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Aug 08,2013

Friends With Better Lives has started production

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Thanks to a picture from Brooklyn’s Instagram account we now know that she has officially started production of her new TV project Friends With Better Lives.

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We still don’t know too much about the show or when it will premiere but CBS did announce it will be a mid-season show we’re expecting the show to make its debut during the winter. As always we will be posting everything as soon as we find out.



Jul 28,2013

On set of Stretch

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Brooklyn was once again spotted in Los Angeles, California filming scenes for her upcoming movie Stretch. As you’ll notice in the pictures, Brooklyn’s blonde signature look is back in full force! Check out her new look in the pictures in our gallery.



Jul 17,2013

Why Brooklyn Decker and Andy Roddick chose to live the high life in Cashiers

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Why Brooklyn Decker and Andy Roddick chose to live the high life in Cashiers

By Sam Boykin

Cedar Creek Racquet Club is on a private estate in Cashiers and features six clay courts, including a 2,000-seat stadium court, pro shop, and clubhouse with a three-level main dining room and pub. Reserved tickets are $100. Fans can also choose from an array of luxury box tickets, VIP tickets and group packages; www.cashiers.com
When former world No. 1 tennis player Andy Roddick retired last year, he could have chosen anywhere in the world to kick back and relax with his wife, model/actress and former Matthews resident Brooklyn Decker.

But instead of Florida, California, or some more exotic location, the couple are putting down roots in tiny Cashiers (pop. 1,974), situated in western North Carolina on the highest plateau of the Blue Ridge Mountains at 3,487 feet.

To help give back to their new seasonal home, they’re hosting the UCB Mountain Challenge at Cedar Creek Racquet Club July 27. The event, during which Roddick will take on another former No. 1 tennis player, Jim Courier, benefits the Mountain Youth Charities, which helps needy kids in the area.

At first glance, the Roddick’s decision to purchase a home in Cashiers might seem a little eccentric, until you consider the luxurious and scenic beauty of the area, about 150 miles west of Charlotte.

The vibe is on full display at destinations like High Hampton Inn & Country Club. The rustic stone-and-wood mountain inn is situated on 1,400 acres overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains. It boasts 116 guest rooms and suites in the main lodge and 17 one- to four-bedroom cottages. Accommodations are woodsy but elegant, with hand-hewn twig and mountain-crafted furnishings; many of the cottages have fireplaces and screened porches.

Originally a summer retreat for Civil War General Wade Hampton and his family in the mid-1800s, High Hampton opened as an inn in 1922. Here it’s all about unplugging – there are no televisions or telephones in the guest rooms – and settling into the area’s relaxed pace of life.

The property features tennis courts, a 35-acre lake for swimming, boating and fishing, and an 18-hole George W. Cobb-designed golf course where you can even rent a llama to be your caddy. The dining room serves Southern favorites like fried chicken and rainbow trout, along with local vegetables and produce. A European spa offers a plethora of body treatments.

Other popular accommodations in Cashiers include Laurelwood Mountain Inn, with its contemporary cabin motif in the heart of downtown. Another big draw in Cashiers is Panthertown Valley, which has been dubbed the “Yosemite of the East.” This unspoiled, 6,700-acre stretch of land in the Nantahala National Forest has a network of primitive hiking trails that wind past waterfalls, granite domes, and creeks.

Cashiers’charming downtown Village Green has a number of quaint antique shops, boutiques, and art galleries. There are also several excellent restaurants in the area. At Canyon Kitchen, located in the private, 800-acre Lonesome Valley community, noted chef John Fleer uses fresh, local ingredients. And the Cornucopia has been one of Cashier’s most popular restaurants since 1979. Summer rates at the High Hampton start at $150 a night.

Details: www.HighHamptonInn.com

Highlands

About 10 miles southwest of Cashiers in Highlands is Old Edwards Inn and Spa, another upscale retreat.

Selected by the readers of Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler as one of the world’s best hotels, Old Edwards Inn and Spa has undergone nearly $100 million in renovations over the past decade.

Situated at 4,118 feet above sea level, the inn has a variety of plush rooms and suites, some of which have private terraces and rooftop views of downtown Highlands. For a more rustic and private setting, there are lodges and cottages, including the new Falls Cottages. The multi-bedroom wood-and-stone cottages surround a heated outdoor pool and are just steps away from a café, theater room and bar.

There are five restaurants, and guests can also enjoy the Tom Jackson–designed golf course and the elegant, 25,000-square-foot spa, which features a full lineup of body treatments and massages.

Nearby attractions include downtown Highlands, which is bustling with boutiques, shops, restaurants, and art galleries. There are also several scenic hiking trails nearby, including one that winds through Nantahala National Forest to the stunning 70-foot Glen Falls. Old Edwards Inn and Spa summer rates start at $280 a night.

Details: www.oldedwardsinn.com

Lake Toxaway

Located on the shores of North Carolina’s largest private lake, the elegant Greystone Inn is less than 15 miles east of Cashiers at Lake Toxaway, a premier resort and residential community. This AAA Four-Diamond property has 28 guest rooms and several lakeside suites.

The property dates back to the late 1800s, when Pittsburgh entrepreneur E.H. Jennings founded the Toxaway Company in 1896 – toxaway is the Cherokee word for “red bird,” a nod to the many cardinals in the area – and carved into the remote and rugged land a 640-acre lake.

Jennings built the 250-room The Toxaway Inn in 1903, and for years the luxury resort attracted the rich and powerful, including Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Harvey Firestone and John D. Rockefeller. But the good times came to an abrupt end in 1916 when Lake Toxaway’s dam broke and the lake emptied overnight. The Depression further hastened its demise, and after sitting empty for more than 30 years, the inn was torn down in 1948 after a fire.

It wasn’t until the late 1950s that South Carolina developer Reg Heinitsh and his son, Reg Heinitsh Jr., started rebuilding the abandoned community, including refilling the lake in 1961. They later developed homes around the property and opened The Greystone Inn in 1985.

Today, the property has a full lineup of amenities, including the Lake Toxaway Country Club, Kris Spence-designed championship golf course, tennis courts, spa, fitness center, and lakeside dining room that serves seven-course gourmet meals. Nightly rates start at $380 and include breakfast, afternoon tea, hors d’oeuvres, six-course dinner and champagne cruise.

Details: www.greystoneinn.com

 

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Jul 16,2013

Stretch has begun filming

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As we previously reported, Brooklyn’s new movie project Stretch has begun filming this past week. Here are the first two pictures of Brooklyn on set.

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Also, the first images from SI’s Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful were just released in Amazon and we’ve got the first two previews of Brooklyn. The first image it’s from her cover shoot in 2010 and it’s the first image of the 2000 era. The second image features Brooklyn’s 2011 Hawaii photoshoot along with Irina Shayk & Christie Brinkley.

We will be posting more as we get more updates.



Jul 03,2013

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful

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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit was one of the biggest companies in Brooklyn’s modeling career and this year they are celebrating their 50th Anniversary and to celebrate it they will be releasing a book called Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 50 Years of Beautiful that will feature the best of their 50 years in newsstands.

As expected Brooklyn will be featured in the book, we don’t know if it will include unreleased pictures or how many pictures of her there will be. The book will be on sale on October 22nd, 2013 and you can pre-order it on Amazon already HERE.

As always, we will be updating the site with more information as it gets released.



Jun 29,2013

Stretch to begin filming next week

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We finally got some news on Brooklyn’s newest movie project Stretch, it is set to start filming next week and it has a release date of March 21st, 2014.

 

Brooklyn Decker, David Hasselhoff, James Badge Dale & Ray Liotta All ‘Stretch’ For Joe Carnahan

BY KRISTEN LOPEZ

Director Joe Carnahan’s mysterious project, “Stretch,” continues to gain a diverse cast. Little has been revealed about the plot other than that it involves a chauffeur who picks up an eccentric billionaire with “devious appetites.” It’s being touted as an action-comedy, which works to the advantage of new cast memberJames Badge Dale, who has jumped onto the film in an unspecified role. Back in November it was reported that “The Conjuring” star Patrick Wilson had been cast as the aforementioned chauffeur and earlier in Maythere were reports that the new Captain Kirk, Chris Pine, would be playing a cameo role in the film; but now it’s being said he’s set to play the billionaire. As the cast is now getting a lot more…interesting… “Baywatch” star David Hasselhoff will be appearing in a cameo as himself, along with Ray Liotta and Shaun Toub(“The Last Airbender“), who will be a “no-nonsense limo owner” who employs Patrick Wilson’s character.Ed Helms has also joined the cast in an unspecified role along with Brooklyn Decker. Shooting starts next week and Universal hopes to have “Stretch” ready for a March 21st, 2014 release.