Posts in Category: News Coverage

Discarded protest signs from the Women’s March in NYC

Following the march in New York City, protesters left behind thousands of signs around Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower. Many signs left near a construction site were taken home by admirers as souvenirs. One group of placards was made into an art installation on East 57th Street, while many of these great signs were discarded near receptacles along Fifth Avenue waiting for sanitation.

The 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Since its origin in 1924, the Macy’s parade has marked the official start of the holiday season, introducing a cherished march of magic that has dazzled generations of fans. For the 90th edition, the famed spectacle will feature 16 giant character balloons; 27 novelty ornament balloons, balloonicles and trycaloons; 26 floats; 1,100 cheerleaders and dancers; more than 1,000 clowns; and 16 marching bands and performance groups.

‘Star Trek’ 50th anniversary exhibit

The Paley Center for Media will display the original art exhibit “Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years.” on Sept. 16-25, 2016, making it the only place in New York to catch the global art tour.

Created to commemorate Star Trek’s 50th anniversary, the out-of-this-world exhibit, curated by CBS Consumer Products, will feature original 2-D and 3-D artwork, expressed through various media, by 50 artists from 10 countries, including the late actor and photographer Leonard Nimoy and actress Mayim Bialik.

Love locks on the Brooklyn waterfront

A love lock or love padlock is a lock that sweethearts attach to a bridge, fence, gate, or similar public fixture to symbolize their love. Typically the sweethearts’ names or initials are inscribed on the padlock, and its key is thrown away to symbolize unbreakable love.

Star Wars and the Power of Costume

Featuring 70 handcrafted costumes from the first six blockbuster “Star Wars” films, this exhibition reveals the artists’ creative process — and uncovers the connection between character and costume. George Lucas created a fantastical world filled with dynamic characters who told a timeless story of the hero’s journey.

Tribute in Light and 9/11 Anniversary

In what has become one of the most moving — and visible — 9/11 memorials, two giant pillars of light near where the World Trade Center’s twin towers once stood were turned on in lower Manhattan this week to mark the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The Tribute in Light art installation consists of 88 searchlights that create two vertical columns of light.

The Streets of Camden

High-tech policing and a renewed focus on community-officer partnerships are helping to bring calm to Camden, N.J., but it hasn’t been a cure-all. The impoverished town of 77,000 is still the most violent and crime-plagued city in the Garden State. A local police took Yahoo News photographer Gordon Donovan to Camden’s most blighted areas — where illegal drugs are dealt and criminals use the wasteland to try and evade capture.

2015 St. Patricks Day Parade

Shamrocks and rainbow banners waved in New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day parade up Fifth Avenue. The parade stepped off with a jovial Cardinal Timothy Dolan as grand marshal. “I’m as radiant as the sun, so thanks be to God for the honor and the joy,” said the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.

Remembering loved ones at the 9/11 Memorial

People decorate the bronze panels with flowers and flags with the names who died in the 2001 and 1993 attacks edging the Memorial pools at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Thursday will mark the thirteenth anniversary of the attacks on World Trade Center. (Gordon Donovan)

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