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  • People of the 2014 Coney Island Mermaid Parade
    One of the highlights of summer in New York is the Coney Island Mermaid Parade. This year, Mayor Bill de Blasio and family took part as well. Photos by C.S. Muncy for the Village Voice. See photos from previous years' parades here.
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  • The Year in NYC NSFW Photos (So Far)
    Take a spin through 2014 (so far) in photos you probably should not look at while at work, because all of these people enjoy being naked.
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  • The 10 Best Ice Creams in NYC, 2014 Edition
    Ice cream may have centuries-old roots, but technology and globalization are helping scoop shops push the frozen treat's boundaries with ambitious flavors and toppings. And while it's true that the city's old guard delis, diners, and malt shops are slowly fading away, you can still find a few...
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  • Go Backstage With Coney Island's Sideshow Performers
    The sideshow entertainment at Coney Island was revived in 1985, and for seven days a week each summer, "the world's first professional non-profit theatre dedicated to keeping alive the American sideshow" attracts (lures in) people on the boardwalk to see "Freaks, wonders and human curiosities!"...
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  • Images of "Vintage Violence" at Monya Rowe Gallery
    Monya Rowe Gallery's sharp-witted group exhibition "Vintage Violence" features work dating from 1981 to the present, illustrating that violence, like wine, is subject to epochal vagaries. Some of the images provide aesthetic ripostes to Kael's outrage, seeming to ask: Who in their right mind...
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  • U.S. Soccer Fans Pour Into the Street After Win Over Ghana
    Being a U.S. soccer fan isn't easy -- in fact, it's pretty tough -- but wins like the one the world saw on Monday against Ghana during the team's opening game of World Cup (against the run of play, with two key players injured, with a striker possessing a freshly broken nose) make it all worth...
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  • CHVRCHES Played a Free Show in Brooklyn
    Synth-loving Glaswegians CHVRCHES played a free show at the Northside Festival main stage in McCarren Park on Sunday night in Williamsburg. Former Voice cover subjects Hunters and The Range opened the show. Photos by Emily Tan for the Village Voice. More Northside Festival coverage: Photos:...
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  • Beiruit at Brooklyn's Northside Festival
    Zach Condon's Beirut took the stage at Northside Festival in Williamsburg's 50 Kent (Kent Avenue and North 12th Street). Opening the show were New York hip hop group Ratking and kora player Malang Jobarteh. Photos by Emily Tan for the Village Voice.
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  • Scenes from the Jazz Age Lawn Party
    For the ninth year, Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra presented the Jazz Age Lawn Party -- a two-day festival on Governors Island celebrating all the elements of the roaring '20s: cocktails, dancing, vaudevillian performance and wonderful fashion -- on Saturday, June 14. The party...
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  • The World Naked Bike Ride in Brooklyn Was Very Wet (NSFW)
    A soaking June shower hit just as the a group of riders planned to depart Grand Ferry Park in Brooklyn on Friday, June 13 for the World Naked Bike Ride-NYC, the local version of a worldwide movement to bring awareness to a variety of related causes -- our collective reliance on fossil fuels,...
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  • This Weekend's Top Film Picks: June 13, 2014
    Big summer comedy 22 Jump Street opens this weekend and in addition to that review, we talk to the film's directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller. We also take a look at a tribute to Alec Guinness movies at Film Forum, in addition to our weekly podcast (should adults really be embarrassed to read...
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  • Meaty Scenes from the Big Apple Barbecue
    The 12th annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party surrounded Madison Square Park this past Saturday and Sunday eighteen pit-masters from Texas to Red Hook dished out slow-smoked whole-hog, pulled pork, beef ribs, and brisket while local and Nashville talent like Black Taxi and Lera Lynn rocked the...
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