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Diner en Blanc, New York 2012

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Thousands gather for NYC secret outdoor dinner
by Verena Dobnik
Associated Press
August 20, 2012

New York (AP) – Guess who came to dinner?

On Monday night in Manhattan, the answer was 3,000 people – all dressed in white, descending on the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

The venue was a surprise until just before the flash-mob feast started at 7 p.m. Registered guests got emails telling them where to go.

They brought chairs, tables, food and drink, plus candles and snow white balloons sailing high above the main plaza at sunset. Row after white row filled the space around a high-shooting fountain – free of charge, with legal permits. (more…)