Chinatown & Jing Fong Dim Sum

On a street photography tour of the area I discovered that there are several interesting side streets off of Canal populated with a wealth of signs and stores that will make you forget you’re in New York. After a long day of taking photos (it was more like 2 hours but you get the point) I grabbed lunch at Jing Fong Restaurant and then ventured into Little Italy for the Feast of San Gennaro (sorry no pictures).

Big Apple Barbecue (BBQ) 2010

Once a year restaurants from around the country gather in New York City’s Madison Square Park for the Big Apple BBQ. The BBQ is a weekend long block party where slabs of ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, brisket, and sausages are served up to thousands of New Yorkers.

Architecture & the streets of Downtown Manhattan

As a lifelong New Yorker that attended high school in lower Manhattan, I thought that I’d explored the majority of what the area had to offer. However, last May I ventured forth with a photography group and found that I’d passed several hidden gems countless times without being aware or paying much attention to their existence.

The most wonderful time of the year

Over the course of two (miserably cold) days during the week between Christmas and New Years I strolled around Midtown Manhattan to take pictures of the holiday windows. Working near Fifth Ave I’ve developed a fond admiration for the creative effort that many stores put into their windows. They are on display all year but […]