Meet Anthony and Paul Ramirez of the Bronx Beer Hall. To keep serving their community during the pandemic, these Bronx brothers have gotten back to basics—and haven’t missed a beat.
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 Shelley Worrell of Caribbeing and Little Caribbean NYC. This powerhouse of the City’s tight-knit Caribbean community has transformed pandemic-related hardship into an opportunity to serve.
Meet Laval Bryant-Quigley of the Brooklyn Museum. Having grown up across the street, the museum’s new marketing director knows what our city’s institutions mean in moments of hardship.
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.
Meet Regina Bain of the Louis Armstrong House Museum. As the pandemic tests how we connect, she is finding new ways to inspire with Armstrong’s music and legacy.
Meet Tren’ness Woods-Black of Sylvia’s Restaurant. The granddaughter of the “Queen of Soul Food” remains committed to treating—and feeding—her neighbors like family.