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  • n  a paving stone forming part of a curb

  • On certain days, he could be seen sitting on a curbstone, dining from a tin of sardineswith a servant standing in readiness behind him with a white linen napkin.
  • Crumpacker had spent the previous night at the San Francisco Emergency Hospital, after having been found sitting on a curbstone and stating that he had been poisoned.
  • Some curbstone economists are even looking ahead to "the next recession,'' variously estimated to occur in 1961 or 1962, and trying to get into their storm cellars early.
News & Articles

  • Sidewalk sales, music, magic offered at Curbstone Festival
    Skaneateles’ Curbstone Festival and Sidewalk Sales return July 18 through 20 along Genesee, Jordan and Fennell streets. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event, featuring more than 30 merchants, is organized by the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce.
    July 18, 2013 - Skaneateles Press
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  • Martin Espada in Hartford Courant
    I told him how much I loved him and squeezed his hand,Espada said. "Sandy had a prodigious memory and loved to recite poetry by heart at the top of his voice, so I did that for him. Curbstone Press was my City Lights, my San Francisco. It...

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