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The worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Turanor (Credit: Getty Images)

The worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Turanor PlanetSolar, sails past the Statue of Liberty as she arrives in Manhattan. The DeepWater Expedition, with scientists on board from the University of Geneva, is collecting climate change related data along the Gulf Stream. (June 17 2013)

World's Largest solar Boat, Hope Pianos, and MTA K-9 graduation in NYC

There is something always going on in NYC. Here are some suggestions for things to do in the city.

A journalist takes photos of the solar panels
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A journalist takes photos of the solar panels on the worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Turanor PlanetSola in New York. The solar-powered boat runs exclusively on energy from the sun and eliminates the need for fueled electricity, allowing researchers to collect uncontaminated data along the Gulf Stream with high-tech instruments that track changes in ocean currents and climate. (June 18, 2013)

Gerard dAboville, captain of the worlds largest solar
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Gerard dAboville, captain of the worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Turanor PlanetSolar, stands on the boat's deck at North Cove Marina in New York. The solar-powered boat runs exclusively on energy from the sun and eliminates the need for fueled electricity, allowing researchers to collect uncontaminated data along the Gulf Stream with high-tech instruments that track changes in ocean currents and climate. (June 18, 2013)

Gerard dAboville, captain of the worlds largest solar
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Gerard dAboville, captain of the worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Turanor PlanetSolar, stands on the boat's solar panels at North Cove Marina in New York. (June 18, 2013)

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The worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Turanor
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The worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Turanor PlanetSolar, sails past the Statue of Liberty as she arrives in Manhattan. The DeepWater Expedition, with scientists on board from the University of Geneva, is collecting climate change related data along the Gulf Stream. (June 17 2013)

The worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Turanor
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The worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Turanor PlanetSolar, arrives at North Cove marina near the World Trade Centerin Manhattan. The DeepWater Expedition, with scientists on board from the University of Geneva, is collecting climate change related data along the Gulf Stream. (June 17, 2013)

Spectators watch as the worlds largest solar boat,
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Spectators watch as the worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, arrives at North Cove marina in Manhattan. The DeepWater Expedition, with scientists on board from the University of Geneva, is collecting climate change related data along the Gulf Stream. (June 17, 2013)

A spectator watches as the worlds largest solar
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A spectator watches as the worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, arrives at North Cove marina in Manhattan. The DeepWater Expedition, with scientists on board from the University of Geneva, is collecting climate change related data along the Gulf Stream. (June 17, 2013)

Spectators watch as the worlds largest solar boat,
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Spectators watch as the worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, arrives at North Cove marina in Manhattan. The DeepWater Expedition, with scientists on board from the University of Geneva, is collecting climate change related data along the Gulf Stream. (June 17, 2013)

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Crews watch as the worlds largest solar boat,
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Crews watch as the worlds largest solar boat, Switzerlands MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, arrives at North Cove marina for a tight fit in Manhattan. The DeepWater Expedition, with scientists on board from the University of Geneva, is collecting climate change related data along the Gulf Stream. (June 17, 2013)

Marissa Pontecorvo, of Staten Island, NY, a former
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Marissa Pontecorvo, of Staten Island, NY, a former American Idol contestant, performs on one of the 88 Sing for Hope Pianos, supported by Chobani, Inc., at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. (June 16, 2013)

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR SING FOR HOPE - Musician
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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR SING FOR HOPE - Musician Tara Kamangar performs during a day of free concerts as part of the celebration of "Art for All" and the conclusion of Sing for Hope Pianos, supported by Chobani, Inc., at Lincoln Center, Sunday, June 16, 2013, in New York. �(Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Sing for Hope/AP Images)

Chobani founder, president and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya sits
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Chobani founder, president and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya sits at a piano designed by Chobani employees, one of the 88 Sing for Hope Pianos, supported by Chobani, Inc., at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. (June 16, 2013)

Schmitty, a Yorkshire terrier, looks on as owner
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Schmitty, a Yorkshire terrier, looks on as owner Ron Trotta plays on one of the 88 Sing for Hope Pianos, supported by Chobani, Inc., at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. (June 16, 2013)

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Sing for Hope co-founders Monica Yunus, center right,
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Sing for Hope co-founders Monica Yunus, center right, and Camille Zamora, center left, celebrate the conclusion of the Sing for Hope Pianos project, supported by Chobani, Inc., and their mission of "Art for All" at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. (June 16, 2013)

88 Sing for Hope Pianos, supported by Chobani,
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88 Sing for Hope Pianos, supported by Chobani, Inc., come together for a day of free concerts to celebrate "Art for All" on the Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. (June 16, 2013)

Warren Alvarez and his daughter Delilah, 5, of
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Warren Alvarez and his daughter Delilah, 5, of Queens, enjoy Father's Day by playing one of the 88 Sing for Hope Pianos, supported by Chobani, Inc., at the Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. (June 16, 2013)

Arthur Darvill and Joanna Christie, of ONCE, the
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Arthur Darvill and Joanna Christie, of ONCE, the Tony Award-winning musical, kick off a day of free concerts as part of the celebration of "Art for All" and the conclusion of the Sing for Hope Pianos project, supported by Chobani, Inc., at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. (June 16, 2013)

A woman takes a photo as U.S. Army
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A woman takes a photo as U.S. Army bands perform at the U.S. Army 238th Birthday Celebration in Manhattan's Bryant Park on June 14, 2013 in New York City. The event featured performances by the U.S. Military Academy Band and 'Hellcats', The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, the U.S. Army Drill Team and The U.S. Army Soldiers Show. (June 14, 2013)

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With the new WorldTrade Center tower as a
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With the new WorldTrade Center tower as a backdrop, a flag bearer in American revolutionary costume leads the "Old Barracks Fife and Drum Corps," from Trenton, N.J., in a Flag Day procession along Fulton Street in Manhattan. (June 14, 2013)

With the new World Trade Center tower as
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With the new World Trade Center tower as a backdrop, a Flag Day procession moves along Fulton Street in Manhattan. (June 14, 2013)

Staff Sgt. John Parks (L) of the United
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Staff Sgt. John Parks (L) of the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps watches the U.S. Army 238th Birthday Celebration in Manhattan's Bryant Park on June 14, 2013 in New York City. The event featured performances by the U.S. Military Academy Band and 'Hellcats', The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, the U.S. Army Drill Team and The U.S. Army Soldiers Show. (June 14, 2013)

Staff Sgt. John Parks of the United States
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Staff Sgt. John Parks of the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps watches the U.S. Army 238th Birthday Celebration in Manhattan's Bryant Park in New York City. The event featured performances by the U.S. Military Academy Band and 'Hellcats', The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, the U.S. Army Drill Team and The U.S. Army Soldiers Show. (June 14, 2013)

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officers and their dogs
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Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officers and their dogs stand at attention during a canine graduation ceremony Grand Central Terminal. Each of the dogs has been named after a fallen member of the armed forces and police department. The MTA Police Department's Canine Unit, one of the largest in the country, has 50 dogs in active duty patrolling LIRR, Metro-North and Staten Island Railway stations, tracks and facilities. (June 14, 2013)

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Officer Jason Warton, left, holds on to Mickey
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Officer Jason Warton, left, holds on to Mickey as he sniffs a shopping cart outside Grand Central Terminal before a canine graduation ceremony. Each of the dogs has been named after a fallen members of the armed forces and police department. The MTA Police Department's Canine Unit, one of the largest in the country, has 50 dogs in active duty patrolling LIRR, Metro-North and Staten Island Railway stations, tracks and facilities. (June 14, 2013)

Officer Nelson Hernandez pets Geo after he received
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Officer Nelson Hernandez pets Geo after he received his graduation medal during a canine graduation ceremony at Grand Central Terminal. Each of the dogs has been named after a fallen members of the armed forces and police department. The MTA Police Department's Canine Unit, one of the largest in the country, has 50 dogs in active duty patrolling LIRR, Metro-North and Staten Island Railway stations, tracks and facilities. (June 14, 2013)

A creation by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya
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A creation by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made of LEGO bricks is on display during the opening The Art of the Brick exhibition at Discovery Times Square. Sawayas art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only LEGO bricks and he was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

Creations by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made
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Creations by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made of LEGO bricks are on display during the opening The Art of the Brick exhibition at Discovery Times Square. Sawayas art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only LEGO bricks and he was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

Creations by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made
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Creations by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made of LEGO bricks are on display during the opening The Art of the Brick exhibition at Discovery Times Square. Sawayas art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only LEGO bricks and he was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

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Creations by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made
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Creations by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made of LEGO bricks are on display during the opening The Art of the Brick exhibition at Discovery Times Square. Sawayas art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only LEGO bricks and he was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

Creations by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made
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Creations by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made of LEGO bricks are on display during the opening The Art of the Brick exhibition at Discovery Times Square. Sawayas art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only LEGO bricks and he was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

Creations by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made
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Creations by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made of Lego bricks are on display in "The Art of the Brick" exhibition at Discovery Times Square. Sawaya is the first artist to ever take Legos into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

A creation by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya
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A creation by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made of LEGO bricks is on display during the opening The Art of the Brick exhibition at Discovery Times Square. Sawayas art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only LEGO bricks and he was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

A creation by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya
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A creation by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made of LEGO bricks is on display during the opening The Art of the Brick exhibition at Discovery Times Square. Sawayas art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only LEGO bricks and he was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

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A creation by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya
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A creation by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made of LEGO bricks is on display during the opening The Art of the Brick exhibition at Discovery Times Square. Sawayas art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only LEGO bricks and he was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

A creation by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya
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A creation by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya made of LEGO bricks is on display during the opening The Art of the Brick exhibition at Discovery Times Square. Sawayas art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only LEGO bricks and he was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya poses with one
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New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya poses with one of his LEGO creations during the opening of his exhibition The Art of the Brick at Discovery Times Square. Sawayas art focuses on large-scale sculptures using only LEGO bricks and he was the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world. (June 13, 2013)

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