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Photo Gallery: The New York Air Show

The Geico Skytypers flying in formation with smoke trailing behind them at the New York Air Show on Aug. 30, 2015 at Stewart International Airport in New Windsor. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)
The Geico Skytypers flying in formation with smoke trailing behind them at the New York Air Show on Aug. 30, 2015 at Stewart International Airport in New Windsor. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

NEW WINDSOR—The New York Air Show brought thousands of people to Stewart International Airport over the weekend to watch a lineup of aerobatic pilots, parachuters from...


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    Uber Delivers Food in NYC, Chicago in 10 Minutes, but With a Few Hitches

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  • Arthur Backal, CEO of Backal Hospitality Group at his Apella Event Space at the Alexandria Center in Manhattan on July 9, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Konstantin Soukhovetski with his custom made Swarovski crystal shoes in Manhattan, New York, on July 15, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Joe Cross, filmmaker, entrepreneur, author and wellness advocate talks about his life and work at a hotel in SoHo, New York, on June 24, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Diana Balmori, landscape architect and founder of Balmori Associates talks about her work at her firm in Soho, New York City on June 10, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Tenor, Theo Lebow poses for a photo at Damrosch Park next to the Metropolitan Opera Hours in Lincoln Center, New York on May 12, 2015. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

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  • Six-time Tony Award winning Broadway producer Stewart F. Lane talks about his work in his office of Stewart F. Lane Productions, Inc. and Stellar Productions International, Inc. in Midtown, New York City on March 10, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Award winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, at her Futuro Media Group office in Harlem, Manhattan, on Feb. 24, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • (L–R) Lauren Blumenfeld and Alfredo Narciso in “Unstuck” by Lucy Thurber, as part of Summer Shorts 2015. Narciso plays Pete, who although stuck in life, still seems to be able to advise others, like his sister on her new dance steps.  (Carol Rosegg)

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  • (L–R) Patrick Page, Hamish Linklater, and Teagle F. Bougere in The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of “Cymbeline.” In a refreshingly funny production, the cast play multiple roles. Here Linklater plays foolish Cloten, possibly heir to the throne. (Carol Rosegg)

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  • Kiss-in on V-J Day on Times Square, New York, on Aug. 14, 2015. Hundreds of couples gathered to mimic the sailor kissing a woman on the square 70 years ago to celebrate the victory over Japan and the end of the World War II. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

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  • "Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism." (Arc Entertainment)

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  • (L–R) J.J. Kandel and Clea Alsip in “10K,” written and directed by Neil 
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