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Friday, December 13, 2013

‘I’m walkin’ here!’ Sidewalk Scrooges haunt NYC at holidays

A man makes his way through a crowd of visitors to Rockefeller Center in New York. An estimated 5 million tourists who flock to the city between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day to see the tree at Rockefeller Center, the lights of Times Square and the Empire State Building often clog the sidewalks in a slow procession that grates at locals.