Halloween in Harlem (15 photos)


Ever wonder what Halloween would be like if you were a kid growing up in New York City? In this series, titled Halloween in Harlem, photographer Amy Stein explores this question as shows us the many colorful kid costumes walking the urban streets.

Stein is a photographer and teacher based in New York City. Her work explores our evolving isolation from community, culture and the environment. Raised in Washington DC, and Karachi, Pakistan, she currently teaches photography at Parsons The New School for Design and the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Amy Stein



January 19, 2017

Celebrating the Love Story of President Obama and First Lady Michelle

As the final days of President Obama’s term comes to an end, we’re going to miss the bounty of endearing photos that come from his time in office. His charisma shines in the images captured by official White House photographer Pete Souza, who has also snapped pictures of the rest of the Obama family. From these photographs, it’s clear that the President and the First Lady are still as smitten as the day they first met.

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January 18, 2017

Mom and Son Create Public Pantry to Share Groceries With Neighbors in Need

For years now, free little libraries have been popping up on front lawns across the country, promoting literacy and bringing communities together through a unique book sharing system. One Wichita woman, Maggie Ballard, has taken the colorful concept a step further by replacing the books with things like food, toiletries, and other necessities. Referred to as a Blessings Box, the pop-up repository invites members of the community to “take a blessing when you need one, leave [a] blessing when you can.

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