Friday, November 7th, 2014
Twirling across the concrete floor of a rustic room lit by dozens of candles, Kate MacLauchlan and Kat Christie, both in elegant white gowns, shared their first dance as a married couple.
The reception, a week later than originally planned, wasn’t what they had initially envisioned. But after going through more than the usual wedding-planning angst, they weren’t complaining.
“I feel like it turned out better than it was supposed to,” shouted MacLauchlan over EMF’s “Unbelievable,” blasting on the loudspeakers of Atelier Roquette in Red Hook.
Saturday, November 1st, 2014
What would Halloween be without costumes, candy and cute kids? For a second year in a row, Downtown Brooklyn put on a show for residents and tourists at the annual Family Halloween Day. In addition to treats and tricks that included face painting and balloon animal-making, the event also offered health information.
Saturday, October 25th, 2014
From Gala to Golden Delicious, thousands crunched local apples during New York’s Food Day. Visitors to the Union Square Greenmarket got a chance to join in on the kickoff crunch at noon or take a free apple for the road.
The third annual Big Apple Crunch promoted the efforts of New York State’s apple growers, who produce 30 million bushels a year.
Saturday, October 11th, 2014
Hunts Point Market is a 329-acre industrial park that distributes food to 23 million people within a 50-mile radius. Each day, hundreds of trucks leave the south Bronx peninsula packed with produce, fish and meat. Those trucks head toward supermarkets and restaurants – as well as the city’s food pantries.
The Hunts Point Economic Development Corp. gave a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the market during a “food tour” of the sprawling hub.