Elmo and Cookie Monster just got new cribs.
Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that makes PBS' preschool perennial "Sesame Street," is revamping the sets that serve as the on-screen stamping grounds of Elmo, Big Bird and the other characters known to generations of children.
The producers want to anchor the characters in real homes so that kids get a better sense of community and what it means to live in a place.
"In today's world where changes are fast and frequent, a sense of place and belonging is more important to kids than ever," Sesame Workshop wrote in a news release.
Cookie Monster now lives in an apartment above Hooper's Store (are pastries...