Stories, like a stick of butter left out on the counter, change dramatically over time. But unlike a fine wine, they don’t always get better with age.
Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
Stories, like a stick of butter left out on the counter, change dramatically over time. But unlike a fine wine, they don’t always get better with age. Here, Narratively looks at several tales of “then and now,” from a photojournalist who caught up with her subject thirty years later to an unbelievable occurrence that happened just last year, exploring the complexities and impact of Father Time.
Narratively is a digital publication and content studio devoted to ordinary people with extraordinary stories. Our editors and global network of contributors avoid the breaking news and the next big headline, focusing instead on crafting the most authentic, engaging stories we can, one at a time. We comb our world’s big cities and hidden corners for the characters and narratives that mainstream media aren’t finding—the underdogs and overlooked tales that enlighten us, connect us, and capture our imagination—stories that would otherwise fall through the cracks. We present our stories in weekly themes, and in the most appropriate medium, from writing to short documentary films, photo essays, audio, and comics journalism. The result is that every story, and storyteller, has the chance to make an impact.