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2009-05-26 15:11:10

New York's Times Square Alliance said several people walked off with the free beach chairs supplied to celebrate the freeing of the square from traffic. The chairs were put out Monday as part of the festivities surrounding the closing of Broadway's Times and Herald squares to traffic in an attempt by city officials to ease congestion and reduce collisions, the New York Post reported Tuesday. The Times Square Alliance put out neon beach chairs for sunbathers and those gathered to watch a free...

2008-10-14 21:00:15

The Theatre Development Fund said its new TKTS discount booth will open this week at Broadway and 47th Street in New York. The Manhattan booth will open for business Thursday at 3 p.m. ET, preceded by a 12:30 p.m. ET ribbon-cutting ceremony in honor of the revitalization of Duffy Square, the organization said. TKTS offers same-day discounts of up to 50 percent off for tickets to Broadway, Off Broadway, music and dance productions. "We're thrilled to move into our new home in Duffy...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'