Category Archives: Photo Slideshows

Sharing the message: Red Jacket Orchards CSA in Fort Greene

Before the sun rose on November 17, farmers for the Red Jacket Orchards began picking apples from their orchards to share with their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members. Within less than 24 hours, these apples have arrived at the Urban … Continue reading

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NYC’s Danny Stiles, the “Vicar of Vintage Vinyl” Celebrates 63 Years on the Radio

Danny Stiles the self-proclaimed “Vicar of Vintage Vinyl” recently celebrated his 87th birthday and 63-years on the radio. With more than six decades on the radio, Stiles and 300 of his closest friends gathered at John’s Pizzeria in Times Square, … Continue reading

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The Chelsea Ceramic Guild: Sculpting an NYC Pottery Community

The Chelsea Ceramic Guild, a pottery studio on West 19th Street in Manhattan, has been a community space for ceramics enthusiasts for over two decades. Just this month, the Guild’s adjoining gallery space, which has been selling art made by Guild members and others since the late 1980s, closed for financial reasons. Continue reading

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NYC Chocolate Show: How Sweet It Is

Chocolate makers from Japan to Sweden, Ecuador to Brooklyn came together to celebrate (and sell) the sweet stuff for four days from November 11-14 at the 13th annual Chocolate Show. Packed with people, the exhibit hall was a chocoholic’s dreams … Continue reading

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Waiting to Meet a Legend……

Anthony Martinez, 52 arrived at J&R Music World at 4pm to wait in line to meet the renowned producer Quincy Jones. This meet and greet session for fans was promoting Jones’s new book entitled “Q on Producing,” and his new … Continue reading

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New York City Construction Gets An Art Lesson

New York is a city of perpetual construction. Whether it’s fixing up old buildings or creating new ones, it’s hard to pass a block without seeing some sort of construction being worked on. But just because one day the completed … Continue reading

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Books and Friends Find a Haven in Fort Greene

Greenlight Bookstore, located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, is an independent bookstore with a neighborhood focus that offers small time authors the opportunity to launch their books in a more intimate and casual environment. Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall: Graffiti’s Innocuous Presence

Graffiti, one of the most controversial forms of modern “art,” is rampant in large cities such as New York. While at one point in time graffiti seemed like a strong indicator that the neighborhood was going down hill, now many don’t seem to mind it at all. Continue reading

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Can Art Helps New York’s Homeless and Hungry

Can-not believe it’s art? In 1962 Andy Warhol created a series of 32 paintings of Campbell Soup cans. Exhibited in a row resembling a grocery store shelf the work caused controversy and debate across the art world about the ethics … Continue reading

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NYC’s Taxis of Today

Take a look at NYC’s iconic yellow taxis and the people who earn a living driving, renting and repairing them. Continue reading

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