On Tuesday, February 25, attendees and panelists gathered at the gallery space of New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service to participate in a discussion and observe the art made possible by the life and death of American journalist James Foley. The event included an exhibition featuring “Inescapable Truths”, a series of artwork by […]
A collection of photos taken at the 2019 San Gennaro Festival in Little Italy.
Miscelanea NY – the now closed shop-and-eat stop in the East Village – was a cozy location to find Mexican products and an elevated street-style kitchen. Talking to the staff members in Spanish as I usually did while I ordered a torta, I noticed a lady, non-staff, stacking cans on one of the shelves. Chapulines. […]
David Solovyov has been fixing clocks and watches in Lower Manhattan for 37 years. David is one of the few repairmen left in the city since smartphones took over the watch industry. David’s shop is like a time machine to the Manhattan of the 1900s.
Elizabeth Warren spoke to a crowd of over 20,000 people in Washington Square Park on September 17 to talk about corruption and her plan against it.
ACCRA, Ghana- Jagged orange holes polka dot the N5 highway between the Asikuma area and the town of Ho where vehicles and sub-saharan weather gnawed away at the asphalt. They widen and multiply with time like some splotchy rash. Cars and motorcycles erratically dance around these yawning chasms which are ready to swallow rubber and […]
You encounter it everywhere: sitting in a crowded lecture hall, walking down Waverly Place, and even in the quiet study rooms of Bobst. A quick puff of smoke followed by the sickeningly sweet smell of mango. The Juul, designed as a nicotine-packed electronic alternative to cigarettes and sleekly packaged to resemble a flash drive, has […]
An increase in sales and subsequent flushing of so-called “flushable wipes” has created enormous mounds of congealed fat and wipes in the sewer system, sparking a public awareness campaign run by NYC’s Department of Environmental Protection. These “fatbergs,” named for their fat content and resemblance to icebergs, have clogged sewer systems worldwide, including those in […]
A Day in the Life of Jahron Black Brooklyn local Jahron Black relaxes in his backyard before heading to the New York Association for Blind Athlete’s goalball practice, a sports game specially crafted for the visually impaired. As the president of this organization and a visually impaired man himself, Black prides himself in the awareness […]
Longtang is a public alleyway or a series of interconnected lanes found in traditional neighborhoods in Shanghai. Just like any other urban metropolis, Shanghai tells a tale of two cities. Even in some of its most expensive housing districts such as Nanjing East Road and Laoximen, there remain Longtang dwellers living in poor conditions and cramped […]