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Rarity Opens in NYC: a Swanky Public Restroom

Facility near Bryant Park gets $300K upgrade

(Newser) - In a park amid skyscrapers, a gem has emerged: a posh public bathroom that cost nearly $300,000, complete with freshly delivered flowers, imported tiles, classical music, and artwork, reports the AP . The free-of-charge, air-conditioned splendor, inspired by visits to the priciest hotels, is open to everyone, though it's... More »

Occupy Plots Global Protests Tomorrow

115 US cities plan to reignite movement

(Newser) - We haven't heard much from Occupy Wall Street in a while, so protesters are looking to make some noise tomorrow. Groups from Barcelona to London to Kuala Lumpur, as well as in 115 cities across the US, are getting ready for May 1, known as International Workers' Day. "... More »

Glenn Beck: 'Hateful' Mob Tormented My Family at Park

He says one person kicked a glass of wine onto his wife

(Newser) - A choked-up Glenn Beck described a rough night for his family in New York City's Bryant Park when they tried to watch a movie this week. "These people were some of the most hateful people I have ever seen,” said Beck on his radio show today, reports... More »

Rate Outdoor Movies 'P,' for 'Pain in the Neck'

(Newser) - Outdoor screenings of cinema classics have spread across the nation’s cities and even its smaller towns. “But why would anyone willingly attend such an event?” wonders Juliet Lapidos of Slate. Prattling lawn-mates, necking teenagers, and too-bright city streets send Lapidos straight to the theater. “The cost of... More »

Hemlines Drop; Are Stocks Next?

Fashion Week's modest looks may spell trouble for investors

(Newser) - If a popular adage about style and stocks holds up, New York's Fashion Week spells trouble for investors. The spring collections on display in the Bryant Park tents this week presented more modest looks, Reuters reports, with many knee-length or lower dresses and skirts. That may mean rough going if... More »

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