Armando Gonzalez of Kensington, Brooklyn gathered with fellow supporters of Hillary Clinton outside the Brooklyn Navy Yard before Thursday night's democratic presidential debate. "It's about time we have a woman president," Gonzalez said about why he supports Clinton over rival Bernie Sanders.
As a production illustrator with Disney, Tyrus Wong worked on the classic film, "Bambi." The 104-year-old painter, muralist, ceramicist, lithographer, designer and kite-maker's work helped define the visual style of early Disney movies.
Dancers with Sachiyo Ito's Dance Japan perform the dance "Yanaga no Wakaba" at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden's Sakura Matsuri festival. In addition to celebrating the emergence of the Garden's cherry blossoms, the festival highlighted Japanese culture with taiko drumming displays, a cosplay fashion show, Japaese dance, tea ceremonies and more events.
Maria Maisonet and others rally outside City Hall on Thursday to demand passage of a package of new police reforms. The bills, known as the "Right to Know Act," would require police officers to formally identify themselves during stops and get consent for searches without probably cause.
Iris Baez's son Anthony Baez was killed by police in 1994. She and others rallied outside City Hall on Thursday to demand passage of a package of new police reforms. The bills, known as the "Right to Know Act," would require police officers to formally identify themselves during stops and get consent for searches without probably cause.
Brendan Fay, Edith Windsor, Daniel Dromm and Malachy McCourt sing before marching down Fifth Avenue with the Lavender and Green Alliance in New York City's Saint Patrick's Day Parade. This marks the first year that the LGBT group was allowed to join the parade.
Rachael Hjyjek practices hula hoop moves with her fellow members of the Fashion Institute of Technology's Hoop Troop. Hyjek formed the Hoop Troop three years ago and a mutual passion for hula-hooping brought the group together, which now has twelve members. "Our college experience wouldn't have been the same without the Hoop Troop," Hyjek said.
Revelers pack the streets of Manhattan's Chinatown for the annual Lunar New Year Parade.
Members of New York City labor unions show their support for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bill that will raise New York City's minimum wage to $15 an hour. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton joined the governor and others at a rally at the Javits Center to celebrate the bill.
Michayah Rogers sits beside a memorial for people killed in Long Island City's Queensbridge Houses, which is the nation's largest public housing development. Eric Marshall organized a memorial basketball tournament in honor of his son, Jahad, who was killed in a May shooting.
Former Speaker of the New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver leaves court after being convicted of charges including: fraud, money laundering and extortion. The Manhattan-born politician was later sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Leyya Mona Tawil rehearses her experimental dance piece, "Atlas," at Chez Bushwick. Tawil begins the piece by rolling on the floor until she can't physically continue and then she performs a series of choreographed movements. "On one level, I'm burdening myself," Tawil said. "But then unburdening myself from my ego." Tamil is a Syrian-Palestinian American and will perform at New York Live Arts's, "Live Ideas: Arab Works, Solos," which will feature the work of artists who all share a Middle Eastern heritage.
Three sheep; Mulberry, Prince and Mott, graze in the Saint Patrick's Old Cathedral cemetery in Manhattan. The sheep were brought to the church in honor of the Christian symbol of the "good shepherd" and to celebrate the kickoff of the church's official restoration.
Hundreds of mourners light candles spelling, "Pray for Nepal," in Jackson Heights's Diversity Plaza to mourn the victims of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015.
Narbahabudha, center, is overcome with emotion for the suffering of the Nepali people during a candlelight vigil in Jackson Heights, Queens's Diversity Plaza. A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the country on April 25, 2015.
Rabbi Bob Kaplan read the notes of hope and mourning for the victims of the Nepal earthquake that cover a wall in Jackson Heights's Diversity Plaza on Monday. "It's important that everyone comes out," Kaplan said. "That everyone lights a candle." A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the country on April 25, 2015.
Laura Hoptman, Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, curated the show, "The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World," which features the paintings of 17 artists working today.
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Annie McDermott dances during the annual Chinese New Year celebration at the new location of Nancy Lee's Pig Heaven restaurant on Third Avenue in Manhattan.
Shi Chenxing and Shiqiu Yang have their photo taken in front of a backdrop of City Hall after getting married at the New York City Clerk's Marriage Bureau.
Climber rest after reaching Gilman's Point at the top of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro.
Porters are paid as little as $5 per day and carry all the luggage, food and supplies for climbers as they ascend Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
Brooklyn resident Karen Thompson dressed as Star Sapphire Lantern from the Green Lantern at New York Comic Con. By day, Thompson is a seat vendor at Madison Square Garden and Citi Field.
Hilary Knight sits in the bedroom of his Manhattan apartment. Filmmaker Matt Wolf's documentary about Knight, "It's Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise," will air on HBO on March 23.
Fourth graders prepare for the Common Core exams at the the Gifted Kids Academy in Brooklyn. Many low-income, immigrant parents in Sunset Park, often referred to as the Chinatown of Brooklyn, scrimp and save to send their children to tutoring so they can get into the best public high schools, such as Stuyvesant and Brooklyn Tech.
Alejandra Oliva, Patricia Rodriguez, Zaida Rodriguez, Luz Alvarez and Gladys Mestre-Rivera sing under a scaffolding outside the Our Lady Queen of Angels church. Even though they lost their church building nearly 8 years ago, the parishioners still gather every Sunday and say they have formed a deep spiritual community in its absence. "We have more here than we ever had when the church doors were open," Luz Alvarez said. Ever since it closed in 2007, a small group of parishioners meets outside the Our Lady Queen of Angels in East Harlem every Sunday and conduct a small, Catholic service.
Priests file in a procession down Pacific Street in Brooklyn. James Massa and Witold Mroziewski were ordained as Auxiliary Bishops in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Hundreds of subway riders met up at seven locations throughout New York City and converged on Union Square for the annual, "No Pants Subway Ride," organized by the group Improv Everywhere.
Andreana Doyle and her daughter, Lilly Cummisky, 4, in the kitchen of Doyle's Staten Island home. Four years ago, Doyle installed an 8.5 kW solar panel system to supplement her family's monthly electricity use. Her most expensive electric bills used to top out around $800 per month, but have dropped to around $200 per month since installing the panels. "Being a green was a nice bonus," Doyle said. "But the big thing was the cost savings."
Kristina Radke and Ben Rich swing dance to the sounds of Dan Levinson's Swing Wing near the intersection of 49th Street and Fifth Avenue during the annual Easter parade and bonnet festival.
A large sculpture made of clear, plastic cups and zip ties entertains children and adults on New York CIty's Governor's Island.
Staff and guests briefly left their tables to enjoy a double rainbow over lower Manhattan during the Battery Conservancy's 19th annual Battery Gala. The Conservancy honored Dr. Laura Forese of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and William Engel of the Hyde and Watson Foundation as well as holding live and silent auctions.
Ohenio Enrique Prince plays the fiddle with his band, The Ebony Hillbillies, during the Taste of Times Square on June 2, 2014. The Times Square Alliance hosted the 21st annual Taste of Times Square which featured food from more than forty Times Square restaurants as well as local offered musicians. The event was held on 46th Street between Broadway and 9th Avenue.
The Lucky Chops Brass Band get the crowd dancing with their blend of jazz, funk, gospel and rock during the Obscura Society's evening of live music and dancing dedicated to the spirit of the Jazz Age. The party was hosted in the crypt of the Church of the Intercession of Harlem and attendees dressed in period clothing, drank cocktails and danced to the high-energy sounds of the Lucky Chops Brass Band.
Retired FDNY Deputy Fire Chief Jim Riches lost his son, James, who was also a firefighter, in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Unidentified human remains from the attacks were moved moved from the City's Medical Examiner to the 9/11 museum and the transfer was fraught with legal disputes. "They should've considered us," Riches said. "They should've polled the families to see what they wanted."
A memento to remember the September 11, 2001 attacks that was cut out from a steel girder and sits on Tim Riches's mantel. Unidentified remains from people lost in the attacks were moved moved from the City's Medical Examiner to the 9/11 museum and the transfer was fraught with legal disputes. "They should've considered us," Riches said. "They should've polled the families to see what they wanted."
Personal project on diversity along Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, New York.
Jackson Heights subway station. Personal project on diversity along Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, New York.
Maciej Barteczka and Tyler Kent, (not pictured) walk a pack of 14 dogs near Greenwich Avenue. Barteczka and Kent work for Beast Masters, which offers boarding, and day care in addition to dog walking.