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2014-06-18 04:21:44

BEIJING, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SATINE Organic Milk, on the heels of its outstanding performance at BIOFACH CHINA 2014, has recently landed on the big screen overlooking Times Square for a second showing, highlighting the unique features of China's organic milk industry to the world. The organic product had its debut showing on the same screen in 2012. An industry insider pointed out that SATINE has been working on perfecting its organic line for 10 years. Thanks to the firm's...

2014-05-31 23:08:36

The Courtyard by Marriott Manhattan Times Square West hotel provides conference and trade show visitors with everything they need during their New York City stay. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Courtyard by Marriott Manhattan Times Squares West hotel looks forward to welcoming MedTech’s MD&M East attendees and exhibitors to New York City, June 9th through 12th. This annual event is tailored to meet business development objectives and enrich buyer experience through four days...

2014-05-27 08:24:14

Asian Culture in the Spotlight in NYC and Times Square NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Asian Restaurant Month (May 16-June 30) -- International Chinese Culinary Competition in Times Square (June 25-26) -- Taste Asia Cultural Performances & Kitchens in Times Square (June 25-26) Asian Restaurant Month celebrates the best of Asia--from its distinct cuisines, chefs, music, arts, and cultural traditions. An Event Six Years in the Making Over the last 6 years, NTD...

2014-03-10 23:02:42

Arrival of Adele’s wax figure also opens the attraction’s show-stopping new music space. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The wax figure of Grammy Award-winning superstar Adele has arrived at Madame Tussauds New York for its first-ever visit to the United States, and will remain at the attraction until April 20, 2014 before heading back to Madame Tussauds Amsterdam. The popular wax figure resides in Madame Tussauds New York’s brand new, state-of-the-art, interactive music...

2014-03-08 23:03:53

The Courtyard Times Square West Hotel invites exhibitors and attendees of the International Pharmaceutical Expo to experience modern accommodations in the heart of New York City. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 New York City welcomes the 2014 International Pharmaceutical Expo March 18th through 20th at the Javits Convention Center. INTERPHEX is the single source for complete biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical manufacturing. The show provides industry professionals with a show room...

2014-02-24 12:22:26

Company Celebrates 10 Years as a Public Company HAYWARD, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: UCTT), a developer and supplier of critical subsystems, for the semiconductor capital equipment, medical device, energy, research, and flat panel industries, announced that Clarence Granger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Casey Eichler, Chief Financial Officer, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion,...

2014-02-11 08:27:47

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's welcoming the Year of the Horse with French actress Sophie Marceau made headlines in both Chinese and French media. On January 30(th), she performed "La Vie En Rose" in a duet with Chinese pop star Liu Huan on China's annual televised gala. France and China celebrated the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations earlier in this month. As a Paris local, Sophie Marceau is regarded as goddess in China and her...

2014-02-01 23:01:31

EarthCam’s webcams caught all the hard work it took to create Super Bowl Boulevard and is sharing the entire process with their new time-lapse movie. New York (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The biggest sporting event of the year, Super Bowl XLVIII, is only one day away and there is no shortage of festivities leading up to the big game. FOX Sports has set up a special stage right in the heart of Times Square and Super Bowl Boulevard, a 14-block outdoor celebration, has taken over this famous...

2014-01-31 08:24:12

FOX Sports commissioned a three-story broadcast center at the top of Super Bowl Boulevard for coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII - the largest non-permanent structure ever erected in Times Square. ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) recently completed the construction of the FOX Sports' Super Bowl Broadcast Center on Super Bowl Boulevard. The three-story structure has been certified by the Times Square Alliance as the largest non-permanent...

2014-01-31 04:22:48

Electronic Billboard Courtesy of Seattle's Pixelfire SEATTLE, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York is enemy territory for the Seahawks, but that isn't deterring Seattle area company Pixelfire from showing the famed 12th Man flag in the heart of NYC in Times Square on the 7 Times Square electronic billboard before the Big Game. Such high visibility for Seahawks support in NYC is a gutsy move for a production company based in Renton, WA, a working class suburb of Seattle, but...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'