Midnight Run: Lasers, Climbers, Reverse Angle, Groin Hits & Homeless Fits

Ever on the traces of trend, both omg blog and fashionindie giving the big In to laser photo backgrounds.

Samantha Corbin and Cy Waggoner of the Rainforest Action Network climbed poles near the Wall Street bull and hung a flag with the word "FORECLOSED" written across it; police went up and brought them down, reports the New York Times. Photos here.

Brooklyn 11211 catches Northside Piers using a shot in its "Views" section that was apparently taken from somewhere in New Jersey.

In federal court on Tuesday, Harwinder Vilkhu of Queens described for the jury how Officer Adam Jangel violated his civil rights by hitting him several times in the groin with a flashlight, says the Daily News.

YourNabe.com records a protest in the Bronx over a proposed homeless shelter on East 151st Street. The local community board feels that Homeless Services has "overburdened and congested the neighborhood with refugees from all five boroughs for over 20 years" via its Emergency Assistance Unit, which the center would replace. DHS's commission Robert V. Hess tried to assure the crowd that the new center would be different. "Despite the community’s obviously powerful misgivings," reports YourNabe, the center will be built as planned.

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