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...know about? AUGUSTA ONLY half-recycles and everyone is so-o-o proud. When will they get with it and recycle steel and glass? Half recycling is just not good enough. PUNK GANG MEMBERS and their dogs are ruining our neighborhood. The poor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-13/rants-raves
Construction at Olympic stadium to be done just before games

...seem to contradict promises by Greek officials to finish the complex in mid-July for the Aug. 13-29 games. A steel-and-glass roof for the main stadium was so delayed that the International Olympic Committee had considered asking Athens organizers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/29/oly_420600.shtml
Olympics
MUSC tower nears completion

...500 workers are on the job site these days, working to complete, by early next year, the modernistic building of steel and glass resembling a curving sail. The building consists of a seven-story tower with patient beds and a four-story center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/14/met_147477.shtml
Metro
Landmark Disney Hall raises profile of LA arts community

...fads and they think of sprawl and a place that doesn't have a core." The Disney Hall's 3.6 acres of stainless steel and glass already has become a city landmark, resembling a ship with billowing sails or a flower with unfolding petals. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/22/art_397974.shtml
Arts
With friends like Saudis, who needs enemies?

...brought down the towers of the World Trade Center, burying thousands of American citizens under tons of concrete, steel and glass, were Saudis should at least raise an eyebrow. And one has to question the sincerity of the army of lobbyists who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/23/let_366179.shtml
Letters
Thousands crowd new NYC planetarium for a look at the cosmos

...growth of the universe as well as the earth's place within it, were unveiled Saturday inside the new structure of steel and glass. The seven-story orb appears to hover next to the museum, and at night it is illuminated by a soft blue light...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/20/tec_283824.shtml
XXX Technology
New orchestra hall would change Atlanta's skyline

...surrounded by those very tall buildings." Calatrava, who creates sculptural surfaces and unusual spaces, designed the steel-and-glass-roofed Olympic Stadium in Greece, the site of the 2004 Games' opening and closing ceremonies and gold-medal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/13/liv_442683.shtml
Life & style
Architect confident Olympic roof will be ready

...consider canceling the project if they could not guarantee it would be done on time. In May, the west arch of the steel-and-glass canopy was pulled into place after sliding on giant roller skates over 230 feet. The east arch was supposed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/oly_417625.shtml
Olympics
Japan's working-class noodles go upscale, high-finance

...recognized as a legitimate leisure activity." The trend reaches extremes at Shiodome Ramen, a spanking new cluster of steel-and-glass towers next to - but a world away from - the decidedly lowbrow Shimbashi district. The shop aims to create a splash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/foo_413701.shtml
Food
Opening ceremony is a secret of Olympic proportions

...acted without words and relied on minimal props. At the main Olympic stadium, despite the delays in building its steel-and-glass roof, crews have crisscrossed two cables on both sides that span the width of the venue. They are suspended from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/oly_418306.shtml
Olympics