Shibuya readies for Halloween party throngs

National Oct 27, 2016

Shibuya readies for Halloween party throngs

by Daisuke Kikuchi

To avoid turmoil near JR Shibuya Station when it is flooded with partygoers over Halloween, the Metropolitan Police Department will for the first time dedicate two nearby streets to pedestrians only from Friday through Monday, depending on traffic conditions. Roughly 90 events will be held ...

Topless marchers rally in New York to get things off chest

World / Social Issues Aug 24, 2015

Topless marchers rally in New York to get things off chest

Dozens of bare-breasted women taking part in the GoTopless Pride Parade took to the streets of midtown Manhattan Sunday to counter critics complaining about topless tip-seekers in Times Square. Appearing bare-breasted has been legal in New York since 1992. But Mayor Bill de Blasio and ...