City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez said he was thrown to the ground and beaten by police when he was arrested three blocks north of Zuccotti Park early Tuesday morning.
Occupy Wall Street's day of action is scheduled to start Thursday with an attempt to shut down the New York Stock Exchange.
The number of protesters at Zuccotti Park dwindled overnight as protesters sought shelter on their first night without tents and sleeping gear.
Protesters headed back to shuttered Zuccotti Park and took over a lot at Canal Street and Sixth Avenue after their makeshift camp was cleared early Tuesday.
Folk singer and activist Joan Baez will perform at an Occupy Wall Street Demonstration in Foley Square Friday, a lawyer for the organizers said.
In an exhibition titled "Waves... the Tides of Time," Gallery onetwentyeight has chosen to include images of the protest, which is less than two months old and only a blocks away.
Uptown politicians led a march from Washington Heights to Zuccotti Park Monday in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street.
Joshua Wiles, 27, a city teacher, was among 20 Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested during a march to Foley Square on Nov. 5, 2011.
David Suker, 43, allegedly pushed a shopping cart at cops when they tried to arrest him for blocking traffic while handing out Occupy Wall Street material on Prince and Thompson streets.
About a dozen advocates in wheelchairs staged a "roll-in" on Thursday to protest the city's new "Taxi of Tomorrow" design, which does not accommodate those with disabilities.
The police barricades meant to deter Occupy Wall Street protesters and that led the struggling Milk Street Cafe to fire 21 staff members were back up again Wednesday night.
Upper West Side resident Bob Heller decided to bring Occupy Wall Street to different city neighborhoods to spread the message for those who can't travel downtown.
Tonye Iketubosin, 26, was charged with sex abuse after allegedly raping a fellow protester at Occupy Wall Street's Zuccotti Park encampment on Oct. 25. He was being questioned in regard to another attack on Oct. 29.
A video appears to show Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona throwing a punch at Occupy Wall Street protestor Felix Rivera-Pitre.
Protesters from Occupy Wall Street donned costumes with social justice messages to celebrate Halloween in Zuccotti Park.
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