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Underground and outer space

[media-credit name="Photos by Milo Hess" align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] The photographer thought this scene of a girl playing an accordion for money on the E train, above, looked like it was right out of a movie. Meanwhile, UFO’s are here! Or at least they’ve landed on Canal St., below. [media-credit name="Photos by Milo Hess " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]

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How sweet it is!  How sweet it is!

A gigantic parade and party for the victorious Giants The Giants motored up the Canyon of Heroes Tuesday — just like they drove through the competition on their way to their Super Bowl championship. Above, from left, sharing a float amid the falling ticker tape were defensive end Justin Tuck, Giants co-owner Steve Tisch, Mayor read more here »

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Party on! Lunar fete continues with Dragon Parade

[media-credit name="Photo by Milo Hess " align="alignleft" width="600"][/media-credit] At Sunday’s Dragon Parade, the propitious color of red was everywhere. Part of the Lunar New Year celebration, the annual event wended its way around Chinatown.

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Ray’s 79th Birthday
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Enter the Dragon: Chinatown launches lunar festival

[media-credit name="Photos by Milo Hess " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] With lettuce-chomping lions, clapping cymbals, a controlled detonation of firecrackers in Sara Roosevelt Park and noisemaking, confetti-spewing poppers galore, Chinatown was a riot of sights and sounds Monday for the celebration of the Lunar New Year. This is the Year of the Dragon.

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Occupying ‘I have a dream’

[media-credit name="Photos by Jefferson Siegel " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]Monday, dozens of Occupy Wall Street participants joined labor and other activists to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There were speeches, prayers and a walk through the African Burial Ground National Monument, followed by a march over to the Federal Reserve Bank. Among them were Captain America, read more here »

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Ringing in the new year by ‘retaking’ protest park

[media-credit name="Photos by Tequila Minsky" align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]Occupy Wall Street protesters celebrated New Year’s Eve in their Financial District stomping ground. After spending several hours in Zuccotti Park, around 11 p.m., they decided to “retake” it, picking up the police barriers ringing the park and piling them in the middle of the place, then dancing on read more here »

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Taking it to the streets

[media-credit name="Photos by Aline Reynolds" align="alignleft" width="200"][/media-credit] Above, at left, Victor Papa, and at street level, Ralph Tramontana, Councilmember Chin and Wellington Chen raised a banner on Mott St. on Dec.   Councilmember Margaret Chin and Victor Papa, Two Bridges Neighborhood Council president, recently hung an inaugural banner on Mott St. to promote a Chinatown-Little read more here »

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The Rap Scene

Reverend Billy, center, was part of the “rap scene” at the old P.S. 64, formerly CHARAS / El Bohio Cultural and Community Center, on Sun., Dec. 17. Demonstrators demanded that the blue construction fence sealing off the turn-of-the-century landmark be torn down and that the long-vacant building be restored to its former use as a read more here »

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Donuts, latkes, music — a sweet start to the holiday

[media-credit name="Photo by Tequila Minsky" align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] First, they were served donuts — jelly and chocolate, to be precise. Then, Ariel Sternman, on guitar, and Yaniv Hoffman led the assembly through a medley of traditional Hanukkah songs, including “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah” and “Little Dreidel.” Then, the latkes, with accompanying applesauce, came out. After all, what’s read more here »

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