The Rockefeller Center ice-skating rink is opening in a limited way but on time for the holidays.
The Rockefeller Center ice-skating rink is opening in a limited way but on time for the holidays
The iconic, sunken rink in midtown Manhattan is welcoming skaters Saturday afternoon as part of a tradition dating to the 1930s, according to the Rockefeller Center website.The rink is operating at reduced capacity, with skate time limited to 50 minutes. Masks are required as a further pandemic safety measure.
The website says there’s legend that the rink was inspired by “a Depression-era skate salesman who demonstrated his product by skating on the frozen water of the Rockefeller Center fountain.”It officially opened as a “skating pond” onDay 1936. It was supposed to be temporary but became so popular it became a permanent fixture for the holiday season.Read more: ABC News »
NASA Updates TV Coverage for First Commercial Crew Rotation Flight
NASA and SpaceX are now targeting 7:27 p.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 15, for liftoff of the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida with astronauts to the International Space Station.
It is time to put Trump on trial for the Genocide of 240k American lives and the infecting of 11million Americans with COVID-19 for hiding the facts and ignoring the pandemic also for treason for trying to flip the popular vote, suppress black votes and interfere in the election Close public schools. Lockdown red zones. Limit indoor dining. Skip Thanksgiving. But fuck yeah on the Rock Center Rink reopening. morons
Growing calls to investigate Wuhan Institute of Virology as a source of SARS-CoV-2 have led to increased scrutiny of EcoHealth Alliance. Its members played an early role in framing questions about possible lab origin of SARS-CoV-2 as “crackpot theories that need to be addressed.” Yay!!!!!!! My favorite place in N.Y.
ALL OWLS LIVES MATTER 🦉 But, no thanksgiving dinner?