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Susanna Friedman

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Susanna is the Style Editor at Brooklyn Magazine. She was born and raised in Brooklyn and thinks it's just about the greatest city in the world. When she's not at Brooklyn Mag, you can find her thrifting for clothing or at a concert, probably somewhere in Bushwick.
Age: 9 Pronouns: She/Her Neighborhood: Windsor Terrace Most Likely to: Surprise you Favorite Quote: “Girls just wanna have fun.” Lola Glass has a lot on her plate. She’s spray painted murals in Coney Island, at the Bushwick Collective, and at Art Basel in Miami. She’s also currently collaborating with Unfamous and Brooklyn Cloth to design t-shirts. Have I mentioned she's only nine? This accomplished pre-teen would rather be recognized for her work than her age—and rightfully so. Lola’s murals are...
Name: Harry Portnof Age: 29 Neighborhood: Prospect Heights Most Likely to: Crowd surf Favorite Quote: “Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.” – David Bowie Accountant turned record label owner isn’t a phrase you’d normally have a reason to utter, but that’s exactly what Harry Portnof is. As a teen, Harry discovered his father’s record collection in his grandmother’s attic and quickly became enthralled with having physical, aesthetically and aurally pleasing vinyl. After amassing his own impressive...
Age: 29 Pronouns: She/Her Neighborhood: Clinton Hill Most Likely to: Host a fertility séance Favorite Quote: “Be here now” Product marketing manager at Planned Parenthood’s innovation lab, Hannah Pyper, has a strong connection to her role. After beating ovarian cancer, Hannah found a career that utilized her digital media background while ensuring women have proper access to health care. In her time at Planned Parenthood, Hannah has led the effort to scale their birth control and period tracking app,...
Age: 22 Pronouns: She/her Neighborhood: Bed-Stuy Most Likely to: Have a dollhouse in their adult home Favorite Quote: “If you go home with somebody, and they don't have books, don't fuck 'em!" - John Waters Food isn’t generally a medium associated with art, but that hasn’t stopped Emma Orlow. After studying “Food Art as Body Politics” at NYU, Emma began pushing creative boundaries, making art with food. At just 22, she already has impressive clients under her belt, like Urban...

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