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Lori Petrie, bookseller at 57th St. Books, enjoys her job and interacts with customers. She loves the comfort of the bookstore and brings warmth to all who walk in.

Brightening bookstores: Lori Petrie

Sahana Unni, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2024
SPREADING SMILES. Sajal Patel, owner of the Subway on 59th Street, is always eager to put a smile on new and returning customers. She converses with a customer asking about their personal life while making their sandwiches, bringing a smile on their face.

Subway smiles: Sajal Patel

Kabir Joshi, Assistant Editor
February 23, 2024
STYLING WITH HEART. Esther Adewole blends her bright personality with skilled hairstyling to create a welcoming atmosphere. Originally from Nigeria, Adewole pursued beauty school over nursing, transforming her career into a passion for hairdressing and genuine client interactions.

Warmth and Style: Esther Adewole

Edward Park, Assistant Editor
February 22, 2024
CONNECTING THE COMMUNITY. Local tennis coach Tyron Mason interacts with the Kenwood community as he coaches. He builds relationships with his students along with the neighborhood, becoming a well-known figure in the area.

Coaching with care: Tyrone Mason

Jaya Alenghat, City Life Editor
February 20, 2024
Eric Williams, the owner of Hyde Park’s “Silver Room,” embodies the vibrant community spirit that defines his store. He considers his relationships with the people he interacts with in the space to be the most valuable part of running it. Mr. Williams is now a sucessful buisness owner, his success steming from his hard work.

Boiled Eggs to Business: Eric Williams

Light Dohrn, Assistant Editor
February 20, 2024
A COMMUNITY ESSENTIAL. Phil Raoul is the owner of Hyde Park’s Foreign Car Hospital, a hidden auto-repair
shop that is at the heart of the community. Mr. Raoul loves his connections with clients, but his favorite part of the job is the repair itself.

Repair with care: Phillip Raoul

Clare McRoberts, Features Editor
February 20, 2024
A RAW WORKSHOP. Ki and Yang Kim have owned and operated Vogue Cleaners since its opening in 1995, serving an array of Hyde Parkers and students alike. Despite meeting through an arranged marriage, their time together has only strengthened their bond as they work alongside each other day after day.

Sewn together: Ki Kim and Yang Kim

Skye Freeman, Audience Engagement Manager
February 19, 2024
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