The annual Philippine Independence Day Parade was held earlier today on Madison Avenue to commemorate the 116th anniversary of Philippine Independence. The celebration was organized by the Philippine Independence Day Council Inc. (PIDCI). This year's theme is "Triumphs of the Filipinos: Pride of the Philippines".
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Manhattanhenge came through last night and sunset lovers flocked to the streets (and parks) to take photos. Manhattanhenge occurs twice a year, during which the setting sun aligns with the east–west street grid in the borough of Manhattan. The images above were made in Pier 2 Gantry Park, Long Island City.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Monday, May 26, 2014
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Saturday, May 3, 2014
New York City is the site of ancient earth-shaking and earth-shaping events. The island of Manhattan is built on strong metamorphic rock known as Manhattan Schist. In Central Park, outcrops of Manhattan Schist occur, such as the one shown above. It is also a popular site for visitors to relax and take selfies with the skyline in the background.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The Jefferson Market Public Library is located at 425 Avenue of the Americas (at 10th St.) in Greenwich Village. It is part of the New York Public Library. The Victorian Gothic style building was designed by Frederick Clark Withers and Calvert Vaux (who also assisted in the design of Central Park) and was built during 1875-1877.
Friday, April 25, 2014
The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis reservoir is surrounded by a 1.58 mile jogging trail in Central Park. Many famous people have jogged here including former President Bill Clinton, Madonna and Jackie Onassis. The reservoir situated between 86th and 96th Street, and the main entrance to the reservoir is on Fifth Avenue and the 90th Street.