'burbs

'burbs

(bɜːbz) or

burbs

pl n
informal short for suburbs. See suburb
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Ballet Memphis hopes that its new building flips an old local narrative and shows that ballet is not a rarefied import from the 'burbs, but a vital part of the urban conscience.
At 16, Starr Carter is torn between the neighbourhood she grew up in - where drive-by shootings, gangland territory battles and poverty are as normal as being made to work in her dad, Big Mav's, grocery store - and her almost exclusively white private high school in the 'burbs.
Even though is best known for playing Princess Leia in "Star Wars," she also appeared in movies like "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle," "When Harry Met Sally," "The Blues Brothers," "Postcards from the Edge," "The Man with One Red Shoe," "The 'Burbs," "Fanboys" and "Hannah and Her Sisters.
Muchachas is no exception - tucked away in the 'burbs away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
2 THE 'BURBS (1989) TOM Hanks and his fellow suburbanites find themselves becoming suspicious when a new family move into the neighbourhood and rumours begin that the Klopeks might have a murderous streak.
In many cities, a bike is a must-have accessory for hipsters, while in the 'burbs spandex-clad weekend warriors rule the roads as they imitate the Tour de France.
com Manly Grab a ferry from Circular Quay to Manly, another of Sydney's stunning beach 'burbs.
Although it was intimidating on many levels, a husband, a kid and a house in the 'burbs later, I'm glad I entered the uncharted waters and am thankful to live in a time when this type of technology is available to us.
Bucking a recent trend, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz will be speaking tonight at Keneseth Israel, a synagogue in the Philly 'burbs, despite RJC objections.
Spoofing the 'burbs offers lots of high-value comedy targets, but in this case, it's difficult to see how "Suburgatory" escapes its own narrative limbo.
This is key to providing walkable communities and moving away from sedentary 'burbs which foster a heavy reliance on private motor vehicles.
If you go for a hike in the 'burbs here, you'd better know how to distinguish a grizzly bear from a black bear, and what to do around both.