United States of America

Index of blog posts about United States of America

Betelnut girls

Betelnut girls

New York, NY, USA

Annamarie Ho's installation 'Betelnut Girls' has come to Manhattan.

betelnut girls, binlang xi shi, Annamarie Ho, Taiwan, art installations

Incident on the LES

Incident on the LES

New York, NY, USA

A shooting on the Lower East Side brings the police out in force.

NYPD, Lower East Side, police, shootings

Lost in translation

Lost in translation

New York, NY, USA

It turns out that my neighbors don't do irony.

NYPD, Lower East Side, police, arrests

Vendy Awards 2008

Vendy Awards 2008

New York, NY, USA

Street food vendors compete for the 'Best Street Food' title at the Vendy Awards.

Vendy Awards, street vendors, food, awards, Urban Justice Center

What's in a name?

New York, NY, USA

A place where everyone knows your name ... but no one seems to know the bar's.

Lower East Side, bars

Halloween Parade 2008

Halloween Parade 2008

New York, NY, USA

Photographs taken at the Halloween Parade in New York's West Village.

Halloween, Halloween Parade, costumes, New York

Democracy 2K8

Democracy 2K8

New York, NY, USA

Democracy is coming to the USA; in bite-sized pieces, once every four years.

elections, politics, presidential elections, voting

Inflation - Thanksgiving 2008

Inflation - Thanksgiving 2008

New York, NY, USA

Name recognition reaches an all-time low among parents at the Macy's balloon inflation.

Thanksgiving, New York, balloons

Vigil

Vigil

New York, NY, USA

Sex worker groups hold a vigil at Judson Church calling for an end to violence against sex workers.

Thanksgiving, New York, balloons

Free Tibet protest

Free Tibet protest

New York, NY, USA

Tibetans march through New York on the anniversary of the March 1959 uprising against Chinese occupation.

Tibet, China, protests, marches, demonstrations

Barking Beauty

Barking Beauty

New York, NY, USA

Thirty dogs, three changes of costume, and more than a hint of insanity.

Barking Beauty Pageant, dogs, fashion shows, costumes

Pillowfight

Pillowfight

New York, NY, USA

The NYPD shut down the Manhattan pillowfight early ... but smaller pillowfights broke out anyway.

pillows, pillowfights, New York

“In C”

“In C”

New York, NY, USA

The forty-fifth anniversary performance of Terry Riley's “In C” at Carnegie Hall was like no other piece of orchestral music that I've ever heard.

music, Terry Riley, In C, Kronos Quartet, Margaret Leng Tan, aleatoric

Mission to MARS

Mission to MARS

Moss Landing, CA, USA

Whales, sea otters, and the challenge of retrieving something you left at the bottom of the ocean.

MBARI, ROVs, oceanography, whales

Big Sur

Big Sur

Big Sur, CA, USA

Photographs from Route 1 in Big Sur, California.

Big Sur, California, landscapes

Runny

Runny

New York, NY, USA

Shooting a local band using a prime lens.

Runny, bands, photography, shows

Mimes

Mimes

New York, NY, USA

The mimes have moved into the neighborhood ... and they're playing kickball.

mimes, sports, kickball

NaNoWriMo 2009

New York, NY, USA

November again. Time to turn out another 50,000 words.

NaNoWriMo, novels, writing

First snowstorm of the winter

First snowstorm of the winter

New York, NY, USA

The first snowstorm of the winter hit New York on Saturday, leaving behind a few inches of snow.

snow, New York

Ice on the Hudson

Ice on the Hudson

New York, NY, USA

It's bitterly cold, and the Hudson is partially frozen.

New York, Hudson River, winter, ice, pancake ice, NYC

Chinese New Year Parade 2010

Chinese New Year Parade 2010

New York, NY, USA

Lions and dragons and dogs in baby-carriages, oh my! It's Chinese New Year in New York again.

New York, NYC, Chinatown, Chinese New Year, parades

Elephant Walk 2010

Elephant Walk 2010

New York, NY, USA

Oh when the 'phants, oh when the 'phants, oh when the 'phants go marching in.

New York, elephants, circuses

Up the creek

Up the creek

Pattagansett River, CT, USA

In which a kayaking trip on the Pattagansett River comes to a watery end.

Connecticut, kayaks, sinkings

Mermaid Parade 2010

Mermaid Parade 2010

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Photographs of Coney Island's annual Mermaid Parade from 2010.

mermaids, Mermaid Parade, New York, Coney Island