Project Description

Even as a young man, Mr. Flowers’ heart has always been to get people together, to keep the neighborhood connected and participating in their community. As a 22-year-old man, Mr. Flowers stood on the shoulders of many who have gone before him and sought to keep the tradition of Gowanus Old-Timers Day alive. From hand-writing and photocopying flyers years ago to what the tradition has become today, Flowers has sought to provide this “One-Day Give Back” as an opportunity to bless and build his community.

Photography by Kristine Tsui, a videographer and photographer from Long Island, NY. She is currently an Associate Producer at The Bindery NYC. She hopes to empower and equip young creatives to use their gifts as positive forces in their local communities.  www.kristinetsui.com | www.binderynyc.com

Bios compiled by Zac Martin from a collection of testimonials shared through community nominations.