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Moss Side

Moss Side is an inner-city area of Manchester, England, 1.9 miles south of the city centre, It had a population of 18,902 at the 2011 census. Moss Side is bounded by Hulme to the north, Chorlton-on-Medlock and Fallowfield to the east, Whalley Range to the south, Old Trafford to the west; as well as Whitworth Park and Alexandra Park, Moss Side is close to Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan universities. Manchester City played at Maine Road in Moss Side between 1923 and 2003. Part of Lancashire, Moss Side was a rural township and chapelry within the parish of Manchester and hundred of Salford. Thought to be named after a great moss which stretched from Rusholme to Chorlton-cum-Hardy, the earliest mention of the area is in 1533 when it contained part of the estates of Trafford. Moss Side is described in the opening chapter of Elizabeth Gaskell's Mary Barton as a rural idyll with a'deep clear pool' and an old black and white timber-framed farmhouse identified as Pepperhill Farm. Following the Industrial Revolution there was a process of unplanned urbanisation and a rapid increase in population size.

The population in 1801 was 151 but by 1901 this had increased to 26,677. The industrial growth of the area resulted in a densely populated area, so much so, that a part of the township of Moss Side was amalgamated into the expanding city of Manchester in 1885, with the rest joining in 1904. Mass development in Moss Side occurred in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when large numbers of red brick terraced houses were built, soon attracted numerous Irish immigrants and other working people. Manchester City F. C. moved to a new stadium on Maine Road on 25 August 1923, having moved from Ardwick. The club would play there for the next 80 years. During the Manchester Blitz in the Second World War many of the terraced houses were damaged by German bombing on the night of 22/23 December 1940. Migrants from the Indian subcontinent and Caribbean settled in the locality during the 1950s and 1960s, by the 1980s Moss Side was the hub of Manchester's Afro-Caribbean community. During the 1960s and early 1970s, Manchester City Council demolished many of the Victorian and terraced houses to the west of Moss Side and replaced these with new council houses and flats.

Most of the newer properties, built around the turn of the 20th century, were refurbished instead of demolished during the final two decades of the century. In 1981, the Moss Side area was one of England's inner city areas affected by a series of riots. Analysts trace the 1970s origins of Manchester's gang crime to social deprivation in the south-central part of the city – Hulme and Moss Side – where the activity of the underground economy encouraged a trade in illegal narcotics and firearms contributing to Manchester's nickname of "Gunchester". "Turf wars" between rival drugs'gangs', resulted in a high number of fatal shootings. During what has been termed the Madchester phase of the history of Manchester, narcotic trade in the city became "extremely lucrative" and in the early 1990s a gang war started between two groups vying for control of the market in Manchester city centre – the'Cheetham Hill Gang' and'The Gooch Close Gang', in Cheetham Hill and Moss Side, respectively. There were several high-profile shootings associated with gangs and drugs in this area during the 1990s and into the 21st century.

Aided by the work of Xcalibre, the Greater Manchester Police's task force, founded in 2004, the multiagency Integrated Gang Management Unit, gang related shootings in the area have fallen by about 90% in recent years. In April 1994, The Independent newspaper highlighted Moss Side as one of the most deprived areas on Britain, as having some of the highest crime rates. Drug abuse was described as one of the area's biggest problems, with gun crime rates being so high that there had been 400 armed incidents reported within a 12-month period. Ambulance crews had resorted to wearing body armour after having to deal with a string of drug-related shootings. Several doctors had been robbed of medical bags at knife point after being called out to local patients. A number of police vehicles had been fire-bombed and there had been reports of attempted ambushes on police patrols. Unemployment stood at nearly 30% – up to three times the national average in the early 1990s. Many of the flats in neighbouring Hulme were demolished in the early 1990s to make way for new low rise homes.

Housing on the Alexandra Park Estate in the west of Moss Side has been renovated and the streets redesigned to reduce the fear of crime. The majority of Moss Side is part of the Manchester Central constituency, represented by the Labour Party MP Lucy Powell. Following boundary changes in 2018 a portion of the ward is a part of the Manchester Gorton constituency, represented by the Labour Party MP Afzal Khan. CouncillorsMoss Side is a ward within the local authority of Manchester City Council; the ward is represented by Labour Councillors: Mahadi Hussein Sharif Mahamed, Emily Rowles, Sameem Ali. indicates seat up for re-election. Moss Side lies either side of the A5103, the main road out of Manchester towards Northenden, Manchester Airport, the M56 motorway and Chester. Parallel to this is Alexandra Road. Landmarks on Princess Road are the Royal Brewery and the Princess Road Bus Depot, built for the tramways in 1909 and used by Stagecoach Manchester until 2010; the western border of the Moss Side Ward is bounded in part by Withington Road.

Parts of the eastern bor

Jang Cheol-soo

Jang Cheol-soo is a South Korean film director. The Coast Guard - assistant director Spring, Fall, Winter... and Spring - 1st assistant director, assistant editor Samaritan Girl - 1st assistant director, assistant editor Love, So Divine - 1st assistant director Escalator to Heaven - director, screenwriter Bedevilled - director Secretly, Greatly - director, script editor Murder at Honeymoon Hotel - director 2010 47th Grand Bell Awards: Best New Director 2010 30th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards: Best New Director 2010 8th Korean Film Awards: Best New Director 2010 13th Director's Cut Awards: Best New Director 2011 Imagine Film Festival: Black Tulip Award, Best Feature Jang Cheol-soo at the Korean Movie Database Jang Cheol-soo on IMDb Jang Cheol-soo at HanCinema

YouTube Live

YouTube Live was a 2008 event streamed live on the Internet from San Francisco and Tokyo. It was launched November 22–23, 2008, it was hosted by a variety of YouTube celebrities, including The Black Eyed Peas rapper will.i.am, Tom Dickson of Will It Blend, Michael Buckley, The Happy Tree Friends, Smosh, Esmée Denters and singer Katy Perry, among others. On April 8, 2011, The channel was closed removing all videos, it was replaced by the YouTube live section page. Jordanian Queen Rania was honored at the event with the first YouTube Visionary Award for her efforts to combat stereotypes and misconceptions associated with Arabs and Muslims. With over 3 million views, Queen Rania created her own channel on YouTube in March 2008 to start an international conversation, which she called "unscripted and unfiltered"; as a sponsor for the event, Flip Video gave away a free Flip Video Mino to many of the audience members to record any of the event. A station to upload videos to YouTube from the Mino was provided, promoted, in sponsorship of Flip.

The event was meant to be an annual show. In 2008, YouTube honored Queen Rania of Jordan with the inaugural YouTube Visionary Award. Presenting the award, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom explained the honor as for her "use of technology to instigate social change"; the Queen accepted the award via taped message where she spoofed US comedian David Letterman by copying his Top 10 format in a humorous clip where she explained why she started her channel on YouTube. The Queen had launched her channel in March 2008 to break down stereotypes about the Arab and Muslim worlds

Midway, San Diego

The Midway area called the North Bay area, is a neighborhood of San Diego, California. It is located at the northern end of the Point Loma peninsula, northwest of Downtown San Diego and just west of Old Town, it is considered to be part of Point Loma, although the city treats it as a separate Planning Area. The boundaries of the Midway community plan are the San Diego River and Interstate 8 to the north, Interstate 5 to the east, Laurel Street to the south, Lytton Street and the bluffs above Kenyon Street to the west. In addition to the core Midway area, the community plan includes portions of the historic neighborhoods of Five Points and Middletown; the planning area encompasses 800 acres of flatland. The area is commercial and industrial, plus a few small pockets of multi-family residential development; the area was part of the San Diego River delta, comprising the flat land between the hill of the San Diego Presidio and the hills of Point Loma. The San Diego river switched back and forth between emptying into Mission Bay and emptying through the Midway area into the San Diego Bay.

The river switched its course from False Bay to San Diego Bay sometime during the 1820s. Because of fears that San Diego Bay might silt up, the river was confined to its present course north of Point Loma by a levee built by the city in 1877; this exposed the marshy areas of Midway for development. Rosecrans Street, a main thoroughfare through Midway and Point Loma, follows the route of the historic La Playa Trail, the oldest European trail in the Western United States, it connected the settlements in Old Town and Mission San Diego with La Playa, the beach in Point Loma where ships loaded and unloaded cargo. A plaque near the southeast corner of Rosecrans Street and Midway Drive recognizes the historic importance of the La Playa Trail. In 1850 687 acres of land in the area was conveyed to a group of ten would-be developers, who subdivided the land in hopes of developing it; the names of some of the original ten investors are remembered in the existing street name system along Pacific Highway, including Emory, Noell, Wright, Banini and Witherby.

However, the area was still marshy, little development occurred until the 1930s, when commercial and residential development could be found in some areas. By the early 1900s central Midway was known as Dutch Flats and still included a lot of standing water. Dutch Flats was the name of a small dirt airstrip in the area used by the Ryan Aeronautical Company, located near what are now Midway and Barnett streets. Dutch Flats became famous when Ryan built a specially designed aircraft for Charles A. Lindbergh, who tested it at Dutch Flats and used it to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1927. In 1929, pioneer aviatrix Ruth Alexander, a graduate of the Ryan Flying School, established a new world record for women in light aircraft on a flight from Dutch Flats. A post office now located on the site contains several historic plaques commemorating Dutch Flats and Lindbergh. In 1921 the Marine Advanced Expeditionary Base was built in the Midway area on Barnett Avenue, lending a boost to the area’s economy and setting the stage for future military development.

The city of San Diego opened San Diego Municipal Airport/Lindbergh Field in 1928 on land located between the Midway area and San Diego Bay. As a result, aircraft-related industries and businesses continued to be important for the Midway area up until the present day. During the 1940s the Midway area experienced a boom, with numerous war-related industrial sites and a large housing complex for defense workers known as the Frontier Housing. Areas along Pacific Highway became wartime factories, provided the hub of the city’s aerospace industry. During the 1950s the neighborhood became a mecca for then-popular establishments such as a drive-in restaurant, two drive-in theaters, a bowling alley; the only remaining structure from that era is the Loma Theater on Rosecrans St. which opened in 1944 as a 1188-seat movie palace in the Arte Moderne style. From the 1960s to the present the area became more commercial, it is now known for large region-serving retail establishments and multi-lane traffic arteries.

During the 1990s the city proposed to build a “bay to bay” water link between San Diego Bay and Mission Bay, which would have run right through the Midway area. However, the plan received little community support and was abandoned after a consultant’s report deemed it not economically feasible; the area contains two sites that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places: Mission Brewery, a five-story brick building on Hancock Street dating from 1912 a brewery but now used for offices and retail. Additional sites listed as historic by the San Diego Historical Resources Board include the site of a Hebrew cemetery on Kenyon Street, Dutch Flats/Ryan Field; the area is flat. It consists of “fill” land built up over marshy areas and river sediment deposits. Nothing remains of the former wetlands except Famosa Slough State Marine Conservation Area and the San Diego River bed itself. Most of the area is commer

Masayuki Suzuki

Masayuki Suzuki is a Japanese singer best known as a former member of Rats & Star. He is called Japan's King Of Love Songs, his trademarks are sunglasses and a moustache, he is nicknamed "Martin". Suzuki was born in Tokyo on September 22, 1956, his sister Kiyomi Suzuki is a musician. He rose to fame as a member of the band Rats & Star, which began activities in 1975, his first single "Runway" was released in 1980. He would continue solo music activities after Rats & Star disbanded in 1996. In 2019, he sang "Love Dramatic", the opening theme for the 2019 anime Kaguya-sama: Love Is War. Masashi Tashiro Nobuyoshi Kuwano Masayuki Suzuki Official Web Site

Inquisitor (video game)

Inquisitor is a role-playing video game developed by Czech company Cinemax. The game was released in 2009, was in development for 10 years. Three more years were needed to translate the game into English and it was released on GOG.com on September 5, 2012. On June 1, 2013, Inquisitor was greenlit on Steam. Inquisitor plays to Baldur's Gate series, being a top-down role-playing game. Firstly, the player chooses his character from the classes of paladin or thief; the player travels throughout the world, fighting against monsters along the way. The player investigates crimes against God and the king by finding evidence against the suspect, after which they may be arrested, and, after conviction, burned at the stake, it is, possible to mistakenly arrest innocents should false evidence be found. Evidence in Inquisitor includes the testimony of other characters in the game, as well as items found at location where the crime was committed, it is possible to draw conclusions from unrelated information. Found evidence is recorded in character's notebook.

The game has an estimated playing time of 100 hours. Inquisitor includes more than 200 weapons, 80 spells and 7 types of magic, alongside over 90 types of monster to combat; the setting of Inquisitor is the fictional kingdom of Utherst, in which the omens of the Prophecy of Saint Ezekiel have started to appear, foretelling the end of the world. The game chronicles the efforts of the titular Inquisition to fight against heresy in light of this; the main character Maxmilian Conti is an Inquisitor, sent to the town of Hillbrandt to investigate the murder of a local merchant. Maxmilian finds out. At first she refuses her guilt but she confesses due to fear of murder by bishop Vallarian a highest ranking Inquisitor in area, it is revealed that Vallarian is a plotted all problems in Hillbrandt to retrieve an artifact found by the murdered merchant. He used the artifact to summon a demon Arthamon. Vallarian is executed but there are clues indicating that he was a member of an ancient cult trying to bring an apocalypse.

Maxmilian continues his investigation in Glatzburg. There he seeks a help of a local priest Trevorius; when he gains his trust Trevorius is murdered. In the end the protagonist tracks down another member of the cult, no less than Cardinal Truncquillius. Truncquillius is arrested an executed but not before he summons a demon Bafomet to the world. Maxmilian goes to Alvaron, the capital of the kingdom, he gets there just a short time after death of the king. His investigation leads to his fight to all summoned demons and finding the actual leader of the cult - archbishop Lauentius; when he finds him, player can choose if he wants to stop it. If he joins the cult, Laurentius is killed by a knight who attacks the player; when the knight is killed player has to defeat Archangel Gabriel. Player revives the crown prince Louis who has to create a new world order. If player decides to stop the cult he has to fight a fallen angel Azrael; when he defeats Azrael, the crown prince Louis becomes the new king. In outro it is revealed that pope sent a crusade against the kingdom and Louis has to lead his armies to defend the kingdom.

Conti's fate is left unknown. Inquisitor was in development since 1999; the project was financially supported by Cinemax. The game is inspired by Umberto Eco's works such as The Name of the Rose; the original release date was scheduled for 2001. In 2001 the game was delayed to 2002; the new release date wasn't scheduled. In the end the development took 10 years and the game was released in November 2009. Developers started to focus on fixing bugs and translation to English. In 2012 the English version was released in 2013 on Steam; the game received average to positive reviews. It was praised for its story and scope, but was criticized for the quality of its graphics and its high difficulty. Best Story/Writing on GameBanshee. RPG France INDIE DE L'ANNÉE 2012; when Steam started its concepts feature in October 2012, Cinemax made a concept for Inquisitor 2. They asked players what would they expect from next project, giving the choice of a classic role-playing like Inquisitor, an adventure game with role-playing elements, or a different type of a role-playing game than Inquisitor.

The developers released Inquisitor: Renesance zla, a novel that serves as a sequel to the game. It is set 200 years after Inquisitor game and follows Maxmilian Conti, the protagonist of the game, summoned from hell. Official Inquisitor website