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How the ‘Barnes Dance’ allowed you to cross this York, Pa., intersection at any angle

After I suggested that people were jaywalking at this mystery York, Pa., intersection, a YDR Facebook commenter stated: ‘This was NOT jaywalking. It was a short-lived intersection plan called “Barnes’ Dance” … . All vehicular traffic was stopped, and all pedestrian traffic was allowed to cross at any angle. It did not last long. Eventually the city returned to the customary configuration.’ But the History Mystery remains. What city intersection are you seeing here?

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These 8 views show how Market & Beaver has been home to key York, Pa., players

The Zodiac Club opened its doors in 1998, replacing The Fenix. And it closed a few short years later. Its rise and fall came shortly before York was banking on Harrisburg-style entertainment clubs along that section of West Market Street. … Continue reading

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