What Does It Take To Buy A House In New York? 

Home prices are hitting record highs and home inventory sits at historic lows. What does it take to buy in New York in the post pandemic market?

Celebrities, Crocs, and Copyright

Etsy has become a hub for fan-made merchandise for musicians like Harry Styles and Lizzo. But copyright issues cause trouble for creators and musicians alike.

Open These Streets

What does opening streets in New York City mean for one Queens neighborhood, and for one Queens resident?

Coney Island’s Reopening

The businesses of Coney Island took a significant hit from the COVID-19 pandemic, but this 2022 season looks hopeful with the boardwalk’s first full reopening.

Viajar Sin Viajar (Travel Without Travel)

A hostel in the mountain town of Jardín, Colombia brings together an unlikely cast of characters.

Busk A Move: Inside the World of NYC’s Buskers

Street performers in NYC are adapting as subway safety becomes a third rail, pandemic concerns continue and algorithms fight for our attention.

The Bushwick Santa

A Bushwick resident has made it his mission to keep a community “free store” afloat – even as volunteership wanes and he navigates space issues.

A Steady Diet of Change

Veganism in the Black community is increasing in America as many are becoming more health-conscious.

The Pigeon Paradox

Can you learn to love the pigeon? Why would you want to? What might happen if you succeed?

Seeing NYC’s Trees for the Forest

An audio visit to the Bronx to hear from people who look out for their neighborhood’s street trees.

The Winding Path to Queer Pregnancy

Molly Foeman, a 35-year-old stylist at Bloomingdale’s, and her fiance Kayla Rodriguez, a 26-year-old jewelry designer and vendor, decided to have a baby earlier this year.

Roll On: Keeping the Spirit of Skating Alive in Brooklyn

Welcome to Brooklyn Skates – one of New York City’s last indoor roller rinks.

Nose, Mouth, and Facemasks

Can the constant usage of facemasks encourage us to breath through our mouth instead of our nose? A complicated answer gives insight into the importance of good breathing for our wellbeing.

You’ve Gotta Be Kitten Me!: The Wild World of Feral Cat Rescue in New York City

Tag along on a fun journey with street cat rescuers in New York as they try to care for our neglected feline neighbors. Warning: cats may bite!

Overcoming Surveillance

How has the NYPD’s surveillance program impacted the Muslim communities and people it targeted?

A Day at a Time

Meenal, a woman who practices Buddhism, is pursuing her desire of becoming a mother through IVF.

Seeing Double

Max is a 4-year-old with double vision. Her parents are navigating treatment through the complications of Covid.

Unmasking Our Hearing Loss

Sara Rukeyser is a 25-year-old New Yorker who wears hearing aids. She talks about the impact of the pandemic and masking on her ability to communicate.

Nostos

Nostalgia is an emotional state that when the pressures of the world in the present begin to get to us, it can take us back to a point in our pasts to comfort us.

Shelved Trailer

Rachael Robertson’s grandpa died from COVID in December of 2020 and a year and a half later his ashes are still on a shelf.

A Cowboy, Interrupted

Angelo Iodice is a real urban cowboy. He was about to embark on a new journey… in March of 2020. Now, two years later, he’s back in front of a crowd.

Living with T1D

Ileana Estevez shares how T1D has touches every part of her life – from her social life, to work, sex and her relationship with family and friends.  Plus, she shares some lessons she’s learned along the way. 

Come On In, The Water’s Cold

Get to know SeaChanges, a community of people who go swimming in the Rockaways every Sunday from November to May.

Music and Mutual Aid: Queer Gathering in NYC – Trailer

Queer gathering spaces in New York city carry forward a rich history of mutual aid, while trying to shed another: a history of racial and gender-based exclusion.

Knights for Social Change

The Society of Creative Anachronisms (SCA) is a place where people temporarily transform into the past.

From the Outside Looking In

The NYC Bike Polo Club is on the hunt for new members. But creating a space open to all is easier said than done.

Connect//Ed

How virtual programming sustained older New Yorkers and staved off loneliness during the height of the pandemic.

Deconstructing Tik Tok

When you leave your church, where can you go? Meet a drag queen who’s using Tik Tok to deconstruct her faith, connect with others and reclaim herself.

An Art of Justice

A neighborhood rallies after protestors are assaulted

Tangible Moments

A small shop on the Upper West Side of Manhattan called Pro Image Photo is harnessing people’s connection to physical memories in order to survive.

We Have to Love Ourselves

After 17 years as a sex worker, Nayra Berrios is opening doors for other trans women in Queens.

Mingling with Mushrooms

People seek out mushrooms for sustenance, for medicine, and even for guidance.

The Midnight Organ Flight

Fans send albums around the world to remember their favorite musician.

I Still Don’t Know Her Name

What happens after you save someone’s life?

Youth Climate Strikers Carry the Momentum

New York City’s youth shift their movement  from the streets to online spaces.

Taking Back the Streets

Women share their experiences with catcalling, discuss why it’s harmful and how it contributes to toxic masculinity.

Deep Understanding

Educators adapt project-based curriculum for remote learning to create equity, communication, and successful learning.

The Nehemiah Homes

How a community, long ignored, built power, demanded housing and won.

Tethered

The Sounds of Social Distance

A New Normal

Celebrating a new year and new life during a time of uncertainty

5 O’Clock Nowhere

When COVID-19 shuttered Philadelphia’s restaurants, the industry’s tipped workers were hung out to dry.
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