(Tompkins Square Park, 500 E. Ninth St. between

(Tompkins Square Park, 500 E. Ninth St. between avenues A and B): Watch 500 costumed pooches -- led by the "Best In Show" pick and a Mardi Gras band -- strut their stuff in this 24th annual event. Memorable past looks included a golden retriever as The Little Mermaid, a dachshund hipster in plaid and glasses, and a competition-winning, immobilized pug got up as Scarlett O'Hara. Info: Oct. 25, noon-3 p.m. (parade at 2:30), free, tompkinssquaredogrun.com -- ANNE MACHALINSKI (Credit: Getty Images)

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