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Can the Big Apple Circus Be Saved?

The cherished New York institution, its finances depleted, is turning to online crowdfunding to sustain it.

IN CUNNINGHAM PARK at the eastern end of Queens, the Big Apple Circus is currently riding out the second half of its 38th season. Ninety percent of those who attend the circus come from not very far away — for years it has been one place where New Yorkers can reliably avoid tourists. But invariably, like so much else in the city that is appreciated by the people who live here, the circus is endangered, its finances depleted to the point that the current production may be the last ever staged.

Link to Full Article on The New York Times