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The Kids Are Alright: 6 Coming-of-Age Movies Set in the ’60s

The Kids Are Alright: 6 Coming-of-Age Movies Set in the ’60s

Need a little peace, love and understanding? “American Graffiti,” “An Education” and “The Sandlot” are just some of the coming-of-age movies that feature kids maturing against the backdrop of the ’60s.

The Coney Island Mermaid Parade

The Coney Island Mermaid Parade

It was an appropriately wet day for Saturday’s Mermaid Parade, but a little rain wasn’t enough to make the bevy of topless mermaids cover up their pasties. It was my first Mermaid Parade, and from the pictures I’ve seen I was under the impression that it would be an endless train of half naked young women, but in fact I’ve never seen more older women wearing less clothing than I did that afternoon. What is it about parades and Halloween that produces this effect on the 50+ club?