They say that the environment affects the artist. Such as how WWI affected Hemingway and the South affected Faulkner. But I believe that the opposite is true. I think the environment as viewed through the artist’s eyes, or words, or lens, in this case, can be affected by the artist. [Read more…] about A Black and White Summer in the City: A Photo Blog
Brooklyn continues to be an amazement of sorts in terms of what you can find, in an ever changing city with up and coming neighborhoods and so much more. With all of that, you can photograph some amazing findings in black and white or color, depending on whatever you mood may be. [Read more…] about Brooklyn Street Writing: A Photo Blog
Stephen King once wrote, “A true romantic will always reject technological advancements.” By that measure, it seems that the world is in dire need of true romantics. How many of us (yes, I am including myself) take the time to actually look up from our phones when we walk down the street? Do your palms get itchy when your phone or tablet or laptop or remote control is out of view? [Read more…] about Step Away From the Device! A Photographic Response to Technology
Brace yourself, Manhattanites! Memorial Day weekend is only a short two days away! A weekend filled with sun, fun, food and drink, not to mention the extra day off! We are always looking for a tasty place to try some delicious food out, especially when a holiday is involved. Luckily for all of our readers, we found some super great places where this can be a reality! [Read more…] about Great Places to Stop By In Manhattan for Memorial Day!
New York City boasts that it is the birthplace of pizza. (Screw you, Chicago. We win.) We have “the first pizza parlor” and $1 slices all over town. We can get it delivered to us at any time of day or night. We have gluten-free pizza places. We claim it’s just better here, (something about the water?), and we are damn proud of it. With all of this, I’m always surprised when someone can change the pizza game, and completely succeed. [Read more…] about PN Wood Fired Pizza is your New Favorite Pizza Place… and More
May is a month to celebrate so much. Warmer weather, happier Manhattanites outside, Donald Trump’s tan getting more oompa-loompaie. One thing we can celebrate here and all around the country is that May is National Burger Month! Burger Emoji galore! Within National Burger Month we have National Burger Day, coming up on May 28th. One of our favorite restaurants, Davio’s Manhattan, has something super fun planned for the big day! [Read more…] about Stop by Davio’s Manhattan on National Burger Day!
I mentioned in my last article that as I progress as an artist I am coming to different conclusions as to the use of post editing to enhance photographs. At what point do they stop being photos and become pieces of graphic art. If you have viewed this space over the past years you will have noticed that I have come right up to this line and even past it on a number of occasions. [Read more…] about More of New York Photography Unedited
Crave Fishbar, with two locations in the Upper West Side and Midtown, seems to be going a little Oyster crazy lately! After having a blast in March with #oystermadness for the NCAA, they are now expanding on the Oyster madness with a special announcement for their Upper West Side location! [Read more…] about Crave Fishbar’s #Oystergram Happy Hour Now Open Later!
Now that grilling season is in full effect, many Manhattanites will be heading to any kind of barbecue, party or whatnot to enjoy the best of the best in steaks, chicken, and my personal favorite… burgers! So why not stop by some really awesome restaurants that can give you that grill and chill feeling just as much as the next party you are going to? [Read more…] about Delicious Burgers to Devour from NYC’s Hottest Restaurants
Right where Houston becomes East 1st Street at the corner of Avenue A sits Boulton & Watt, a restaurant/bar that’s decked out in brick and wood and looks right at home in its young professional-filled neighborhood. When I entered on a Thursday evening in early May, the after work crowd mingled with birthday partygoers, clogging up the space by the bar. The establishment is big enough to accommodate standing groups of loud twenty-somethings as well as other diners, all mostly of the younger set but a couple of older men in suits and a family were sprinkled in with the dining crowd. [Read more…] about Boulton & Watt: People Should Come Here Just for the Cookie…