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  • Coney Island Mermaid Parade 2012
    Everyone's favorite festival celebrating beautiful, mythical, half-fish creatures took over Coney Island again on Sunday, June 24th. The 2012 edition of the Coney Island Mermaid Parade offered what we've come to expect from the event: Stunning Mermaids in stunning costumes. ALL PHOTOS BY SAM...
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  • Governor's Ball 2012: Sunday's Festival Action
    The annual Governors Ball festival set up shop at Randalls Island for a weekend of live music. On Sunday, we were there and took in the sounds of Phantogram, Cults, Devendra Banhart, Built To Spill, Cage The Elephant, Fiona Apple, Explosions In The Sky, and Modest Mouse. ALL PHOTOS BY LOREN...
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  • Let's Boogie on a Boat: The Let's Play House Party
    The rotating party people of Let's Play House took to the high seas Friday, June 22nd, for a night of music, dancing, and nautical debauchery on a party boat. Any bad decisions made by the revelers were surely blamed on the motion of the ocean. ALL PHOTOS BY LAURA JUNE KIRSCH
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  • Gay Pride Parade Lights Up New York
    On Sunday, June 25th, New York's Gay Pride Parade streaked color and music through Manhattan. The Voice was there, and our Steven Thrasher noted the mood: Yesterday's Pride Parade was marked by extremely beautiful weather and a much more relaxed tone than last year's march, which was frantic...
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  • Cheryl Plague Party: Blood-Drenched Fun!
    You know what they say about the Plague Years: If you can remember them, you weren't really there! (Also if you are currently alive, you weren't really there). CHERYL celebrated the bygone era of the bubonic plague with a party at The Bell House on June 16. BRING OUT YOUR DEAD...and dance! ALL...
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  • New Yorkers Bend and Stretch for Times Square Yoga
    On Wednesday, June 20, 14,000 people got their downward-dog on in Times Square for the 10th annual Mind Over Madness Yoga event. Our Candace Wheeler was there and writes: "We showed up just in time for the afternoon bikram session, which broke a world record today by being the largest Bikram...
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  • Northside Festival Takes Over Williamsburg
    Over the June 16 weekend, artists flocked to (or stayed in, rather) Williamsburg for L Magazine's annual Northside music festival. We were there as Zambri, GZA, and Niki & The Dove took the stage. Photos by Laura June Kirsch.
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  • Thousands Swarm Fifth Avenue to Protest Stop-and-Frisk
    On Father's Day (Sunday, June 18), thousands of New Yorkers marched down Fifth Avenue to protest police brutality and the city's controversial Stop-and-Frisk policy. Our Steven Thrasher was there and writes: "The protestors were gathered to protest Stop and Frisk, the NYPD's process of stopping...
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  • The Bronx Giverny: Walk in Monet's French Garden
    On view through Oct. 21 at the New York Botanical Gardens, "Monet's Garden" pays tribute to the brilliant French Impressionist Claude Monet and the magnificent gardens at his beloved home in Giverny, France. Monet was an avid gardener who once reflected that perhaps flowers were the reason he...
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  • This is What Happens When You Offer People Free Tattoos
    On June 12, Three Kings Tattoo in Brooklyn gave away free ink to commemorate the 39th anniversary of Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins death. Around 200 people lined up in the rain to get the Sailor Jerry anchor tattooed on their arms, legs, necks, butts, and wherever else they had space....
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  • A Day in the Life of Occupy Candidate George Martinez
    For this week's cover story, Nick Pinto profiles George Martinez, the self-identified "Occupy Wall Street candidate": "Martinez acknowledges that his campaign rubs a lot of Occupy activists wrong, and says they're right to be suspicious. But he urges them to take a closer look at how he's...
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  • The Bouncing Souls Dive Into Webster Hall
    The Bouncing Souls played to a sold out crowd at Webster Hall on June 9th. The Souls just released their new album "Comet," and their die-hard fans couldn't get enough of the new tunes. Opening for the Bouncing Souls were Static Radio and Cheap Girls. Photographs by Liz Siporin
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