Funeral Home director
52, works the streets in Hunts Point, Bronx. She put her kids to college.
co-founder of the New York Jedi club.
The Grande Dame of Staten Island.
Helps users end their dependence on drugs with elements of shamanic rituals he discovered while traveling in Gabon.
70, owns a bar the East Village.
Auxiliary New York City police officer and actor at the screening of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" in Manhattan.
79, shows up every night for opera and ballet performances at the Metropolitan Opera.
Reporter covering the Yankees and Frank Sinatra imitator.
Raised Episcopalian, is a force in Yiddish theater.
94, former television horror-film host.
A janitor at the New York Public Library who is deaf, is a popular, talented mimic.
Following his father's footsteps, Youngaitis runs a storefront taxidermy studio in Middle Village, Queens.
91, is the unofficial greeter at a weekly session in Hell's Kitchen where musicians gather to play traditional Irish tunes.
A homeless resident of Central Park.
Suzi Gomez-Pizzo dresses the soprano Anna Netrebko at the Metropolitan Opera.
He collects and redeems winning tickets, often discarded, that bettors have not cashed in.
The “Michael Jordan of pool,” has won national and world pool titles.
Preaches with his mixtapes in the streets of Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Covers his yard with vintage holiday figures he has collected over the years.
trains pigeons in Washington Sq. Park.
The Staten Island public administrator, arranges burials of unclaimed bodies, saving them from mass graves in a potter’s field.
A cowboy and musician, Bronx, NY.
Lives on a boat off City Island, Bronx.
Co-owner of a radiator and repair shop in Willets Point,Queens.
Helped restore the decimated bird population on Great Gull Island.
A city garbage collector and Fulbright scholar, was a volunteer after Sandy hit the Rockaways.
Has one of the largest private collections of gramophones and enjoys playing them on his deck on Long Island.
87, the oldest yellow-cab driver in New York City with his own medallion, drove celebrities like Judy Garland.
62, a Juilliard-trained pianist who lives in a little stable in the Bronx with his horse Bronco.
Well known among crane operators in New York City as the laid-back dude who rides his Harley to work with his guitar on his back.
Barely paused for retirement as a court archivist at the Division of Old Records.
A Russian piano Tuner.