Grand Central Station


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Grand Central Station

A place that is very busy or chaotic, like New York City's Grand Central Terminal train station. Our customer service department always becomes as busy as Grand Central Station at this time of year. So many people coming and going—geez, it's like Grand Central Station in here.
See also: central, grand, station

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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The first Evolution 2.0 location in the New York Metro Region, the Grand Central Station store features an open and inviting floor plan that connects the service centre and sales floor, offering added device experience and support for customers, Verizon said.
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I took a boat trip to see the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan Skyline, enjoyed the view from the Empire State Building, paid a visit to Grand Central Station and spent a day wandering around Central Park.
That's how 70-year-old transgender woman Helena Stone says one supporter described her at a February 28 rally protesting her arrest for using the women's restroom in New York City's Grand Central Station. "I had no idea it would go this far, but it's a good thing for all transgender people," Stone told The Advocate of her fight with the MTA over the use of the restrooms.
Clausen's discussion covers much in a clear, readable way: the history of Grand Central Station and the suggestions for its redevelopment, and the role of architects, developers, engineers, and clients who were instrumental in realising the Pan Am Building.
During the 1970s and 1980s, Anna went underground at Grand Central Station to save 300 cats.
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The same year that the show traveled stateside, Murakami exhibited his own line of superflat art in Paris, Boston, New York (at Marianne Boesky Gallery and in Grand Central Station), and on the cover of the June edition of Art in America.
* Grand Central Station: On September 2 about 150 members of Housing Works suddenly converged in Grand Central Station for a demonstration, with balloon banners and a banner drop reading, "America Has AIDS.
Paying attention is quite difficult in many circumstances: after all, how attentive can one be to the human beings flooding through Grand Central Station at 7:30 a.m.
unveiled the stylish and slim HP Jornada 540 Series Color Pocket PCs at the Microsoft Pocket PC launch event at Grand Central Station.
You can stand in Grand Central Station during the afternoon rush hour and have one foot in Lilith Fair; or in a studio session with Mingus, Monk, or Miles Davis; or in a shouting match with Rush Limbaugh.
One evening after class I hailed a cab for Grand Central Station, It seemed only a minute after I put up my arm when a yellow cab screeched to a halt beside me.
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