Amanda Gough

Amanda Gough

Amanda is a freelance writer and photographer. She likes classic music, modern art, indie films and getting lost in new places. A Staten Island native, Amanda enjoys writing about her favorite local people, places and things.

With summer behind us and the holidays right around the corner, now is the time to take photos of fall foliage before it’s too late.

Halloween is dangerous for children with severe food allergies, and with 1 in 13 children having allergies, a night usually full of fun and magic can quickly become a parent’s worst nightmare. The Teal Pumpkin Project protects children with food allergies by offering safer choices to traditional candy. Members sign pledges to offer non-food treats and place teal pumpkins outside their doors on Halloween.