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  • PBR Rodeo At Madison Square Garden
    January 9 at 9:29 a.m. by C.S. Muncy

    Perhaps the largest annual assemblage of cowboy hats in New York City, the PBR Rodeo rolled into MSG on Saturday night. C.S. Muncy was there for the Voice.

     
  • Swimmers Dive Into 2017 at the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge
    January 1 at 6:48 p.m. by C.S. Muncy

    Every New Year's Day hundreds of hardy souls gather at Coney Island to take a dip in the ocean. This year's event saw temperatures in the low '50s (is that auspicious or portentous?), but it was still bracing way to begin what will surely be a…

     
  • SantaCon Returns
    December 12 at 9:45 a.m. by Alex Flynn

    'Tis the season for hordes of Santas to stumble from bar to bar, guzzling pints, and spreading holiday cheer. Once again, SantaCon revelers hit NYC's streets dressed like jolly old St. Nick.  Our photographer Alex Flynn described a sedate…

     

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  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Comes to Life
    November 24 at 3 p.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    Once again, the beginning of the holiday season was ushered in by larger-than-life characters floating between Manhattan's towering skyscrapers. The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade brought plenty of crowds to see the spectacle of the parade…

     
  • It's Been a Tough Week — Here Are Some Pups to Cheer You Up
    November 17 at 11 a.m. by Chris Jones

    This past week has been rough for a lot of people, so on Wednesday, we sent one of our photographers to take some photos of cute dogs. And not just any dogs: it was a special day organized by Subaru and the ASPCA, bringing several carfulls of New…

     
  • The Faces of New York's 2016 Veteran's Day Parade
    November 14 at 11:44 a.m. by B.A. Van Sise

    On Friday, November 11th, we went to the Veterans' Day Parade and asked members of all five military branches, both past and present, the same question:  Why did you join? Photos and text by B.A. Van Sise for the Village Voice.

     
  • Portraits From Saturday's Anti-Trump Rallies
    November 13 at 11:59 a.m. by B.A. Van Sise

    The Village Voice went to the anti-Trump rally on Saturday, and asked some of the tens of thousands of protestors exactly why they're marching. All photos by B.A. Van Sise. Read the Voice's report on the protest here.

     
  • Thousands Protest President-Elect Donald Trump
    November 10 at 10:36 a.m. by C.S. Muncy

    Thousands of New Yorkers, distraught by the prospect of having Donald J. Trump as their president and commander in chief, gathered in Union Square and marched through the streets to Trump Tower last night. The protesters took to the streets at…

     
  • The Faces of the March Against Misogyny
    November 9 at 12:52 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    With just one day remaining until the 2016 election, women and men alike took to the West Village streets Sunday afternoon in the March Against Misogyny to protest Donald Trump. The event was organized by activist and musician Carolyn Marosy to…

     
  • The Faces of the NYC Marathon
    November 7 at 9:05 a.m. by B.A. Van Sise

    More than 50,000 people ran the New York City Marathon on Sunday... and some of them did it with extra panache. Photos by B.A. Van Sise for the Village Voice

     
  • Inside 'Doomocracy'
    October 31 at 1:38 p.m. by Tod Seelie

    It’s not quite accurate to say that Doomocracy is just a haunted house, or just about this uniquely terrible moment in American politics. Instead, celebrated Mexican artist and activist Pedro Reyes has created an ambitious immersive experience at…

     
  • Bike Kill 2016 Was the Best Bike Kill Ever
    October 31 at 10:54 a.m. by Chris Jones

    Bike Kill is a raucous annual block party that gleefully celebrates the anarchist spirit of the city. Mutant bicycles built by members of the Black Label Bike Club are available for anyone to attempt to ride, assuming you don't mind taking a few…

     
  • The Secret Lives of Coyotes — and Other Wildlife — in New York
    October 14 at 3:42 p.m. by Village Voice staff

    Unlike bears and raptors, which have rebounded in recent decades, coyotes haven't thrived because of human efforts but in spite of them. In Utah, the state pays a $50 bounty per head. In much of the country, they're still regarded as pests; at…

     
  • Tribes of New York: Cycle Couriers
    October 13 at 1:30 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    10.19.16. East Williamsburg. “It is a men-dominated business. But we’re trying to be diverse,“ said Justin Messina. “It’s really for everybody. You just have to know how to ride a bike.“ Under steady rain and wind, scores of bicycle…

     
  • Columbus Day Counter-Programming At AMNH
    October 11 at 10:46 a.m. by Jessica Lehrman

    Several hundred activists draped a parachute over a statue of Teddy Roosevelt outside the American Museum of Natural History yesterday afternoon to protest the statue's white supremacist iconography and the racist, 19th-century attitudes that still…

     
  • Tribes of New York: Papi Juice
    October 5 at 9 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    September 30. Midnight. 410 Troutman Street, Brooklyn. Saturday night marked the last party of the year for Papi Juice, the Brooklyn event series celebrating queer people of color. Though the weather had started to chill, inside it felt like…

     
  • Hundreds March to Demand Shut Down of Rikers Island
    September 26 at 10:46 a.m. by JB Nicholas

    Not much has changed since the federal government declared that a "deep-seated culture of violence" prevailed on Rikers Island. While Mayor Bill de Blasio and his Correction Department Commissioner Joseph Ponte have pledged reform,  hundreds of…

     
  • Photos: Surfing Hermine's Huge, Illicit Waves in the Rockaways
    September 12 at 2 p.m. by Allen Ying

    When forecasts showed that Tropical Storm Hermine would bring eleven-foot waves and 40 mph winds to the Rockaways last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio had a message for anyone who might interpret the weather as an opportunity. “I say it to surfers.…

     
  • Photos: Was This the Final J'Ouvert?
    September 6 at 9:15 a.m. by Christian Hansen

    Despite city officials doubling the amount of police and drastically increasing the amount of security measures, two people were killed celebrating J'ouvert early Monday morning. Tyreke Borel, 17, and Tiarah Poyau, 22, were both fatally shot during…

     
  • The Faces of the West Indian Day Parade
    September 6 at 8:15 a.m. by B.A. Van Sise

    The annual West Indian Day Parade brought out thousands of revelers along Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn on September 5, 2016. Photos by B.A. Van Sise for the Village Voice

     

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