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.