28 March 2009

Freedom Tower Gets a Better Name

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 2248

World Trade CenterThe NY/NJ Port Authority announced yesterday that they are finally doing what I’ve been hoping they would do. The new skyscraper being built in lower Manhattan at the site of the former Twin Towers will not be called the Freedom Tower and previously planned. Instead the it will be called 1 World Trade Center. I’m glad they finally saw the light and called it what it should be called. They even did it with 3 or 4 years to spare before it’s completed. I’m sure some people will be upset about the name change, but my guess is that it will be the same group of people who would upset no matter what it’s called.

Read more at CNN.com.

17 March 2009

That’s What I Call Going Green

Category: Interesting Links,Randomness — Posted by Michael at 2029

Green FountainWhat happens when you hvae a president who’s from Chicago? Well, the same thing that happens to the Chicago River on Saint Patrick’s Day… the water turns green. Today, the white House dyed the fountains on the North and South Lawns of the White House green.

More photos and info here.

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