Beyond Brooklyn

Bello Nock prepares site in South Street Seaport for live higher walk event on TruTV's Impractical Jokers on Thursday, September 3, 2015. Setup took place on Tuesday, Sept 1. Cast members in background are James S. Murray, Joe Gatto, and Brian Quin

When truTV's Impractical Jokers  foursome – Joe, Sal, Q and Murr – announced via social media that in celebration of their 100th episode that they will take on their most

Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest lake in the state of New Hampshire, just over 300 miles from New York City, and a great getaway from the trials of the city. ©Mark D Phillips

It's more like an inland sea than a lake.

Jay Cochrane skywalks in Niagara Falls, Canada  Jay Cochrane skywalks in Niagara Falls, Canada, during the longest and highest skywalk between the Casino Niagara and the Skylon Tower on July 30, 2005. NO REUSE WITHOUT PERMISSION ©Mark D Phillips

On Saturday, July 30, 2005, Jay Cochrane completed the greatest skywalking event in North American history.

QM2 surrounded by a rainbow and spray from the John J. Harvey fireboat for the arrival of the ship in New York Harbor celebrateing the 175th Anniversary of the Cunard Line's first trans Atlantic crossing. ©Mark D Phillips: NO Reuse without permission

UPDATED: QM2 surrounded by a rainbow and spray from the John J.

NASA’s unmanned New Horizons spacecraft speeds closer to a historic July 14 Pluto flyby, it’s continuing to multi-task, producing images of an icy world that’s growing more fascinating and complex every day.

As NASA’s unmanned New Horizons spacecraft speeds closer to a historic July 14 Pluto flyby, it’s continuing to multi-task, producing images of an icy world that’s growing more fascinating and compl

Carli Lloyd and Abby Wambach celebrate on their float during the Ticker Tape parade in New York City on Friday, July 10, 2015, in the Canyon of Heroes in lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan was a party zone today as New York City threw a party for our World Cup Champions.

On Wednesday, May 27, Rooftop Films and Gawker Media Group LLC will co-present a special preview screening of the Safdie Brothers’ raw and uncompromising Heaven Knows What

On Wednesday, May 27, Rooftop Films and Gawker Media Group LLC will co-present a special preview screening of the Safdie Brothers’ raw and uncompromising Heaven Knows What, courtesy of RAD

One of New York City's hidden treasures, Governors Island, opens the summer season on May 24th with their 11th Annual Family Festival.

One of New York City's hidden treasures, Governors Island, opens the summer season on May 24th with their 11th Annual Family Festival.

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.

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