SLIDESHOW: Bronx Charity Delivers Holiday Gifts, Food and Cheer To Shelter For The Homeless In Queens
On January 5, 2013, the Bronx-based charity Manna of Life sent teams of volunteers to spend the day with residents of the Saratoga Family Inn in Queens. Erbin Cobian, founder and President of Manna, speaks about the experience. Slideshow: Manna of Life Visit on Jan. 5, 2013 from Jefferson Mok on Vimeo.
VIDEO: Bernardo Palombo’s Latin Roots And Creative Energies Find Full Expression At El Taller Americano On The Upper West Side
Philip Glass, Pete Seeger, Mercedes Sosa and…Sesame Street? They have something in common. They were all deeply influenced by the music of Bernardo Palombo. Jefferson Mok reports. VIDEO:ProfilePalombo from NY City Lens on Vimeo.
Butcher James Lumm talks New York City Lens through his job at the Meat Hook and discusses the growing demand in Williamsburg for Organic, hand prepared meat. Amelia Martyn-Hemphill reports. Meat Hook – AMH_AudioSlideshow from Amelia Martyn-Hemphill on Vimeo.
Pepto-Bismol. Nowadays, Rona Economou, owner of a small Greek food stall in the Essex Street Market, keeps it handy. Stress makes her stomach uneasy. And her right eye, it twitches. Even in seemingly ordinary moments, like when she’s done laboring over the stove, the day’s cooking complete, and stands watch over her spinach pies, pear [...]
Just over a month after tropical storm Sandy sent water through the grid-like streets of Hoboken, N.J, destroying a lot of what was in its path, fire trucks have almost disappeared, construction trucks are fewer in number and Christmas decorations have begun to take over the front porches of the city’s homes. But Hoboken still remains [...]
National champion, two-time junior world champion … one day, perhaps an Olympian? That’s what drives Margaret Lu, a freshman fencer at Columbia University, who last year was one spot away from qualifying from the London games. Video from NY City Lens on Vimeo.
PHILADELPHIA — It’s called Turducken. Cuts of three birds – chicken and duck inside a large, deboned turkey, each layer lined with a sausage stuffing – bundled together, forming the on-steroids pièce de résistance of a holiday meal near you. Patrons line up out the door of D’Angelo Bros., the century-old butcher shop in [...]
Hurricane Sandy robbed Lower East Side businesses of at least a week’s worth of revenue. Evan Burgos has the story of one organization that’s lending a hand. Video from Evan Burgos on Vimeo.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has a decision to make. Thursday is the deadline to approve more natural gas drilling in the southern part of the state. As Evan Burgos reports, the issue is causing a heated debate. Video from NY City Lens on Vimeo.
Hurricane Sandy left thousands of residents on the Lower East Side without power, food and water. Assistance was slow in coming, but volunteers from churches in the area, organized through social media, rushed to help. NY City Lens was on the scene. Video from Katherine Theofanous on Vimeo.
Hurricane Sandy brought unprecedented floods and left parts of the city without electricity for five days. But New Yorkers have proven that they can still survive with limited resources. With photographs and stories around the boroughs, NY City Lens reporters will bring updates on how New Yorkers are coping and recovering.
Tuesday morning revealed scenes of unprecedented flooding, massive power outages, severe property damage and general carnage around the city from Hurricane Sandy’s passage overnight. Throughout the day, NY City Lens reporters will upload stories and photos of the recovery process as the city takes its first steps toward repairing the damage and restoring normality.
New York prepares on Sunday for Sandy’s expected arrival on Monday. Steve Silva has this report. Vimeo link
Bicyclists and Bronx residents are gearing up for the 18th annual Tour de Bronx, an organized bike ride through the Bronx that promotes tourism, environmental awareness and, of course, biking. Organizers expect six to seven thousand bikers to participate, including Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., who has not missed the event in his three [...]