Articles written by: Neil Giardino

The traditions of Palo Mayombe
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The traditions of Palo Mayombe

Its dark rituals, involving human and animal remains and even grave robbing, are practiced in extreme secrecy.

Voices from the 2015 Anarchist Bookfair
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Voices from the 2015 Anarchist Bookfair

The ninth-annual Anarchist Bookfair was held at Judson Memorial Church in Lower Manhattan this weekend.

Welcome to Little Guyana
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Welcome to Little Guyana

It’s a complex and multi-cultural place about as rich and spicy as its cuisine.

Dozens injured in East Village fire and building collapse
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Dozens injured in East Village fire and building collapse

Indigenous language is alive on a NYC radio station
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Indigenous language is alive on a NYC radio station

Each broadcast incorporates Kichwa lessons, Andean tunes, and community workshops on issues that matter most to Latino migrant communities in New York and the nation.

Charlie Shaw, owner of Cheap Charlie's, a variety store on Manhattan Ave. in Greenpoint. Photo by Neil Giardino.
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Blizzard of 2015: Greenpoint

As the colossal Nor’easter dubbed Juno rushed headlong into the Northeastern Seaboard Monday afternoon, Brooklynites weren’t taking any chances.

Bushwick’s Dispossessed Latino Community
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Bushwick’s Dispossessed Latino Community

Members of Make The Road NY sing songs, share meals, and learn about their rights. Above is Angel Vera, of Make The Road NY. Photo by Neil Giardino. It seems fitting that a teenage political activist in Ecuador would one day work with a social justice organization in the largest Hispanic city in the US. Gladys Puglla has been a […]

Union Square Holiday Market
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Union Square Holiday Market

An audio postcard from the Union Square Holiday Market.

NYC Marathon: Sisters support their sister in Clinton Hill
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NYC Marathon: Sisters support their sister in Clinton Hill

Planted firmly at the course’s ninth mile marker, sisters Naerim Kim and Chaerim Smith screamed in support of their older sister Lana Kim, who passed just moments before.

NY People: Derick Wycherly: InTaglio printer
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NY People: Derick Wycherly: InTaglio printer

By Neil Giardino Soft-spoken Printer Derick Wycherly. walks us through a few steps in fine art printmaking — a craft that dates back to the 15th century.