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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.

Live From Bonnaroo

by Laura Goldfarb | Jun 12, 2017

Laura Goldfarb reports live from Bonnaroo.

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New York City Barbers

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…

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Scooper Bowl: An All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival

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…

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Fleet Week

by Kimberly Ruth | May 26, 2017

This week New York saw its 29th Annual Fleet Week, a celebration that brings together over 3,700 sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen.

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American Indians of New York and New Jersey

by Kimberly Ruth | May 15, 2017

This week, BTR features citizens of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York and the Ramapough Lenape Nation in New Jersey. Oneida is a federally recognized tribe, which makes them eligible for…

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Holi Hai Festival at Governor's Island

by Kimberly Ruth | May 8, 2017

BTR attends the Holi Hai festival, a festival of color that celebrates diversity and the arrival of spring.

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The Boba Room

by Kimberly Ruth | May 1, 2017

The Boba Room is a temporary pop-up theme park in NYC for bubble tea lovers!

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Easter Sunday in Newburgh, New York

by Kimberly Ruth | Apr 27, 2017

This week’s photoblog is the first in a series of work in which I try to re-claim my inspiration for a city that needs less to be saved, and more to be understood.

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Streets of NYC

by Kimberly Ruth | Apr 20, 2017

A photo series of real NYC life.

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