hive of activity

hive of activity

Fig. a location where things are very busy. The hotel lobby was a hive of activity each morning. During the holidays, the shopping center is a hive of activity.
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And there was a hive of activity to unveil this month's Imagine Arts festival.
The market town was a hive of activity as visitors filled the bust streets to enjoy the annual Honey Fair.
An eyewitness said there was a hive of activity on the sealed-off part of the street, closest to the Seaview Road end, with four police cars, two riot vans and police with dogs dealing with the incident.
At that time the yard was a hive of activity with wagons being hauled in and out by a system of ropes and capstans.
Their offices in Crawley, West Sussex, become a hive of activity as they host a Virgin's Top Model competition to decide which aircrew will show off the uniform in the company magazine.
But over the past few weeks it has been transformed from an empty space into a hive of activity with the introduction of countless seed trays and trays of small pots full of sweet peas, ipomoeas (morning glory) as well as edibles - our first crop of beans.
Because, while shoppers swarm around the city's St David's Dewi Sant shopping centre, the real hive of activity is up on the roof, making honey.
Newcastle will become a hive of activity for this year's festivities which kick off with the Winter Carnival.
Summary: Muscat: Mussanah Sports City is yet again a hive of activity, as the 5th Annual .
Hall said: "It would have been pretty draining if we had brought them in a few weeks ago because it is a hive of activity down here and you can lose focus quite quickly.
IN the run-up to Budget day, the Finance Minister's office is usually a hive of activity as backbenchers furiously lobby for their vested interests.
The TSE used to be a hive of activity as floor traders, called batachi, gave buy and sell orders on the floor.
Gobabis was a hive of activity over the past weekend, which people from all walks of life coming together to participate in the brick making activity and excavation of foundations for houses to be built by members of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN).
AoWith many businesses and facilities opening up in Sohar, the area is fast becoming a hive of activity for retailers and tourists alike.