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‘Professionalism be damned’: Why Rocky IV is an Eighties classic

Fight face: Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren in Rocky IV

‘Professionalism be damned’: Why Rocky IV is an Eighties classic ‘Professionalism be damned’: Why Rocky IV is an Eighties classic S ylvester Stallone staggered backwards, threatening to hit the canvas like a $28m sack of potatoes. It was spring 1985 and, in a boxing ring erected inside the 5,000-capacity Vancouver Agrodome, the world’s most bankable movie star had just suffered …

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Planning for the Hotel Opening, Coronavirus Be Damned

Planning for the Hotel Opening, Coronavirus Be Damned

Travel and travel planning are being disrupted by the worldwide spread of the coronavirus. For the latest updates, read The New York Times’s Covid-19 coverage here. The hotelier Phil Hospod has spent the last two years building The Wayfinder, a boutique hotel in Newport, R.I. And despite the pandemic, he is still planning to open in mid-May. The hotel, which …

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