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  • The 2015 NYC Cannabis Parade
    Hundreds gathered in Union Square on Saturday, May 2, to watch artists, singers, and DJs perform, but the revelers weren't just there for the music, they were rallying for a higher cause — marijuana. At the NYC Cannabis Parade, politicians and activists spoke of lobbying local and state...
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  • May Day Rally Carries Anti-Police Message
    New York City protesters mixed Freddie Gray with May Day on Friday night, May 1, 2015. Demonstrators from the Disarm NYPD protest group joined members of the annual May Day rally, which advocates for workers' rights, and at least a dozen other groups on a march through the city. By 5 p.m.,...
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  • Protesters Clash With NYPD During 'NYC Rise Up & Shut It Down with Baltimore'
    On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, a swelling crowd protested the death of Freddie Gray with a march called "NYC Rise Up & Shut It Down With Baltimore" that began in Union Square and continued to Times Square, with many holding signs in support of the 25-year-old Baltimore man, who died in police...
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  • After a Night of Chaos, Baltimore Residents Clean Up
    After a night of chaos, Baltimore residents showed solidarity on Tuesday, April 28, cleaning up debris left by the previous night's looting and riots, as police there clashed with protesters over the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old man who died while in police custody. Also on Tuesday,...
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  • Lolitas of New York
    "It's so cute!" On this blustery day in the West Village, the gaggle of young women at Bosie Tea Parlor draws stares from patrons and passersby alike. The women, all in their twenties, wear outfits that look to have time-traveled more than a hundred years — and that would be better suited to...
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  • A Night of Fire and Violence in Baltimore
    Police and protesters clashed at the intersection at West North Avenue and North Fulton Avenue in Baltimore well into the early morning of April 28, 2015, as buildings, businesses, and cars throughout the city burned. The violence stems from the events of April 12, when a Baltimore man named...
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  • Bodegas of Harlem
    Photographer Gail Victoria Braddock Quagliata began at the top of the Manhattan, in Washington Heights/Inwood, working her way down, photographing every bodega she came across. She saved the bodegas in Harlem for last, because her favorite bodegas are in the neighborhood. Quagliata sent over...
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  • Inside the NYC Hot Sauce Expo
    The 2015 NYC Hot Sauce Expo, the third-annual weekend-long celebration of all things scoville, was held April 25 and 26 at the Brooklyn Expo on Franklin Street in Greenpoint. Photos by Sachyn Mital for the Village Voice. See also: • Meet Your 2015 New York City Hot Sauce-Eating Champions •...
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  • Speedy Ortiz at Bowery Ballroom
    Speedy Ortiz, Mitski, and Krill performed at the Bowery Ballroom on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Photos by Nicole Fara Silver for the Village Voice. Read our full review of the show here: "Speedy Ortiz Play Off-Kilter Rock with Off-Kilter Friends Mitski and Krill"
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  • Yelawolf at Rough Trade in Brooklyn
    A few hundred Yelawolf fans attended an in-store signing and performance by the Alabama artist on Friday, April 24 at Rough Trade in Williamsburg. Yelawolf's new album, Love Story, was released on April 21. Photos by Skyler Reid for the Village Voice.
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  • Spend a Night on the Subway with Showtime Dancers
    It didn't take long for Eli and Antonio to count up their earnings: Each of the subway dancers took home about $11 for two hours of work on a recent Friday on the F Train, from 34th Street to Seventh Avenue in Brooklyn and back, or as they call it, an "up-and-down." Read the full story here:...
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  • The Juan MacLean at Union Pool
    House DJ The Juan MacLean performed for a sold-out crowd on Thursday, April 23, 2015, the first of a three-night stay at Union Pool in Williamsburg with DFA labelmate Nancy Whang on vocals. Photos by Laura June Kirsch for the Village Voice.
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