"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
The Toronto Marlies is an American League Hockey team and the top minor
league affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Previously known as the St. John's Maple Leafs, the franchise was purchased by Toronto's NHL franchise in 2005 to groom its minor league players in closer proximity to the professional club. The team hosts its home matches at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Ontario.
Christian Webster is a rapper from Fairfield County,Connecticutwho goes by the stage name Chris Webby. Webster, originally operating under themonikerVindictive, grew up listening to artists such as Dr. Dre and Eminem and was known for engaging his peers in rap battles. Beginning with his debut album, The White Noise LP, released in 2009, Webster has released a steady flow of music. In the two years following his debut, he dropped five more full length mix tapes including Optimus Rhyme in 2010 and the 2011 effort, Webster's Laboratory. Though his music initially catered to the audience in his home state, Webster multiplied his fans, whom he calls "Ninjas," throughout the US with his free downloads and online presence on Youtube.
Brooks Williams is a singer/songwriter from Statesboro, Georgia who owns a rootsy, blues-inspired folk sound. He first emerged in 1989 when he released his debut EP, Red Guitar Plays Blue, on his own label Red Guitar Blue Music. He has since built an extensive discography of both original work and traditional folk covers, including his 2000 releaseDead Sea Cafe and 2010's Baby-O!
Cincinnati five-piece, Black Veil Brides, plays a streamlined version of post-hardcore that
takes the aggressive thrash of metalcore and melds it with glossy pop-punk. The
band formed in 2006 and went through a couple of different names and members
before settling on Black Veil Brides and gaining local notoriety with showings
in Battle of the Bands showcases. Its debut album, We Stitch These Wounds ranked
#1 on the Billboard Independent chart the week of its release in 2010.
The Grand Rapids Griffins is a hockey team based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan that competes in the American Hockey League. The team was founded in 1996 and is the AHL affiliate of the NHL's Detroit Red Wings.