Dorian Block

Dorian Block directs Exceeding Expectations, a project at the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center, which has been following twenty New Yorkers in their eighties (including Luis) for the past year. Exceeding Expectations is co-led by Ruth Finkelstein and funded by The New York Community Trust.

Stories By Dorian Block

Spreading Nuyorican Pride From His Tricked-Out Tricycle Ride

A year on the streets of New York with “El Gallo,” an 84-year-old retired Carvel manager who spreads music and delight from the seat of his conspicuous colorful three-wheeler.