This year, Chinese New Year fell on the eve of Valentine’s Day, and in New York City it was shockingly cold. Trying to keep my fingers warm while they clutched my camera, I stumbled into an open-air fish market in Chinatown. What follows is a short photo-essay, playing on the saying single people hear a lot: “There […]
New York City is known for its characters, and Colin Huggins is one of my favorites. It is a rare day in Washington Square when his piano music isn’t permeating the park; his grand piano is an ostentatious, out-of-place surprise that endears tourists and locals alike. The top three song requests are also the three songs Colin refuses […]
Photos of the East Village neighborhood “Loisaida” set to a poem by Bimbo Rivas. Photos by Tara Seewack. Voice over by Bosco Ballve. Bittman “Bimbo” Rivas was born on November 11th, 1939 and helped pioneer the Nuyorican Movement in New York City. He coined the community’s name based on the Puerto Rican pronunciation of “Lower […]
On Valentine’s Day, couples came from all over to renew their vows in the heart of New York City.
The second annual Winter Carnival, held at The Bank of America Winter Village in Bryant Park, included many of the attractions you might expect to find in an event of this kind: ice skating, hot chocolate and photo booths. But, it was the ‘silent disco’ that was among the most unique attractions of the two-day […]