Category: Upper West Side

Winter Photography in Riverside Park

By Seth Fera-Schanes Winter in New York forces many of us to stay inside and just bide our time until Spring.  However, the cold months offer some perfect opportunities for a little snowy photography.  I had taken some pictures in Riverside Park and included 13 of them below. […]

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Step Out of Lincoln Center and Explore Lincoln Square

By Elissa Gilbert The bland white-travertine buildings at Lincoln Center are squat and heavy, dominating their neighborhood. Technically, the Lincoln Square area—once called San Juan Hill—extends only from 62nd Street to 66th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenue, but for practical purposes it stretches from Columbus Circle/59th Street […]

Perry St by Jean-Georges

By Seth Fera-Schanes Perry St restaurant sits on the edge of the West Village and across the west side highway from Hudson River Park. With a modern design, cool crowd, attentive staff and of course good food, Perry St is a spot to add to your NYC restaurant list. […]

Change Your Perspective

By Seth Fera-Schanes Make a few simple adjustments and see New York City in an entirely new way.  Seek out your favorite rooftop, bike across the Brooklyn Bridge, lay flat on the corner of Christopher St and Gay St and just start snapping away.  The different angles and […]

Spring Ramps For Everyone

By Seth Fera-Schanes Ramps (also referred to as wild leeks or wild garlic) are available for only a few weeks each Spring. They grow up and down the East coast so if you tell one of your West coast friends about this pungent new weed-like thing you have […]

3am Manhattan Skyline

By Seth Fera-Schanes The lunar eclipse (Blood Moon) occurred early this morning on the east coast between 1am and 3am.  I wanted to capture some photos and set my alarm for 2:20am in the morning.  I actually got up and headed to a rooftop in an attempt to […]

Plant Life In New York City Parks

By Seth Fera-Schanes The 2013-2014 winter doesn’t seem to want to end.  It “technically” did end when we “officially” ushered in “Spring” on March 20th and we actually did have some nice days around that time but nothing has quite stuck. Most New Yorker’s are grinding their teeth […]