Waking the dawn with the occupiers on Wall Street, a photo essay.
A look at the multiculturalism of New York City, found in one park in midtown Manhattan.
What I have heard and seen in Zuccotti Park’s kitchen. A tour with 2 volunteers.
For many New Yorkers, venturing to outer Queens is equivalent to a journey down the Silk Road. Long and arduous but filled with myriad cultures, spices and sites to be seen.
Cheburechnaya Restaurant on 63rd Dr. in Rego Park, is owned by Tajikistan-born Simon Sionov and is a testament to the history, geography and culture of the Bukharian Jews.
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Famous designers and local celebrities came out to celebrate 25 years of volunteers at God’s Love We Deliver.
Mark Mckenzie is a professional ice carver. Every day, he takes 300 pound frozen blocks and using chainsaws and chisels, transforms them into beautiful sculptures.
A 42-year-old amateur antiquarian was hosting an estate sale last weekend in Brooklyn. Due to financial and space issues, he decided to sell out all his lifetime collection except a gramophone left by his grandmother.
Parkour is a dare devil’s dream activity. It combines gymnastics and martial arts with the kind of tricks normally performed by skaters or snowboarders. Check out my slideshow of the New Movements Parkour Group from Washington Heights.
The Woodlawn neighborhood of the Bronx is one of the most physically isolated in New York City. Surrounded by Van Cortlandt Park, Woodlawn Cemetery, and the border of Westchester County, this small sliver of the borough is beyond the reach of all MTA subway lines. It is only accessible by bus, and only one line reaches the heart of the neighborhood. And even it doesn’t run seven days a week.
The fate of the 34 bus, the only one that directly connects Katonah Avenue with Woodlawn Station, hangs in the balance as proposed budget cuts threaten to eliminate it altogether. Have a look at this vital line while you still can.
Remaking the Gowanus Canal at Julian Dunn’s portfolio site.