Weekend Link-Up: Saturday

December 13, 2014 | Bucky Turco

Thousands are expected to attend protests against police violence in D.C., New York, and other cities. According to Yahoo, “the Washington protest will include the families of Eric Garner and Akai Gurley, who were killed by New York police; Trayvon Martin, slain by a Florida neighborhood watchman in 2012; and Michael Brown, killed by an officer in Ferguson.”

New York City’s police union continues to be terrible, urges members to ban Mayor De Blasio from their funerals in the event that they die.

On average, New Yorkers file 10 lawsuits a day against the NYPD.

Today is SantaCon: deal with it.

Yarn bomber London Kaye (profiled here) gets into the holiday spirit (pictured above).

A nocturnal masked bandit caused power outages for thousands in New Jersey and widespread service disruptions on the PATH.

This evening: “Composer Phil Kline will lead a massive chorus of boomboxes from the West Village to the East Village in the 23rd annual holiday presentation of UNSILENT NIGHT.”

There’s a reason that F train derailed a few months ago: incompetence.

A firsthand account of what it was like to live amongst the Mole People.

Everything you will ever need to know about the Rockettes.

Back in the day, cannabis played a big role in Japanese history.

(Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork)