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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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Members of the Windy Hollow Hunt club — and their 18 foxhounds — on a morning fox hunt in Warwick, N.Y. The Windy Hollow hunters are upholding a 500-year-old British tradition that has been in North America longer than the U.S. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


The view of the Queensboro Bridge from the Ravel Hotel’s rooftop lounge in Long Island City, Queens. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Workers guided the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in position in New York on Nov. 11. The 74-foot Norway Spruce, from Mifflinville, Pa. is approximately 75 years old and is scheduled to be illuminated Nov. 30. (Richard Drew/Associated Press)


An MTA dispatcher oversees the buses on Crescent Drive in Long Island City on Nov. 10. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Creamy Peruvian stew of chicken, quail egg and greens at La Mar Cebicheria, at 11 Madison Ave. in Manhattan (Julie Glassberg for The Wall Street Journal)


The New York Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm fire at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx on Nov. 9. Dozens of hospital employees and patients were evacuated onto the street because of the fire, which started in a generator room. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Council member Jumanee Williams spoke at a press conference at City Hall on Nov. 10. Councilman Williams and Kirsten John Foy, an aide to Bill de Blasio, were involved in a controversial arrest during the West Indian Day Parade. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal )


A five-story building under construction in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, collapsed on Nov 8, trapping several workers. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Chocolate turkeys made at Li-Lac Chocolate factory in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)


Lloyd Macklowe adjusted a sculpture on display at his gallery, located at 667 Madison Ave. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Yogi Berra and his wife, Carmen, went to see ‘Moneyball’ at the Bellevue Theatre in Montclair, N.J. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

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Florent Morellet posed for a portrait with his parakeet Coco at his home on Lafayette Street on Nov. 9. Mr. Morellet is staging his first solo art show, called ‘Come Hell or High Water,’ at Christopher Henry Gallery in SoHo. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal )


Pantera Rosa, a cocktail made with chile-infused tequila, grapefruit juice and St. Germain at Salon Hecho, on Bowery in New York City. (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal )


Douglas Russell, a huntsman with the Windy Hollow Hunt club, held his hunting horn after the morning’s fox hunt in Warwick, N.Y. on Oct. 29. Mr. Russell blows the horn to send various messages to the hounds and the other riders. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Elite female runner Camille Heron grabbed her bottle at the corner of 5th Avenue and 119th Street in Harlem during the New York Marathon on Nov. 6. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, who are dubbing themselves ‘Occupy the Highway,’ walked in Newark, N.J., on Nov 9, their first day of a planned two-week march from Wall Street to Washington D.C. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

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Families of fallen firefighters attended an annual memorial service that honors the members of the New York City fire department who died in the past year, at the Firemen’s Memorial Monument in Riverside Park on Wednesday. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal )


People waited in line for food at Zuccotti Park on Sunday. (Jason Andrew for The Wall Street Journal)


A boy peeked through a picture cutout at Hank’s Pumpkintown in Southampton on Saturday. (Gordon M. Grant for The Wall Street Journal )


Ruby’s Bar & Grill in Brooklyn opened on Thursday morning to a couple of regulars and a pair of tourists. The historic Riegelman’s Boardwalk, which stretches from Coney Island to Brighton Beach, is set to have all its businesses closed down next month. (Natalie Keyssar for the Wall Street Journal)


From left, New York City Museum School ninth-graders Donoven Adams, Odalis Benicio, Ghislaine Farfan and Joseph Vasquez, all 14, took notes during a field trip on Tuesday.  (Natalie Keyssar for the Wall Street Journal)


Two women shared an umbrella as they walked down Sixth Avenue by the Robert Indiana LOVE sculpture in Manhattan on Tuesday. (Natalie Keyssar for the Wall Street Journal)


Handlers with the Big Apple Circus raised the tent in Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center in Manhattan on Wednesday. (Ramin Talaie for The Wall Street Journal )


Taxi dispatcher Winston Whaream, center, talked with Columbia Business School student Matt Gordon, right, and professor Clifford Schorer, at a taxi stand at Kennedy International Airport on Monday. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)


The pizza oven at PizzArte at 69 W. 55th St. in Manhattan (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Lindsay May Schneider tried to photograph Eva Lambroza, 2, and her brother, Marcus, 4, at Classic Kids Photography in Manhattan on Wednesday. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)


Carmine Puglisi, left, and Sunny Cosovic covered a replica of the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday. The statue, which was cast from the original mold, was being prepared for its formal presentation Wednesday at 667 Madison Ave. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)


Don Higgins put holiday lights on the trees surrounding Rockefeller Center on Thursday. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal )


Author Jill Kargman loaded bullets into a handgun before shooting at the Westside Rifle and Pistol Range in Manhattan. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal )


Playwright Nicky Silver, outside the Vineyard Theater on 15th Street, where seven of his plays have made their premieres. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal )


A 510-foot tower of glass, steel and floating stone masonry, designed by architect Rafael Pelli, is under construction at 4 E. 102nd St. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal )


Ronda Matthews, 40, carried her son, Owen, 3, at the Occupy Wall Street demonstration in Zuccotti Park on Monday. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


A selection of wines at the Terroir wine bar in Murray Hill (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal )

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Floodwater receded from the intersection of Jerome Avenue and East 177th Street in the Bronx. Jerome Avenue was closed on Wednesday after a 108-year-old water main burst. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Emily Pinkowitz, youth program manager for the High Line, and a crowd of children released painted lady butterflies into a garden on Wednesday. The butterflies will help pollinate flowers. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Dancers with the Young Dancemakers Company performed at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University on Monday. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)


Violeta Kruglyak and her 2-year-old son, Alexander, cooled off Tuesday in shallow water at Brighton Beach in Brooklyn. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


The braised lamb shank at Matisse at 924 Second Ave in Manhattan. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Nicole Eolonyi and Matthew Krische, center, with glasses, led the Maspeth Town Hall team Tuesday in a tug-of-war match. The Sports Camp; Arts in Schools Foundation, SASF, organized a track and field day at Randall’s Island’s Icahn Stadium, bringing 1500 students together for races and games. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Volunteers collected handwritten and hand-drawn tributes Wednesday for a public art project called ‘9/11: 10th Anniversary Reflections’ in downtown Manhattan. A small mockup of what the tribute will look like will be placed in Battery Park. (Benjamin Norman for The Wall Street Journal)


Elijah Cudjoe, 10, participated in the Downtown Giants Day Camp Monday at the Chelsea Waterside Athletic Field. The week-long camp is coached this year by Abraham Lincoln High School coaches and players. Former New York Giants players appeared later in the week. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)


The ‘Sunday Morning’ at the bar at the Four Seasons New York at 57 E. 57th in Manhattan. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham, in yellow cleats, practiced with teammates in New York Monday ahead of the Major League Soccer All-Star Game against Manchester United on Wednesday in New Jersey. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street)


Jockey Chen performed a Shaolin martial arts demonstration Thursday in Battery Park as part of a press conference for the 21st annual ‘Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.’ (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street)

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In McCarren Park, aerialist Seanna Sharpe instructs Millie Biswas during a cloud trapeze class. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


New York police near the scene of shooting on the boardwalk in Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach in which one woman was killed and four men were wounded on Thursday evening. (Michael Nagle for The Wall Street Journal)


Santiago Granda dips his dog in water spraying from a fire hydrant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Wednesday. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


David Tankersley played with his Cavalier King Charles spaniel “Harley Davidson” on the Hudson River Greenway near West 145th Street in Manhattan Monday. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


The scallops, photographed at The The Dutch located at 131 Sullivan Street in New York, NY. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D., N.Y.) addressed a news conference in New York, Monday. Mr. Weiner admitted sending sexually suggestive photographs to women online but said he doesn’t plan to resign from Congress because of the scandal. (Richard Drew/Associated Press)


Tourists disembarked from The Beast after a high-speed ride from 42nd Street to the Statue of Liberty, powered by jet engines that let the boat perform all sorts of fast loops and 360-degree turns. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal )


“Best Buddies Friendship Bear,” a piece of pop art by Romero Britto, brightened the plaza in front of the Time Warner Building in Manhattan’s Columbus Circle after its unveiling at the location Wednesday. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


A school bus stopped in the middle of South 2nd Street in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn to allow children to get sprayed by water from a broken fire hydrant Friday. It is predicted that temperatures will reach 96 degrees fahrenheit by days end throughout the Greater New York area. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


A boy walked past a dead fin whale that washed up in Atlantic Beach, N.Y., Wednesday. Scientists performed a necropsy Thursday on the whale and found it likely was hit by a ship. (Zuma Press)


Jamie Gleason, a Citywide Monuments Conservation intern, worked on the Temperance Fountain in Tompkins Square Park Thursday in New York. (Michael Nagle for The Wall Street Journal)


Alexander and Andres Grayson check out a simulated crime scene at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s CSI Experience Booth on Sunday. The booth was part of the 2011 World Science Festival Street Fair in Washington Square Park. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


A worker Tuesday surveys the completed Rainbow City at the High Line park’s newly opened second section. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Filmaker Marc Singer in his Brooklyn Heights apartment this week. “Dark Dyas” will open July 1, at Cinema Village. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


The ancho-battered pollack fish taco, photographed at Pachanga Patterson located at 33-17 31st Avenue in Astoria, Queens. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Former New York Giants player Plaxico Burress, center, and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, right, left the Oneida Correctional Facility in Rome, N.Y., Monday. Mr. Burress was released from prison after spending nearly two years behind bars on a gun charge. (Heather Ainsworth/Associated Press)

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