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2010-10-08 12:05:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ice Rink at Rockefeller Center will open on Columbus Day weekend ushering in the 2010-11 winter season. It is the world's most famous ice skating rink, with more than one quarter of a million skaters visiting each year between October and April. The opening marks the beginning of the festivities leading up to the annual lighting of the beloved Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101008/NY79188) The Rink...

2009-09-23 11:38:00

NEW YORK Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ice Rink at Rockefeller Center will open on Columbus Day, October 12th, to kick off the 2009-10 winter season. It is the world's most famous ice skating rink, with more than one quarter of a million skaters visiting each year between October and April. The Rink opening marks the traditional beginning of the festivities leading up to the annual lighting of the beloved Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. The Rink will open this year with an exhibition...

2008-11-10 15:00:25

The Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn's Landing, the only completely outdoor Olympic-size ice skating rink in Philadelphia, is the perfect place to spend the holidays. The Blue Cross RiverRink is open throughout the entire winter season with additional skating sessions during the holidays including special sessions on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Visitors will enjoy the unique setting of this outdoor rink decorated with a huge (near 20 ft.) Christmas tree...


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.'