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Demonstration for Falun Gong

Demonstration for Falun Gong

03-25-06
A very civilized protest by supporters of Falun Gong.


Falun Gong Protest

Falun Gong Protest

03-25-06
Wanting Persecution of Falun Gong Stopped


Preparing to Play at Protest

Preparing to Play at Protest

03-25-06
The band warms up, while the man in yellow passes out literature


Tubas at Protest

Tubas at Protest

03-25-06
Preparing to participate in Anti-Communist Party in China Rally.


Protest (?) Rally

Protest (?) Rally

03-25-06
Against the rule of the Communist Party in China.


Another Statue

Another Statue

03-31-06
We've got Lincoln, Washington, LaFayette - and a mother - It's all in the Square.


Narcissi

Narcissi

04-07-06
Yes, this is New York


Tough

Tough

04-07-06
It's not always so easy to bloom in New York. One must throw off some chains.


It's Sprung

It's Sprung

04-09-06
Some may believe flowers define the start of the season. Wrong. The season begins when the street fairs begin.
Looking up town on Broadway from Union Square.


Standing in the Shadows

Standing in the Shadows

04-09-06
The strongly bright sun is behind the tree - throwing a shadow on the daffodils


North From the Square

North From the Square

04-12-06
Taken from 14th Street, looking North to the Empire State Building


Tri-Color

Tri-Color

04-12-06


Luna Park

Luna Park

04-12-06
A final harbinger: Tables are set up and the Restaurant is about to open - it's a sister of the "Coffee Shop" on Union Squarae West


Was Bank, Not Restaurant, Now Theater

Was Bank, Not Restaurant, Now Theater

04-18-06
Sandra Bernhardt is having a one woman show here. Now:April 2006. Enlarge photo and there's a banner at top.


Sarah Bernhardt in the Square

Sarah Bernhardt in the Square

This plaque is one of a series that are part of the sidewalk around Union Square park. Sarah Bernhardt was appearing a little less than a block away from the park on April 16, 1887.


Tulip with Trunk

Tulip with Trunk

04-26-06
The vibrant red and green against the gray got to me.


Tulips on the Square

Tulips on the Square

04-26-06
Light can be fun.


Not The Rose Bowl Parade

Not The Rose Bowl Parade

04-28-06
Ok, so we're not quite as good as the Rose Bowl.. This is in preparation for a garden show on 4/29/06.


Washington, Tasked

Washington, Tasked

04-28-06
Union Square is preparing for some sort of gardening show - so the General is equipped to do a tisket a tasket" kind of thing. I don't think that he would be amused.


Si, se puede.

Si, se puede.

05-01-06
Pro Immigration Rally.


A Threatening Family

A Threatening Family

05-01-06
Immigrants Celebrating the U.S. A.


Washington Crosses the Deep

Washington Crosses the Deep

05-01-06
All Right, so it is not exactly the flag of an immigrant's original homeland, but it has spirit. Washigton is shown preparing to cross the Puerto Rico trench, within which is the deepest point in the Atlantic Ocean.


Tall Purple

Tall Purple

05-11-06
Behind the flowers is the base of the flagpole, at the center of the park.


They're Heerrrreee!

They're Heerrrreee!

05-17-06
Finally, the first home grown strawberries appear at the Union Square Farmers Market


Farming on the Square

Farming on the Square

05-19-06
Actually no one is going to be farming these mushrooms - they'll only be here for a couple of days at most.


Rainy Day

Rainy Day

05-31-06
The outdoor seating is distinctly unpopular today.


Wet Wood

Wet Wood

05-31-06
Another rainy day in New York; these are empty vegetable crates, ready to be put back on the truck after a day at the Farmer's Market.


Chain Gang

Chain Gang

06-09-06
These kids have been chilling at the playground with friends. They are in day care, and they are not tied to the rope - but are graspings handles that are on it.


The Jungle

The Jungle

06-09-06
If it's true that N.Y. is a jungle, it's a very well planned one.


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