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This is New York: Jennifer Martinez, Classroom Creativity Helps Students Reach Potential

March 27, 2013, 1:17 am

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 [...]

This is New York: Jack Suben, Seeing the Silver Linings

March 22, 2013, 11:31 am

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.

This is New York: Jeffrey Kimball, Balancing Ego and Confidence

March 15, 2013, 12:21 pm

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.

This is New York: Sal Albanese, Seeing Potential in Young People

March 8, 2013, 6:00 am

Despite working around a tight campaign schedule, mayoral candidate Sal Albanese, 63, took the time to talk about different aspects of his personal life.

This is New York: Jumaane Williams, Perseverance Pays Off

February 28, 2013, 6:00 am

Council member Jumaane Williams talks about how he got to where he is today despite having Tourette’s syndrome and attention deficit disorder.

This is New York: Mikki Shepard, Reviving the Soul of Harlem

February 20, 2013, 5:35 am

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.

This is New York: Robert Morgenthau, Irrepressible at 93

February 12, 2013, 6:00 am

Robert Morgenthau, former Manhattan DA and inspiration for the DA in Law and Order, talks about why he never wrote an autobiography.

This is New York: Dawn Barber, Co-founder of NY Tech Meetup

February 5, 2013, 7:00 am

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 [...]

This is New York: Francis Tabone, Head of Cooke Grammar School

February 2, 2013, 7:00 am

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.

This is New York: William Coles, Creating a Positive Spiral of Change

January 24, 2013, 8:40 pm

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 [...]

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