Event Photography

Y&J Multiplicity by Robert Verdi - The Glasshouses

Acclaimed celebrity stylist, TV personality and designer Robert Verdi partnered with Yasmin & Jazmin to conceive the Y&J Multiplicity jewelry line. Celebrities, the media, and Verdi's friends were all at The Glasshouses on November 17, 2011 in Chelsea, New York City, to celebrate the preview of Verdi's creation, with the aid of LDC Design Associates . Verdi's inspiration stemmed from a trip to India and each piece show  the intricate work that is common in the entire collection. Verdi's good friend actress/comedian Kathy Griffin stopped by as well as Kelly Rutherford who plays Lily van der Woodsen in Gossip Girl; Acess Hollywood and Extra correspondent Maria Menounos; model/actress/producer Katie Chonacas; famed Heroes cheerleader Hayden Panettiere; daughter of famed Rolling Stone founder Keith Richards, Alexandra Richards who DJd the event; model/actress and famous DJ Sky Nellor who was recently on The Million Matchmaker and Paz de la Huerta who currently plays Lucy Danziger in Boardwalk Empire (who by the way was giving out a spoiler for the show!...like the baby she is carrying will unfortunately die at the end of season 2...sad.... ). A classy event filled with amazing people and definitely a night to remember.

9/11...We Remember - New York State of Mind - by Angelica Criscuolo Photography

9/11....We Remember. This past weekend was a whirlwind of memorials and dedications. One commercial created by State Farm "Empire State of Mind" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=WozKutSbz8Y) really pulled some strings...not just because the commercial was made well, but because the Firehouse showcased in the commercial was the same Engine 205 Ladder 118 I visited earlier this year. Let me just say that these firemen were all very down to earth individuals who all had stories to say about that fateful day. Walking into the station, you can almost feel the presence of those that walked through the same hallways checking equipment, sliding down the pole when the alarm rings, or putting on over a hundred pound worth of gear...that's correct...A Fireperson has over a hundred pounds worth of gear at some point, not including carrying a person (if need be) through a roaring fire in a burning building. These men literally will put their lives on the line and talking to them and sharing their stories is just mind blowing. One cannot grasp what they do until you see how they live in a station first-hand. Here's a few photos from the station. They are by the Brooklyn Bridge in DUMBO and you can never miss their firehouse with their famous mural on their door. They are also a fun bunch since while one of them, Danny, was demonstrating his equipment in front of the truck, one of the lieutenants climbed on top of the truck with a bucket of water and poured it all on the uknowing fireman...and I was next to him! Good thing I looked up on time...I don't think my camera would have survived :-).