Meet Mohammed Ahmed and Happy David of Casa Magazines. Their commitment to family—in its many forms—has underpinned the success of the West Village’s favorite newsstand and its ability to endure the pandemic.
Meet Loycent Gordon of Neir’s Tavern. The owner of this nearly 200-year-old watering hole has weathered a storm or two. Since the pandemic hit, he has found new ways to serve the neighborhood.
Meet Puiyan Taglianetti. A Snug Harbor fixture, she believes that a deep connection to nature and community has always kept spirits high at Staten Island’s famous oasis, even in the face of the pandemic.