On the Job
Meet the people who keep neighborhoods running
Brian Hollins has spent the last 16 years on the trail of movie locations all over the city.
Meet the guy using high-tech tools to document rickety scare shacks.
Ghost tours illuminate the spookier side to a city’s history.
Dr. Laser has been crafting holograms for four decades.
J.C. Casey treats his store like a pub.
The 100-year-old Orwashers in New York City takes a creative approach to sourcing locally.
Meet the ama keeping an ancient profession alive.
Riders can't help but notice Vankadarath Saritha.
Meet the volunteers working to curb the city’s teeming garbage problem.
Citizen scientists and government agencies are joining forces to save animals from the path of urbanization.
A walk with Robert Williams, who sells the Street Sense paper made by and for the homeless in Washington, D.C.
A short film pays tribute to 75-year-old Ruben Pardo, who drives the elevator up and down a Wilshire Boulevard building six days a week.
People can line up to rinse off in a truck making its way through St. Louis.
As LinkNYC rolls out through the city, guides take to the streets to demonstrate how to use the free network.
Faced with the threat of tickets and confiscated goods, vendors struggle to find legitimacy and make ends meet.
John Cortese, 92, has been working at Golden Gate Fancy Fruits & Vegetables in Brooklyn since he was 14 years old.
The TTC is trying to crack down on fare evasion on streetcars—as nicely as possible.
A handful of programs aim to bring mind-body awareness to grueling urban jobs.
A small repair shop in Panjim has tinkered with the machines for over four decades.
A new book from StoryCorps about loving work compiles interviews with referees, subway conductors, teachers, and more.
What it's like to be one of the few women maintaining New York's iconic bridges.