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Pride

By UrbanAnthropod, June 26, 2011 5:44 pm
Pride and Appreciation

Pride and Appreciation

Yesterday marked something momentous in the state of New York. Governor Cuomo got marriage equality passed. I am not gay but marriage equality is something important to me. In our world where so many families exist where there is no love and dysfunctional circumstances are prevalent, who are we to prohibit others who legitimately …

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 …

Suffrage and Spaceships

By UrbanAnthropod, August 26, 2010 10:08 am
Topless Parade 2010

Topless Parade 2010

On suffrage and spaceships

August 26th marks the anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the United States. 50 years after the right to vote was granted to former slaves, women finally gained their right to vote. This date has been designated as Women’s Equality Day since 1971 by an act of Congress.

I learned about the Go-Topless movement …

Tartan Day Parade

By UrbanAnthropod, April 10, 2010 5:41 pm
Pipers

PipersPipers

Today was the Tartan Day Parade in New York. Officially, April 6th is designated as National Tartan Day by the U.S. congress in recognition of the similarities between the Declaration of Independence and the Declaration of Arbroath. Festivities took place along 6th Avenue from 45th Street through 55th Street.

No frills on these bonnets

By UrbanAnthropod, April 4, 2010 7:20 pm
PEZ head

PEZ head

The Easter Parade in New York takes place along 5th Avenue. Not a parade in the sense of unidirectional marching people, the section of street is closed to vehicular traffic so people can parade around in their Easter bonnets. This tradition of parading around a mall to display Easter bonnets originated from the elite who …

St. Patty’s Parade

By UrbanAnthropod, March 17, 2010 9:51 pm
Leprechaun on cell phone

Leprechaun on cell phoneLeprechaun on cell phone

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the end of the parade route.

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