People to Follow

Meet Jumaane Williams – New York City Council Member

Jumaane Williams (born May 11, 1976) is an American politician and currently a Council member for the 45th District of the New York City Council. He is a Democrat. The district includes East Flatbush, Flatbush, Flatlands, Marine Park and Midwood in Brooklyn. He currently serves as Deputy Leader of the New York City Council, and...

Meet Ricardo Barreras – Chef of Pilar Cuban Eatery

Ricardo Barreras, a former research psychologist who grew up in Miami and whose parents are from Camagüey, runs the restaurant alongside his wife Lizbeth Moreno. They opened Pilar Cuban Eatery five years ago to bring authentic Cuban food, incorporating only traditional ingredients, to Brooklyn. He’s proud to...

The Popups

A collaboration between Brooklyn musicians Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein, The Pop Ups have been setting the standard for children’s music since 2010. A celebration of making, building, and learning, their album 'Appetite for Construction' received a 2014 GRAMMY nomination for Best Children’s Album,...

Meet Chardon – Founder of New York Follow

First, thank you for visiting NewYorkFollow.com. It has been a long journey to getting here and beyond, meeting beautiful souls along the way.

Meet Yolanda D Mozdzen – A New York Based Humanitarian Painter

Yolanda D Mozdzen is a New York based artist who has been creating riveting, unique artwork since the age of 5. Yolanda is widely known as the Humanitarian Painter because she has been donating her enchanting portraits and original landscapes to various charities throughout the...

Meet Yulia Matsiy – Film Director

Young Russian director Yulia Matsiy studied in Italy, lives in NYC. She graduated from NABA Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti in Film & New Media. She currently works freelance with numerous ad and communication agencies. In 2012, she served on the young people’s jury at...

Meet Ayşe Reid-Wolfe – Performance Artist

Ayşe Reid (also known as Ayşe Reid-Wolfe as of late) is quite the remarkable visionary for her age. Born and raised in New York City, with a brief kindergarten experience in Europe as a child, Ayşe's approach to art is both refined and eclectic all at once. We know her...

Meet Screenwriter Mick Lexington

Mick Lexington lives and writes in New York City. He is the creator of the TV series, Shanghai Shanghai. His current projects in development include the film; Mr. Jack, See more here: http://misterjackthemovie.com When did you start writing? I came to writing late in life. I...

Chapell: A Long Road to Redemption

By Kailyn Champlin It's every young musician’s dream:you’re playing trumpet in the school marching band and spending your weekends writing, singing and playing music with your friends. The biggest thing to look forward to is the local battle of the bands, and whether that girl...

Meet Devin Bing – Jazz as Smooth as a Martini

While building his robust New York following, Devin started developing and conceptualizing his self-produced full length record, “Shaken Not Stirred"...