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NYC Proposes to Reduce Number of Horse-Drawn Carriages in Central Park

If you’ve always dreamed of riding through Central Park in a horse-draw carriage, there’s still time. Despite Mayor de Blasio’s campaign promise to eliminate the carriage trade, three years later the deal on the table is a compromise: the number of horses will be reduced from 220 today down to 95 by 2018, carriage rides will be restricted to the park, and the horses will be housed in a new stable, to be built in Central Park by October 1, 2018. 372 more words

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NYC Tourists Will Still Be Able To Hail A Horse-Drawn Carriage In Central Park After City Reaches Deal

Tourists visiting the Big Apple will be tooling around Central Park in horse-drawn carriages for years to come, after New York City officials reached a deal that allows some carriage operators to stick around, and will mean a new stable for the four-legged workers. 256 more words

No Deal? Compromise On Horse-Drawn Carriages In Central Park May Not Be Imminent

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) —¬†Despite recent reports suggesting a deal has been reached¬†that would save Central Park’s horse-drawn carriages from a threatened ban, both sides are now publicly saying that is not the case. 800 more words

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De Blasio Suggests Reduction, Rather Than Abolition Of Horse Carriages

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced a new attempt to corral the popular horse carriage industry.

As CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported, de Blasio failed to keep a campaign promise to banish the… 380 more words

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Sleigh Bells

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Every Christmas should begin with the sound of bells, and when I was a child mine always did. But they were sleigh bells, not church bells, for we lived in a part of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where there were no churches. 107 more words

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