Rolling Stones feelin' sky high
By JANE STEVENSON
It's not the first time The Rolling Stones have
Reuters reported yesterday the veteran British
band plans to arrive at a press conference in
New York next Tuesday on a blimp.
The report out of Los Angeles says the group
will cruise the airship into Van Cortlandt Park,
the city's third largest park in northwestern
Bronx, during the lunch hour to announce its
first tour in three years.
An official at the U.S. Federal Aviation
Administration told Reuters that the Stones
camp had sought permission to fly and that
they were "trying to accommodate that
request," although he didn't think there would
be a problem.
Reuters said both the Stones publicist and city
park officials declined to comment on the
so-called blimp plan.
Earlier this week, select media were sent a
tease that asked them to keep open next
Tuesday for a Rolling Stone event with details
to follow. The Stones, who last toured in
1997-1999, have a tradition of grand tour
announcements in The Big Apple. In 1997, they
shut down the Brooklyn Bridge so frontman
Mick Jagger could drive bandmates Keith
Richards, Ron Wood and Charlie Watts across
in a red 1955 Cadillac convertible en route to a
||thanks to XXXXX from Undercover, we now have a picture of the blimp--
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