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  • Partying at the Puerto Rican Day Parade
    Every year, the Puerto Rican Day Parade takes over 5th Avenue and shows the rest of New York how to party. This year was no different, and on June 10 thousands swarmed Midtown Manhattan to celebrate their heritage. ALL PHOTOS BY C.S. MUNCY
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  • Naked Bike Ride: 2012 Edition (NSFW)
    Picket signs and drum circles are nice and all, but nothing gets your message out like some good ol' fashion nudity. On June 9th, riders took to the streets for, in their words, "A day of action, including a clothing-optional bike ride calling for the state, police, and church to keep their...
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  • Pok Pok Ny: Bangkok Pop, No Fetishes
    From Tejal Rao's review of Pok Pok Ny: "In the tented dining area round back, under the funny hanging plants and colored lights, it's always cocktail hour. Make it your mission to taste at least two of the unfussy drinks, lightly dosed with Pok Pok's own Japanese-style vinegars. Nibble on those...
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  • Life is Cheap on Eldridge Street
    Robert Sietsema writes in his round-up of Eldridge Street's cheap eats: "For a dozen years, the lower three blocks of Eldridge Street have been the city's foremost cradle of cheap eats. That stretch boasts two of the stalls—Vanessa's and Prosperity—that ushered in the dollar-dumpling...
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  • Space Shuttle Enterprise Floats to its Home on the Intrepid
    On Wednesday, June 6, the Space Shuttle Enterprise floated to its new home at the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum. The Shuttle was due to arrive 24 hours prior, but weather delayed its voyage. Rain wasn't the only bit of bad luck Enterprise faced; during its journey, the barge carrying it got...
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  • Chez Jose: A Pop-Up Dining Experience
    "The pop-up dinner: taking the dining experience in a new direction" Jose Ramirez, sous chef from Isa in Williamsburg, started Chez Jose, a pop-up dinner project with the intention of bringing people together in a small, intimate setting. His weekly dinners have been held at the Whirlybird...
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  • Sao Mai: Take First Avenue to Hanoi
    Roberto Sietsema writes: "Situated on First Avenue in the East Village, Sao Mai ('Morning Star') was the subject of a partial review by Lauren Shockey in the Voice last February. But over several visits in the past few months, I've become convinced it might be the best Vietnamese restaurant in...
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  • Zutto Japanese American Pub: Slurp That Meaty Liquor
    Joshua Smookler brings tonkotsu ramen to Tribeca, writes Tejal Rao; Liz Barclay photographs.
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  • Boukies: Greek Unorthodox
    An East 2nd Street space stays in the Euro zone, writes Robert Sietsema; Dominic Perri photographs.
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  • Prima: Nice to Sea You
    Tejal Rao writes about the East Village's classic French fish bar: "There are whelks at Prima, where the French chef David Malbequi poaches them for half an hour in aromatic water then chills them in their shells. Prima opened in the East Village last fall, the second restaurant from Hamid...
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  • The HOWL! Festival Screams in Tompkins Square Park
    In its 9th year of production, the Howl! Festival hit Tompkins Square Park this weekend to much artistic fanfare. Hundreds of people flocked to the celebration of one of the East Village's most famous denizens, Allen Ginsberg. Named after what many consider the poet's magnum opus, the festival...
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  • NYPD vs. CPD: How Police Deal With Press and Protesters
    Since the beginning of the Occupy Wall Street movement, photographer C.S. Muncy has been documenting the ever-evolving relationship between the police and protestors. During his experience, he encountered frequent issues due to the NYPD's tactics with credentialed press. On May 19th, C.S....
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