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Brewer's: Norfolk Street

(Strand), with Arundel, Surrey, and Howard Streets, were the site of the house and grounds of the Bishop of Bath and Wells, then of the Lord High Admiral Seymour, and afterwards of the Howa…

Brewer's: Threadneedle Street

A corruption of Thryddanen or Thryddenal Street, meaning third street from “Chepesyde” to the great thoroughfare from London Bridge to “Bushop Gate” (consisting of …

Randall S. STREET

STREET, Randall S., a Representative from New York; born in Catskill, N.Y., in 1780; pursued classical studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and began practice in Poughkeepsie; district…

The Street

FoxWednesday 9:00–10:00 p.m.; canceledCast:Giancarlo Esposito, Rick Hoffman, Tom Everett Scott, Jennifer Connelly, Adam Goldberg, Nina Garbiras, Christian Campbell, Sean Maher, Melissa D…

Amy Lowell: Afternoon Rain in State Street

Afternoon Rain in State StreetCross-hatchings of rain against grey walls, Slant lines of black rain In front of the up and down, wet stone sides of buildings. Below, Greasy, shiny, black, hori…

Wall Street

The Question: Was there ever a real wall on Wall Street? The Answer: Yes. According to The Museum of the City of New York there was, at one time…

Brewer's: George Street

(Strand, London) commences the precinct of an ancient mansion which originally belonged to the bishops of Norwich. After passing successively into the possession of Charles Brandon, Duke of…

Brewer's: Queer Street

To live in Queer Street. To be of doubtful solvency. To be one marked in a tradesman's ledger with a quaere (inquire), meaning, make inquiries about this customer. That has put me in Queer…

Picabo Street

Picabo StreetBorn: Apr. 3, 1971Skiing 2-time Olympic medalist, gold (Super G in 1998) and silver (downhill in 1994); her 1995 World Cup downhill series title first-ever by U.S. woman, she repe…

Brewer's: Street and Walker

(Messrs.). “In the employ of Messrs. Street and Walker.” Said of a person out of employment. A gentleman without means, whose employment is walking about the streets. Source: …