Highlights From 2017’s Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade

Every year the Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade brings plenty of joy to New Yorkers, with pooches (and oftentimes their owners) dressed up in all kinds of sweet, silly and clever costumes. This year, of course, was no different—from a pup in Bjork’s famous swan dress, to unicorns and GoT-style dragons. One of the best—and most distressingly current—was a dog dressed as Trump, complete …

Mel Stones and High’s “That’s a Crazy One” Photo Book

Images of kids in Washington and Tompkins Square parks in the early-to-mid 1990s

In early ’90s NYC, it seems that just about every sort of gathering featured a photographer with camera in hand. For a group of kids hanging out in Washington and Tompkins Square parks during that era, that role was filled by Mel Stones and High. The duo spent five years capturing the daily lives of their friends—roaming the city streets, hanging out on rooftops, skating, …