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It started as a joke with seven guys and has grown into an international celebration of wacky, with many of cities around the world participating each year. The idea behind No Pants is that passengers board subway cars at separate stops in the middle of winter without pants. The participants do not behave as if they know each other, and they all wear winter coats, hats, scarves, and gloves. The only unusual thing is their lack of pants. The 13th Annual No Pants Subway Ride took place on January 12, 2014 in over 60 cities in over 25 countries around the world.
LONDON STREET ARTIST BANKSY IN NEW YORK: A slaughterhouse truck loaded with squealing animal puppets is one of the Banksy art pieces randomly appearing in different neighborhoods thru the end of October. This one was spotted in Union Square for about 15 minutes. The exhibit appears outside meat markets, meat stores etc. Here it is outside McDonalds. A seven foot tall Ronald McDonald is also shown with oversize shoes being polished by a real life 'shoe-shine' boy.
Rev Al Sharpton, Jay Z, Beyonce, Trayvon's family, lawyers, politicians, and supporters rally in near 100 degree heat in NYC.