In our very first episode of The Future of Food, we chat with Sean Basinski, founder and director of Street Vendor Project. With a $15,000 grant from Yale University in 2001, Basinski created an organization that advocates for more than 10,000 street vendors in New York City. Happy listening! Sophie and Dhika
Traveling young artist Sebastian Grube talks about growing up in Germany as an actor, dancer and classical singer. A student of music and theatre with an interest in directing at NYU Abu Dhabi, Grube has big plans for his future. By Blair Best
In April the Associated Press published a brief story about a New York man who traveled to Alaska to build a cabin in the wilderness, but when things weren’t as he expected, the situation quickly turned into a battle for survival. In the premiere episode of the Closer Look podcast, Brittnye Jones and Jeffrey Kopp interview Vladimir […]
New York City is known for its characters, and Colin Huggins is one of my favorites. It is a rare day in Washington Square when his piano music isn’t permeating the park; his grand piano is an ostentatious, out-of-place surprise that endears tourists and locals alike. The top three song requests are also the three songs Colin refuses […]
Dominicans are the largest minority group in Washington Heights. As a result, the neighborhood has unofficially earned the title “Little Dominican Republic.” This project highlights, through photos and sounds, aspects of the neighborhood that are uniquely Dominican.
Where are we now and how can we improve? On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, a panel of trans and cisgender journalists and activists gathered at the LGBT Center in New York City. The panel of five planned to discuss how the media currently covers trans stories and how they can improve. The atmosphere created by […]