Electronic Hymns at Gowanus’s Public Records

Beats pulsed like a throbbing heartbeat thrashing a metallic hymn. Strobes entrapped dancing bodies in an electrified robotic stutter. And Public Records’ hi-fi quadraphonic Sound Room transported Brooklyn’s rapidly gentrifying Gowanus neighborhood into a world-class nightspot. Steps from the Gowanus … Continued


Where Torah and Taxidermy Come Alive

Torah and taxidermy don’t usually flock together, but at New York City’s quirky — and award-winning — Torah Animal World museum, a stuffed zoo comes alive. Located in the heavily Orthodox neighborhood of Borough Park, Brooklyn, Rabbi Shaul Shimon Deutsch’s … Continued


Moving Mountains of Equipment

With the right equipment, the guys at Jack Pedowitz Machinery movers could probably move mountains. As a moving company specializing in heavy machinery, the Pedowitz teams use a range of tools from crowbars and hydraulic jacks to forklifts and even … Continued


Time Flies (in a Time Lapse Video) on 9/11

Every year around September 11th, two beams of light brighten the night sky in remembrance of the day’s tragedy. From the roof of my Brooklyn apartment, I have unobstructed views of downtown Manhattan and its flickering windows where the twin bolts of hope bring light to darkness. … Continued


Workin’ It In Red Hook, Brooklyn

Check out my photo essay celebrating Labor (Day) and Red Hook businesses in this week’s Red Hook Star Revue. For the story I shot Van Brunt Stillhouse, the Red Hook Container Terminal, O & B Unisex salon, Mark’s Pizza, Apollo Tech Iron Work, … Continued


Shattered NYC Skyline Part 2

Another night of storms swirled through New York City tonight – an ominous omen of the hurricane headed up the east coast and might barrel though the city. I caught these photos from our apartment window as thunder and lighting tore up the sky … Continued