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In this week’s photos from around New York, cheerleaders practice at the Northern Manhattan Uptown Games, a crane collapses at a construction site, getting the Great Lawn ready and more.


A crane collapsed on Tuesday at a construction site at 11th Avenue between West 33rd and 34th Streets in Manhattan, killing one worker and injuring three others. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Danh Ong, a grounds technician for the Central Park Conservancy, mowed the Great Lawn on Wednesday in preparation for this weekend’s opening to the public. (Mark Abramson for The Wall Street Journal)


Firefighters put out a blaze in the basement of Macy’s flagship store in Manhattan on Wednesday. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Mashed avocado on seeded bread, served with pickled carrot slaw and cherry tomato jam at Jack’s Wife Freda, 224 Lafayette St. (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal )


Troy Flynn, vice president of operations for the Prudential Center, draped a New Jersey Devils banner over a World War II-era truck in Newark. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


A construction worker was killed after the second floor partially collapsed Tuesday at a home at 40 Frank Court in the Gerritsen Beach section of Brooklyn. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


The Margherita D.O.P. pizza at Otto Enoteca Pizzeria, 1 Fifth Ave. (Byron Smith for The Wall Street Journal)


The ‘Rainbow Room’ at the Belasco Theatre, created for the cast of ‘End of the Rainbow.’ (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


The Truffle Mushroom Pizza with sheep ricotta, mascarpone goat cheese and arugula at Sons Of Essex, 133 Essex St. (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal )


Cheerleaders from P.S. 189 practiced between events at the Northern Manhattan Uptown Games at the Washington Heights Armory on Sunday. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)

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A woman visiting from Japan was shot and injured when a police officer’s gun accidentally discharged, sending a bullet through the floor and into the living room where she was sleeping. Police were searching an apartment at 3003 Clarendon Rd. in Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood on March 29 when the shot was fired. Here, police escorted the victim. (See related article.) (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Fire officials rescued a woman who fell through the floor of her Revolutionary War-era Staten Island home and into a well buried underneath on March 23. (Rod Morata for The Wall Street Journal)


Firefighters faced a three-alarm blaze on March 28 on the upper floors of a 21-story apartment building at 89 Columbia St. on the Lower East Side. A Fire Department spokesman told the Associated Press that no one was seriously injured. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal )


Potato latkes with sour cream and three caviars at Kutsher’s TriBeCa, 186 Franklin St. between Greenwich and Hudson streets (See related article.) (Byron Smith for The Wall Street Journal)


A firetruck collided with a car at the intersection of Fulton Street and Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn on March 27, injuring three firefighters and three civilians. (Andrew Hinderaker for The Wall Street Journal)


Sasha Fire Gypsy performed at the Coney Island Gala at Webster Hall on March 24. (See related article.) (Astrid Stawiarz for The Wall Street Journal)


Ben Brown performed the ‘Rhythm & Bliss’ massage on Kim Wylie at bliss 49. Mr. Brown created the treatment, which involves a massage that goes to the beat of a selected playlist. (See related article.) (Andrew Hinderaker for The Wall Street Journal)


The Wren Old Fashioned, served on the rocks with Old Overholt, Punt e Mes vermouth, cherry liqueur and orange bitters at The Wren, 344 Bowery at Great Jones Street. (See related article.) (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal )


Six people were injured after a car hit a van carrying senior citizens on Colonial Road near 78th Street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, on March 27. (Rod Morata for The Wall Street Journal)


Allegra Chapman played ‘Winter Music’ by John Cage on a Yamaha Disklavier piano, accompanied remotely by Luna Inaba in Japan and Hojoon Kim in California, at the Juilliard School in Manhattan, on March 26. (Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal)


The Bistro burger, an 8-ounce burger with American cheese and bacon, at Corner Bistro, 47-18 Vernon Blvd. in Long Island City. (See related article.) (Lauren Lancaster for The Wall Street Journal )


Dickie Landry played a solo saxophone concert in and around the John Chamberlain sculptures at the Guggenheim Museum on March. 26. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Sushi chefs Daehyun Kin, left, and Kyoungjin Choi prepared fish before the lunch crowd arrived at Zutto, at 77 Hudson St. (See related article.) (Byron Smith for The Wall Street Journal)


Students from the St. Nicholas William Spyropoulos Greek American Day School in Flushing carried Greek flags during the annual Greek Independence Day parade along 5th Avenue in Manhattan on March 25. (See related article.) (Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal)


Kent Tritle directed the choir of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at a rehearsal on March 22. (See related article.) (Andrew Hinderaker for The Wall Street Journal)

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Damaged scaffolding hung from the Brooklyn Bridge on March 13 after a crane being towed behind a tugboat on the East River struck the scaffolding. Traffic across the bridge was snarled but the historic structure was undamaged. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal )


Jaynie Baker appeared with her attorney Robert C. Gottlieb in Manhattan Criminal Court on March 13 on a charge of promoting prostitution. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal )


About 30 children competed in a chess tournament at The Cloisters Museum in New York on March 11. The museum is currently displaying an exhibition ‘The Game of Kings: Medieval Ivory Chessmen from the Isle of Lewis.’ (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal)


Trent Furnace, center, of Brockport, N.Y., was among hundreds of dancers who came to audition for Pilobolus last week in Midtown. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal )


The steak au poivre at Mon Petit Café, at 801 Lexington Ave. in Manhattan. (Byron Smith for The Wall Street Journal)


Catherine Carbaja wore a costume in the gallery of the Cindy Sherman exhibit at MoMA during a cocktail reception and dance party inside the museum on March 10. (Astrid Stawiarz for The Wall Street Journal)


An Occupy member waved a U.S. flag in New Haven’s camp. The encampment, located on the New Haven Green Park, escaped eviction after a judge granted the activists a stay until March 28. New Haven is one of the last two remaining Occupy camps in New England. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Chocolate lava cake at Meat Me, at 726 Amsterdam Ave., between 95th and 96th streets in New York. (Julie Glassberg for the Wall Street Journal )


Ronald P. Grelsamer showed some of his 1960s Beatles and space program memorabilia. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal )


Armand Olivier Bell searched for a tie to pair with a bottle of Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio at Saks Fifth Avenue. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Artist Elizabeth Behl, who is known as ‘Z,’ debuted her show “Battle For Lagniappe” at 7Eleven Gallery in the West Village. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


The International Gem Tower on West 47th Street in the diamond district of Manhattan. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)


Lloyd Knight, a dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, rehearsed for the company’s performance of the 1939 comic work ‘Every Soul is a Circus,’ at the Joyce Theater in Manhattan. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)


Flowers bloomed in Battery Park on March 14. (Emily Berl for The Wall Street Journal)

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Miss Universe Leila Lopes
From left, Miss Universe Leila Lopes, Miss Teen USA Danielle Doty and Miss USA Alyssa Campanella at the 57th Viennese Opera Ball at the Waldorf-Astoria’s grand ballroom Feb. 3. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


A model waited for last-minute wardrobe alterations backstage before the start of the Juan Carlos Obando Spring 2012 collection show at the Lehmann Maupin Gallery on West 26th Street in Manhattan Thursday. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal )


New York Police Officer Kevin Brannan was released from Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan Friday, 10 days after being shot in the head in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Wearing a New York Giants jersey, he was accompanied by his wife and greeted by a crowd of police officers. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)

Actress Kristin Chenoweth
Actress Kristin Chenoweth Kristin Chenoweth stole a kiss Monday from Sesame Street’s Elmo at the Drama League of New York’s annual benefit gala at the Pierre hotel. (Amy Sussman for The Wall Street Journal )

Museum of Chocolate Art
The pop-up SoHo gallery Museum of Chocolate Art—open to the public through the weekend—chronicles the ‘Life in Milk Chocolate’ of Ms. Brown, the Mars Chocolate company’s brown M&M character. This 300-pound chocolate sculpture is among the items on display. (Amy Sussman for The Wall Street Journal)

Seared diver scallops
Seared diver scallops with a cauliflower purée at North End Grill, 104 North End Ave. in Manhattan. (Julie Glassberg for The Wall Street Journal)

FAMnyc team member Travis McMichael
FAMnyc team member Travis McMichael moved a piece of art at the Essex Street Market last Friday, in preparation for the group’s Exquisite Corpse project, which opened Thursday. (Related article: Bringing a Corpse to Life) (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)

Jackson Heights
This disputed pedestrian plaza in Jackson Heights spans 37th Road between 73rd and 74th streets. For local merchants, the emptiness symbolizes the state of their affairs since the plaza’s creation in September. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Joy White left Manhattan Federal Court after a hearing in which Ann Pettway pleaded guilty to stealing Ms. White’s infant daughter, Carlina, from a Harlem hospital 24 years ago. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

stinky cheese
The second course of the stinky cheese meal prepared by Chef Andy D’Amico, below, at Marseille on West 44th Street: a creamy polenta with Taleggio, porcini cream, sage and a sunny-side up pullet egg. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Young Giants fans crowded a window on Broadway Tuesday to watch the Manhattan parade celebrating the Giants’ Super Bowl victory. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

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Pedestrians stopped to watch a reporter at work Feb. 1 as Luis Ortiz, accused in the shooting of NYPD Officer Kevin Brennan, was led out of the 90th Precinct station in Brooklyn after being charged with attempted murder of a police officer. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Aaron Bloom, of Aaron’s Roaming Reptiles, posed for a photo Feb. 1 while delivering an American alligator to an exhibit at Chelsea Market to advertise the premiere of the third season of the History Channel show ‘Swamp People.’ (Andrew Burton for The Wall Street Journal)


New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly attended a memorial service on Jan. 27 for two officers killed 40 years ago, outside of the 9th Precinct in the East Village. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan
Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan celebrated mass with parishioners and clergy of the now-shuttered St. Augustine parish in a service at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church in the Bronx Jan. 29. The parish also held the final mass in its longtime home at 1183 Franklin Ave. on Jan. 29. (Karsten Moran for The Wall Street Journal )

Chicken shumai
Chicken shumai with gingered tomato sauce and parmesan at The Hurricane Club, a pan-Asian restaurant at 360 Park Ave. at 26th Street. (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal )

Director and screenwriter Amos Poe
Director and screenwriter Amos Poe in Battery Park, where his 1978 film ‘The Foreigner’ has its climax. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)

James Houghton
James Houghton, the artistic director of Signature Theatre, stood in one of the three new theaters designed by Frank Gehry. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal)

David H. Koch Theater
The David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

Mini arancini
Mini arancini, rice balls stuffed with ham and mozzarella, at Zito’s Sandwich Shoppe in Park Slope, Brooklyn. (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal)

Four New York Giants fans
Four New York Giants fans protested in front of Michael’s restaurant in Midtown Manhattan Feb. 1 during a VIP-only party to celebrate the Giants’ upcoming Super Bowl appearance. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)

A taxi
A taxi drove through the intersection of Broadway and 42nd Street on Jan. 31. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

Server Rebecca Schroder
Server Rebecca Schroder carried a tray of drinks at Jacob’s Pickles, a bar on the Upper West Side that specializes in regional beers and spirits, as well as house-made pickles and biscuits. (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal)

Guggenheim
Girls sat in a sunny spot outside of the Guggenheim museum on the afternoon of Jan. 30. (Emily Berl for The Wall Street Journal)

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Sanitation workers cleared out belongings and cleaned Zuccotti Park on Tuesday after a raid by the New York Police Department on what had been the Occupy Wall Street home base. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


For a certain type of cocktail drinker, few places in New York are more traditional than the King Cole Bar. Shown, the Maxfield Parish mural of merry Old King Cole. (Will Anderson for The Wall Street Journal)


“Mickey, in foreground, held by his handler Shaun Nicholls, and Nemo, in background, are New York City’s two new bedbug-sniffing beagles. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


Jude Thornton, 2, from Brooklyn, watched a model train set on display at the the New York Transit Museum Galley Annex and Store in Grand Central Terminal in New York Tuesday. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal)


Pastors Edwin Colon, left, and Gus Rodriguez posed in the New Baptist Temple in Brooklyn, which was damaged by fire in 2010. The temple wants to team up with a real-estate developer to repurpose the building as a mixed-use facility with apartments and new church space. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


A charcuterie spread from Kutsher’s Tribeca on Franklin Street. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


School children toured Macy’s Design Studio in Moonachie, N.J., where floats and balloons for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade are prepared. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


A protester affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement waved a U.S. flag on the Brooklyn Bridge Thursday. (Eduardo Munoz/Reuters)


Community leaders, elected politicians and residents marched down Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn Sunday, two days after three vehicles were set on fire and park benches and sidewalks were tagged with swastikas. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal)


A person in a window flashed victory signs as Occupy Wall Street protesters marched near Bowling Green park in Lower Manhattan Thursday. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal)


Ted Baker, a British clothing line, has signed a lease for a new flagship store at Fifth Avenue and 48th Street. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


An Occupy Wall Street protester dragged his tent away from Zuccotti Park after the raid by police early Tuesday. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement blocked Broadway at Pine Street after being displaced from Zuccotti Park early Tuesday. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

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Participants danced on a float during the annual Village Halloween Parade in New York City, on Oct. 31. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal)


Sophie Orenstein, 9, participated in Faye Rogaski’s social-skills workshop at the New York Junior League. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


This 1960s townhouse on East 63rd Street is now listed for $38.5 million. Here, looking down into the main living room area. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Mac Cosmetics makeup artists Chantel Miller and Armando Guajard painted reporter Marshall Heyman’s face as ‘The Incredible Hulk.’ (Astrid Stawiarz for The Wall Street Journal)


The Ode to Elgin ($19) has hot-link sausage, beef brisket and ribs at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que at 700 W. 125th St. in New York City. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


Boxer Floyd Mayweather and his entourage shopped for jewelry on 47th Street in Manhattan on Nov. 3. (Matthew Craig/The Wall Street Journal)


More than 120 of Maurizio Cattelano’s artworks dangle from the ceiling of the Guggenheim Museum for the artist’s career retrospective, ‘All.’ (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal )


A fallen tree rested on power lines in Glastonbury, Conn., on Oct. 30, a day after a major snowstorm hit the Northeast. (Jessica Hill/Associated Press)


The Turducken Meatloaf Sandwich at William Hallet, at 36-10 30th Ave. in Astoria, Queens. (Liz Barclay for The Wall Street Journal )


A bedroom in fabric designer Gianluca Berardi’s three-bedroom duplex in Tribeca. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)


Players enjoyed free matches of ping pong at Pongtopia at the Winter Garden in the World Financial Center in New York City on Nov. 3. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


The Metropolitan Opera held its final dress rehearsal for ‘Satyagraha’ on Nov. 2. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Children played in Central Park on Nov. 3 after the New York Road Runners ‘Run with Champions’ event. About 1,000 children participate in 400-meter and 1-mile races at the annual event before the New York City marathon this weekend. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal )

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“Hasidic Jewish men sit in front and women sit in back on the B110 bus between Borough Park and Williamsburg in Brooklyn on Oct. 27. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)

Amid increased police presence, a student made her way into P.S. 298 in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn on Oct. 24, the first day of classes after an Oct. 21 shooting outside the school. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)

Jerry Egan, a 31-year veteran conductor with the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority, was conductor Oct. 23 on the New York Transit Museum’s ‘Nostalgia Ride’ to Woodlawn Cemetery. Museum donors rode in classic IRT ‘lo-V’ (low voltage) subway cars dating back to 1916 and 1917. (Jamie Goldenberg for the Wall Street Journal)

Morten Sohlberg, left, owner of the Scandinavian restaurant chain Smorgas Chef, and a farmhand prepare to feed a pig at Blenheim Hill Farm in Scoharie County, N.Y. The New York City chain sources traditional ingredients at its own farm. (Benjamin Norman for The Wall Street Journal)

A new park along the residential building 101 Park Place in Stamford. Norwalk-based Building Land & Technology and Philadelphia real-estate investment firm Lubert-Adler are working to develop the city’s South End waterfront. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)

Jaison Alvarado, working in the rain, pushed standing water off of the ice skating rink at Bryant Park Oct. 27. The rink was preparing for its Oct. 28 opening. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)

Pad sapparod with pineapple, cashews and shrimp at Thai Market, 960 Amsterdam Ave. (Lauren Lancaster for The Wall Street Journal)

Arriving guests at the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy awards at the New York Public Library Oct. 20 filed past staffers holding signs indicating the medalists. Ten individuals and families were awarded for their sustained philanthropic efforts. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)

A museum guard strolls through the second floor of the of the ‘Carsten Holler.” (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)

Participants in ‘Versus,’ a public-art performance piece by Korean artist Kyungwoo Chun, sat on opposite benches and leaned their heads on one anothers’ shoulders for 15 minutes Oct. 25 in Duffy Square at 46th Street and Broadway in Times Square. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)

The caviar martini with cucumber, dill and a spoon of caviar at Pravda, 281 Lafayette St. in Soho. (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal)

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