Hannah Frishberg

Hannah is a Features Writer at The New York Post where her work has garnered an international readership and served as the basis for Discovery+'s 2022 docuseries "Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed." Previously she was the Editor in Chief of Brokelyn, a columnist at Curbed, the editor of the Bensonhurst Bean, a staff writer at Brownstoner and a Business Fellow and Health Fellow at CUNY J-School's Center for Community & Ethnic Media. She is co-author of the 2023 guide book "Secret New York" and her words and photos have also appeared in The New York Times, Gothamist and Rizzoli's "Brooklyn Photographs Now" among other publications. A fourth generation Brooklynite, Hannah got her start in journalism back in high school, producing photo essays for Atlas Obscura.

selected writing

How NYC’s fine-dining elite got pranked by Gen Zer’s fake steakhouse [New York Post]

Artist builds ‘fantastical’ city by hand in upstate New York woods [New York Post]

Critics accuse male models of running 'Fyre Fest of burlesque' [New York Post]

Tithe money funded Hillsong pastors' luxury lifestyles: former members [New York Post]

I love NYC more than ever and no pandemic could ever drive me out [New York Post]

This late actress had the best rent deal in NYC [New York Post]

The end of 3G could be a big problem for basic phone users [OneZero]

Dominatrixes and their Orthodox Jewish clients [BuzzFeed]

Greenpoint's final Polish-language weekly [Columbia Journalism Review]

In defense of caffeine pills [Lifehacker]

Online tarot communities as free healthcare [Daily Dot]

Building community in Brooklyn's backyards [CityLab]

The vice and vagrants of old-school Gowanus [Narratively]

New York's lost neighborhoods [Curbed NY]

Biggie Smalls worked at my Park Slope temple and was ‘a good kid’ [Brokelyn]

How a rising Brooklyn hospital aims to upgrade health care [The Bridge]

REVS' underground autobiography [Urban Omnibus]

New Utrecht students fear increase in racism following Trump election [Bklyner]

Cocaine break-ins: The life of a 1960s Brooklyn pharmacist [Brownstoner]

The failed paradise: Pruitt-Igoe [Atlas Obscura]


What is this whole Brooklyn drag renaissance, anyway? by Eric Shorey

Vinyl lives: A guide to all 27 of Brooklyn's record stores by Elena Goukassian

3 new Brooklyn breweries are opening this summer by Cat Wolinski

Talking shop with Greenpoint's vintage store mavens by Ruthie Darling

HBO's 'Crashing' resurrects legendary NYC comedy spot by Bobby Hankinson


My hometown is Brooklyn [The New York Times]

New house within old walls in Boerum Hill [The Insider]

The man who built New York City's schools [Narratively]

The Red Hook grain elevator [Atlas Obscura]

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center [Huffington Post]

Exploring Fort Tilden's decaying beauty [Gothamist]


Amtrak [The Writing Disorder]

The Brooklyn hallelujah [Mad Swirl]

Insomniac's soliloquy [Zoomoozophone Review]

Stoop dreams [Mad Swirl]