Reopen Closed LIC & Williamsburg Fire Houses

May 18th, 2015


Crew quarters
The abandoned FDNY Engine 212 firehouse in 2006.

Over the last 10 years, Long Island City (LIC), Williamsburg and Greenpoint transformed from neglected low-population industrial neighborhoods to tightly packed thriving residential areas. Dozens of factories and warehouses have been replaced with high rise apartment buildings. Basic NYC government services have not kept pace with the growing population, and one of the most overlooked and life threatening of those services is the NYC fire department.
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The Octagon, Roosevelt Island – 2005 reconstruction

April 30th, 2015


Publish Date: 8/7/2005

We make our way around and find an entrance right by a security trailer. This security trailer... it bugs me out a bit. I can't tell if anyone is in it, but I know someone's in this building we're heading for. You can just sorta feel that sort of thing sometimes. You can almost smell it...
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The Octagon, Roosevelt Island – 2002 – Abandoned Remains

April 24th, 2015


The octagon was NYC's first mental health hospital. It was closed in the 1970s and was set on fire multiple times. The wings of the building were knocked down, leaving only 'the octagon' shaped building that was previously the main entrance.
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Goldwater Hospital, Roosevelt Island NYC

April 9th, 2015


It's a warm summer night and we're waiting, lurking in the dark along the shore of Roosevelt Island. Tonight we've got a crew 6 deep with a single target: the old Goldwater Hospital on Roosevelt Island. (more…)

100 years ago today the most delightful subway construction accident took place

March 27th, 2015


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Atlantic Avenue Tunnel – an uninspected potential public safety disaster.

March 23rd, 2015


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Kings County Building G

February 2nd, 2015


On January 31st, 2015, a massive fire ripped through a warehouse on the Brooklyn waterfront that contained troves of government records. This highly suspicious fire involved an early morning FDNY response to a small fire, which rekindled and exploded into a full 7 alarm blaze after firefighters left.
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Check out our New Etsy Shop

January 28th, 2015


Coming off the heels of the highly successful Strictly New York photography show, I decided it's long overdue that I offer some prints for sale. I'm teaming up with Etsy on this one because they offer a really easy to set up online shop, low fees and widely known trust-able platform.
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Island Explorer: Antigua & Montserrat

December 10th, 2014


In the Caribbean sea one might find two island nations: one is holding it's own, while the other struggles to survive.
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Island Explorer: St. Maarten

December 9th, 2014


Get ready to see a side of this tourist-trap island that has rarely been seen, and in some cases will never be seen again. Take a tour of (what was) the largest abandoned resort on planet earth. See a shocking amount of graffiti from international writers, laugh hard at the blatant trademark rip off businesses and learn how to ride the fence.
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