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Michael Brown (City Year)


The Independent founders


Will Reid

William Reid was born on September 11, 1858 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Helen Grubb and Thomas Reid and attended public schools. In 1881 he moved to Rawlins, Wyoming Territory and later moved to Cheyenne in 1913. In 1898 he purchased the Carbon Co ...


19th-century American newspaper founders


Bricia Lopez

Bricia Lopez is a Mexican-American restaurateur and author. Lopez is the co-owner of Guelaguetza, an Oaxacan restaurant in Los Angeles, California in the United States. Lopez is one of Americas foremost authorities on Oaxacan culture and cuisine ...


Jennifer Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald went to Graham High School in Bluefield, Virginia and was a Peace Corps volunteer for the World Bank. She later graduated from Florida State University and Columbia Law School.


Ivy Mix

Ivy Mix is an American bartender. Mix is credited with popularizing mezcal in the United States. She is head bartender and co-owner of the James Beard Award nominated bar Leyenda in Brooklyn, New York. She co-founded Speed Rack alongside Lynnette ...


Arjun Sethi (entrepreneur)

Arjun Sethi is an American internet entrepreneur, investor and executive. He is co-founder and partner at venture capital firm Tribe Capital, and an investor in Muze. He previously was partner at Social Capital and served as an executive at Yahoo ...


Gail Jones (entrepreneur)

Gail Jones is a British businesswoman and entrepreneur. She is co-founder and CEO of the Manchester-based colocation, dedicated and cloud hosting provider, UKFast.


Rachel Coldicutt

Rachel Coldicutt is a British technology expert who works on ethics, regulation and digital literacy. She is the former Chief Executive Officer of Doteveryone, a UK-based responsible technology think tank. Her career has focussed on transforming ...


Canadian federal political party presidents


Ontario provincial political party presidents


Alberto Foà

Alberto Foà is also Council Member of the Pier Lombardo Foundation.


Daniel K. Kim


Ted Griggs

Ted Griggs is President, Group Leader and Strategic Production and Programming, NBC Regional Sports Network, overseeing CSN New England, CSN Philadelphia, TCN, and CSN Mid-Atlantic. Prior to being promoted, Griggs worked as President of Comcast S ...


Jordan Kurland

Jordan Kurland is the founder of Zeitgeist Artist Management, LTD. Zeitgeist Artist Management is a music management company in San Francisco, California. Kurland also co-founded and launched the Treasure Island Music Festival, which was launched ...


George Linder

Linder was born in Europe to Austrian parents. His father Bert Linder 1911-1997 was a survivor of both Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen death camps. Linder graduated from California State University Northridge with a degree in Anthropology.


Jon Bach


Plectroniella armata

Plectroniella is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It was described by Walter Robyns in 1928. The genus contains only one species, i.e. Plectroniella armata, which is found in southern Mozambique and northeastern Sout ...


Byte (retailer)

Byte was a retail venture of Specialist Computer Holdings Ltd in the United Kingdom which from 1993 sold primarily computer hardware, software and accessories in large stores on retail parks. The company was acquired by PC World in 1998 who re-br ...



Hifi Gear is a hi-fi and home cinema retailer formed in 2003 in Gloucester, UK. The business currently operates from King Street, Hereford with a physical premises that contains a number of demonstration rooms, as well as a showroom.



Atkinsons is a family-owned department store located on The Moor in Sheffield, England. The store has been trading for over 146 years and sells an extensive range of merchandise including fashion, furniture, lighting, gifts, cosmetics & fragrance ...


Beales (department store)

Beales was an English department store chain, which operated 23 branches. The flagship store, Beales in Bournemouth, was established as The Fancy Fair by John Elmes Beale in 1881 and is the biggest department store in Dorset. The chain expanded t ...



Bentalls is a British department store chain with a branch in Kingston upon Thames. The well regarded county department store began as a drapery shop, founded by Frank Bentall in 1867. The company was formerly listed on the London Stock Exchange, ...



Bradbeers is a family run chain of department and furniture stores with branches in New Milton, Hedge End and Romsey. It has been running in Hampshire for over 175 years. The origins of the business stem back to a small drapery shop in Southampto ...


Bristol Guild of Applied Art

The Bristol Guild of Applied Art, more commonly referred to within Bristol as simply The Guild, is a privately held department store on Bristols Park Street in the UK. Founded in 1908, the Guild was inspired by the philosophy of William Morris, a ...


Browns of York

Browns Department Stores is a department store group with stores in York, Helmsley, Beverley and Gainsborough. Browns have been trading for more than 100 years. The business continues to be family run. They have many departments ranging from Mens ...


Compton House, Liverpool

Compton House is a grade II listed department store building located on Church Street in Liverpool, England. The building is noted as being one of the first purpose built department stores in Europe. As of today it forms part of Liverpools bigges ...


Daniel (department store)

Daniel is an English department store chain and Royal Warrant holder, with its flagship store situated in central Windsor. It was established in 1901 by Walter James Daniel, and is privately owned.


Peters Fashions

Peters Fashions, also known as Peters Of Huddersfield, is a family-run department store in the market town of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. The business has its origins in the department store Kayes, founded in 1863. Ernest Whittle was j ...


Fortnum & Mason



Mauboussin is a French jewellery firm started in 1827. They opened their first US store in New York in 2009. The companys estimated sales in 2010/2011 were €60 million in total sales and €10 million in watches. May 10, 2017 opened the jewelry hou ...


Extra (supermarket)

The first extra store was opened by the Schaper-Group in Duren in 1970. In the early years, the main part of the branch network was in Lower Saxony and North Rhine Westphalia. extra was integrated into the Asko-Group in 1987, which in turn has be ...



Blyk was a "free" ad-supported mobile phone network that offered text messages and customer-to-customer calls. It targeted young people and had offices in Finland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and in India. It was the first mobile network ...


Shekou Cruise Center

Shekou Cruise Center, also known as the Shekou Ferry Terminal and the Shekou Prince Bay Cruise Homeport, is a cruise terminal located in Shekou, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China. It runs direct ferry connections from Shenzhen to destinations acr ...


Shekou Ferry Terminal (old)

Shekou Passenger Terminal was a ferry port located in Shekou, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China. It allowed for direct ferry connections from Shenzhen to destinations across the Pearl River Delta. It was operated by China Merchant Shekou Ferry Te ...


Sunshine Holiday Hotel

The Sunshine Holiday Hotel is an abandoned house on the coastline of Xichong, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. Its nickname probably came from tourists and backpackers. It is noted because backpackers can rest in the house and enjoy views of ...


Churches in Shenzhen


Railway stations in Shenzhen


Skyscrapers in Shenzhen


Education in Shenzhen

In 2009, there were 974 preschool educational institutions in Shenzhen: 346 elementary schools with 589.500 students, 285 primary and secondary schools with 316.000 students, and 20 secondary vocational schools with 47.000 students. There were al ...


Junior middle schools in Shenzhen


Dachan Island

Dachan Island is an island in Shenzhen, China. Located within Qianhai Bay, it is the second largest island in Shenzhen. Administratively it belongs to Nanshan District.



The original village population consisted of approximately 500 people of the Hakka dialect group. The variant of Hakka spoken is called Sin On. The inhabitants use 4 surnames: Shen 沈; Hakka: Shim, 80%), Ling 凌, Luo 罗 and Zhang 张. Later villag ...



Huangbeiling is an area and former village in Luohu, Shenzhen, China. It was named after the neighbouring Huangbei Hill and the village dates back more than 650 years.


Mirs Bay

Mirs Bay is a bay in the northeast of Kat O and Sai Kung Peninsula of Hong Kong. The north and east shores are surrounded by Yantian and Dapeng New District of Shenzhen. Ping Chau stands in the midst of the bay.



Shekou is an area at the southern tip of Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. It faces Yuen Long, Hong Kong across the Shenzhen Bay. It has been designated as a Free Trade Zone by the government, alongside Qianhai, Hengqin and N ...


Wutong Mountain

Wutong Mountain is a mountain located near the border of Luohu and Yantian in Shenzhen, China. At 943.7m, it is the tallest mountain in Shenzhen. The mountain is also source of the Shenzhen River.


Lakes of Shenzhen


Mountains of Shenzhen

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