01. Aviva Stadium opened Friday in Dublin (above).
“Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland, designed as a result of a collaboration between global architects Populous and Dublin‐based architects, Scott Tallon Walker was officially opened Friday by An Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, TD. Aviva Stadium, previously called the Lansdowne Road Stadium, hosted its first game of international rugby in 1878. The 50,000 seat stadium will be used for international rugby and soccer fixtures and as a concert and events venue.” (Arch Daily).
02. Hank Jones passes away…
“Hank Jones passed away yesterday at 91 years old. He was playing and recording right on up until his hospitalization last week.” (Bop and Beyond).
03. Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Regional Sandwiches?
“Sandwiches are easy, portable, delectable, and come in all shapes and sizes. There are countless ways to make a tasty sandwich, yet certain ones have emerged as classics in pockets throughout the country. You may love sandwiches, and you may have done a lot of traveling in your day, but how much do you know about regional sandwiches?” (Serious Eats).
04. The story of the 1974 World Cup
“Between now and the start of the World Cup, we will be looking back at previous tournaments with the help of some of the key characters and the BBC’s archive footage. Today, we speak to the man who witnessed the Cruyff turn at first hand and the top scorer at the 1974 finals.” (BBC).