1. UPTOWN

    ‘Occupy’ Protests Obama Event

    Occupy Wall Street protesters eat donated Thanksgiving dinners in Zuccotti Park on November 24, 2011 in New York. The demonstrators are protesting bank bailouts, foreclosures and high unemployment from their encampment in the financial district of New York City. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Occupy Wall Street protesters headed uptown Wednesday night to call out President Obama. More than 100 protesters set up shop outside the Sheraton Hotel at 53rd Street and Seventh Avenue, where Obama was expected to show up for a fundraising event. Demonstrators donned Obama masks and carried signs deriding the president as “a corporate puppet” and a sellout. Police attempted to keep protesters at bay with barricades in front of the hotel.

    Read it at The New York Times