Topic: Queens

February 1, 2014. Sarah walks out of a Zero Nation meeting at Syrin's house in East New York. She's still using her cane but improving quickly, and even starting to dance again.
Photo Essay

Unstoppable: Meet the Dancehall Queens of Brooklyn

Dancehall is a style of music and dance born in Jamaica in the 1970s, and Brooklyn, New York, with its large Caribbean community, is home to a thriving Dancehall scene.

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Thomas Prior
In Progress

Valley of Ashes: Thomas Prior’s Photos of Willets Point, Queens

Willets Point, Queens may be part of New York City, but it looks like a totally different world.

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Katie Murray
Out There

All the Queens Men: Photographing a Man’s World in NYC’s Outer Borough

Katie Murray’s latest book offers a unique and moving document of gender, history and place through the men of Queens, New York.

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Image: Ervin Pridgen, 52, in his kitchen on the first floor of the Redfern Houses.
Photo Essay

In Sandy’s Shadow: How the Redfern Houses’ True Ordeal Began After the Storm

For many in Sandy’s path, the storm itself was terrifying. On Staten Island, houses collapsed, crushing people underneath; in Breezy Point, families fled blocks of homes in flames. But in Redfern, the real struggle began the next day, when it became clear that power wouldn’t return for weeks.

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Edward Keating—Contact for TIME
Photo Essay

To Have and to Hold: Gay Marriages in New York City Begin

Yesterday was the first day same sex couples were allowed to legally marry in the state of New York. TIME sent photographers to each of New York City’s five boroughs to document the harmonious unions taking place throughout the city.

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