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Posts Tagged new-york

Good Riddance 2009

New Yorkers (and visitors to the area who had the foresight to carry things around that irritate them!) have said goodbye to their bad memories from 2009 in a public shredding ceremony in Times Square. photo credit: Ben Brown Items that got shredded included: Letters from ex-lovers, Photos of ex-lovers, Redundancy letters, and newspaper clippings of bad days for people’s favourite sports teams! This is the third event of it’s kind! One “shredder” placed a piece of paper into the shredder that simply said “Writer’s Block” – she hopes to write a musical this year. For items that could not be shredded, the Times Square Alliance were most helpful in providing a sledgehammer and a large waste-container. What would we… Continue reading »

by Keiron on December 29th, 2009 | News | 3 Comments » |

Special Water of New York!

It’s not often I comment on genuine news items, but this one caught my eye! Mainly because I object to paying a fortune for bottled water (or “Special Water” as I call it!). The City of New York is trying to persuade its people to give up bottled drinks and consume tap water instead to help protect the environment, and it will save them money as well! In California apparently some resteraunts now only serve tap water – now that’s a result! New York want to follow suit, but this has clearly aggravated the Bottled Water Association (hey I never even knew such a forward thinking organisation existed), who clearly feel they’re being singled out! Water is water isn’t it?… Continue reading »

by Keiron on July 10th, 2007 | News | No Comments » |