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 | 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…
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.
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…
by Kimberly Ruth | May 1, 2017
The Boba Room is a temporary pop-up theme park in NYC for bubble tea lovers!
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.