"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 Second City is an improvisational comedy organization that was founded in 1959 with the opening of its original Chicago-based theater. The renowned collective has since maintained a standard of excellence, training and unleashing a consistent stream of seasoned comedians into the greater world of entertainment, from Tina Fey and Dan Aykroyd to Stephen Colbert and Mike Meyers. The Second City enterprise has expanded into other parts of North America, with various touring troupes and satellite theaters based in cities like Los Angeles and Toronto.
The Expendables is a band bred from the skate, surf, and party ethos of music made popular in the late 1990s by bands from Orange County, Long Beach and Santa Cruz. The group's releases are laden with upbeat beach grooves, but with a biting ska edge. Fittingly, the Santa Cruz band signed to Stoopid Records, owned by the band Slighty Stoopid, in the early 2000s.