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Firefighters responded to a four-alarm fire on 4th Avenue in Brooklyn Friday, at the Danken Auto Supply Commercial Building. (PJ Smith for The Wall Street Journal )


Dignitaries attended a dedication ceremony for ‘The Kneeling Fireman,’ at the headquarters of Emigrant Savings Bank on East 43rd Street in New York on Thursday. Commissioned by the Firefighters Association of Missouri and cast in Parma, Italy, the statue landed at JFK Airport as the 9/11 attacks were unfolding. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Members of HUGE installed 96 portraits on the exterior walls of the Chambers Paper Building in Brooklyn on Wednesday as part of the DUMBO Arts Festival. The piece is part of artist JR’s Inside Out Project and features DUMBO residents. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Pedestrians walked in the rain in Times Square Friday. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Rescue personnel worked at the scene after parts of a five–story building collapsed onto a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus traveling along 125th Street Tuesday morning. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Joseph Sisca Jr. and his wife Diane own a New Canaan, Conn., estate, complete with their own 6,000-square-foot natural history museum to hold the animals Mr. Sisca has hunted over the past 35 years. (Rayon Richards for The Wall Street Journal )


An aerial performer hung from a ring at the 2011 Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows, Queens, on Sunday. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal )


City Winery’s new Barrel Room, a nook within the winemaking and concert complex located at 155 Varick Street, serves 11 wines on tap. (Lauren Lancaster for The Wall Street Journal)


WNYU DJ Tim Sweeney, the host of ‘Beats in Space,’ returns to the radio studios on the NYU campus in Manhattan every Tuesday night to broadcast his show. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


The 1/2 Chicken, at John Brown Smokehouse, located at 25-08 37th Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Chorus girls sat backstage during rehearsals for the upcoming opera, ‘Anna Bolena,’ by Donizetti, at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center on Tuesday. The opera premiers Sept. 26. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal )


Students from Fordham University performed Shakespeare in the Park(ing) Spot on the corner of Ninth Avenue and 60th Street in New York last Friday. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Executive Chef Kevin Lasko plated a shrimp Cobb salad at Park Avenue Autumn. (Nick Brandreth for The Wall Street Journal)


Mambo Marie Carmel danced with her dress, which was specially made for the Spirit Ezili Dantor, at a voodoo ceremony in Flatbush, Brooklyn, on Sept. 17. (Stephanie Keith for The Wall Street Journal)

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New Yorkers remember the victims of Sept. 11, plus a community mourns a high school basketball star and Union Square gets a new sculpture. A look at the week’s best images from around Greater New York.


Police officers from the United Kingdom marched in formation across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday, Sept. 11. The group walked from downtown Brooklyn for the memorial ceremony at Ground Zero. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Children and young adults took part in a citizenship ceremony at Citi Field before the Mets game on Wednesday. (Mustafah Abdulaziz for The Wall Street Journal)


A 37-year-old Verizon worker was electrocuted Wednesday morning in Brooklyn as he worked on lines connected to a utility pole, officials said. Here, the scene at the corner of Christopher Avenue and New Lots Avenue. (Andrew Hinderaker for The Wall Street Journal)


A woman lit a candle at a memorial at the entrance to the Grant Houses complex in Manhattan on Monday, following the murder of 18-year-old high school basketball standout Tayshana Murphy. Ms. Murphy was shot in the hallway of the public-housing project on Sunday. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


A selection of whiskeys are on display at Whiskey Park, at 100 Central Park South in New York, N.Y. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


One hundred dancers gathered around the Revson Fountain at Lincoln Center on Sunday morning to perform ‘The Table of Silence Project,’ a public tribute to the events of 9/11. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


David Shih and Christine Toy Johnson rehearsed a scene from ‘Crane Story’ at the Cherry Lane Theatre. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


Grilled Octopus, organic lentils and potatoes at Bocca East, 1496 Second Ave. at 78th Street. (Nick Brandreth for The Wall Street Journal)


The members of Squad One in Brooklyn’s Park Slope assembled to observe a moment of silence at 9:45am Sunday. The company lost 12 firefighters ten years ago at the World Trade Center. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


A demonstration kiosk was set up on Wednesday in a pedestrian plaza south of Madison Square Park for a news conference announcing a bicycle-sharing program New York City plans to launch next year. (Mustafah Abdulaziz for The Wall Street Journal)


A 26-foot tall bronze sculpture, ‘Elefrandret,’ by artist Miquel Barceló was installed in Union Square in Manhattan. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Members of the press stood in the newly opened Memorial Plaza at Ground Zero during the opening of the National September 11 Memorial on Monday. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Leigh Keno, the host of the popular television show, ‘Antiques Roadshow,’ inspected a chair of Wall Street Journal columnist Ralph Gardner at his home on the Upper East Side. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Lifeguard Randy Dodd, center, carried a memorial wreath out to sea during a memorial service at Long Beach, Long Island, Sunday. Mr. Dodd and about 300 other surfers held a ceremony in the water, forming a circle and joining hands. Each surfer wore an armband with the name of a Sept. 11 first responder from Long Island. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)


Inside of the offices and manufacturing floor of the Lee Spring company, a tenant in the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Third-grade teacher Tavares Bussey read out loud to his students during the first day of the school year at Brennan-Rogers, a K-8 public school in New Haven, Conn., on Sept. 1. (Jesse Neider for The Wall Street Journal)


Maggie Jewell, 6, created a makeshift memorial to her second cousin, Joseph G. Hunter, a firefighter who died at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2011, during a memorial service on the tenth anniversary of attacks at Lido Beach on Long Island on Sunday. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)

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Girls cool off in a pool in the Bronx, fans watch the Women’s World Cup final on a screen in Times Square, a microlibrary lends books in Brooklyn and more in this week’s best photos from across Greater New York.


Sisters Ivelise, left, and Jadalyn Acosta jumped into the ‘Floating Pool Lady,’ a seven-lane public pool on a barge in Barretto Point Park in the Bronx, on Monday to stay cool. (Nick Brandreth for The Wall Street Journal)


Spectators watched the Women’s World Cup final between the U.S. and Japan at 44th and Broadway in Times Square on Sunday. (Mustafah Abdulaziz for The Wall Street Journal)


A crane lowered Ladder 3, a fire truck that responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11, into the exhibition space for the National September 11 Memorial and Museum Wednesday. The memorial is scheduled to open in time for the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks. (Andrew Gombert/EPA)


Jose Reyes, the star shortstop for the New York Mets, played in a game for the Mets Class A affiliate Brooklyn Cyclones against the Lowell Spinners in Coney Island Monday. Reyes, who was rehabbing his hamstring, went 1-3 with a double and a run scored. (See related article.) (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


An instructor held up a dragonfly as students Janae Laster, center, and Niyea Simeon, right, watched. The City Parks Foundation’s ‘Green Girls Summer Institute’ took a class of preteen girls to Strack Pond in Forest Park, Queens, Thursday to catch and study insects. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Colin McMullan held a hand-made book at the Corner Library, a microlibrary at the intersection of Leonard and Withers streets in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (See related article.) (Nick Brandreth for The Wall Street Journal)


Profiteroles at Rouge et Blanc at 48 MacDougal Street in Manhattan. (See related article.) (Mimi Ritzen Crawford for The Wall Street Journal)


Nicholas Taylor, left, and Michael Holman of the band Gray rehearsed at the New Museum on Monday afternoon before a performance Thursday night. The band, which was founded with legendary artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, makes industrial sound music. (See related article.) (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


An artistic re-imagining of a World War I fighter plane is stationed on the roof of 77 Water Street in Manhattan’s Financial District. (See related article.) (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal )


Costumes hang at the TDF Costume Collection at 601 W. 26th. Street in New York. Many costumes from Broadway and Off-Broadway shows end up here after closing night. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )


The LongHouse Reserve, a nonprofit museum/sculpture garden, hosted its annual Summer Gala in East Hampton Saturday. Pictured here, chair sculptures. (See related article.) (Mimi Ritzen Crawford for The Wall Street Journal)


Marc Williamson is the store manager at J.J. Hat Center, at 310 Fifth Avenue in New York. (See related article.) (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

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Twelve-year old Matilda Mackey, from Ohio City, Ohio, practiced jumps and poses Tuesday in front of the fountain at Lincoln Center. She’s a ballet apprentice at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater this summer in a five- to six-week program for girls. (Benjamin Norman for The Wall Street Journal)

Mickey Melchiondo, better known as Dean Ween, guitarist for the New Hope, Pa.-based rock duo Ween, removes a hook from the mouth of a large fluke off the coast of Neptune, N.J. For the past three months, he has been getting up at 2:30 a.m. to fish the Atlantic Ocean. (Nick Brandreth for the Wall Street Journal )

Keagan Reilly leapt into the air Tuesday to return a ball during the New York City Parks’ free tennis lessons at Flushing Memorial Field in Flushing. (Kathy Kmonicek for The Wall Street Journal)

A New York Police Department van ran over and killed Kok Hoe Tee, a 55-year-old pedestrian, on Elizabeth Street in Chinatown, Manhattan, July 1. (Ken Maldonado for The Wall Street Journal)

Kids took off their shoes at Wednesday’s opening of the Police Athletic League’s Summer Play Streets Program on Manhattan Avenue in Harlem. (John Marshall Mantel for The Wall Street Journal)

The Maine lobster roll from the Red Hook Lobster Pound, which has rolled out a truck for the summer. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)

On the Fourth of July, five-year-old Anthony LoSacco played in the heavy shore surf during the annual Oceanfest in Long Branch, N.J. (Kevin Hagen for The Wall Street Journal)

An aerial view of Asphalt Green and a closed garbage-transfer station (with ramp) across the street from it, from an apartment on 89th and 90th streets in Manhattan. A proposal would re-open the station. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)

The steamed crab dumplings at Yotel, a recently opened hotel at 570 Tenth Ave. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)

Director and filmmaker Sean Casey drives his tornado chasing mobile down 5th Avenue and 58th Street in Manhattan. Mr. Casey uses the vehicle to drive into storms and film them using IMAX cameras. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)

Hugo Mendez prepares a caesar salad at The Dauphin Grille, 1401 Ocean Ave. in Asbury Park, N.J. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)

SLS Jets’ Shaun Garber, left, was pitted against Team Yellow Cab’s Nacho Figuera on Monday in the Kings Polo Classic at Bucks Mill Park in Colt’s Neck, N.J. (Kevin Hagen for the Wall Street Journal)

The spicy pepino margarhita at Yotel, 570 Tenth Ave. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal )

Anthony Velez, 16, steered his sailboat away from the dock on Pier 66 on the west side of Manhattan Thursday. He is participating in a summer program run by Hudson River Community Sailing that teaches schoolchildren how to sail. (Claudio Papapietro for The Wall Street Journal)

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A saber-toothed cat’s skull, one of a number of dinosaur remains (among other things) auctioned off at the I. M. Chait gallery on March 24. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


The funeral of Nassau County Police Officer Geoffrey J. Breitkopf, one of two police officers killed in line-of-duty incidents that happened about nine hours and 40 miles apart. (Ken Maldonado for The Wall Street Journal)


Rye Playland, one of few amusement parks in the U.S. owned by a municipality, has been bleeding money. Now Westchester County officials are looking for developers to modernize the park. (Nick Brandreth for The Wall Street Journal)


The Third Annual Blossom Ball celebrated by the Endometriosis Foundation of America at New York Public Library. (Astrid Stawiarz for The Wall Street Journal)


New York Police Officers at the funeral of Police Officer Alain Schaberger, the second police officer killed in the line of duty last week. ( Joel Cairo for The Wall Street Journal )


The American Folk Art Museum’s ‘Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts’ show opened on March 25 at the Park Avenue Armory. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


The grilled marinated octopus at Tre Otto. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Famed Spanish Chef Ferran Adria and Author Lisa Abend ate an American-style breakfast at Old John’s Luncheonette. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Random items in the practice space used by the band The Feelies in the basement of lead singer Glenn Mercer’s home in Haledon, N.J. (Nick Brandreth for The Wall Street Journal)


A horse gambler leaned on the railing of the main lobby at the Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, Queens, following a race. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Rula Jebreal and Julian Schnabel in the dining area of the Palazzo Chupi building in Manhattan. Schnabel’s new film opened on March 25. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Charred remains of a large bus on Ninth Ave near 39th Street after an apparent engine fire on March 21. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


GreeNYC’s mascot ‘Birdie’ awaits the arrival of media and dignitaries to an event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Fresh Kills Landfill closure on March 22. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


The symbolic arrival of trees on the type of barge that once transported garbage to Fresh Kills Landfill in Staten Island, during the ceremony marking ten years since its closure and transformation into a park. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Frank Mouris, in his animation studio in Chatham, N.Y. Frank and his wife Caroline are Academy Award-winning animators and also dog breeders. (Mark Ovaska for The Wall Street Journal)

As it struggles to close a $100 million budget gap, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is exploring selling or leasing some of the three million square feet of office space it controls. Among the buildings on the table: the agency’s 20-story headquarters complex on Madison Avenue. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


A mix of wintery weather hit pedestrians on Chambers Street on March 23. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Burkes Bar in Hoboken, N.J. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)


Shirley Wood’s Yorkie, Stitch, rested in her bag at the dog-friendly Gardiner County Park in West Bayshore, N.Y., on March 18. (Joel Cairo for the Wall Street Journal )

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NYPD Bomb Squad officers investigated a device that caused a scare at Creedmoor Psychiatric Hospital in Queens on Thursday. (Ken Maldonado for The Wall Street Journal)


Kids’ Week at the U.S.S. Intrepid Air and Space Museum included a mini-tennis court. (Benjamin Norman for The Wall Street Journal)


The band Titus Andronicus during filming of their new music video in Little Egg Harbor, N.J. (Nick Brandreth for The Wall Street Journal)


Bobby Valentine, the former manager for the New York Mets, answered a phone call outside of the restaurant he owns in Stamford, Conn. Valentine was recently appointed the director of public safety for the town. (Jesse Neider for the Wall Street Journal)


Dancers rehearsed the Esplanade with the Paul Taylor Dance Company ahead of performances at City Center. (Amy Sussman for The Wall Street Journal)


Police Commissioner Ray Kelly honored five police officers who were responsible for rescuing two West Point cadets stranded on Storm King Mountain. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)


From left: Jermek Frederick, “Mike” the Clown, Jada Harper, “Bucky” the Clown and Marquis Williams participated in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey CircusFit education program. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)


Keisha Brazell (center) won the Wilhelmina Hot Body Model Search. ( Amy Sussman for The Wall Street Journal)!


A five-alarm fire ripped through an apartment building in Flatbush, Brooklyn. One resident was killed and 20 firefighters were injured. (PJ Smith for the Wall street Journal)


Daniel Richards (center left) and Bianca Lewis (center right), both of Sydney, Australia, waited in line for the Lady Gaga concert outside Madison Square Garden. (Ross Mantle for The Wall Street Journal)


Eric Pemberton, right, competed in foosball during the Police Athletic League’s Tournament of Champions in Queens. (Ken Maldonado for The Wall Street Journal) February 23rd, 2011


Portabello mushrooms topped with tomatoes and goat cheese at Fornino in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal)


Amy Keith, 3, walked up a hill while sledding at Juniper Valley Park in Queens on Monday. (Ken Maldonado for The Wall Street Journal)


Vocalist Tessa Souter at the Jazz Standard. (Philip Montgomery for The Wall Street Journal)


Carmelo Anthony during his debut as a member of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. (European Press Association)

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