Percy Loomis Sperr produced more than 40,000 photos of the five boroughs from the 1920s to the 1940s, hired by the New York Public Library to chronicle the changing architectural landscape of the city. “Although these were photos that were by no means meant to be artistic, they give us a glimpse of what the …

Lisa Reid’s “Our Street, Our Bubble” won first place in the Nature and Outdoors category. The winners were named in the photo exhibit – created in collaboration between the Cayman Islands National Gallery and the Cayman Islands government – which explored the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on the community. The top three scorers in …

For many people, being a top banking executive would be enough – and a good reason to show up early after the day’s work is over. But not for Ramiro Ortiz, who eventually rose to the post of chairman of SunTrust Bank and BankUnited – while moonlighting as a boxing promoter. “Even when I was …

Written by Desiree Cooper March 17, 2021 Emma Lynn Sandlin Emma with one of her former teachers. Emma Lynn Sandlin is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in Visual Arts at Eastern New Mexico University with the intention of pursuing a career in the art world. Its objective is “to be able …

Sign up for our daily email newsletter to stay up to date with the latest local news across Philadelphia. This weekend, Paradigm Studio + Gallery will present a solo exhibition of new photographic works. The new showcase for the Queens Village art venue comes from interdisciplinary artist Shawn Theodore and is dubbed an extension of …

The Department of Community and Government Services reminds Nunavummiut that payday loans are “a very expensive way to borrow money” and that companies that provide such loans must meet certain standards. Payday loans are short term and carry significantly higher interest rates than regular bank loans or lines of credit. “High interest rates and potential …

Photographer Amy Sacka’s black and white images of ice fishing culture, one of which is pictured above, will be on display at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum this month. // Photography by Amy Sacka THElearn about one of Michigan’s most famous winter pastimes with a new photography exhibit that showcases the state’s ice fishing culture. …

Photographer named Shadow – just Shadow – spends her nights capturing the characters that set the Denver club scene apart. But she has become a local celebrity herself, showing up in one place or another, camera in hand, and with her own photographer in tow. That would be David Donnell, who simultaneously takes pictures of …

As part of a growing global project called Design Against Trafficking, North Dakota is joining cities such as Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Cebu City, Philippines, in the initiative titled “When Places Speak” to exhibit hyperlocal spaces. through photography. “Seven or eight years ago, it was the first time that I realized that sex trafficking was …

A loan involves collecting money from a friend, bank, or financial institution in exchange for eventual repayment of the balance, plus interest. The principal is the money loaned to you, and the amount paid to get the loan is interest. Since lenders risk the loan not being repaid, they must compensate for this risk by …