Tag: friday facts

Friday Facts: Circles, Cameras, Stamps

:: Road agent Peter Pascucci reports that construction crews will be working on the Canal Street rotary through the weekend. Motorists are reminded that, once completed, the rotary will be a traffic circle and no longer a roundabout. The changeover…

Friday Facts: Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!

:: The “Guess Your Weight” game at the Kowalski Piers Carnival (through August 6) was finally shut down Monday after repeated complaints; a statute barring such midway attractions was famously introduced in 1938 following an incident involving fat lady “Alice…

Friday Facts: “The Flaming Rings,” Golf

:: Number of injuries resulting from the “Magic of Sturly Davis” mishap at the Gloria Theatre Tuesday: 7 (6 serious burns, one broken ankle) :: City champion in the Men’s 70-and-Over spring softball league: Needleman’s Kosher Meats, with a record…

Friday Facts: Delays, Tags, Dial Tones

:: This year’s Fourth of July fireworks display has been moved to Saturday, at 9pm, at Founder’s Pier. :: Number of times throughout the years that the City’s fireworks display has been postponed due to the weather: 7 :: Estimated…

Friday Facts: Green, BLT

:: The WUIH-TV Weathersphere atop the Beacon Financial Tower has four colors of neon tubing (soon to be relaced with LED): Red (weather alert), Green (calm), Purple (rain and wind), Blue (ice and snow) :: According to a poll of…