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‘We were goodfellas. Wiseguys’

[media-credit name="Photo by Clayton Patterson " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] Henry Hill, portrayed by Ray Liotta in the classic Martin Scorsese mob movie “Goodfellas,” died June 12 in Los Angeles of heart failure. In July 2010, Hill attended the celebration of the film’s 20th anniversary at the Museum of the American Gangster, on St. Mark’s Place, arriving read more here »

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This is how they roll,  with the Corgi in the back

[media-credit name="Photo by Tequila Minsky " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] A cyclist, with his pooch in his backpack, paused to check his smartphone in Washington Square. Maybe he was trying to locate the dog run.

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Aw, how does it feel?

[media-credit name="Photo by Nick Brooks " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] President Obama on May 29 presented legendary, influential singer/songwriter Bob Dylan with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Other honorees included former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, civil rights leader John Doar, epidemiologist William Foege, former astronaut and Senator John Glenn, WWII Japanese-American read more here »

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A serene scene in Soho

[media-credit name="Photo by Tequila Minsky " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] “Survival of Serena,” Carole Feuerman’s hyper-realistic sculpture — complete with beads of water on the figure’s arms and the inner tube — was recently installed in Soho’s Petrosino Square, at Lafayette and Spring Sts. The painted bronze piece will be on view through Sept. 23. The artist’s read more here »

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And so the veggie worm turns….

[media-credit name="Photo by Milo Hess " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] On Sunday, the Veggie Pride Parade — including this apple with a “spokes worm” — marched from Little W. 12th St. in the Meatpacking District to Union Square.

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Chupi watch: Getting plastered

[media-credit name="Photo by Toni Dalton " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] Workers at Julian Schnabel’s Palazzo Chupi on W. 11th St. between West and Washington Sts. have been plastering spots on the whimsical building’s faded pink facade lately. Could it be setting the stage for the application of a fresh coat of Pompei red paint?

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Johnny comes marching home, then catches ferry to Governors

[media-credit name="Photo by Milo Hess " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] On Saturday, joining the Governors Island opening-day festivities were a group of Civil War re-enactors, including the woman above. Representing the 14th Rhode Island Heavy Artillery Regiment, they did lots of drilling with their muskets, and just generally waiting around for the Rebels to show up — read more here »

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No masking it: Loisaida Fest was well worth crowing about

[media-credit name="Photos by Clayton Patterson " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] Since 1987, the Loisaida Festival has been celebrated on the Sunday before Memorial Day. This year’s installment saw many vendors, including the woman painting a mask, above left. Of course there was great music, from conga players and singers to more casual itinerant music makers, like the read more here »

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We are family: Community feeling flows at festival

[media-credit name="Photo by Marlis Momber " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] The “Loisaida Family” gathered in front of Casa Adela restaurant, at Avenue C and Fifth St., Sunday in honor of the 20th anniversary of the death of Bimbo Rivas, the famed Lower East Side poet, playwright and community activist.

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Now that’s a stretch

[media-credit name="Photo by Tequila Minsky " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]  Earlier this month, Justin Mondshine was moving his sculpture — which he got in South Africa — from his old apartment on Christopher St. to his new place on W. 16th St. When the sculpture was shipped to New York, it was for some reason broken at the read more here »

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