BTRread features a weekly series of photos that range from coverage of events, festivals, concerts, art, cityscapes, and human interaction in and around NYC and elsewhere.
by Kimberly Ruth | Aug 14, 2017
Yesterday's festival was a celebration of the poet's story as well as the broader Asian culture with musical performances, storytelling and games.
by Kimberly Ruth | Jul 31, 2017
Builders at the Rockaway's sandcastle competition put their creativity to the test.
by Elena Childers | Jul 12, 2017
The Nude Party put on an epic music festival called 'Send It Week' before moving to NYC. These are the pictures from it--complete with dicks & dildos.
by Kimberly Ruth | Jun 26, 2017
Tens of thousands lined the streets of Manhattan on Sunday for the 48th NYC LGBT Pride March. The first march was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration. Over the…
by Kimberly Ruth | Jun 19, 2017
BTR visited Coney Island for the 35th annual Mermaid Parade Saturday. Unlike most parades, this one has no ethnic, religious or commercial aims. Its goals are to bring mythology to life for local…
by Kimberly Ruth | Jun 9, 2017
This week BTR visits barbershops in the Lower East Side of New York City. Barbershops, which were once places of social interaction and public discourse, have declined in social importance due to…
by Kimberly Ruth | Jun 2, 2017
This week BTR visited Bryant Park for the Scooper Bowl World Tour: New York, where attendees and volunteers enjoyed sunny, 78 degree weather and unlimited ice cream from the nation’s leading…