Spring is coming: Washington, D.C.’s iconic cherry trees will soon begin bloom

It’s cherry blossom season again, and officials in the capital are predicting a great year for the iconic pink flowers. To usher in the iconic flower, the nation’s capital prepares weeks of events including parades, concerts and fireworks for both local residents and the tourists who flock to the city each year for the cherry […]

An iconic American firearm honors the US Border Patrol

In 1860, Benjamin Tyler Henry patented the Henry Repeating Lever Action Rifle. A breakthrough in firepower, the Henry gun’s use by some Union soldiers in the Civil War made an impression on Confederate officer John Mosby, who said it could be “loaded on Sunday and fired all week.” That damn Yankee rifle that can.” In […]

Iconic Banksy mural removed from the Bronx

An iconic Banksy graffiti installation in the Bronx initially drew the ire of some, but has come to be seen as “local pride” and was shipped to Connecticut this week. South Bronx residents felt betrayed when the demolition of the building at 651 Elton Avenue removed an exterior wall with “Ghetto 4 Life” graffiti. “Everyone […]

Iconic Brooklyn metal bar Saint Vitus shuttered over building violation

An iconic Brooklyn venue that was once a staple of Brooklyn’s vibrant hardcore music scene will be closed indefinitely Friday night after a Department of Buildings inspector issued a violation during a band’s live show. Ta. St. Vitus Bar in Greenpoint closed during a set by hardcore band Mindforce after building inspectors discovered it was […]

Iconic Rapper Lil Jon Releasing Meditation Album: REPORT

Lil Jon is reportedly releasing a new album, but it’s quite different from what his fans are used to. Music industry sources say the famous artist has recorded a meditation album, but it’s a far cry from his famous song “Turn Down For What.” According to , Lil Jon has recorded a relaxing new album […]

9/11 firefighter pictured with George Bush in iconic photo dies

Just three days after the Sept. 11 attacks, retired firefighter Bob Beckwith, who was seen in the iconic photo astride a firetruck with then-President George W. Bush at Ground Zero, has died. He was 91 years old. Former Long Island Republican Rep. Peter King Beckwith’s death announced on Facebook Monday praised the veteran first responder […]

Iconic Toy Store In San Francisco That Inspired ‘Toy Story’ Movies Shutting Down

Jeffrey's Toys, the San Francisco toy store that inspired the movie “Toy Story,” is scheduled to close at the end of February, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The Toy Story series has grossed a total of $3.7 billion at the worldwide box office. according to To Numbers. Six films were released in theaters, with “Toy […]


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