Poised Between Light and Dark
As the warmth fades from our streets, the light slowly ebbs from our sky.
Marsh Birds Wade On a Fragmented Shoreline
Some birds visiting the city may find a haven in acres that have been reclaimed for wetlands.
Our Shores Awash In Brine
Salt water meets fresh and their clenching embrace thrusts the saline line of the Hudson up and down from the Battery to Poughkeepsie.
Abandoned Lots Become Feral Gardens
It seems to be a no man’s land, a tiny, untended place that is unclaimed by either the office building or the grocery store alongside it.
Summer Lightning Strikes the Empire State Building
During a thunderstorm, the 1,454-foot tall Empire State Building often channels heaven’s fury.
The Sun Stops Traffic
A celestial body aligns with concrete and steel titans... Manhattanhenge approaches.
The Evening Sky Flowers In Flame
A searing screech salutes the dying light. Fireworks season is upon us.
The Urban Mulberry Harvest
A great urban harvest is underway for the birds, and those humans who join in the feast.
Stop and Smell the Stoop Roses
In front yards by brownstones, peeking through wrought iron fences, and climbing trellises against apartment buildings... the roses are opening.
The Great Tulip Bloom
While the early Dutch colonists were establishing their small settlement at the southern tip of Manhattan, the frenzy for propagating tulips in Holland was resulting in a multitude of showy colors and shapes.