Jennifer Martinez, a humanities teacher for high school dropouts in the Bronx, speaks about her experience teaching at CUNY Prep. Each year, 200 students complete the program [...]
Jack Suben, architect, talks about the silver linings that formed around Hurricane Sandy, despite losing the larger part of his belongings, his home, his mother-in-law, and his cat.
Jeffrey Kimball, former music supervisor and founder of the Miramax Films music department, talks about the making of his new documentary on birds in Central Park.
Despite working around a tight campaign schedule, mayoral candidate Sal Albanese, 63, took the time to talk about different aspects of his personal life.
Council member Jumaane Williams talks about how he got to where he is today despite having Tourette’s syndrome and attention deficit disorder.
As a child, Mikki Shepard’s father used to sneak her into Harlem’s Lenox Lounge, a historic bar where legendary musician Billie Holiday performed.
Robert Morgenthau, former Manhattan DA and inspiration for the DA in Law and Order, talks about why he never wrote an autobiography.
After having been a moccasin maker in Italy, an owner of an antique store on the Upper West Side, and a publisher for the Museum of Modern Art, co-founder of New York Tech [...]
Francis Tabone could have been a rock star. Really. Instead, he gave it all up for a job that often tests the limits of patience.
William Coles, 25, is the co-founder of Dance for Change, a nonprofit organization that uses the art of dance to raise resources for charities. Yet, six years ago, he was a [...]