A stockbroker, a shoemaker & three brothers in the jewelry business are your tour guides to the Financial District – a working neighborhood turned “it” place to live.
Mr. Duckett has been a Crown Heights resident since the 1960’s, but he wasn’t always a barber. Find out what brought him to the profession and how he’s seen the neighborhood change.
Spike and his friends grew up swimming in the East River, dancing at the Pepsi Cola club, and starting trouble on the railroad yard of Long Island City, Queens.
Mike Amadeo has been composing and selling music in New York City since the 1950’s, and his record store, Casa Amadeo, is a Bronx institution.
Gus Vlahavas, his mother Stella and their family restaurant have been a fixture in Prospect Heights since 1936. Tom’s Restaurant makes a great pancake, but it makes an even better neighbor.
Meet Jean Wnuk, a veteran patternmaker who has worked in the garment center for over 60 years.