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TWA Hotel Opens at JFK, Giving New Life to Saarinen’s Flight Center

“We need those to pay for this,” says developer Tyler Morse, standing in the middle of Eero Saarinen’s iconic TWA Flight Center at John F. Kennedy Airport. “Those” are the two seven-story, black-glass buildings containing 512 hotel rooms, built at … Continue reading

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U.S. Cancels Journalist Jessikka Aro’s International Women of Courage Award

Finnish investigative journalist Jessikka Aro, who was set to be honored with an International Women of Courage Award, has reportedly had her award rescinded after the State Department discovered she had frequently criticized President Trump on social media…More at.. https.www.thedailybeast.com/us-cancels-journalist-jessikka-aros-award-over-her-criticism-of-trump-report

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Finland’s new library speaks volumes about the world’s most literate nation

While Brits watch their libraries disappear, Helsinki’s radical new library combines reading, skills and recreation. ” In Helsinki – home to almost 650,000 people – there are 36 public libraries. “Libraries are the second-highest rated public service in Helsinki; the … Continue reading

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BBC – Travel – Why the Finns don’t want to be happy

Hi All, For your reading pleasure…Lorna http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180617-why-the-finns-dont-want-to-be-happy

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KALEVALA DAY & MORE @ SAIMA 02/23/2019

Celebrate Finnish Culture Day/Kalevala Day at Saima Park!Saturday, February 23. 8:00-10:00   Pannukakku Breakfast: Finnish oven pancake, bacon, sausage, fruit, juice, Finnish coffee bread, coffee/tea/cocoa. $8.10:15-11:30  “Finnish Center at Saima Park: The Next Generation, Workshops”Premier showing of Judith Lindstedt’s film featuring … Continue reading

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Finnish Language Classes Continue at Saima Park

The Finnish Center at Saima Park has scheduled its spring session of Finnish Language classes. For more information, please visit http://www.saima-park.org Beginner: Saija Laurla, instructor   10 Mondays: March 18, 25, 31; April 8, 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20; … Continue reading

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