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2010-07-29 20:17:00

CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- B-cycle is helping Chicago residents and visitors increase daily activity and reduce carbon emissions with a major U.S. City bike-sharing system, Chicago B-cycle. Chicago B-cycle will launch with 100 bicycles at six B-stations around the city, offering a green alternative to cars for short commutes and errands. The bikes will be available July through October 2010 and the following spring. Locations include McCormick Place, Museum Campus, Buckingham...

2009-10-05 08:57:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bike and Roll Washington DC announces the opening of their third DC Metro location within the new Bikestation at Union Station. For seven years, Bike and Roll Washington DC has led professionally guided bicycle tours and rentals of bikes from the Downtown DC location at the Old Post Office Pavilion. A second location offering rentals opened in Old Town Alexandria, VA in March 2009. In the newest location, in addition to bike rentals and tours,...

2009-05-26 04:00:00

Gear up for a bicycle tour showcasing the Chicago milestones of our nation's 44th President CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Offered daily, Memorial Day through Labor Day, residents and visitors alike will ride in the footsteps of Chicago's favorite son, Barack Obama, and learn about the 44th President's amazing journey to the White House. This excursion gives an up-front and personal look at this American icon's local stomping grounds while biking through the picturesque history-filled...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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