Catch your breath: New York City streets in slow-motion.
Where’s your secret sanctuary?
"Because so much of New York is torn down and rebuilt all the time, anything that survived, especially if it’s shown its age, is all the more precious. I want to hang on to these things for as long as I can because they go away." —William Akers, Brooklyn resident, The Abandoned Garden of Prospect Park
Always a pleasure working with the infamous Ken Burns. The Roosevelts premieres on PBS September 14!
September 5, 1905: Theodore Roosevelt Negotiates a Peaceful Settlement of the Russo-Japanese War
On this day in 1905, peace delegates in New Hampshire signed the Treaty of Portsmouth which officially ended the Russo-Japanese War, a conflict over control of Manchuria and Korea. The Japanese emerged victorious as the first non-Western world power. Theodore Roosevelt, who helped mediate the treaty negotiations, later won the Nobel Peace Prize for his achievement.
Photo: Russian and Japanese peace delegates with Teddy Roosevelt in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1905. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
A look back at our NoMad neighborhood.
Flatiron in Summer, 1948
We had a Tumblr #CloneClub party at San Diego Comic-Con and the entire cast of Orphan Black showed up to surprise us.