This four-part series tells the story of public housing in New York City through the lens of one family that has lived there for four decades. The Alston family arrived in the Queensbridge Houses in 1954, and many continue to…
These are radio stories and photos filed for WNYC during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The reporting is from the worst hit areas in Brooklyn and Queens. Many of the stories here also aired on NPR in a different form.
Balancing 27 stories above midtown Manhattan on a recent afternoon, ironworker Kaniehtakeron ‘Geggs’ Martin straddled an I-beam on top of a rising skyscraper on 55th Street and grabbed a steel beam out of the air with a steady gloved hands.
Gambling has been in Chinatown since the turn of the century, and as Governor Andrew Cuomo pushes for expanding casino gambling in Queens, I take a look at a community where gambling is prolific and where community associations collect the taxes.
These photos were produced for WNYC’s series Niche Market, about specialty shops in New York. Below are links to the accompanying stories and audio, which I also produced.
Food photography for Josh Burnett’s donut operation known as Lagniappe Doughnuts.
These images were taken in Ishinomaki and Kesennuma in June 2011.
Two police scanners and a handheld radio crackle as photographer Todd Maisel’s car lurches and carves its way through south Brooklyn. It’s nearly 11 a.m.
From April 2010 until August 2011, I visited the World Trade Center site regularly to document the construction. Every visit revealed a drastically altered site. No two trips were the same.
Photos shot between 2010-2011 for New York Public Radio.