Joseph Ramos-Noal/Noah and his immobile animals reappear on the Upper West Side NEW YORK, N.Y. –– He’s back! Just when you thought it was safe again to walk on the Upper West Side of New York City without encountering Joseph Ramos and his zombie-like animal collection, Ramos “seems to have reemerged with a whole […]
Panhandlers & street corner animal exhibitors: who is who?
Animals dancing for pennies are regulated. Panhandlers’ animals are not. NEW YORK, N.Y.––Is Joseph Ramos, 70, also known as Joseph Noal and Joseph Noah, a street corner animal exhibitor, or just one of the longest active and most controversial panhandlers using animals as an adjunct to begging in downtown Manhattan? Joseph Ramos a.k.a. Noal/Noah […]