The “Last of the Mohicans” on Prospect Avenue say their street, once a social gathering spot, has become quiet and tense
Holding candles against the dark, Brooklyn mourns terrorism’s recent victims.
Photo by Christian Pichler What comes to mind when you read the word “prostitute”? If your first image is a scantily clad female on a street corner—maybe scrambling to support a drug addiction—you’re not alone, but your view on the sex industry is largely outdated. While streetwalkers certainly do still exist, including in Brooklyn, the […]
Jude Franklin, of Bedford-Stuyvesant, lost his father when he was 11 years old. Years later, Jude followed his father’s legacy of boxing by practicing the sport himself. The 18-year-old boxer met his coach Elmo Serrano about three years ago. For Jude, Serrano filled the void of a father. Now, Serrano is helping Jude focus on his goal to become a better fighter and person in general. Jude’s goal: to become a professional boxer and champion.
Trudging up the stairs on the subway, it’s easy to forget that there are New Yorkers who can’t make it past a single step. They suffer from mobility issues or need a wheelchair to get around.
Brownsville rap artist shares his story of making it out of the city’s most dangerous neighborhood and reflects his experience in his music.
George Rodriguez, 32, was evicted from his apartment in Sunset Park, but a job selling waters and sodas outside of a mini mall on Fifth Avenue changed his fate.
Mark Scott, owner of East River constrictors, explains why his reptiles don’t deserve their bad reputation.
David Fernandez owns furniture restoration shop in Bay Ridge. He repairs antique chairs, tables and cabinets around Brooklyn, but fears that he might go out of business.