• Beatles' Iconic Abbey Road Crosswalk Gets Repainted Because Nobody Is Outside

    12 days ago - By Pitchfork

    The London landmark, which is usually clogged with tourist traffic, gets a fresh coat
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  • Abbey Road Crossing Gets A New Paint Job Thanks To Everyone Staying Inside

    Abbey Road Crossing Gets A New Paint Job Thanks To Everyone Staying Inside

    13 days ago - By Stereogum

    The COVID-19 pandemic has everyone in quarantine. The city of London is currently on lockdown, which means that there are less cars on the road and no tourists milling about. That's bad news in general, but it's good news for the famed Abbey Road crosswalk, which got a much-needed paint job thanks to people staying... More »
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  • London Uses Coronavirus Closures to Restore Abbey Road Crosswalk

    London Uses Coronavirus Closures to Restore Abbey Road Crosswalk

    13 days ago - By Consequence of Sound

    After years of neglect, the city of London has finally restored the crosswalk paint on Abbey Road. Somewhat ironically, we have coronavirus to thank.
    Ever since The Beatles used that iconic street for the cover of their final album,millions of Beatlemaniacs have pilgrimaged to Abbey Road Studios. There, they take pictures of themselves stepping into traffic, often causing mayhem in the process. Are these photos lame? Undoubtedly. But for a long time now, they've been even lamer because the zebra crossing so badly needed a fresh coat of paint. It's one of the most popular tourist...
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