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Scene, Week of Oct. 11, 2012

Last Saturday, the steamship Lilac had an open house at Pier 25 in Tribeca. There was an exhibition by The River Project — the marine science field station based at Pier 40, at West Houston St. — onboard showcasing the Hudson’s ecosystem. Traps were pulled up from moorings on the Lilac’s side to see what read more here »

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Scene, Week of Oct. 4, 2012

Trumpeter Rasheed Richard Howard celebrated seven years of performing every weekend in Washington Square Park last Saturday, alongside his quartet, the Jazz Collective. Throughout that time Howard has wowed audiences of locals and tourists with his two-handed technique, in which he improvises on a flugelhorn and trumpet simultaneously. Asked if he knew George Braith — read more here »

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Scene, Week of Sept. 27, 2012

On the afternoon of Mon., Sept. 17, the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, several hundred protesters marched out of Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan. After two blocks, as they walked down Cortlandt St. approaching Church St. and the World Trade Center site, police stopped the march, making four arrests, including those above. The protesters read more here »

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Helped steer convention protests

Longtime East Village activist John Penley was arrested at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte earlier this month as he was helping lead a veterans protest. Hundreds of police wearing camelbacks for hydration and peddling heavily equipped bicycles shadowed the protest march, making walls of spoked wheels to pen the activists along the route as read more here »

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Scene, Week of Sept. 13, 2012

A peregrine falcon made a landing, and quite a stir, in Tribeca last month when it was spotted in a tree pit at Duane and Hudson Sts. opposite King’s Pharmacy. People were busy snapping photos of it with their cell phones and calling the Center for Animal Care and Control. Some mistakenly thought the 10-inch-long read more here »

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Scene, Week August 30, 2012

  Nowadays, a coal delivery, down the chute, is a rare sight in New York City. But a Bushwick, Brooklyn, company that gets its coal from Pennsylvania still delivers to 26 restaurants, all pizza places, 16 of which are in Manhattan. The pizzerias — like John’s Pizza on Bleecker St., getting supplied, above — use read more here »

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Scene, Week of August 23, 2012

If marlins could talk… . After what could very well have been a night of hard partying, this fish was spotted, minus its snout, on Clinton St. near Houston St. on Sunday afternoon.

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Scene, Week of July 26, 2012
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Scene, Week of June 7, 2012

[media-credit name="Photo by Tequila Minsky " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] Sheelah Feinberg, a former Community Board 2 member, is now executive director of the New York City Coalition For a Smoke-Free City. Last Thursday, the coalition rallied with young people in Washington Square Park. They also presented Staten Island Assemblymember Lou Tobacco a “Tobacco Against Tobacco” plaque read more here »

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Scene, Week of May 31, 2012

[media-credit name="Photo by Clayton Patterson " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]On the evening of Tues, May 22, more than 100 young demonstrators marched through the East Village in support of Montreal college students’ protests against tuition increases. The march passed by St. Mark’s Church, headed up Broadway and ended in Union Square.

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