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Horse-Drawn Carriage Drivers Robbed in Downtown St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Teenaged boys on bicycles rob two female drivers of horse-drawn carriages downtown.

It happened Sunday around 9 p.m. at two separate locations – one near Broadway and Kiener Plaza, another at Broadway and Washington. 206 more words


Group Protests Horse-Drawn Carriages Outside Gracie Mansion

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Opponents of horse-drawn carriages are not letting Mayor Bill de Blasio forget his campaign promise.

As WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported, a protester playing the bagpipes while wearing a horse head mask has joined dozens of others with a message for Mayor de Blasio outside his Upper East Side home Tuesday. 562 more words


Former Mayor Jane Byrne and the Celebration of Survivors


Chicago Alderman have proposed a rename of the Water Tower Plaza after Jane Byrne, the city’s first and only female mayor. While her accomplishments are long and distinguished, it’s worth noting that Chicago’s horse drawn carriage industry came into existence per her suggestion. 120 more words


She Would Have Been 115 and Conveyed by an Omnibus

Granny would have been 115 today. I can’t wish her happy birthday so instead I took a look back into history to see what public transport was like a century ago. 141 more words

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Miss United Nations World Ambassador

Horse drawn carriages are eye-catching photo ops in every city! Miss United Nations World Ambassador 2014, Sherrie Gearheart enjoys a photo shoot at the Chicago Water Tower! 19 more words


Carriage Ride Decision 'Not Even Close'

ST. LOUIS (AP) - An aide to St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says the city is “not even close” on deciding if a ban of carriage rides will take place. 154 more words


Yes, There Was An Accident

Late Monday night, an SUV carrying 3 adults and 4 children rear ended a Chicago Carriage heading home after a shift downtown. The 4 children were treated at Lurie hospital and released. 208 more words