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No matter how you feel about guns, it’s hard to resist the urge to fire one that’s 66 feet long.
The last time New York City saw a dinosaur — a roadside attraction dinosaur anyway — was in 1965, at the New York World’s Fair.
“I loved that exploding toilet,” said Jack Morey, head of development and research at Morey’s Piers in Wildwood, New Jersey. “But it’s gone.”
The recent opening of the new National Pinball Museum in Washington, DC marked the fruition of America’s latest and most elaborate tribute to the classic coin-operated arcade attraction.
War memorials are ubiquitous landmarks in almost every American town, large or small. If soldiers die in an officially endorsed conflict, someone will erect a heroic statue or solemn monument to remember their sacrifice.
J. Seward Johnson, the Johnson & Johnson grandson and sculptor-of-titans, has added another towering pop culture tribute to his growing stable. A third version of his “Unconditional Surrender” sculpture went up on April 26, 2010, in Trenton, New Jersey.« Previous Entries
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