Light strobed through cracks in the boards, and the sidewalks teemed with shady-looking characters dressed all in black.
The general business of the town, other than that which comes before the town meeting, is managed by the selectmen, and they are specially intrusted with the regulation of the highways, sidewalks and commons.
The sidewalks were wooden and the street was dusty and unpaved.
The sidewalks were jammed with people and smells, the traffic thick and loud.
The newer parts of the city are built with broad streets and sidewalks, presenting an almost European appearance.