The Artemis-1 mission is firing the imagination with images that captivate and bring back the excitement of the 1968 Lunar Christmas, an event that brought astronomy into my life. I grew up in an age of exploration that finally feels like it has returned.
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New York Upholds Smoking Ban in Public Parks and Beaches
Governor Kathy Hochul effectively prohibited the use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes in all state-owned beaches, boardwalks, marinas, playgrounds, recreation centers, and group camps. Individuals caught smoking in these designated areas will be penalized with a civil fine of $50.
The Legacy of Arthur Ashe
On the 30th anniversary of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, the annual Sportsball gala is returning to where it began — the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan. It has been my honor to document this event for over twenty years, photographing titans of sports, art and entertainment. My favorite images? Watch 30 Years of Sportsball | Mark D Phillips
Unity as we cried “Never Again”
Twenty-one years after planes flew into the World Trade Center, crashed into the Pentagon and into a field in Shanksville, Pa., the great promise that we once showed as people has been all but forgotten. Our unity has shattered. We are lost. At war with ourselves
A Positive Role Model takes Center Stage
Frances Tiafoe is becoming the new American tennis superstar. It looks like he will use his gifts far beyond the tennis courts. I would like my kid to have his picture on heir wall. This is how a role model works.
Duke Riley’s Death to the Living
The Brooklyn Museum Presents DEATH TO THE LIVING, Long Live Trash, a Solo Exhibition by Artist Duke Riley on view through April 23, 2023.
Rehab Starts: Scherzer is a Rumble Pony
Max Scherzer makes a rehab start for the Binghamton Rumble Ponies against the Hartford Yardgoats Double-A game at Dunkin Donuts Stadium in Hartford, CT, on June 29, 2022. ©Mark D Phillips There are times when I want to shoot baseball because of the situation. When I heard that Max Scherzer […]
Arts Gowanus Artwalk on Atlantic Avenue
Look for Gowanus artwork on Atlantic Avenue by Mark D Phillips of southbrooklyn.com “Arts Gowanus ArtWalk on Atlantic Ave” returns from June 18th until June 26, 2020. The 1.5-mile self-guided ArtWalk through Brooklyn neighborhoods of Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, and Cobble Hill will include the works of local artists such […]
The Bananas meet the Bravehearts
If you’ve heard of the Savannah Bananas, then you know that a revolution is coming in baseball. The Harlem Globetrotters meets Barnum & Bailey concept debuted this week in New England, when the Worcester Bravehearts of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League, held their first-ever “You-Choose-The-Rules” games of 2022.
Creekers Jamboree brings music to the Gowanus Canal
The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club presents the Creekers Jamboree on May 28, 2022, on the shore of the canal, with five more weekends planned!