“It’s kind of a neat new concept,” Brickley said.
The owls come in various sizes and species, from tiny to quite large, including a great horned owl with large sharp claws and impressive beak.
“It’s absolutely marvelous,” said Charlotte Webb, 91, who worked at Bletchley during the war. “Our story has been revived.”
“There are certain place names in American history where significant, history-making events took place, like Gettysburg, Valley Forge and Vicksburg, and I think because of this film, Selma becomes one of the place names that stands as a significant milestone in American history,” Alabama tourism director Lee Sentell said.
Airline CEOs worry that oil prices could just as easily go higher. They hope consumers benefiting from cheaper gasoline will splurge on airline tickets. But the biggest reason airfares aren’t falling: Planes are plenty full at current prices.
“My friends and neighbors are being replaced by strangers and tourists,” she told council members, adding that one tourist wandered onto her terrace one night.
“It’s been so calm since the attacks. There’s hardly anyone at all,” sandwich seller Kamel Bougrab said across the street.
The government says the average passenger load on flights by U.S. airlines rose to 83.4 percent in October, up from 83.3 percent the previous two months. The figures are seasonally adjusted.
“You can spend $20 on four restaurants and get eight items,” said Sara Anderson, events manager for community development group Downtown Phoenix Inc. “I think people coming into the Super Bowl will be shocked by the prices.”