Labor Day

Happy Labor Day! [PHOTOS]

Last modified September 1, 2014 at 6:40 pm

On September 5, 1882, 10,000 workers took unpaid time off to march from City Hall to Union Square. This is historically recognized as the first Labor Day parade in U.S. history. For most, Labor Day denotes the end of summer, the beginning of the school year, a much needed day off from work. And while all of that […]

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Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

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Doughnut Plant on Vacation

Posted September 1, 2009 at 6:28 am

Alas, the simply delicious Doughnut Plant at 379 Grand Street is closed until after Labor Day.  A sign hanging in the window explains that the employees are on vacation.  Guess that banana pecan treat will just need to wait.