Hannah Frishberg
Hannah Frishberg

Hannah is a Features Writer at The New York Post, where her work has garnered an international readership and recently served as the basis for the Discovery+ docuseries Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed for which she was a consulting producer.

She was previously the Editor in Chief of Brokelyn, the editor of the Bensonhurst Bean and a staff writer at Brownstoner. She has had words and photography appear in the Columbia Journalism Review, BuzzFeed, CityLab, Gothamist, Narratively, Urban Omnibus, and The Huffington Post, among other publications. A 2016 Business Fellow and 2018 Health Fellow at the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at CUNY J-School and a former columnist at Curbed NY. Hannah is a 4th generation Brooklynite and got her start in journalism back in high school, publishing photo essays of abandoned NYC buildings at Atlas Obscura.

selected writing

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]

These iPhone snobs won't date Android users [New York Post]

Vaping deaths 'not surprising': black-market weed insider [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]

Bodega at center of Mafia investigation now has its own T-shirt line [Brokelyn]

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


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]