Photos: 2010 Mermaid Parade (NSFW)

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    2010 Mermaid ParadeThe Mermaid Parade is always a fun spectacle, but few things...

Photographs: Jim Kiernan

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Elaborately costumed revelers, BP protestors, kids dressed as mermaids and more all converged on Coney Island this weekend for one of our favorite NYC traditions: the annual Mermaid Parade. This year, Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson were named King Neptune and Queen Mermaid, and came dressed in attire that would have looked right at home in a Florida retirement community. (Neon, Lou?) Click through for more photos, and if you're surprised that this set is somewhat NSFW, we have to wonder exactly how long you have lived here.