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My favorite clown, Bello Nock, charmed the crowds in Springfield, MA, at the MELHA Shrine Circus

My favorite clown, Bello Nock, charmed the crowds in Springfield, MA, at the MELHA Shrine Circus. His performance was enchanting and entertaining.

A New York City Police crime scene photographer adjusts lights on the bomb crater in the parking garage underneath the World Trade Center caused by a truck bomb. The act of terrorism was one of the worst attacks suffered by the United States. The parking garage of the World Trade Center after February 26, 1993, when a truck bomb was detonated below the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York, NY. ©Mark D. Phillips, 1993

It was 1993 and terrorism just did not seem a possibility.

Nicolas Rossier’s documentary “The Other Man: F.W. de Klerk and the End of Apartheid” details one man’s decision to end a system that caused thousands of deaths and alienated the nation of South of Africa from the world.

Nicolas Rossier’s documentary “THE OTHER MAN: F.W.

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Visual Strategy Studio partnered with US Rosetta Mission at JPL, StudioKCA architect Jason Klimoski and the World Science Festival to create the comet, which is 9 feet high by 12 feet long, made of steel, and exudes a fine mist to mimic the comet’s tail. ©Mark D Phillips

2014 was an interesting year at SouthBrooklyn.com with stories from all over the city and northeast.

Sagrada Familia: The Mystery of Creation, Stefan Haupt's look at a unique and unfinished architectural project designed by Antoni Gaudi. A review by South Brooklyn Internet.

Sagrada Familia, Holy Family in english, is a symbol of peace and brotherhood and a miracle of construction.

“Gowanus: Off the Water’s Surface” opened at the Lilac Gallery in the Flatiron District on Wednesday, November 12, and runs until Dec. 1

Steven Hirsch made an unplanned stop at the Gowanus Canal with his girlfriend last May.

An esteemed group of photojournalists came together to discuss today’s issues of reporting from war zones during today's keynote session, A Day Without News, at PhotoPlus in New York.

The rules have changed. Going into a conflict zone is not what it used to be.

On October 28, 1995, I had one of the highlights of my life as I witnessed Jay Cochrane perform and complete the Great China Skywalk in Qutang Gorge

On October 28, 1995, I had one of the highlights of my life as I witnessed Jay Cochrane perform and complete the Great China Skywalk in Qutang Gorge, China's revered and mythical Grand Canyon.

From 250 miles high, travelling at 17,500 mile an hour, Chris Hadfield circled the Earth in 92 minutes, hence the title You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes.

I first realized Chris Hadfield’s immense talent during his performance of David Bowie’s “Major Tom” on his last day aboard the International Space Station.

Waterfire in Providence, Rhode Island, is an art installation of over 100 bonfires within braziers set just above the water on the rivers of downtown creating a gorgeous dance of fire, smoke, music, and reflections. Photo by Mark D Phillips

When my sister recommended that we go to Providence, Rhode Island, for the city's internationally recognized "Waterfire," I looked at it as an opportunity to visit the RISD museum and spend a coupl

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