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More Christmastime in the City

More Christmastime in the City

:: Friday night saw the lighting of the annual Energonistics (formerly Municipal Gas Works) “Eternaflame” menorah, a ten-foot tall structure which consists of a stainless steel set of nine candles, each topped with what will be a constantly burning gas flame as each is lighted over the next week. It joins the “Eternaflame” Christmas tree…

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Friday Facts: Arby’s, Old Sparky, Pope Pius Ate Here

Friday Facts: Arby’s, Old Sparky, Pope Pius Ate Here

:: The city’s first legal execution was in 1843. The last was in 1922. :: For a few years, after the West Side Prison was decommissioned in 1953 and turned into a community center, the old electric chair was used as Santa’s throne for the annual Police Athletic League Annual Children’s Christmas Jubilee. It was…

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