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People walk through an almost empty Grand Central Terminal just after train service resumed in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A blizzard initially billed as possibly one of the worst ever in New York left only moderate snow in the Big Apple — and officials and forecasters red-faced — as New England bore the brunt of the storm Tuesday. (Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)

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Photos of the day - January 27, 2015

A worker clears the sidewalk with a snow blower in front of the Public Library in New York City, flags marking the entrance for athletes seen in the sunset at the Lusail Multipurpose Hall outside Doha, Qatar and Lemurs eat at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, Shandong province, China, India’s Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels as they rehearse for the “Beating Retreat” ceremony in New Delhi, water floods a street on the coast in Scituate, Mass., an Indian man listens to the so-called Mann Ki Bhaat broadcasted via All India Radio in Bangalore, India, People walk through a near empty Grand Central Terminal just after train service resumed are some of the photos of the day.  (AP/EPA/Reuters)

Photo credits: (from top) Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News (2), Reuters/China Daily, EPA/Srdjan Suki, Reuters/Ahmad Masood, AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, EPA/Jagadeesh NV

See more photos of the day and our other slideshows on Yahoo News.

Current Nominations!

Notice I still have nominations to go through! I hope to have them done by tomorrow night, Wednesday at the latest!

GENRES

Fluff

Family:

Comfort: 

Fix-It: 

Comedy: 

Best Anyelle: 

Best Anyem: 

Smut

Kink: 

PWP: 

Romance: 

Comedy: 

Best Threesome: This includes Anyelle pairings or mixed pairings. Ex. RumRushBelle, RushbelleRush, Rumple/Belle/Lacey, GoldenSwanBeauty.

Best Anyelle: 

Best Anyem: 

Angst

Why?: 

Death: 

Oops: 

Best Anyelle: 

Best Anyem: 

Romance

Best Date: 

Best Courtship

Best Comedy: 

Best Bathing Scene: 

Best Anyelle: 

Best Anyem: 

GENERAL AWARDS

Best One-Shot: 

Best Drabble: 

Best Songfic: 

Best Post-Ep fic: 

Best Movie AU: 

Best AU: 

Best AU!OUAT: 

Best Series: 

Best Crossover: 

Best Remix: 

SPECIAL CATEGORIES

Best Secret Santa: 

Best Golden Lace: 

Best Humor:

Best Trend: 

Best Meta: 

Best Comic/Graphic novel: 

Best Prompter: 

Best Side Pairing

Best Bobby Squared: 

Best Emilie Squared: 

CHARACTER AWARDS

Best Belle

Best Dark One

Best Amnesia!Belle

Best Mr. Gold

Best Lacey

Best Woobie!Rum

Best AU!Belle

Best AU! Rum

Best OC

Best Rumbelle Child

Best Supporting Character

BEST ANYELLE

Each category just needs at least one official nomination, three votes are required for a official nomination. Not all pairings are listed, but they WILL be added if someone nominates a fic for the pairing. :D

Begelle

Barnelle

Develle

Nostelle

Ivelle

Lachelle

Macelle

Renbelle

Rushbelle

Shelle

Durzelle

BEST ANYEM

Same rules as Anyelle. :D More couples will be added by a single official nomination. An official nomination requires 3 nominations

Hiero/Macavoy

Hiero/Ives

Rush/Lacey

Hamish/Phoebe

Nick/Tess

Francesca/Lachlan

Newbie Author Spotlight: This is for people who have just started writing fics in the time since the last TEAs. Spotlight your favorite newbies and lets show them how much we love all the writers in this fandom.

BEST AUTHOR

BEST FIC

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In honor of the Grand Central centennial, we would like to highlight Arts for Transit’s permanent artworkthroughout GCT. First up, artist Ellen Driscoll who referenced the historic constellation ceiling from the main concourse of Grand Central Terminal in her glass, bronze and mosaic relief, As Above, So Below. Located in the Grand Central North passageway, her artwork takes the viewer around the world to the night sky above five different continents, representing myths, civilization, heavens, and the underworld. A close look at any of the faces in the work reveals their diversity, as indeed, the people in these mosaics represent many different backgrounds. However, the artist has altered them to take on the attributes of mythical figures. The work summons the everlasting and the ephemeral, reminding us of our worldly past while we hurry through the station.

Above: Ellen Driscoll, As Above, So Below, 1998.

As the Grand Central 100th anniversary date gets closer and closer (just 2 weeks away!), AFT will feature some of the grand artwork located in or around GCT. Today, we are happy to present the first of two new posters commissioned for the Centennial. Pop Chart Lab created the beautiful Constellations, which celebrates Grand Central Terminal’s centerpiece, the famous four-sided clock set under a grand vaulted celestial canopy of stars. A beloved meeting place for generations of friends, family and strangers; the clock not only affords a good view of the stunning ceiling but also serves as the site for countless beginnings and endings of life’s journeys. The artist actually witnessed a man proposing to his future wife and included them this piece! Look out for it in this new work in subway stations throughout the city or pick one up for yourself at here.