David Solovyov has been fixing clocks and watches in Lower Manhattan for 37 years. David is one of the few repairmen left in the city since smartphones took over the watch industry. David’s shop is like a time machine to the Manhattan of the 1900s.
Laughing Yourself to Happiness: Inside a Laughter Yoga Class
Yoga with no poses, stretching or exercise? Laughter yoga is a relatively new concept of yoga where participants go to a class to laugh. No jokes are told, no one performs comedy, the goal is to simply laugh. As weird as it sounds, many yoga studios and groups in New York City are offering classes […]
It’s part of being an American. Why I vote
“I’ve voted in every election since 81’, even midterms. Right now, I think we need more balance in power. There is a wave of nationalism that is dividing our county and we have to not be afraid to do our part. Go to court, go do jury duty and stand up and vote for what […]
Marathoner profile: Diego Chavez
On a late August morning in 2015, Diego Chavez,35, left his house in the heart of Mexico City, to cheer on his cousin who was running the marathon. He got to the intersection of Insurgentes and saw thousands of people screaming and cheering on the runners. “It gave me an incredible amount of emotion,“ he […]