Grand Central Station


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Grand Central Station

n. any busy and hectic place. (From Grand Central Station in New York City—a very busy place.) At just about closing time, this place becomes Grand Central Station.
See also: central, grand, station
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Although Barthes's model of reading construes the author as merely a textual effect, the reception history of By Grand Central Station demonstrates that many readers cannot so easily abandon the notion of the author as the referent of a living person, someone who stands behind the text, having created it.
Once Birmingham Grand Central Station is open, New Street would be reduced in size to act as a local station, enabling a more cost effective redevelopment of the whole New Street site.
Grand Central Station, which would be built next to Moor Street station.
Centrally located, 45 Park Avenue is in one of Manhattan's most sought-after residential neighborhoods steps away from Grand Central Station and the exciting new Morgan Library and Museum.
Dear Editor, -Grand Central Station: Richard Bowker's announcement that 'there is no case for four-tracking the Coventry-Birmingham main line nor for a deep-level tunnel and station' must now prompt urgent and serious reconsideration of the less costly and impressive scheme for a 17 platform surface-level Grand Central station in the Curzon Street area.
Picture Grand Central Station at rush hour, and you've got a pretty good idea of what goes on in Division 101 all day long.
Having recently crowned the new Grand Central Station Market with an immense inverted-tree chandelier (Sirshasana, 1999), Lipski continues to explore new ways to reinvest the arboreal with surrealist whimsy and more than a touch of artifice.
Both hotels are in close proximity to Grand Central Station and various Midtown Manhattan corporate offices.
A grand central station at the site suggested by L A S Cooper would create a strong positive image of the city as a wonderful place to work and visit -especially if an international architectural competition was held for its design.
The '60s flashed onto my screen in the vivid Technicolor of early childhood: the day my mother took my brother and I to march in the first Earth Day; the day my mother took us to Grand Central Station to take part in a peaceful demonstration against the Vietnam War - that turned into a riot as we ran from an ocean of blue-helmeted riot police; sitting in the Columbia University library; sitting in a booth at my father's restaurant; seeing the hippies in Central Park.
World," once operated out of Grand Central Station, shuttling
Advanced Digital Information Corporation (Nasdaq/NMS:ADIC) today announced that it will participate in the Bear Stearns 17th Annual Technology Conference at the Grand Central Station in New York.
Grand Central Station, the Waldorf Astoria and United Nations are just blocks away.
Megan can already taste victory, which the dirtiest kid will earn by running through a Wild West-themed obstacle course in Grand Central Station loaded with stain-causing goop, from ketchup and chocolate pudding to mud and whipped cream.
Hockey" Gordie Howe and former New York Rangers superstars Rod Gilbert and Ulf Nilsson faced off against local sportscasters and reporters at Grand Central Station in New York's "NHL Stanley Cup" Challenge.
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