02 Jan '16, 6pm

Mysterious new Times Square benches hide a “powerful” secret https://t.co/bFplxw3qsC

is just about half-way through and is estimated for completion in late 2016. When everything is done, the 11 benches, which will tap into ConEdison’s power supply, will be a modern, uncluttered way to provide energy for street performances of any level. According to the design, each plug-in point will connect to 400-amp, 200-amp, and 20-amp power sources. However, in case you’re looking for a new career as a street rocker, know that the sockets will be protected by stainless steel locks and can only be used with permission from the city.

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