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The Holiday Season 2010

By UrbanAnthropod, December 20, 2010 10:40 am
The holidays at Lincoln Center

The holidays at Lincoln Center

The holiday season is a fun time in New York. It’s one of those times when you walk around and it’s extra crowded from all the tourists and shoppers, but it’s OK. They get in your way! But i’s still fun. There’s a cheery mood and everything gets festive. I personally refer to the secularized …

Dia de los muertos

By UrbanAnthropod, November 2, 2010 8:32 am
Sugar Skulls and Anti Hate messages From Dia de los muertos

Sugar Skulls and Anti Hate messages From Dia de los muertos

Dia de los Muertos is celebrated in Mexico and coincides with the the Catholic Holiday of All Soul’s Day. This year, the Mexican community in New York celebrated the Day of the Dead by paying tribute to the dead ancestors. This year, the community also paid tribute to the victims of a recent rash of …

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 …

Stalking De La Vega

By UrbanAnthropod, June 8, 2010 9:49 pm
Man Hole Man - De La Vega

Man Hole Man - De La VegaMan Hole Man - De La Vega

Anyone who lives or works near Spanish Harlem is sure to have come across spontaneous chalk drawings accompanied by mysterious axioms instructing one to “Become your dream”. James De La Vega is a fixture in the neighborhood despite being moved down to the East Village. And for the longest time, he was just an apparition to me who only existed in chalk that suddenly appeared before me.

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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