Volume 21, Number 38 | The Newspaper of Lower Manhattan | January 30 - February 5, 2009
Downtown Express photo by Milo Hess
Warding off decibels
The annual, Lunar New Year firecrackers are now carefully controlled by police, but that doesn’t take the bang out of them, evidenced by this officer stationed near the Chinatown display Monday. The firecrackers are said to ward off evil spirits.