hudson Street was a comedy television show running on ABC from March 16, 1978 through April 20, 1978; this short-lived series followed the poorly equipped Adult Emergency Service hospital set on Hudson Street. The cast of MTV's 2001 series The Real World: Back to New York lived in a four-story loft apartment on 632 Hudson Street; the Northern Irish electronic duo Agnelli and Nelson released an album entitled Hudson Street in 2000.
Sead "Sejo" Kalač is a pop-folk singer popular in the former Yugoslavia. Early in his professional career, he played the accordion in a band called "Paukova mreža" before landing a solo recording deal with the label PGP-RTB; the band played throughout the then-existing Yugoslavia in places such as restaurants and discothèques. His first solo album, Ulica jorgovana, was recorded in Belgrade and his second album, Poletimo poletimo, was recorded in Munich, Germany; the recording of his third album, Alipašin izvor, started in 1995 in Ljubljana, Slovenia but recording was put on hold until 1998. He recording a song entitled "Biščanka" and premiered it a popular music festival in Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kalač has recorded duets with Serbian singer Stoja and Bosnian singer Šemsa Suljaković. Both duets were major successes. Kalač recorded a song with the Serbian singer Jana called "Sunce sjalo" for her album Malo magije, he was the inspiration for a cattle character in the 2007 Serbian adult animated comedy film Jet Set.
Kalač lives in Offenbach and possesses Croatian and Serbian passports. His brother, Caki Kalač, is a singer, he is a distant relative of singer and reality star Muhedin "Čupo" Kalač. Sejo himself was offered to participate in Serbian reality shows Parovi and Veliki brat, but he rejected both opportunities, saying he did not want to participate in such a circus. Studio albumsUlica jorgovana.
The Fukuhaku-kai is a yakuza organization based in Fukuoka on the Kyushu island of Japan. The Fukuhaku-kai is a designated yakuza group with an estimated membership of 280, has its offices in three other prefectures as well as its headquarters in Hakata, Fukuoka; the Fukuhaku-kai was registered as a designated yakuza organization under the Organized Crime Countermeasures Law in 2000. The Fukuhaku-kai is one of the five independent designated yakuza syndicates based in Fukuoka Prefecture, along with the Kudo-kai, the Taishu-kai, the Dojin-kai and the Kyushu Seido-kai; these northern-Kyushu based organizations, excluding the Kyushu Seido-kai, have formed an anti-Yamaguchi-gumi fraternal federation known as the Yonsha-kai. The Fukuhaku-kai has never been a member of this federation, however has caused at least one conflict with the Yamaguchi-gumi, which involved firearms, in 2004; the Fukuhaku-kai has been in conflict with four different Yamaguchi-affiliates over the concessions of Nakasu, the largest red-light district in Kyushu, with the Dojin-kai and Kudo-kai over their attempts to enter the same territory
Ashley Mitchell, was a Yorkshire cloth manufacturer and Liberal Party politician who advocated Georgism. He was born in Ossett, Yorkshire in 1886, he was educated at Wakefield Grammar Schools in Yorkshire. He was a Worsted cloth manufacturer, he was Director of Mitchell & Co.. Limited of Spa Mills, he was a company chairman. He was a committed supporter of Free Trade and Land Value Taxation, he was President of the Huddersfield Textile Society from 1924-28. He was Treasurer of the International Union for Land Value Free Trade, he was President of the Yorkshire Federation of Liberal Clubs. He was Liberal candidate for the Scarborough and Whitby division of Yorkshire at the 1923 General Election, he contested Whitby a second time at the 1924 General election. In 1925 he was selected as Liberal candidate for the Penistone division of Yorkshire for the 1929 General Election. In 1929 he gave evidence to the Wool Safeguarding Inquiry in opposition to duties, imposed. In 1931 he was approached to stand for the Liberals at the dual-member Dundee division in Scotland for the 1931 General Election.
He was Liberal candidate for the Halifax division of Yorkshire at the 1935 General Election. He was Liberal candidate for the Batley and Morley division of Yorkshire at the 1945 General Election, he was Liberal candidate for the Keighley division of Yorkshire at the 1955 General Election. He did not stand for parliament again, his Memoirs of a fallen political warrior were published in 1974. These were drawn upon by other authors such as Mark Blaug in his biography Henry George and Jules Gehrke Georgism and the Decline of Liberalism in Interwar Britain
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The 2012 Men's European Water Polo Championship took place at the Pieter van den Hoogenband Swim Stadium in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, from 16 to 29 January 2012. The championships was part of the qualification procedure for the 2012 London Olympics that will take place in late July and early August of that year. There will be 12 men's teams in the Olympic competition. By the time that these championships take place, four men's places have been booked: the winner of the 2011 FINA Men's Water Polo World League in Italy, the three top-placed teams in the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai that did not win the World League; as Great Britain men's team has been entered into the Olympic competition, there was not a direct entry to the Olympic tournament from the European Championships. Five teams will be entered into a world-wide qualifying competition from 1–8 April 2012 for men in Edmonton, Alberta and from 15–22 April for women in Italy. Four teams from this competition qualified for the Olympic tournament.