Festivals

Greek  Jewish  Festival  2018

Greek Jewish Festival 2018

In the spirit of adjoining cultures and traditions, the wonderful people at Kehila Kedosha Janina, the only Romaniote synagogue in the Western Hemisphere, has once again presented us with the Greek Jewish Festival. The Romaniote is a very distinct group of Greek-speaking Jews whose history […]

Chinese Lunar New Year Festival 2018

Chinese Lunar New Year Festival 2018

Last Friday I went to Chinatown in hopes of capturing some exciting shots during the Lunar New Year Festival. 2018 falls into the year of the dog, which, according to Chinese Zodiac, symbolizes personality and fortune. Celebrants of all creeds and ages came to applaud […]

NYC Vintage Train Swing & Jazz Festival 2017

NYC Vintage Train Swing & Jazz Festival 2017

I firmly believe that everyone should attend at least one vintage-themed event in their lifetime. Let’s face it: it’s the closest we’ll ever come to experiencing time-travel, (unless you know something I don’t.) So you can imagine my utter delight when I found out the […]

Atlantic Antic 2017

Atlantic Antic 2017

Atlantic Avenue’s annual ode to the diverse cultures and communities of our beloved Brooklyn has once again delivered on its word. From my left, a Cuban band loudly sings as lingering notes of amor and corazón resound. On my right, a kindly Rasta fellow donning traditional kaftan garb […]

Sakura Matsuri 2017

Sakura Matsuri 2017

‘Sakura Matsuri’ in Japanese translates to ‘Cherry Blossom Festival’. This event is held all over the world to celebrate regrowth and continued friendship between the U.S. and Japan. (After all, Japan did gift us with 3,000 cherry trees back in 1912.) Our histories and connectivity […]