Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Move over, Beyoncé: Thirteen-year-old Yazmean Lee of Jamaica, Queens, is getting ready to be the biggest leading lady in Hollywood.
Friday, July 09, 2010
Two friends--one an immigrant from Bangladesh, the other a Queens native--find common ground in their love of pretty ladies and a good 5K run. Meet Kanu and Tom of Jackson Heights.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
She sports blue clothes and an equally blue 'do, and when she sings the blues she channels the mood of the crowd. Meet Ms. Blu of Chelsea.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
A clown, a mask-maker for pro-wrestlers, the Hasidic Jew on Conan O'Brien, Stanley Allan Sherman is a modern-day Renaissance man.
Monday, April 05, 2010
Know Your Neighbor puts the spotlight on the unsung souls living right next door.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
The halls of Stuyvesant High School are home to some of the city's brightest students—and a Korean-American Lady Gaga. Meet 17-year-old Chong No from Bayside, Queens.
Thursday, March 04, 2010
By night, Angie Pontani is a burlesque dancer. By day, she's a craft-obsessed homebody, whose passions include crochet, stitching and stain removal.
Monday, February 15, 2010
Musician Julianna Barwick creates multitiered, otherworldly songs with her voice, a few machines, and Garageband. And it all goes down right in her bedroom in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Keeping dogs happy is a serious business for Malcolm Smart of Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. With a doggie daycare center, grooming shop and supply store, he has made a love for pups his life's work.
Monday, December 28, 2009
Samuel Menashe of Greenwich Village writes poems. Really short poems.
Monday, November 30, 2009
Sultana is an East Villager who feels as deeply about Middle East peace as he does about high heels after dark.
"I believe in makeup," the Palestinian drag queen says. "Even if you're doing the laundry, you should have lip gloss on."