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New York Photos of the Week: April 15-21
In this week’s photos from around New York, the fruit of a search for the perfect doughnut, the latest in the Etan Patz case, a look at one of the city’s oldest Dixieland-style jazz band, and more.


The scene at Wooster and Prince streets in Manhattan on Thursday after FBI agents and NYPD personnel descended on the area. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and New York Police Department are looking for clues in the unsolved 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Friends mourned outside the home of Joanne Brown at 45-08 189th street in Queens Sunday after she died in a house fire. (PJ Smith for The Wall Street Journal)


Tom Farrington and Luis Recinos of Tom Farrington Designs in Stamford, Conn., arranged a display at the New York Flower Show, hosted Tuesday at the Horticultural Society of New York. This year’s theme was ‘Couture en Fleur.’ (Emily Berl for The Wall Street Journal )


Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly showed off a knife used to stab Officer Eder Loor in the skull Tuesday. Officer Loor was hospitalized and had emergency surgery; he is expected to make a full recovery. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Limbo dancers from the UniverSoul Circus put on a brief performance at Super Wings NY II on Utica Ave in Brooklyn on Tuesday, to promote the group’s upcoming shows at Floyd Bennett Field, running April 18-29. (Emily Berl for The Wall Street Journal)


Engineers removed three fighter jets from the flight deck the USS Intrepid, docked on Manhattan’s West Side, in order to make room for the Space Shuttle Enterprise, arriving on April 23. (CS Muncy)


Sweet sour seitan with basmati rice pilaf at Candle Cafe West, 2427 Broadway in Manhattan. (Byron Smith for The Wall Street Journal)


Joe Licari, 78, on the clarinet with The Grove Street Stompers at Arthur’s Tavern, 57 Grove St. in Manhattan. For the past half-century, the same Dixieland-style jazz band has held the same weekly slot at the same Manhattan nightclub. (Andrew Hinderaker for The Wall Street Journal)


Art students from Bloomfield College worked on a mural under an overpass on Broad Street in Bloomfield, N.J., Wednesday. A mixed-use plan intended to revitalize the main business district in Bloomfield has yet to begin, nearly a decade after it was proposed. (Emily Berl for The Wall Street Journal)


Members of the I.S. 318 Chess Club played a practice match at their Brooklyn middle school Wednesday. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


A drink called the Eastern Block at Bourgeois Pig, 387 Court St. in Brooklyn. (Byron Smith for The Wall Street Journal)


Caitlyn Girdusky, daughter of New York Police Officer Michael Girdusky, held her father’s hand as she greeted a police dog at the opening of a new NYPD K9 transit facility on Northern Boulevard in Queens Wednesday. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Hakeem Jeffries, a Democratic front-runner in the upcoming congressional election, paused for a photo after greeting some young men around the corner from his campaign office on Fulton Street in Brooklyn Monday. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


A carrot-flavored cake doughnut at the Doughnut Plant bakery in Chelsea, New York. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journ)


Richard Hell, known for his stints in seminal New York bands Television and the Voidoids, will introduce a screening of Robert Bresson’s 1977 film ‘The Devil, Probably,’ at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal)


Beachgoers enjoyed unseasonably warm weather at Coney Island in Brooklyn on Monday. (Emily Berl for The Wall Street Journal)

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In this week’s photos from around New York, people and pets enjoy the warm weather, a building collapses in Harlem, Cooper Union students drop eggs, and more.


A building in Harlem collapsed during demolition on Thursday morning, killing one worker. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


A rally was held in Union Square on Wednesday in honor of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen whose shooting death has stirred outrage among civil-right activists and some politicians. (Andrew Hinderaker for The Wall Street Journal)


Police examined a van believed to have been involved in an incident in which three people were shot at the corner of 129th Street and St. Nicholas Terrace in Manhattan Monday. (Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal)


Beachgoers walked along Brighton Beach under heavy fog on Thursday. (Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press)


David Katz, 18, a freshman at Cooper Union, watched as Daniel Bach, also a freshman and his teammate, launched their entry in the school’s annual ‘egg drop’ competition Tuesday afternoon on East Seventh Street. Messrs. Katz and Bach won. (Andrew Hinderaker for The Wall Street Journal)


A runner took off her top layers Sunday before the New York Road Runner’s Half Marathon, which started in Central Park and ended at the South Street Seaport. The winner for the women’s division was Firehiwot Dado of Ethiopia, and Kenya’s Peter Kirui won the men’s race. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Scientist Jason Head stood Thursday at Grand Central Terminal with a model of the Titanoboa, a giant prehistoric snake, believed, at 48 feet long, to be the largest that ever existed. The model was constructed from Styrofoam, fiberglass, textured epoxy and paint. (Andrew Hinderaker for The Wall Street Journal)


In Washington Square Park Wednesday, New York University student Melissa Cronin, center, 21, assembled one of 45 new bicycles that the university is adding to its bike-share program. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)


Over the past 13 months, Paul Archer, Leigh Purnell and Johno Ellison have traveled more than 32,000 miles around the globe in a 1992 LTI 2.7 liter diesel FX4TK, better known as a London Black Cab. Earlier this week, they were in Times Square. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Chris Jansing, the anchor of ‘Jansing & Co.,’ at the NBC studios in Midtown Manhattan on March 16. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Edwin Bellanco, chef at Vitae, 4 E. 46th St. in Manhattan, prepares a country salad at the restaurant. (Byron Smith for The Wall Street Journal)


Helene Alonso, director of exhibition interactives and media at the American Museum of Natural History, played with part of the ‘Creatures of Light’ bioluminescence exhibit. The exhibit opens March 31. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


New Yorkers—including Taylor Stanley and his Shiba Inu, Theodore—enjoyed the city’s warm weather in Central Park Tuesday. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)

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Abel Ferrara, director of ’4:44 Last Day on Earth.’ The film arrives in theaters Friday. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal)


Slices of kale, quinoa and herb quiche at Smile to Go, 22 Howard St. in Manhattan. (Byron Smith for The Wall Street Journal)


At the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere, the Frank Gehry tower at 8 Spruce St., left, the developers are gambling that wealthy New Yorkers will pay dearly for a trophy apartment with sweeping views—even if it is only a rental. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


John Mark Rozendaal performed on the Wall Street 4/5 subway platform as part of Bach in the Subways Day on Wednesday. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


A bird perched against a blue-sky background in Central Park Tuesday; New York saw unseasonably warm weather this week. (Daniella Zalcman 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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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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A young man rode past art hanging as part of the ‘Works in Progress’ installation at the Atlantic Yards site in Brooklyn on Oct. 19. ArtBridge installed large reproductions of work from 20 Brooklyn artists on the scaffolding surrounding the stadium’s construction site. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal )


Handlers walked camels outside the Radio City Music Hall on Oct. 17. Three camels, two sheep, and a donkey were on hand for rehearsal of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which starts Nov. 11 and runs through Jan 2, 2012. (Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal)


The Jacob Jefferies Band played at Rockwood Music Hall on the Lower East Side during the CMJ Musical Festival on Oct. 19. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal )


The dance troupe Douglas Dunn & Dancers performed on stage at a block party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the La Mama Theatre in Manhattan on Oct. 16. The off-off-Broadway theater was founded in 1961 by Ellen Stewart. (Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal)


Barneys New York is marking 20 years in the business for designer Christian Louboutin. Here, one section of a window installation in Manhattan on Oct. 20. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


Pedestrians walked in the rain in Manhattan on Oct. 19. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Amanda Schachter and Alex Levi of Slo Architecture put the finishing touches on Harvest Dome, a giant cupola made of recycled umbrellas that will float at Inwood Hill Park later this fall. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal )


Benjamin Gudzy, 9, of West Orange, N.J., and Logan Rinaldi, 11, of Yonkers, N.Y., tried to look into a mausoleum during a scavenger hunt at the Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx on Oct. 16. Kids looked for gravestones of New York politicians, oak and maple tree leaves, and distinctive monuments. (Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal)


Puppeteer Ronny Wasserstrom entertained kids at the block party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the La Mama Theatre in Manhattan on Oct. 16. (Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal)


Bumble and bumble instructor Sabrina Michals, left, showed an Afghan woman styling techniques as part of a training program for Afghan entrepreneursm sponsored by the U.S. State Department and BPeace. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal )


The Madison lunchbox with chicken at Duo Restaurant & Lounge, 72 Madison Ave. in New York, N.Y. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Brian Shimkovitz, a DJ and blogger who uses the name Awesome Tapes From Africa, worked in his Lower East Side apartment on Oct. 14. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal)


Trainer Clif Spade at the Kiwi Sweat Spin Class inside the Chelsea Market in New York on Oct. 17. (Ramsay De Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Alex Hutton, a scenic artist, worked on a set piece at the Production Resource Group facility in New Windsor, N.Y., where the set for the Broadway show ‘Godspell’ is being designed and manufactured. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


From left to right, Big Bird, Bill Irwin and Joey from ‘War Horse’ during the curtain call of ‘Puppet Palooza,’ the New Victory Theatre’s annual New 42nd Street Gala, on Oct. 17. (Astrid Stawiarz for The Wall Street Journal)


Singer Jon Bon Jovi at Soul Kitchen in Red Bank, N.J, on Oct. 19. (Amy Sussman for The Wall Street Journal )


Aschee Waterman, 11, center, and Amira Rosenbush, 15, right, painted on a roll-up gate as part of an interactive show at a pop-up gallery in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn, on Oct. 18. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)


Kawaun Corprein, a student at Alain L. Locke Elementary School in Harlem, learned the basic techniques of rugby on Oct. 19. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)

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