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Some Truly Excellent Costumes From NYC's Famous Halloween Dog Parade
Hundreds of very good dogs gathered to strut their stuff.
Places Should Be Renamed, Statues Taken Down, North As Well As The South
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
Schools are reopening across the country. Are you a social studies or history teacher? Involve your students in a research
White People on Patrol
Filmmaker of the First Nations People's of the Americas
Last year ended with a bitter reality; a black 12-year-old gets shot by the police and the white policeman doesn't even face charges. I live in a world where any of my brothers or cousins, because of the color of their skin and complexion, can be shot by the police.
Ramping Up the NYPD's War on the Homeless
Writer, activist, parent and agitator.
The de Blasio administration, for example, has said that there should be some mental health treatment aspect as a response to rich people complaining about the homeless in their neighborhoods. It's all so very 'progressive' and sophisticated, you see.
A Dog Day Afternoon
Occasional writer, full-time human
With the constant stream of horrible (although important) news stories out there right now, I would like to share a story about a small community of strangers coming together for a good cause.
Tompkins Square Park Heroine Dedicates Life To Helping NYC Street Kids
Winter brings an annual exodus. For now, the street kid population is small. The battle between the bums and police has temporarily
Interview: Actor Alan Cumming,
Any Day Now
and Gay Adoption
Author, film critic, filmmaker
Alan Cumming knows a little bit about feeling like a second-class citizen. After all, aside from being a gay man in a straight-dominated world, he's also a Scot who's lived in London.
Halloween Dog Parade In Tompkins Square Park 2012 (PHOTOS)
The canines of New York gathered in Tompkins Square Park to celebrate Halloween Saturday, and we couldn't be happier with
Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade 2011 (SLIDESHOW)
Nearly 500 canines and their owners donned elaborate costumes Saturday for the Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade
New York Weekender Events: October 21-23
Smith Street Soup Festival Where: Smith Street between Atlantic Avenue and Carroll Street, Brooklyn When: Sunday, 1PM-4PM
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CULTURE & ARTS
Sxip Shirey and Sonic New York
Author and observer
I first saw Sxip ("Skip") Shirey when his band Luminescent Orchestrii opened for Dresden Dolls on the night that brought in 2008. It was an odd but oddly perfect pairing.
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