Stephen Nessen, Reporter, WNYC News
Stephen Nessen reports for the WNYC Newsroom and can often be heard live on Morning Edition.
Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop in Greenpoint has been around for decades, and so have some of the shop's regulars. On a recent afternoon, Walter Staszewski tells why he spends every weekend at the cozy eatery. Andrew Kreiling and Jess Gunning explain how, despite not speaking Polish, Jess got the job. John Santaniello reveals to us that he won $17,000 one day over coffee. Margaret Kelly reminisces about the death of her young husband. And, her daughter Eileen Johnston talks about hitting the speed bag in kickboxing class.