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Tiger Hoods at the BQE

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Alfred G. Evans is in his fifties, on disability, and lives with his mother in public housing. Evans spends his days picking up everyday objects from around his neighborhood to create mini golf courses, right next to the entrance to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

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Pets’ Flight For Life

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
Dog is Michael Schneider’s co-pilot.
Schneider, based in Westchester, is the founder of Pilots To The Rescue, a nonprofit that recruits volunteers to fly animals facing euthanasia to no-kill shelters, foster homes and adoption centers across the U.S.
The organization, which Schneider started last year after finding 10 puppies dumped in a roadside ditch, saves about 500 animals annually.
So far, Schneider has raised $50,000 dollars for Pilots to the Rescue. He said he hopes “to create more awareness” about the four million animals euthanized in the U.S. every year.

 

Mosque Calls for Understanding

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Masjid-Al-Aman is a mosque that sits near the border of Queens and Brooklyn in East New York, and offers prayers five times a day. But some residents say the mosque’s azan, or call to prayer, is a nuisance—neighbors have filed 156 noise complaints against Masjid-Al-Aman.

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Dumpster Dives Stem Waste Tide

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Trash may not be treasure, but it can be groceries.

The United States Department of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency announced plans this year to halve food waste by 2030, but dumpster divers – also known as freegans – have been eating away at food waste for decades.

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Freeganism in New York City from Aliza Chasan on Vimeo.

Toys for Kids, Zoo for You

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Immigration Anniversary Action

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Portals to Other Worlds

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

“League of Legends”-Con Booms

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Doctors Diagnose Pact Problems

Saturday, November 14th, 2015