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Doris V. Amen
Doris V. Amen

Funeral Home director

Barbara
Barbara

52, works the streets in Hunts Point, Bronx. She put her kids to college.

Flynn Michael
Flynn Michael

co-founder of the New York Jedi club.

Edith Susskind
Edith Susskind

The Grande Dame of Staten Island.

Dimitri Mugianis
Dimitri Mugianis

Helps users end their dependence on drugs with elements of shamanic rituals he discovered while traveling in Gabon.

Ludwika Mickevicius
Ludwika Mickevicius

70, owns a bar the East Village.

Ron Maxwell
Ron Maxwell

Auxiliary New York City police officer and actor at the screening of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" in Manhattan.

Lois Kirschenbaum
Lois Kirschenbaum

79, shows up every night for opera and ballet performances at the Metropolitan Opera.

Pete Caldera
Pete Caldera

Reporter covering the Yankees and Frank Sinatra imitator.

Shane Baker
Shane Baker

Raised Episcopalian, is a force in Yiddish theater.

John Zacherle
John Zacherle

94, former television horror-film host.

Jaime Herrera
Jaime Herrera

A janitor at the New York Public Library who is deaf, is a popular, talented mimic.

John Youngaitis
John Youngaitis

Following his father's footsteps, Youngaitis runs a storefront taxidermy studio in Middle Village, Queens.

Matty Talty
Matty Talty

91, is the unofficial greeter at a weekly session in Hell's Kitchen where musicians gather to play traditional Irish tunes.

Jimmy Peters
Jimmy Peters

A homeless resident of Central Park.

Suzi Gomez-Pizzo + Anna Netrebko
Suzi Gomez-Pizzo + Anna Netrebko

Suzi Gomez-Pizzo dresses the soprano Anna Netrebkoat the Metropolitan Opera.

Gary Bemsel
Gary Bemsel

He collects and redeems winning tickets, often discarded, that bettors have not cashed in.

Earl Strickland
Earl Strickland

The “Michael Jordan of pool,” has won national and world pool titles.

Leyland E. George
Leyland E. George

Preaches with his mixtapes in the streets of Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Roy Aletti of Harrison
Roy Aletti of Harrison

Covers his yard with vintage holiday figures he has collected over the years.

William MacLeod
William MacLeod

trains pigeons in Washington Sq. Park.

Gary Gotlin
Gary Gotlin

The Staten Island public administrator, arranges burials of unclaimed bodies, saving them from mass graves in a potter’s field.

Tony Disco
Tony Disco

Coney Island.

Orville Davis
Orville Davis

A cowboy and musician, Bronx, NY.

Lifeboat Louie
Lifeboat Louie

Lives on a boat off City Island, Bronx.

Pasiana Rodriguez
Pasiana Rodriguez

Co-owner of a radiator and repair shop in Willets Point,Queens.

Helen Hays
Helen Hays

Helped restore the decimated bird population on Great Gull Island.

Ed Shevlin
Ed Shevlin

A city garbage collector and Fulbright scholar, was a volunteer after Sandy hit the Rockaways.

Peter Dilg
Peter Dilg

Has one of the largest private collections of gramophones and enjoys playing them on his deck on Long Island.

Sal Locascio
Sal Locascio

87, the oldest yellow-cab driver in New York City with his own medallion, drove celebrities like Judy Garland.

Buster Marengo
Buster Marengo

62, a Juilliard-trained pianist who lives in a little stable in the Bronx with his horse Bronco.

Richie Vergona
Richie Vergona

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.

Bruce Adams
Bruce Adams

Barely paused for retirement as a court archivist at the Division of Old Records.

Zinovy Pritsker, or Zin
Zinovy Pritsker, or Zin

A Russian piano Tuner.

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Doris V. Amen
Barbara
Flynn Michael
Edith Susskind
Dimitri Mugianis
Ludwika Mickevicius
Ron Maxwell
Lois Kirschenbaum
Pete Caldera
Shane Baker
John Zacherle
Jaime Herrera
John Youngaitis
Matty Talty
Jimmy Peters
Suzi Gomez-Pizzo + Anna Netrebko
Gary Bemsel
Earl Strickland
Leyland E. George
Roy Aletti of Harrison
William MacLeod
Gary Gotlin
Tony Disco
Orville Davis
Lifeboat Louie
Pasiana Rodriguez
Helen Hays
Ed Shevlin
Peter Dilg
Sal Locascio
Buster Marengo
Richie Vergona
Bruce Adams
Zinovy Pritsker, or Zin
Doris V. Amen

Funeral Home director

Barbara

52, works the streets in Hunts Point, Bronx. She put her kids to college.

Flynn Michael

co-founder of the New York Jedi club.

Edith Susskind

The Grande Dame of Staten Island.

Dimitri Mugianis

Helps users end their dependence on drugs with elements of shamanic rituals he discovered while traveling in Gabon.

Ludwika Mickevicius

70, owns a bar the East Village.

Ron Maxwell

Auxiliary New York City police officer and actor at the screening of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" in Manhattan.

Lois Kirschenbaum

79, shows up every night for opera and ballet performances at the Metropolitan Opera.

Pete Caldera

Reporter covering the Yankees and Frank Sinatra imitator.

Shane Baker

Raised Episcopalian, is a force in Yiddish theater.

John Zacherle

94, former television horror-film host.

Jaime Herrera

A janitor at the New York Public Library who is deaf, is a popular, talented mimic.

John Youngaitis

Following his father's footsteps, Youngaitis runs a storefront taxidermy studio in Middle Village, Queens.

Matty Talty

91, is the unofficial greeter at a weekly session in Hell's Kitchen where musicians gather to play traditional Irish tunes.

Jimmy Peters

A homeless resident of Central Park.

Suzi Gomez-Pizzo + Anna Netrebko

Suzi Gomez-Pizzo dresses the soprano Anna Netrebkoat the Metropolitan Opera.

Gary Bemsel

He collects and redeems winning tickets, often discarded, that bettors have not cashed in.

Earl Strickland

The “Michael Jordan of pool,” has won national and world pool titles.

Leyland E. George

Preaches with his mixtapes in the streets of Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Roy Aletti of Harrison

Covers his yard with vintage holiday figures he has collected over the years.

William MacLeod

trains pigeons in Washington Sq. Park.

Gary Gotlin

The Staten Island public administrator, arranges burials of unclaimed bodies, saving them from mass graves in a potter’s field.

Tony Disco

Coney Island.

Orville Davis

A cowboy and musician, Bronx, NY.

Lifeboat Louie

Lives on a boat off City Island, Bronx.

Pasiana Rodriguez

Co-owner of a radiator and repair shop in Willets Point,Queens.

Helen Hays

Helped restore the decimated bird population on Great Gull Island.

Ed Shevlin

A city garbage collector and Fulbright scholar, was a volunteer after Sandy hit the Rockaways.

Peter Dilg

Has one of the largest private collections of gramophones and enjoys playing them on his deck on Long Island.

Sal Locascio

87, the oldest yellow-cab driver in New York City with his own medallion, drove celebrities like Judy Garland.

Buster Marengo

62, a Juilliard-trained pianist who lives in a little stable in the Bronx with his horse Bronco.

Richie Vergona

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.

Bruce Adams

Barely paused for retirement as a court archivist at the Division of Old Records.

Zinovy Pritsker, or Zin

A Russian piano Tuner.

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