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Images of the Howl! Festival

Gloria Chung, Vivienne Gucwa, jdx, Susan Keyloun, Bruce Monroe, Mario Ramirez, Joel Raskin, Michelle Rick, and Tim Schreier — all members of The Local East Village Flickr Group — share their images of the weekend’s Howl! Festival.

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At Gardens, Unease Over New Rules

The Department of Parks and Recreation last week finalized its Community Garden Rules amid growing tumult at gardens in the East Village and across the city. But despite the department’s publicized goal of addressing community concerns over the long-term preservation of the green spaces, the new rules have left some gardeners and activists continuing to pick bones, not flowers.

What do you think about the new rules for community gardens?