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Love locks make the NYTimes

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Love locks make the NYTimes

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1. Re: Love locks make the NYTimes

Well at least it gave me the idea of putting a lovelock on a tomb. I found it pretty fitting to testify of undying love..

But sure enough the tomb I refer to is not a monument....

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2. Re: Love locks make the NYTimes

When Parks and Recreation puts a love lock on Pont des Arts, you know it's jumped the shark.

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3. Re: Love locks make the NYTimes

This was also published in today's Seattle Times. One would think that the damage caused to the bridges would've enough incentive for the city to put a stop to it. There are actually some bridges in the Seattle-Tacoma area that lovers put locks on. I guess if people can't afford to go to romantic Paris they'll do the next best thing. Go figure.

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4. Re: Love locks make the NYTimes

Calgary Herald posted an article on the subject few days ago.

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5. Re: Love locks make the NYTimes

I like the "love" lock we saw last summer:

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6. Re: Love locks make the NYTimes

Good - but what a pity they chose to put an attractive picture of a wedding in front of that awful mess!

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7. Re: Love locks make the NYTimes

Eleanor Beardsley just did a piece on this (basically reporting the controversy) on NPR's "All Things Considered" this afternoon.

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observer.com/2014/…

The dreaded Love Locks has hit NYC as well, ie Brooklyn Bridge, and the Department of Transportation is taking action. Good for them and hope they keep it up with consistency.

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9. Re: Love locks make the NYTimes

The gendarmerie should round up all the vandals that put love locks on things (because that's all it is-vandalism), and lock them up in a cell overnight...using a love lock on the prison cell door!

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<<The gendarmerie should round up all the vandals that put love locks on things>>

They could make a start with the vendors who stand on the said bridges and openly sell the locks!

I don't suppose they have a licence?