Christine Osinski’s Photographs Of Staten Island’s Overlooked New Yorkers In 1980s

When Christine Osinski moved to Staten Island in the 1980s (the Manhattan loft was bought up by developers) she found the long-overlooked borough with a tough and rugged edge gave her a sense of liberation and escape from Manhattan. Her photographs give an insight into New York’s overlooked borough, the blue-collar heel to Manhattan’s white boot. Continue reading »

New York’s Touristy New Public Space Is A Giant Endless Staircase


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Where the High Line ends and Midtown begins you will find Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in US history. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Pokras Lampas Takes Over Times Square New York

Pokras Lampas was born in Korolyov, Russia.

He is one of the most distinguished representatives of contemporary calligraphy in the world. He started creating graffiti in 2008 and shortly after was inspired by the ‘Calligraffiti’ movement. Later, Pokras Lampas was invited to become an official Calligraffiti ambassador whilst working on his self-developed ‘Calligrafuturism’ style and technique. He is particularly involved in street art projects, exhibitions and other related projects since 2013 and regularly works with major Russian and international brands. Recently, Pokras Lampas started to collaborate with high fashion brands and developed a menswear collection. Continue reading »

Snow In NYC: Photos Of The Winter Wonderland By Joseph O. Holmes

Joseph O. Holmes’s photographs have hung in solo and group shows around the world. “The Booth” was a featured solo exhibition in Toronto’s CONTACT photography festival, following its four-month run at New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image. Continue reading »

New York Over 35 Years Ago – 55 Color Snapshots Show The Most Populous City In The United States In 1980

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Let’s make a trip to New York City in 1980. Continue reading »

35 Perfect Reasons To Love New Yorker Cartoons

If you spend any time on Instagram or Facebook, New Yorker Cartoons is a great follow for a daily chuckle/smirk/snort. The single panel comics are a permanent fixture in the magazine as well as online and despite being around well before the Internet, their format works perfectly in today’s endlessly scrolling feeds.

Below you will find 35 of the most loved New Yorker cartoons shared online in the past couple years, enjoy. Continue reading »

This Futuristic Design Of The TWA Lounge At JFK Airport In The 1960s Remains A 2001 Space Odyssey Movie

The airport is where you arrive and depart. It’s like a hospital, but without the certainty and the escape of anaesthesia. Something might go wrong and the routine operation ends with a slip of the scalpel or a martyr’s bomb The airport is where you wait, get separated from your bags and of your own free queue to have your identity ascertained and reasons challenged by armed and dangerous officialdom. Continue reading »

“Tossed And Found”: Artist Makes Tiny Sculptures From The Cast-Off NY Trash

Since the mid 1990s, Yuji Agematsu has used debris from New York’s streets to create a series of dioramas inside the cellophane sleeves of cigarette packets. The pieces below are from a year of his work entitled zip: 01.01.17 . . . 12.31.17. Continue reading »

“City Of Light”: 1939 New York World’s Fair Diorama In The Making

Con Ed’s “The City of Light” was the largest diorama up to that time. The fourteen-minute show presented the illusion of watching New York City through a twenty-four hour cycle. Originally designed to be continuous, a break of a few minutes was required as visitors tended to stay and watch the subway cars wiz by. Continue reading »

“Elevations & Avenues”: Aesthetic New York Streetscapes By Matt Petosa

Amazing street scenes by Matt Petosa, a talented photographer, retoucher, and urban explorer based in New York, USA. Matt focuses on street photography and urban landscapes in exquisite detail. He explores New York to capture spectacular cinematic street photos. Continue reading »

Forget Fashion Week! New York Pet Fashion Show Was Full Of Dogs In Amazing Costumes


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You might not know this, but each February, New York pet fashion show takes place – it’s the largest pet fashion and animal rescue benefit in America. This year the event took place at the historic Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan, New York. The show features themed catwalk shows with dogs in costume walking alongside rescue dogs needing homes. Continue reading »

Humans Of New York: Photos Of Random Strangers In NYC By Colin Ridgway

Cinematic street snaps by Colin Ridgway, a talented self-taught photographer, and videographer who was born and raised on Long Island and currently residing in Brooklyn NY. Colin focuses mainly on street portraits and urban photography. He explores the streets of New York to capture amazing photos of strangers. Continue reading »

Street Artist Transforms Harlem Basketball Court Into Vibrant Mural

In collaboration with mountain dew and NYC adopt-a-park, Brooklyn-based artist MADSTEEZ debuts the vibrant refurbishment of a basketball court in Harlem, New York. MADSTEEZZ is known for his large-scale murals that feature bold color schemes and enigmatic figures. The newly completed mural is prominently on display at Harlem’s historic St. Nicholas Park. Continue reading »

“The Forgotten Dream”: Photo Manipulations That Show What If 1900s Immigrants Arrived In Present Day New York City

In her photo series titled The Forgotten Dream, Hungarian artist Flora Borsi (previously) found black and white photos of immigrants arriving in the United States in the early 1900s, colorized them, and Photoshopped the people into modern-day photos of New York City. Continue reading »

2019 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar Is Here!

The 2019 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar, a comedic take on the traditional pin-up, features 12 of the city’s most scintillating and good-humored yellow cab drivers.

A portion of each calendar sale benefits University Settlement, America’s oldest settlement house (1886), based in New York City and serving over 30,000 immigrant and working individuals and families every year with basic services like quality education, housing, recreation and wellness opportunities, and literacy programs. Continue reading »