The fancy hats and finery were out and on display for New York City's annual Easter extravaganza. Participants in the annual Easter Parade made their way along Manhattan's Fifth Avenue on Sunday in a procession of the wild and whimsical. The annual event is a New York City tradition that goes
New York City is hosting its annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, bringing together hundreds of thousands of marchers in one of the largest American celebrations of Irish heritage.
For over two weeks, photographer Gordon Donovan traveled more than 2,700 miles through Namibia, across deserts, grasslands and mountains. Armed with two cameras and an assortment of lenses, he journeyed to Sossusvlei, a photographer's paradise of rich colors and texture. The final 10 days of his
Every year around Christmastime, New York City transforms into a veritable winter wonderland, with charming and elegant decorations that outshine holiday tinsel.
New York City hosted its annual Veterans Day Parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation, on Nov. 11. “America’s Parade” featured more than 20,000 participants, with 300 marching bands, floats, veterans’ groups and military units. At 11 a.m. — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month
More than 50,000 people participated in the New York City Marathon this year. The world-famous race, which took place on Nov. 4, 2018, drew entrants from across the country and around the world and took runners through all five boroughs of New York. For many runners, by the time they crossed the Queensboro
Election 2018 was clearly the unofficial theme of the annual Village Halloween Parade in New York City, as thousands of costumed revelers made their way up Manhattan’s Sixth Avenue on Wednesday night. From robots to anti-Trump costumes, see the best of this year’s parade. Photography by Gordon Donovan
New York City’s annual Halloween Dog Parade almost didn’t happen because of problems with insurance. But sponsors saved the fun event in which hundreds of canines compete in front of thousands of spectators. This year’s festivities took place at the East River Park Amphitheater rather than its traditional
Some knew it as the “sad side” of Ellis Island. A century ago, the hospital complex at the historic Ellis Island immigration inspection station was the place where approximately one out of every 10 arrivals who were too sick to be allowed into the country were sent to recover, or to die. The 29-building
Tribute in Light is a commemorative public art installation first presented six months after 9/11 and then every year thereafter, from dusk to dawn, on the night of September 11. It has become an iconic symbol that both honors those killed and celebrates the unbreakable spirit of New York. (Yahoo News
The 9/11 attacks in New York City were documented extensively in photographs, and rebuilding in the World Trade Center area has been too. Here, in interactive displays that combine original images and current photos, you can compare then with now.
After gathering in the parking lot of Gargiulo’s Italian restaurant in Coney Island, approximately 2,700 people — most of them off-duty cops, their families and friends — watched and cheered, drowning out the screams from the Thunderbolt ride in the background, as officers with the NYPD settled disputes
The poet Alexander Pope once wrote, “Hope springs eternal.” For Major League Baseball fans, that hope begins during spring training. Spring training gives baseball fans the opportunity to see and meet their favorite major league players for autographs and selfies. During the regular season, many fans
Top prospects and other big league hopefuls began workouts with their prospective teams on the east coast of Florida earlier this month. Yahoo News photographer Gordon Donovan visited several major league camps and caught the first few weeks of action as players got into the swing of things while preparing
This action-packed event featured over 20 boxing matches, including NYPD Championship Fights, other Law Enforcement Championship Bouts, and a series of unique Grudge Matches for charity — at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on March 15. Photography by Gordon Donovan /Yahoo News Read full story
New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade turns fashionable Fifth Avenue green in the world’s largest Irish heritage celebration. The 257th edition of New York City’s parade drew more than 1 million spectators to watch an estimated 150,000 spirited marchers, including more than 100 bands. (AP)
In a recent trip to Namibia, photographer Gordon Donovan visited Cape Cross in the Skeleton Coast, the home of the largest colonies of Cape fur seals in the world. It is nicknamed “the Smelliest Place on Earth.” After checking in with Namibian park officials and paying the minimum fee, he drove to the
Over two weeks, photographer Gordon Donovan traveled across nearly 4,000 kilometers of deserts, grasslands and mountains throughout Namibia … alone. Armed with only two camera bodies and an assortment of lenses, he trekked up the Skeleton Coast to see shipwrecks and a seal colony at Cape Cross. He turned
Veteran photographer Gordon Donovan, Yahoo's Photo Editor, has returned from the huge open spaces of Namibia with some searingly candid images of great cats, pachyderms, zebra and giraffes on their home turf.
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(Originally posted on January 22, 2017) See the countdown of our most popular galleries of the year! See the rest of our 2017 Year End features >>> Following the march in New York City, protesters left behind thousands of signs around Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower. Many signs left near a construction
Since its origin in 1924, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been the official kickoff to the holiday season, introducing a cherished march of magic that has dazzled generations of fans for more than 90 years. Every year, this family tradition is seen by more than 3.5 million people in New York
A shuttered fertilizer plant in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx served as the latest venue for an NYPD boxing event, which this time around was called the Bronx Tough Turkey Tussle. Approximately 5,000 people — most of them off-duty cops, their families and friends — watched and cheered as officers