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.
Hurricane Sandy damaged many homes and put a dent in many dreams, including Joe Curcio’s. Curcio, 35, an amateur mixed martial arts fighter.
Alotta McGriddles (no McDonald’s affiliation) performs her way to the height of her career.
Two workers’ cooperatives are occupying their time with their businesses, while still helping to promote the Occupy Wall Street movement and its message.
Debbie Tuch scours the globe for interesting fruits and candy to turn into jewelry in her Greenpoint, Brooklyn studio.