Friday, March 1, 2013
Random Happenings - February 2013
Former NYC mayor Ed Koch dies at age 88. Grand Central Terminal turns 100. The Ravens defeat the San Francisco 49ers 34–31in Superbowl XLVII. Chinese calendar ushers in the Year of the Snake. And the Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album goes to...Once: A New Musical. Sorry, Follies, Porgy and Bess, Newsies and Nice Work If You Can Get It. The Pope resigns. Press discovers Steve Martin fathered first child at 67. Cinderella grosses $1M while in previews. Matthew Broderick halts Nice Work if You Can Get It and ask audience member to stop filming show. Shia LaBeouf drops out of Orphans due to "creative differences." Les Misérables film takes home three Academy Awards. New Yorkers remember the 20th anniversary of the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center. Now, we are bracing ourselves for fare hikes.