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  • Circus Warehouse

    Circus Warehouse
    In the carnival atmosphere that is New York, hidden in an industrial neighborhood in Long Island City, Queens there is unassuming building that could be called center ring. It's a new venture called "Circus Warehouse", the high flying idea of actress and circus pro Suzi Winson. "It's sort of the next dimension in a way, Winson told us. "We have a recreational program where you can learn all of these things, so people can come off the street and say "I want to try this, I want to try the flying trapeze" and we'll put them in a safety belt and we'll fly them."
  • Ringling Bros. agrees to safety steps after circus accident

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has agreed to take several steps to improve safety following an accident that severely injured several acrobats during a hair-hanging stunt in Rhode Island last year. The Occupational Safety and Health...

    April 22 Letters: Circus elephants, settled science

    It's far past time Re: "Taking a bow," April 17. While I am pleased to hear that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will finally end the use of elephants at their venues, I am disappointed that it will take until 2018 before this will be...

    San Francisco bans performances by exotic animals

    San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday approved a prohibition on performances using wild animals, joining dozens of other places that frown upon the display of bears and big cats, elephants and monkeys for human entertainment. The ban applies to circuses,...

    'The biggest divas in The Greatest Show on Earth'

    Ryan Henning has spent almost his entire adult life working with elephants. As an animal trainer with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, he said he could sense in recent years that an era was passing. But even so, he was caught by surprise...