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NY Comic Con

By UrbanAnthropod, October 11, 2010 10:37 pm
Leia and Storm Trooper

Leia and Storm Trooper

October 8-10 was the New York City Comic Convention and Anime Festival! It was a 3 day celebration of all that is odd at the Javits Center in NY. Like the Gods of old, the Comics scene best represents our current mythology. In our society, superhumans are recognized and established to have powers beyond our …

Getting Medieval

By UrbanAnthropod, October 3, 2010 9:45 pm
Falconer at Medieval Festival 2010

Falconer at Medieval Festival 2010

Today was the 26th Annual Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park. Fort Tryon Park is registered as a national historic place and was the site of the Battle of Fort Washington in the Revolutionary War. After the loss of Manhattan by the Continental Army, the site was renamed Fort Tryon. The Park is a unique …

Battle of Brooklyn

By UrbanAnthropod, August 29, 2010 7:22 pm
Presenting Colors

Presenting Colors

The Battle
August 27 marks the anniversary of the first major battle fought between the British and the newly independent United States of America — The Battle of Brooklyn (aka Battle of Long Island). The battle at Lexington and Concord initiated the war for independence that resulted in the occupation of Boston by British troops. Following …

Japan Day

By UrbanAnthropod, June 6, 2010 3:31 pm
Little girl at Japan Day 2010

Little girl at Japan Day 2010

Today was Japan Day in New York! Japan Day festivities in Central Park (East Meadow) aim to promote the understanding of Japanese culture and strengthen the relationship within the local Japanese community. This year of 2010 also marks the 150th anniversary of the First Japanese Diplomatic Mission to New York. What better way to celebrate …

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