Category: Profiles of Interesting New Yorkers

Interviews and profiles of New Yorkers who make the city an interesting and exciting place to live and visit. We find chefs, entertainers, writers, dancers, artists, musicians and let all of them share their incredible work and stories.

Emerging Talent Caterina Han Joining the Movement of Empowering Women

Her message to mainstream media and to Asian women: Yes, Time’s UP

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Vivi Hu: International Artist Releases New Album

It comes as no surprise as more and more Asian artists are bridging the gap between their home counties and the United States. Vivi Hu is one of those emerging artists who have been working hard to plant her own creative flag here in America. At first Vivi never thought she would consider singing as a career but something changed for her while singing in a choir. She found solace in the gospel music of the choir and realized then that music was her destiny.

New Film Sarah Q Features Up And Coming Actor George Andreakos

George Andreakos has been in love with acting for as long as he can remember.  Ever since he was in grade school in Brooklyn he had the “acting bug”. His talent and passion for acting did not go unnoticed as he was casted as a lead or supporting actor in live plays. Yet it came a time when he had to give up acting for a while. He had a full-time job, College and started his own side business so acting did not fit into the equation.

Grass Roots Commercial Mortgage Firm Growing with Every Closing

Sometimes in business you need to take a chance to move up in the world. This would be the case for two ambitious individuals, John Michaels and Craig Truen, whose combined experience was a recipe for success. Craig Truen learned from his father about the real estate business and commercial loans and soaked it all in.  He took what he was taught and formed Truen Associates a commercial mortgage broker in 1987. Craig specialized in the restructuring of condo and coop projects as well as spearheading over $600 million in commercial transactions in the metro area.