Archive for 'Video'

Year of the Pop-Up

December 2011 MANHATTAN – From a two-day Target store in Times Square to fully loaded hotels that spring up for only days at a time – pop-up stores are everywhere. These temporary retail stores are smart business solutions for retailers who looking to lure new customers but are unable to invest on a permanent retail […]

Occupy El Barrio

November 2011 MANHATTAN –  As the Occupy Wall Street movement gained traction, different groups raising awareness about a wide range of issues started to join protestors at Zuccotti Park. One group hopes to get the attention of Hispanic immigrants and focus attention on issues affecting the population in New York City.

Pipe Bands Play for the Fallen

November 12, 2011 MANHATTAN – The country’s largest Veterans Day Parade marched up Fifth Avenue to honor the nation’s armed forces. This year’s parade theme was “Never Forget,” a special tribute to those lost 10 years ago on 9/11. Thousands of spectators waved as 27 active military units, four Medal of Honor recipients, veteran groups, […]

A High Line Halloween

October 29, 2011 MANHATTAN – Students from P.S 3, P.S 11 and P.S 33 collaborated on a train-themed Halloween art project inspired by the High Line Park’s past as a rail line. Friends of the High Line coordinated the second annual Halloween assembly in a bid to encourage youngsters to tap into the ritual themes […]

Wall Street Protestors Dodge Evictions

October 15, 2011 MANHATTAN – Tensions ran high in Lower Manhattan in anticipation of a standoff between police and Occupy Wall Street protesters. But a potential clash was averted when officials decided against booting the demonstrators from Zuccotti Park for a planned clean-up – at least for now. The movement has spread into cities across […]

Green Comes to Fashion

September 23rd, 2011 Manhattan – The U.S Environmental Protection Agency says every step of clothing production carries a negative environmental impact. In recent years, the trend toward “sustainable” fashion has spurred some designer to incorporate environmentally friendly methods into manufacturing clothes. New Yorker Iliana Quander is set to join 10 other designers at Highbridge Park […]

The Rise of School Co-Locations In New York City

Published in PBS Newshour EXTRA Student Reporting Labs As the multimedia coordinator for Children’s Pressline (CPL), a youth media organization, I worked with kids ages 8-18 to produce this story on co-locations in New York City schools. Co-locations occur when more than one school is forced to share the same building and resources. An influx […]

Hydroponic Farming

New York City continues to find creative ways to bring fresh and affordable farm food to city residents. Boswyck Farms in Brooklyn wants to introduce hydroponic farming as an affordable method to grow fresh produce in low-income neighborhoods. Hydroponic Farming from Broadcast Craft on Vimeo. A longer version produced and edited by Elis Estrada and […]

Brooklyn’s Last Volunteer Fire Department

  Brooklyn’s Last Volunteer Fire Department from Elis Estrada on Vimeo.

Brooklyn’s Fishermen Struggle to Stay in Business

Brooklyn’s Fishermen Struggle to Stay in Business from Elis Estrada on Vimeo.

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