Old Town

Old Town

Old Town Music Hall has been screening both vintage silent and sound films since 1967. Bill Field, the theaters owner, accompanies the silent films with perhaps the most amazing Wurlitzer pipe organ you've ever seen.

Frenchie

Frenchie

Frenchie has owned Frenchie's Gym, in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, for 36 years. The neighborhood keeps changing, but Frenchie's not going anywhere.

Hill

Hill

Allan is the caretaker of one of the few remaining structures that still stand at the old Packard Plant. Years of neglect have resulted in massive decay in this Albert Kahn designed factory. But, it has its own kind of beauty and for Allan is the place he calls home.

Prime

Prime

For many of the guys that work here, the restaurant is like a second home - some of them have been slinging burgers, making shakes, and waiting on customers at this location for decades. Opened in 1938, the place hasn't been altered since the early '60s, and it looks all the better for it.

Coffer

Coffer

John Coffer, a tintype photographer, has spent the past 25 years living a Thoreauvian existence in a cabin in New York.  He predicts that more people will look to the past to find balance with modern life, and the serenity and natural beauty of his world are certainly an inspiration.

Byun

Byun

Chong Gon Byun, a multimedia artist in Brooklyn, shares an intimate look at his home, which is packed with art and whimsical objects he has collected during his travels.