New York’s armories once served as depots, parade grounds and social clubs for National Guardsmen. Today, they host sporting events, fashion shows and large-scale art installations. MetroFocus looks at the city’s three busiest armories.
Every Halloween, Michael Natiello carves hundreds of jaw-dropping pumpkins for the Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze in Westchester, N.Y. Learn about the life of a professional pumpkin carver, and get some tips on how to improve your own carving skills.