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Village Voice blog Runnin' Scared learns that it's not illegal for women to go topless in New York City. Actually, toplessness is legal anywhere in the state: If you want to wander around Buffalo with your shirt off, nobody can stop you. The Voice was inspired to research this topic by the topless woman who was walking around the Bowery during yesterday's 96-degree afternoon. [Runnin' Scared; Othelo Gervacio]