The New York Times > New York Region > Couple Takes Protest Up Tree in Central Park:
"...The couple, one clad in a thong and the other in boxer shorts, climbed up 35 feet into a pine tree, just north of the Wollman Rink, at about 4:20 p.m. The two people, identified by the police as a 32-year-old man with feminine breasts and a 17-year-old boy, shouted threats at rescue workers and drank soft drinks..."
"...'I live in Switzerland, which is uneventful,' said Katerina Usvitsky, 23, a graphic designer. 'Things like this don't happen there.'"