The kitchen at Philadelphia’s Church of the Advocate is a gathering place for 50 or so guests who come by for a hot meal. Head chef Mamie Mathis learned the love and craft of cooking from her grandma.
Diane Bridges is a longtimer. She went to high school, raised family, and continues to watch time—and people—pass by from her stoop on West Huntington Avenue in North Philadelphia.
Weavers Way Co-op has offered its bounty to shoppers in Philly’s Mount Airy neighborhood for more than four decades. Nina Berryman takes us inside her radish harvest.
UnMonumental - "I wanted to just throw on brakes in that car and just jump out and run around... and just give her the biggest hug that I could give her."
UnMonumental - Emmanuel McNeil is the last person that speaks to people as he buries graves. "Everything else is dirt from that point on."
Every ZIP Philadelphia - Hugh McHugh has worked at the local flower shop, Overhill Flowers, since 1972 when he was still in high school.
Invisible Nations - Wotko Long is a traditional Creek hymnal singer. He learned the songs, some of which were composed on the Trail of Tears, from his parents.
Storymakers - Jamila Davenport stands in a neighborhood in Durham surrounded by new development, and asks who is being left behind.
UnMonumental - Melvin Coleman sits on the banks of the James River at Manchester Docks, a popular spot not far from Richmond’s downtown.
Baltimore: Rise of Charm City - When he was 19, Ralph Moore sat in church in Baltimore and asked himself: "Why are all these statues white?"
What's the Flux: Commuter Dispatches - Waking up before the sun rises and driving a big machine are two things Janice Rapier likes to do.
Dímelo: Stories of the Southwest - Lifelong Tucson resident Gabriel Otero relaxes while on a break from work.
Frontier of Change - Peter Atchak was the president of a volunteer organization that responds to distress calls and looks for missing people in the Bethel Area for 30 years.
The Junction - The Ensley community in Birmingham, Alabama is a food desert. Hank Layman hopes to change that.
TruckBeat - Albert Nelson reflects on the past, present, and future from a park bench in Knoxville.