A crowd gathers in the "Little Egypt" section of Astoria, Queens to celebrate the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11, 2011.
Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng arrives at NYU after escaping house arrest in Shandong, China and setting off three weeks of diplomatic negotiations with the White House.
Police investigate the murder of a teenage girl in Cambria Heights, Queens.
Bannerman's Castle near Beacon, NY is still standing after a 1969 fire destroyed structural support beams.
Dancers rehearse backstage prior to a performance at Pier 54 on the Hudson River.
Yugely Nunez, who was born blind, holds her one-year-old daughter Yumely Nunez who inherited her mother's blindness in the foyer of their basement apartment.
Danielle Vivien holds a photo of her son Yuori Vivien, unaccounted for a day after an earthquake devastated Haiti in Jan. 2010. They were later reunited.
Anthony Weiner leaves the podium after resigning from Congress in the wake of a Twitter scandal.
New police officers throw their gloves in the air at the conclusion of a graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Workers wielding machetes harvest Heliconia, commonly known as false bird-of-paradise, on an ornamental flower farm near La Fortuna, Costa Rica.
A kite flyer joins dozens of Pakistani immigrants at Floyd Bennett Field in Queens for a kite fighting competition in which participants seek to cut their opponent's line with glass-coated string.
Carpenters work near the 90th floor of 1 World Trade Center in lower-Manhattan.
A man climbs down a retaining wall in an attempt to comfort a common dolphin trapped in Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal.
Night swimmers at Coney Island remain in the water as Labor Day weekend begins bringing with it an unofficial end to the summer.
Breezy Point, Queens where over 100 homes were lost in a six-alarm fire as Hurricane Sandy passed through New York City.
Occupy Wall Street supporters clash with police during a march through the Financial District in Manhattan.
A swimmer in the X’kekén cenote in the Yucatan Peninsula.