Photographer Documented An Empty Mall In NY During Peak Of Coronavirus Outbrake

According to Bored Panda user anniesun1316: “I went to the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY during what would have been lunchtime. I knew it wouldn’t be filled with people, but there were certain points where the silence was deafening. Continue reading »

Two Brothers Photographed Every Stage Of The NYC Subway Construction, From 1900-1939

Using cameras with 8-by-10-inch glass negatives,” the brothers “were assigned to record the progress of construction as well as every dislodged flagstone, every cracked brick, every odd building and anything that smelled like a possible lawsuit. Continue reading »

Ghost Town: Scary Pictures Of Empty Streets Of New York City During The Pandemic Outbrake


REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

Aerial photos show the near-deserted streets of New York City as De Blasio shuts all bars, restaurants, cinemas and theaters. Continue reading »

4K 60Fps Video Shows Colorized Footage Of NYC In 1911

Video editor Denis Shiryaev recently shared a video on his Youtube channel that shows colorized footage of New York City in 1911. The video is a restored version of the footage previously shared by a Swedish film crew from Svenska Biografteatern, which showed an old film slowed down to a natural rate with added sound for ambiance. Continue reading »

New York Homes Become ‘IGLOOS’ After Ice Blast Sends Temperatures Plummeting


John Kucko/Associated Press

It was snow joke for New York residents who awoke to homes swathed in Narnia-like icicles. The igloos were created after “48 hours of battering wind off Lake Erie formed an otherworldly scene south of Buffalo”, said veteran TV anchor John Kucko. Continue reading »

Beautiful Pics Of Madonna Photographed In Alphabet City, NYC By Richard Corman In 1982

Richard Corman had just finished an apprenticeship with Richard Avedon in 1982 and was referred to Madonna by his mother who was casting Martin Scorsece’s The Last Temptation of Christ. Continue reading »

Seeing Beauty In A Cold And Wet New York City With Moody Photos Of Saul Leiter

Saul Leiter (1923-2013) found warmth in the rain and snow falling on New York City.

Leiter was 23 when he left his native Pittsburgh for New York. The Rabbi’s son schooled in Jewish law and history found his metier in photography. His work was spotted by Edward Steichen, who included 23 of Leiter’s photographs in Always the Young Stranger at the Museum of Modern Art in 1953 and 20 of Leiter’s colour images in the 1957 MoMA conference Experimental Photography in Color. And as far as fame goes that was largely it until many years later. Continue reading »

New York City By Martin Lewis: In The 1930s An Australian Emigree Captured The Essence Of The City

Martin Lewis (7 June 1881 – 1962), the Australian-born American printmakers and artist, is best known for his etchings of New York City. Martin captured the city’s human bustle and brooding architectural menace. We see busy people in sullen places dressed in light and shade. Continue reading »

Illustrator David Regone Shows All The Weird Things That Happen At The NYC Subway

Subway Creatures is a fascinating Instagram account that posts all the weird things, good and bad, that happen on the New York City Subway. Continue reading »

Stunning Vintage Photos Of Swimming In New York’s Open Air Pools In 1930s


July 1935. Wading pool, Carmansville Playground.

“As you swim,” wrote Anaïs Nin,“you are washed of all the excrescences of so-called civilization, which includes the incapacity to be happy under any circumstances.” Nin wrote that whilst taking the waters off in Acapulco, Mexico, in the winter of 1947. Continue reading »

Nonstop Metropolis: Magical Photos Of New York City By Sidney Chua

Outstanding street shots by Sidney Chua, a talented self-taught photographer, and retoucher from Singapore who currently lives and works in New York City. Sidney focuses mainly on urban, architecture, and street photography. Continue reading »

Fabulous Photos of Christmas Shopping In New York City, December 1910

New York has always been famous for its shopping and especially Christmas shopping. It wasn’t much different in 1910 when most of these photos were taken for the George Bain Agency – one of America’s earliest news picture agencies. Continue reading »

Pirate-Themed Scanner A Hit At NYC Hospital

The Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian installed a new CT scanner in their radiology testing room, but what separates the machine from others of its kind is that it is designed in the likeness of a pirate ship. Continue reading »

2020 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar Is Here!

After seven years of adorning cubicles, kitchens and dimly-lit bedrooms, 2020 will be the final edition of the NYC Taxi Drivers Calendar. The 2020 calendar features 12 scintillating and good-humored yellow cab drivers, eager to enhance your daily living experience. Continue reading »

40 Jaw-Dropping Cosplays At Comic Con New York 2019 By Photographer Ali Reza Malik

Mario, Borderlands-Style Cell Shaded

Comic Con New York 2019 has passed, but cosplay never stops. Pictures of cosplayers in their favorite superhero (or supervillain) attire from this year’s NYCC are still surfacing on the Internet. Continue reading »