NY City Scene

Orchid Overkill

Orchid Overkill

Orchids are one of the oldest flowering plants on the planet, but due to the increasing threats to the environment they’re starting to head to extinction.

The Meaning of Spelling

The Meaning of Spelling

When nine-year-old Fatima Ali is restless, and she has trouble falling asleep, she lays down in bed and spells out words in her head to help her get to sleep. She often does it alongside her mother, who isn’t a native English speaker and uses this bedside exercise to practice her pronunciation too. Mom tucks […]

The Last Stop

The Last Stop

Derrick Richard began his adventure on the subway as a 2-year-old boy taking the hour-long trip with his family from their old home in Brooklyn to their new home in the Bronx. Along the way, Richard, now 22, remembers watching people enter and exit the train cars at each stop. When it was their turn, […]