by Cassandra Basler, NY City Lens
Alawe Fouleratou sold dress wraps in Guinea. Now, she sells “everything” in the Bronx.
by Max Burman, NY City Lens
With his pet Cockatiels and an apartment full of New York artifacts, Sam Goodman is not your ordinary politician.
by Christine Chung, NY City Lens
A 73-year-old parishioner took over a messy plot in 2012, and it’s been a garden of blooms ever since.
by Mally Espaillat, NY City Lens
“It’s the little sparks that add up to something big,” says Lara Land.
by Cherno Baba Jallow, NY City Lens
Randy Credico, activist, comedian, candidate, has no time to rest.
by Hezi Jiang, NY City Lens
Michael Fandal fought crime in his police uniform. Retired, he says, he’ll continue fighting it—in costume.
by Latena Hazard, NY City Lens
Public defender Shaf’on Venable wants to make a difference in her clients’ lives.
by Reshmi Kaur Oberoi, NY City Lens
For Elizabeth Ruf-Maldonado, committing to an off-Broadway path was a ride or die move.
by Shannon Luibrand, NY City Lens
Cram Concepts would like to be known as a mural painter, an art form he particularly likes.
by Daniela Porat, NY City Lens
Monica Zaldivar and the restaurant dynasty she heads offer a glimpse into what it means to be Cuban American.
by Arianna Skibell, NY City Lens
Jeff Jaffe grew up in South Africa, whose apartheid policies he found abhorrent. He eventually found a home in art.