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Grand Central centennial: Fun facts about the famous station
This weekend marks the 100th birthday of a staple for most New York commuters: Grand Central Terminal, which opened on Feb. 2, 1913. Grand Central is throwing a centennial celebration all day Friday, with a full schedule of events planned.
One hundred years is a long time, and Grand Central’s rich history matches its majestic appearance. There are probably a few things you didn’t know about...