Sunday, June 1, 2014

New York Philippine Independence Day Parade 2014

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".

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Manhattanhenge 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

9/11 Memorial Museum Pavilion

The National 9/11 Memorial Museum opened to the public last week at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. The museum displays artifacts associated with the events of 9/11, while presenting stories of loss and recovery. The glass exterior features an image of the original Twin Towers.

Monday, May 26, 2014

The Empire State Building Lights Up for Memorial Day 2014

The Empire State Building lights up in red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day. These images wer made in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

East River

View of the East River and midtown Manhattan from the East River State Park in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Kara Walker's Sugary Sculptures at the Defunct Domino Sugar Factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Kara Walker’s “A Subtlety” (aka the Marvelous Sugar Baby) is organized by Creative Time and is currently on view at the Domino Sugar Factory (S 1st Street and Kent Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn) until July 6.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Manhattan Schist Outcropping in Central Park

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

Jefferson Market Library

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

Jogging Trail Around the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park

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.