Sign of the times, 2003

Thousands demonstrated along Park Avenue in New York City during meetings of the World Economic Forum at the Waldorf Astorio New York hotel on a freezing January day in 2003.

Tribute in Light, 2017

I will never forget covering the September 11th attack on New York but I had never gone back for an anniversary until last night. I watched a crowd of hundreds viewing he Tribute in Light from Liberty State Park. The flowers were attached to the Empty Sky memorial, which lists names of 746 New Jersey…

NYC peace march, 2003

Demonstrators wave labeled portraits of Dick Cheney, George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld and Ari Fleischer in New York City, two days after US forces invaded Iraq in 2003. About 200,000 protesters paraded along Broadway from Times Square to Washington Square Park, in what news reports then indicated was the largest peace march in the city’s…

Smooth paddling

Paddle boarders pass sailboats moored on Lake Champlain off Burlington, Vermont last week. This trip also took me through upstate New York to Montreal, back through Vermont to Boston and Cape Cod, and finally through New York City and back home to Philadelphia.

Flat Don Draper

The iconic Mad Men logo — featuring a cigarette-smoking silhouette of main character Don Draper — has been fashioned into a bench and was recently installed in the sidewalk in front of the Time-Life Building on Sixth Avenue in New York City, just across the Street from Radio City Music Hall.