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Actor Alan Cumming (R) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animal (PETA) activists present City Council members with a Manhattan skyline replica carved entirely from vegetables, on the steps of the City Hall on September 17, 2014.  (AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad  /Getty Images)

PETA Names NYC Nation’s Most Vegan-Friendly City

To mark the occasion, PETA presented City Council members with a Manhattan skyline replica carved from vegetables, complete with a Chrysler Building made of radishes.

09/17/2014

FILE - Canada geese (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Woman Claims 4 Headless Geese Found In New Rochelle Park

An investigation is underway in Westchester County after a woman said she found the carcasses of four headless geese in a New Rochelle park.

08/01/2014

Michael Vick (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Keidel: Don’t Ever Forget What Vick Did, But Know He’s Done Everything Right Since

It’s hard to fathom the frothing resistance over Michael Vick. To hear the more jaded Jets fans talk about it, you’d think they just signed George Blanda or Charles Manson. He’s either washed up or worn out his welcome.

03/26/2014

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Meatpacking District Venue Calls Off Planned SeaWorld Party With Penguins

A Meatpacking District restaurant called off a planned party to be hosted by SeaWorld Tuesday, after an animal rights group threatened to protest over the live penguins that were set to be part of it.

01/14/2014

Rendering of SeaWorld's "A Sea Of Surprises" float for the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (credit: seaworldentertainment.com)

SeaWorld To Keep Float In Thanksgiving Day Parade Despite Protest From PETA

PETA charges that SeaWorld’s “A Sea Of Surprises” float with penguins, kelp and whales is part of its crisis management after the documentary “Blackfish” gave the theme park a black eye.

11/18/2013

FILE - A horse drawn carriage passes a puddle in Central Park (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Horse-Drawn Carriage Debate Reignited By Mayoral Race

The ongoing battle over banning the practice has been reignited by the mayoral race, and celebrities have weighed in on the issue. A prominent New Yorker and business man is also joining the fight. Gym mogul David Barton and Dan Mathews of PETA joined us on The Couch to talk about the issue.

08/22/2013

Gov. Chris Christie

Down Comes Christie’s Hand And Snuffs A Spider Out

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had no mercy for a spider that crawled up onto his desk as he spoke to a group of children late last week.

05/06/2013

Homing pigeons (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

PETA: Illegal Pigeon Racing Uncovered In New York, Other States

PETA claims the birds are raised in captivity and when they are taken states away and let loose to fly home, many fall prey to predators, starve or die in poor weather.

04/30/2012

Canada Geese (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Canada Geese Killed In New York City For Air Safety Reasons Could Go To Pennsylvania Food Bank

Goose eradication was authorized in NYC after U.S. Airways Flight 1549 — which had its engines disabled by a flock of geese — made a miraculous landing in the Hudson in 2009.

06/22/2011

One Police Plaza - New York, NY - File Photo

PETA Praises NYPD For Mousetrap Switch

The NYPD has been commended for a new method to catch trespassers – the small, furry ones running loose at the headquarters of the nation’s largest department.

12/03/2010