Reflections from New York

World Trade Center One, the Brooklyn Bridge and Lower Manhattan are reflected in the panes of a colored glass garden house sculpture in DUMBO as a tug boat chugs up the East River Wednesday morning. I have posted more photos from my recent visits to New York City at: Share this!

Unique honor: My photographs on a helmet

I finally got to New York over the weekend to see my photos on display within The Helmet Project by artist Cindy Kane, which closes later this week at the ground-level SPRINT Prow Art Space in the famous Flatiron Building in Manhattan. According to a review in the New York Times: “More than 500,000 Manhattan pedestrians…

If we had Instagram on September 11th

If we had Instagram on September 11th, I might have shared this photo right about this time of day, when I got my first look, not long after the towers had collapsed. I will share a couple more photos tonight and tomorrow, on the hours I found myself deep inside the ruins. Share this!

Quick visit to NYC: 10.27.12

We’re in NYC for a quick dinner with some old friends before the Superstorm gets here. I didn’t expect to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral shrouded in scaffolding, above. I hope it holds up this week. Kathy kindly took the wheel most of the way from Philly today. Below, the rink at Rockefeller Center was replicated…

Spring Semester Prep 2012 at the Columbia Graduate School

I enjoyed the great fortune of attending Spring Semester Prep Day 2012 today at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism as a guest of Prof. Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs. This annual mini-conference of academic, career, writing and reporting tips and advice is one of “Dean Sree’s” innovations and welcomes students back from the…