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Scenes from Election 2016: NYC and Its Suburbs

Scenes from Election 2016: NYC and Its Suburbs

Election Day finally arrived, and with it, New York City voters cast their ballots. Lines snaked around the blocks of stations throughout the city and New Yorkers gathered around the city to watch the results. NYCity Lens talked to many at the polls and around the city.  At the Polls for the First Time Emily Apterbach, […]

Up Close and Personal

Up Close and Personal

Thousands from all over the world run in the NYC Marathon. Here’s a look at a few of them.

New York’s Clowns Miss Parties

New York’s Clowns Miss Parties

Creepy clown sightings, real or fake, has sparked real fear and anxiety across the country. Last week, McDonald’s decided to limit the activities of its clown mascot Ronald McDonald. Tuesday, Target started removing clown masks from its shelves. It is an issue of thriving for these two giant companies, but for full-time clowns, the sightings […]

New Yorkers Take on the Second Presidential Debate

New Yorkers Take on the Second Presidential Debate

From lofts in Bushwick to bars in downtown Manhattan, New Yorkers tuned in Sunday night to watch the presidential candidates go at it again in their second televised debate. NYCity Lens reporters watched with them.  Bushwick Berners take the debate with a grain of salt   Even though many of the supporters of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders […]