Stories tagged: Fairs and festivals
Sun., July 6, 2014, 6:22 a.m.
Spain’s famed bull run festival begins in Pamplona
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of revelers crammed into the main square and adjacent narrow streets of northern Pamplona on Sunday for the start of Spain’s famed San Fermin running …
Sat., July 13, 2013, 5:30 a.m.
23 injured during stampede at Spanish bull run
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — The penultimate bull run of Spain’s San Fermin festival left at least 23 people injured Saturday, when thrill-seekers fleeing the beasts were crushed at the narrow …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2012, 3:43 p.m.
Author barred from Atlanta Jewish book festival
ATLANTA (AP) — An author whose outspoken criticism of Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian West Bank got him banned from a Jewish book festival will instead speak at a sold-out …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2012, 2:19 p.m.
NYC fair nixes pig races and goes to the dogs
NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers of the county fair on New York’s Staten Island are making a dogged effort to prevent the spread of swine flu. The Staten Island Advance …