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 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.
Meet Paul Moakley of the Alice Austen House Museum. While living in the former home of the groundbreaking photographer, the curator creates meaningful connections between past and present—which has served his Staten Island community well during the pandemic.