United States of America

Index of blog posts about United States of America

Study war no more

Study war no more

Coram, NY, USA

Internet startups blip.tv and Pando face off on the paintball field, and everyone gets covered in yellow paint.

Blip, paintball

Roller derby

Roller derby

New York, NY, USA

Photographs of a roller derby bout between the Manhattan Mayhem and the Queens of Pain.

Gotham Girls Roller Derby, roller derby, GGRD

Toy Tower

Toy Tower

New York, NY, USA

The Toy Tower, a ramshackle wooden structure towering over Avenue B on Manhattan's Lower East Side, is due to be taken down.

Toy Tower, Eddie Boros, Lower East Side

Memorial Day parade

Memorial Day parade

Niantic, CT, USA

Photographs of a Memorial Day parade in Niantic, Connecticut.

Memorial Day, parades, Niantic, Connecticut

Midget

Midget

New York, NY, USA

New York can be strange, comical and sad, all at the same time.

questions, New York, albino midgets, weird

Mermaid Parade 2008

Mermaid Parade 2008

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Something fishy is happening on the streets of Coney Island.

Mermaid Parade, Coney Island, New York, mermaids, parades

Olafur

Olafur

New York, NY, USA

Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has installed four giant waterfalls in New York.

Olafur Eliasson, New York City Waterfalls, art installations, waterfalls

Fourth of July 2008

Fourth of July 2008

New York, NY, USA

What I did on my Fourth of July holiday.

fireworks, Independence Day, 4th of July

Precision brow planing

Precision brow planing

New York, NY, USA

What exactly is precision brow planing, and why would you want it?

New York, weird

Photowalk

Photowalk

New York, NY, USA

Some pictures from the NYC Chinatown photowalk, part of Scott Kelby's worldwide photowalk.

New York, weird

One fish, two fish ...

One fish, two fish ...

East Lyme, CT, USA

The bluefish are running, and the herrings are not doing well.

bluefish, Connecticut, Long Island Sound, menhaden, fish

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