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Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving

Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving

The New York Botanical Garden hosts the Haunted Pumpkin Garden, featuring expert carvers.

A Day in the Life of a Nun

A Day in the Life of a Nun

The Augustinian Recollect nuns of New Jersey live a simple life of contemplation and devotion. They also open up their convent to those seeking spiritual experience.

Stop and Smell the Roses in Monet’s Garden

Stop and Smell the Roses in Monet’s Garden

An exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden showcases the gorgeous gardens of Monet, whose art was inspired by their bloom.

African American Day Parade

African American Day Parade

New Yorkers flocked to Harlem to see the 43rd annual African American Parade on September 16.

Bronx Central Americans Celebrate Their Independence

Bronx Central Americans Celebrate Their Independence

This month, several Central American nations celebrate their independence. Bronx Central Americans filled Southern Boulevard and Crotona Park with a sea of blue and white.

Brazilian Day 2012

Brazilian Day 2012

Brazilian Day 2012 was celebrated September 2nd in “Little Brazil,” along 46th Street in Manhattan.

Bronx Natives Boogie Down in Brooklyn at the West Indian Parade

Bronx Natives Boogie Down in Brooklyn at the West Indian Parade

This year’s parade was another big hit, with thousands of people coming from all over New York City to enjoy in the festivities.

Bronx Dominicans Celebrate Their Heritage

Bronx Dominicans Celebrate Their Heritage

On July 29, the Grand Concourse transformed into a sea of red, white and blue to celebrate one of the Bronx’s biggest and most influential communities.

Puerto Rican Day Parade 2012

Puerto Rican Day Parade 2012

Thousands crowded the Bronx Riviera’s boardwalk to get a glimpse of the fireworks over the Long Island Sound.