I’m stuck in the city this weekend with time to shoot. Anything cool in the tri-state-ish area that I can’t miss? I’m open to suggestions. ¬†As you can see from the pictures, it could be sports, dance, cultural….it just has to have some obvious visual elements that I would be able to shoot? Waiting to hear from you, Philadelphia!¬†Waiting to hear from you, Boston! Waiting to hear from you, Princeton!


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  1. irene

    April 26, 2013 at 9:30 am

    woww love this shot!


  2. Amanda

    April 26, 2013 at 9:33 am

    Hanami at Brooklyn Botanic! It’s the official Cherry Blossom festival!

    There’s all “Rampage” – a celebration of…..ramps (the vegetable) – at Union Square on Saturday….But somehow I think Hanami will be more breathtaking.

    • Annie

      April 26, 2013 at 4:28 pm

      I was going to say he Cherry Blossom festival! It’s supposed to be gorgeous, and it’s going to be beautiful outside this weekend!

  3. Rachelle

    April 26, 2013 at 9:34 am

    great action shot.


  4. Christine

    April 26, 2013 at 9:36 am

    Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts closing day and street fair! http://pifa.org/

  5. Quinn Cooper

    April 26, 2013 at 9:36 am

    Love this shot!
    Have you been to Storm King? I’m going next weekend, but I’ve been wanting to go for ages now.
    Can’t wait to hear what you end up doing.
    xo Quinn

    Quinn Cooper Style

    • BethS

      April 27, 2013 at 6:14 pm

      Storm King, perfect!!!!

  6. Ari

    April 26, 2013 at 9:42 am

    Picture is snapped at Trinity College, Dublin. What did I Winn?? ;-)

  7. Chris Gampat

    April 26, 2013 at 9:47 am

    Go check out the Cherry Blossom festival this weekend in Brooklyn.

  8. Villette

    April 26, 2013 at 9:54 am

    But that rugby is in Dublin, at Trinity College — the undergraduates would be delighted to know they are included as tri-state(ish).

  9. Simbarashe

    April 26, 2013 at 9:55 am

    i think Scott wants to go to Philadelphia.

  10. Oliver Kelly

    April 26, 2013 at 9:56 am


    I saw the picture and thought you were in Dublin and I got very excited.


    Keep up the good work on the Blog. I love it.

  11. Denisa

    April 26, 2013 at 10:05 am

    Perfect photo and than I am waiting for pics from Philadelphia. Have a great friday.


  12. emily

    April 26, 2013 at 10:09 am

    art all night is going on saturday at 4pm to sunday at 12noon in PITTSBURGH!!!!!!

  13. J

    April 26, 2013 at 10:11 am

    That looks like Trinity College Dublin?

  14. kelsey

    April 26, 2013 at 10:13 am

    gorgeous picture! have a fantastic weekend!

  15. Sevan

    April 26, 2013 at 10:14 am

    The first photo is radiant, the light fantastic. The colors are saturated and attract the eyes in every part of the picture, every corner. Great shot !

  16. Alice

    April 26, 2013 at 10:20 am

    Rutgers Day is this weekend. There’ll be yoga in the park, go kart racing, yummy organic foods, and many more activities! Plus, it’s closer to NYC than Princeton or Philly.

  17. MRMontague

    April 26, 2013 at 10:31 am

    Spring weekend at Yale University. This time of year the campus is absolutely brimming with energy (great weather, end of term), on top of the world class architecture and galleries in town. You also might catch the rugby alumni weekend in action as well.

    Lot of good stuff to see (and the world’s best pizza) up there.

  18. Lindsay Sue

    April 26, 2013 at 10:31 am

    My birthday party :)

    Also, the Hester Street Fair starts this Saturday.

  19. Nico

    April 26, 2013 at 10:32 am

    It would be a great we! Waiting for new shots… ;)


  20. FripperyVintage

    April 26, 2013 at 10:34 am

    Go to Philadelphia! I am from there and would love to see some street style from Center City.

  21. Fiona

    April 26, 2013 at 10:41 am

  22. Kaitlin

    April 26, 2013 at 10:42 am

    Tough Mudder! First weekend in June in Philadelphia!

  23. Jan-Philipp

    April 26, 2013 at 10:45 am

    Rugby forever!

  24. Sophia

    April 26, 2013 at 10:46 am

    Hi Scott, the famous Princeton Communiversity will be held this Sunday 4/23, I’ve been going almost every year and have always had a great experience. If you haven’t made plans for Sunday already I would highly recommend this event, it’s going to be gorgeous out! Here is a link with some more information http://www.visitprinceton.org/activities/events/communiverisity/?gclid=CPighsfE6LYCFYFo4AodxiEAKw

    Hope to catch you there snapping away pictures, been a big fan for years :)

    • Raphi

      April 27, 2013 at 11:47 pm

      Seriously this is an AMAZING event don’t miss!

  25. Erica

    April 26, 2013 at 10:55 am

    What a great shot. You’re always welcome in Utah although I don’t think you’d be snapping to many fashion shots ;)


  26. Sophia

    April 26, 2013 at 10:57 am

    Princeton’s Communiversity is this Sunday http://www.visitprinceton.org/activities/events/communiverisity/?gclid=CPighsfE6LYCFYFo4AodxiEAKw

    Hope to catch you there snapping away pictures, been a big fan for years :)

  27. laura hajek

    April 26, 2013 at 10:58 am


    Independent experimental theatre in Brooklyn this evening.

  28. pete

    April 26, 2013 at 10:58 am

    how about you take your talents to a place that’s usually suffering for some style. go to hoboken or newark or something. or sunnyside. or go shoot airport workers at LGA.

  29. Christopher Benton

    April 26, 2013 at 10:59 am

    I agree with the previous post that you should get out to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden for the Sakura Matsuri this weekend in Brooklyn.

  30. Laura

    April 26, 2013 at 11:04 am

    Shad Fest in Lambertville, NJ! It’s going to be eclectic and so much fun!

  31. Melanie

    April 26, 2013 at 11:08 am


  32. Sarah

    April 26, 2013 at 11:15 am

    I have no idea about what’s going on in Boston (I’m a grad student, we not really allowed to leave the house) but since this is the first nice weekend post everything that happened, I can promise you that people in Boston are going to be OUT and they’re going to be DRESSED! We like to celebrate our Spring!

  33. Kate

    April 26, 2013 at 11:23 am

    A rowing regatta is happening in Princeton this weekend. Would be a good opportunity to shoot both athletes and the Ivy League prep crowd. Yale, Harvard, and Princeton will all be there.

  34. TIger '13

    April 26, 2013 at 11:24 am

    In addition to Communiversity, the Princeton Glee Club is performing this weekend in Alexander Hall (which is a spectacular venue), and DiSiac Dance Company is performing in Frist.

    Also, today (Friday the 26th) is an Earth Day celebration with appearances by eXpressions and Body Hype dance companies, as well as a capella and improv comedy.




  35. Julie

    April 26, 2013 at 11:44 am

    Its spring in Burlington, VT. COME ON UP!

  36. lucy

    April 26, 2013 at 11:45 am

    Princeton’s Communiversity! The whole town and university community will be there.

  37. Maggie Hogan

    April 26, 2013 at 11:46 am

    There will definitely be some amazing style at the BK Flea this Sunday, on the Williamsburg waterfront! Not to mention some bangin’ lobster rolls.

  38. yasmin

    April 26, 2013 at 11:54 am

    Princeton is so lovely this time of year…all the trees are in bloom and the students are out enjoying themselves. Echo the Communiversity statements above, it is pretty fun!

  39. Nia

    April 26, 2013 at 11:57 am

    You have to stop by Penn Relays!! Plenty of action to shoot, and arguably the biggest track and field event in the US. College races + Olympic trials + fashionable students and fans from around the world.

    • Shonda

      April 26, 2013 at 9:00 pm

      I agree with Nia! Penn Relays will make for some great shots! Spectators and the actual track and field events! Many of the people that attend have made it an annual tradition and have been going for many many years! Can’t wait to see some photos!

  40. Marisa Alma McGinnis

    April 26, 2013 at 12:02 pm

    Scott, how about San Francisco? It’s closer than Milan or Paris and you have a lot of fans in the SF Bay Area.

  41. Kate M.

    April 26, 2013 at 12:04 pm

    There’s all kinds of great things going on in Philly this weekend. There’s the PIFA street fair down Broad Street, the East Passyunk “Flavors of the Avenue”, Science Festival wrap-up… plus the weather is supposed to be just perfect. http://www.uwishunu.com/ is a great source for all things happening in Philly.

    • Amy

      April 26, 2013 at 4:41 pm

      Haha … didn’t see your comment and just wrote about the same. Yay Philly!!

  42. Quoc

    April 26, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts street fair is happening this Saturday, which could bring out all kinds of outfits http://pifa.org/streetfair
    Also, the Philadelphia University fashion show is on Saturday, which is at a theater that the street fair will be in front of, so you can go to both!

  43. Diane

    April 26, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    Just want to second (or third, or fourth, or fifth) the Princeton Communiversity suggestion. Also, campus is beautiful at the moment thanks to flowering trees everywhere!

  44. Sam

    April 26, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    This weekend is the opening weekend for the RISD exhibit Artist/Rebel/Dandy in Providence. There will be a tweed ride on Sunday.


  45. Angela

    April 26, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    How about an incursion into Amish country?

  46. Lisa

    April 26, 2013 at 1:42 pm

    April 25-28: Harvard Square area will be taken over by Harvard’s ‘Arts First’ celebrations, which is basically an arts/music festival coordinated by students. (http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/arts/)

    It’s free, there will be performance stages popping up everywhere, and Matt Damon is the guest of honor/awardee of honor. There’s a soul/motown band tonight 5pm-7:30pm by the Science Center plaza, introduced by Matt Damon. Lots of dancing to be expected!

  47. Zenzi

    April 26, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Macklemore concert at MIT (in Cambridge) tonight. What could be more fun to shoot than 1000 self-professed nerds in concert gear? Hello, pocket protectors and daisy dukes!!

  48. Bryun

    April 26, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    East Passyunk Ave in South Philly (awesome food, drink & retail street http://www.foodandwine.com/articles/philadelphia-east-passyunk-avenue) is having their Flavors of the Avenue event. Eat great good, have a drink and shop a little.

  49. Jeff

    April 26, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    My university is having its annual fashion show for the graduating design class here in center city Philadelphia.

  50. Susana

    April 26, 2013 at 3:21 pm

    Vogue Festival.. in London??!! :)

  51. Alexandria

    April 26, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    Boston College is having its annual Arts Fest this weekend! It’s just outside of Boston, in Chestnut Hill.

  52. Erica

    April 26, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    Come to Philadelphia! I’ve been dying to see pictures of my home city on this blog since I started following!

  53. Eva

    April 26, 2013 at 4:21 pm

    Ciao Sart,
    Wherever you go this weekend, I’m sure that with your photographic camera and your smart taste you will catch the essence of beauty!
    Happy weekend,Eva

  54. Alice

    April 26, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    I would love to see some preppy ivy league students on their way to classes (think Robert Redford in Lovestory). True American spirit

  55. Amy

    April 26, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (pifa.org) is having a street fair on Broad Street in Center City Philadelphia. Passyunk Square (South Philly) is also hosting Flavors of the Avenue – a food event on the street that was recently voted one of Food and Wine magazines top foodie streets in the country.

    Yeah, I’m a little neighborhood proud. :)

  56. Style Rower

    April 26, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    I agree, Princeton in spring is beautiful, but why dont you head to Philly on Mothers Day weekend for the 78th Dad Vail regatta.

  57. Jessie

    April 26, 2013 at 5:51 pm

    Epic rummage sale at Trinity Church in Princeton NY on Saturday!

  58. Alex

    April 26, 2013 at 6:26 pm

    Boylston St. in Boston is PACKED! It will be happening all weekend! Boston Strong!

  59. Claire McCarthy

    April 26, 2013 at 7:44 pm

    Ireland is clearly on your mind, perhaps a little trip to Dublin would be just what you need!!

  60. Kathryn C.

    April 26, 2013 at 8:25 pm

    Come to Philadelphia for some interesting sporting events!

    The famous Penn Relays are going on this weekend (4/25-27) on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Thousands of high school and college athletes have converged upon the University City area, which is also home to Drexel University and University of the Sciences (and some pretty fashionable college students!)

    I also suggest an organization I just learned about, The Athletic Baseball Club of Philadelphia (www.phillyvintagebaseball.org). They belong to a league that plays baseball 1860s-style and it looks like a lot of fun. It seems they have an away game this weekend, but maybe you can catch them another weekend. They’re old-timey!

  61. Lyd

    April 26, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    RuPaul’s Drag Race Cast Party at Voyeur in Philadelphia on Saturday…

  62. milex

    April 26, 2013 at 8:47 pm

    i really wish any part of my body would enjoy sport

  63. Devlin

    April 26, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    Artist/Rebel/Dandy party at RISD Museum of Art. Tomorrow night is the party! Providence, RI!

  64. AP

    April 27, 2013 at 2:02 am

    The Cherry Blossom festival at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden will be beautiful.

  65. RLS

    April 27, 2013 at 8:16 am

    Hey Scott, What a beautiful day for AG Day and Art In THE GARDEN at the University of Delaware in Newark Delaware.

    • une chatte grise

      April 27, 2013 at 3:46 pm

      Newark DE and Lambertville NJ aren’t that far apart… maybe you could get to both! I haven’t been to Lambertville’s Shad Fest, but both cities (and New Hope, PA, just across the bridge from Lambertville) are nice places to spend a lovely spring day…

  66. Gian Luca M

    April 27, 2013 at 8:31 am

    be guided by the flow and the images you will find…

    Gian Luca M


  67. Digby Jones

    April 27, 2013 at 9:50 am

    You can find quite a few interesting visual elements around Rittenhouse Square. Then after you’ve taken some of your amazing shots, treat yourself to a great meal at vernick food & drink: http://www.vernickphilly.com/

  68. sharon

    April 27, 2013 at 10:38 am

    Boston is beautiful right now. You could come check out the site where the bombs went off, it’s emotional and also uplifting to see Bostonians remember what happened.

  69. Megan

    April 27, 2013 at 11:32 am

    There’s an outdoor fashion show in Harbor East of Baltimore this afternoon! Plus, it’s homecoming (lacrosse) weekend at the Johns Hopkins University.

  70. RLS

    April 27, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    I hope to get to the Elizabeth Peyton show. http://www.gavinbrown.biz/home/exhibitions.html

  71. Name*

    April 27, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    Rain, photoshooting and friends. This pic made me would see the old english movies

  72. Elena

    April 27, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    Why don’t you stay in NYC? Columbia University Campus on 116th str. is full of life and interesting people on sunny Sundays!

  73. L

    April 27, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    for Boston, the marathon memorial on Copley Square. Renzo Piano designed newly added space of Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is always beautiful to photograph. Many fun, fashionable cultural galas coming up too, the Gardner’s annual gala(5/4)..ICA Boston gala (5/10)

  74. Claire

    May 1, 2013 at 2:34 pm

    You should stay in the city! Sunday is the 5 Borough Bike Ride. Over 30,000 bikers going down a closed 5th Ave.

  75. Alessia

    May 2, 2013 at 3:58 am

    adore the vegas one!


  76. Jordan

    May 4, 2013 at 11:29 am

    If you’re in Boston on the first Friday of any month, it’s a great time to see the art scene at SOWA in the South End. Otherwise there’s also a vintage and farmer’s market there with lots of wonderful and interesting folks every Sunday!

  77. Peter B.

    May 10, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    You could almost duplicate this scene at Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. For similar athletic events, try Van Cortland Park in the Bronx, on any Saturday afternoon. Or bette midler’s boathouse on Spuyten Duyvil.

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