Beautiful Photos Of New York City From High Above

As Gothamist highlighted Wednesday, the MTA has chosen to feature the “vertigo-inducing” photographs of Navid Baraty on the walls of the Bowling Green subway station. The exhibit, entitled “Intersection,” uses images Baraty captured from the ledges of New York City’s tall buildings and skyscrapers.

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting 2012: New Jersey Spruce Lights Up Manhattan

NEW YORK — An 80-foot Norway spruce that made it through Superstorm Sandy was transformed into a beacon of shimmering glory Wednesday when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others turned its lights on at Rockefeller Center. Thousands of onlookers crowded behind barricades on the streets that surrounded the center during the traditional tree-lighting …