Signs of the City: New York

Take a look at the signs from the Big Apple, including the billboards and signs in Times Square, Coney Island and NYC subway system.


Taraji P. Henson, Katrina Bowden, Linda Gray, Diana Ramirez and Eve (L-R) line up to walk the runway in New York City. The women get dolled up in their best red dress for the Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection 2011 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. 960 1280

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Julianne Hough, Ann Curry, Matthew McConaughey, Camila Alves and Gayle King (L-R) pose for a picture at the Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection 2011, an annual fashion show to encourage woman to lower their risk for heart disease. February is American Heart Month. 960 1280

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Project Runway Season 4 winner, Christian Siriano (center), poses with friends after his fall collection fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City. 960 1280

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Rapper and actress Eve attends the Rebecca Minkoff Fall 2011 show at The Theater at Lincoln Center. 960 1280

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Fashion journalist Louise Roe, Lo Bosworth from MTV's The Hills, and model Agyness Deyn (L-R) check out women walking the runway to show off Rebecca Minkoff's Fall 2010 Collection. 960 1280

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From the TV show Real Housewives of New York, Simon van Kempen and Alex McCord pose for a picture with their friend Patrick McDonald before the Academy of Art University's Fall 2011 fashion show. 960 1280

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Designer Tinsley Mortimer, Becca Diamond, musician Alexa Ray Joel, TV personality Olivia Munn, actress Mena Suvari and photographer Nigel Barker (L-R) attend the Jill Stuart Fall 2011 fashion show during New York Fashion Week. 960 1280

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Model Petra Nemkova (fourth from L), actress Rosario Dawson, actress Rose Byrne, and actress Bella Heathcote watch the models walk the runway to show off the Tommy Hilfiger Fall 2011Women's Collection. 960 1280

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Model Veronica Webb, celebrity stylist June Ambrose and actress Julia Stiles sit in the front row to see the Tracy Reese Fall 2011 fashion show. 960 1280

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Actress Gabrielle Union and TV news personality Natalie Morales are all smiles at the Tracey Reese Fall fashion show. 960 1280

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Paparazzi surround reality TV star Kim Kardashian taking her seat before the fashion show for Charlotte Ronson's Fall/Winter 2011 Collection. 960 1280

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Singer Fergie watches a model present a creation at the Diane Von Furstenberg Fall/Winter 2011 collection during New York Fashion Week. 960 1280

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Reality TV star Ramona Singer (center), of The Real Housewives of New York City, reacts to a model wearing an interesting creation at the Zang Toi Fall/Winter 2011 fashion show. 960 1280

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Musician Wyclef Jean stands for a quick photo op with the paparazzi before the Tommy Hilfiger Fall/Winter 2011 collection show during New York Fashion Week. 960 1280

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Reality TV star Olivia Palermo (L), and actress Vanessa Hudgens smile for the camera at the Tibi Fall/Winter 2011 collection fashion show during Fashion Week. 960 1280

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The legendary Moulin Rouge was known for its can-can shows in Paris' red light district. Today, its lively, choreographed dance shows are more theatrical than the erotically-charged burlesque shows of the past. 960 1280

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The sexiest show in Vegas is X Burlesque at the Flamingo with its troupe of 8 sexy X Girls showing off their sultry moves to a soundtrack of popular music. 960 1280

X Burlesque  

Ooh la la! French-American actress and singer Arielle Dombasle shows off her burlesque moves at the Crazy Horse Paris, the cutting-edge cabaret house that opened its doors in 1951. 960 1280


Sultry dancers show off their seduction skills at the Las Vegas outpost for the Crazy Horse Paris at the MGM Grand. 960 1280

MGM Grand's Crazy Horse Paris  

The MGM Grand's Crazy Horse Paris celebrates the female form as a unique part of art with seductive choreography and striking use of light and film to entice the audience. 960 1280

MGM Grand's Crazy Horse Paris  

Less is more at London's Wam Bam Club in Piccadilly Circus. 960 1280

Wam Bam Club  

At the Wam Bam Club, burlesque is featured with a splash of magic, comedy and music. 960 1280

Wam Bam Club  

Jumbo's Clown Room 960 1280

Jumbo's Clown Room  

Jumbo's Clown Room 960 1280

Jumbo's Clown Room  

Wassabassco Burlesque travels around the New York region and beyond bringing its risqué, couple-friendly burlesque shows to hip clubs. 960 1280


It all started in Liverpool where John Lennon formed a band called the Quarrymen with Paul McCartney and George Harrison. 960 1280


After the Quarrymen, the lads formed The Beatles, and from '61 to '63 they played 292 shows at Liverpool's Cavern Club. 960 1280


Over 40 percent of the US population saw The Beatles' historic appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964. 960 1280

Frank Murray  

The Beatles recorded virtually all of their groundbreaking singles and albums at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London. 960 1280


In 1967 John and Paul wrote the double-sided single "Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever," inspired by childhood haunts. 960 1280


Beatles fans pose for photos imitating the iconic "Abbey Road" album cover. 960 1280


John Lennon and Yoko Ono moved into NYC's Dakota building in 1973. John was murdered outside the Dakota on Dec. 8, 1980. 960 1280

Frank Murray  

Strawberry Fields is a 2.5-acre section in New York City's Central Park dedicated to the memory of John Lennon in 1985. 960 1280

Frank Murray  

The focal point of Strawberry Fields is a mosaic of a single word, the title of Lennon's 1971 song "Imagine." 960 1280

Frank Murray  

Candles, flowers and pictures adorn the "Imagine" memorial at Strawberry Fields on the 29th anniversary of Lennon's death. 960 1280


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