via Amy Gastelum: Amy Gastelum is a public health nurse making daily home visits to areas of Brooklyn where crime is still common. Some of Amy’s friends and family worry about her safety as she uses public transportation and walking… [READ MORE] Read More
via Tumblr on Vimeo. NYC barista Mike Breach paints milk portraits in lattes.
via Allyson McCabe and the Rumpus: Brooklyn-based photojournalist Angela Jimenez has traveled the world to document the untold stories of diverse subjects—among them tsunami survivors, sports bettors, and same-sex ballroom dancers. Jimenez’s compelling work has appeared in Getty Images, The New York Times, Newsweek, and many other paublications.… [READ MORE] Read More
via Audrey Quinn: For some, freelance gigs trump full-time jobs. Hiring is down, and self-employment is up. Audrey Quinn finds two people who’ve found creative ways to work for themselves, with financial success. Originally aired on Marketplace. Produced by Audrey Quinn. Listen to… [READ MORE] Read More
via Audrey Quinn and Marketplace: Headhunters adapt to a gig-based economy. As the number of contract jobs rise, recruiters want a piece of the action. Originally aired on Marketplace. Produced by Audrey Quinn. Listen to more of her work at audreyquinnaudio.com/radio-stories
via Jamie Courville: Meet Corn Mo. He has had an amazing career as a rock accordion player but continues to fly under the radar. Produced by Jamie Courville. Check out more of her work at jamiecourville.com.
via Nadia Wilson: Farzana Aziz talks about what it’s like working in a convenience store inside the Clark Street subway station in Brooklyn, NY. Producer Nadia Wilson is also a SoundCloud 2012 Fellow for her project From Here to There.
via Will Coley: From the Washeteria II Corp laundromat, Jeannette Peña, has a unique vantage point on her neighborhood in Queens, New York. Being both a laundry owner and attendant is challenging work but Jeannette believes its important to smile… [READ MORE] Read More
via Nadia Wilson, From Here to There: “It’s completely different. Completely different” A shoe shiner in the New York subway remembers home in Uzbekistan. Nadia Wilson is also a SoundCloud 2012 Fellow for her project From Here to There.
via Anne Noyes Saini: Most 30-year-olds spend their days working in front of computers. Giancarlo Arcieri, 35, spends his plying wood with knife in his Midtown Manhattan violin shop. His father Carlos Arcieri, also a violin maker, taught him the… [READ MORE] Read More