15 EpisodesProduced by Jakob Lewis

The show where next door hits home. Telling stories of ordinary people that connect us to others and ourselves.

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The Silver Cord: A Year After Bringing Wes Home

May 7th, 2015

It's been almost a year since I reported the story "Bringing Wes Home." It was a story about a family losing their son, Wes Vose, in a car crash two and half years ago. Instead of leaving it to the funeral home to take …

#14 Sans Houses - David

April 23rd, 2015


This story is the first in a new series called "Sans Houses." After more than 40 years on the street David has a place to call home. Neighbors …

#13 Quit Playin' Games With My Heart

April 9th, 2015


Todd Michael Rogers got married young, and it was bad. It was the kind of bad that Todd describes as "Lifetime movie bad." He became unhappy and …

#12 A Ritual of Hospitality

February 20th, 2015


This is a story about a ritual. A Chinese tea ceremony. It's used as a means to connect. Connect with the past, with people, with another land. Joshua Drake Wu invited me into his home to experience the joy of Chinese …

#11 I'm Just Trying To Help

January 17th, 2015


Street Chaplain Lisa Cook and Allen in his apartment


Allen pulling himself up the stairs

# 10 Seven Years And Caroling

December 24th, 2014


Happy Holidays. Hear my neighborhood sing carols to whomever will hear. Thanks for a great year of listening!

Music "Bliss" by Fabian Measures

#9 The Pace Of Wonder

December 5th, 2014


This episode is more of a meditation than a story. When Barclay was 25 he traveled the country in a van. Out under the open sky he bought an …

#8 Runnin' Down a Dream

October 22nd, 2014


Bobby Hopkins wakes up one day and decides to change his life. Within two years he's entering his first 100 mile Ultra Marathon. I go along as part of his crew to help him along the way. Will Bobby finish? Will I do a …

#7 Lost and Found - Neighbors Live

September 25th, 2014



Neighbors is once again live from my back yard. 10 storytellers poured their hearts out. 5 of them are featured here.

Emily Lambright

In this Episode:
Blake Farmer, reporter …

#6 Fire

August 22nd, 2014



Teddy Newmyer and Cynthia Iselin bought a house to fix up in New Orleans.

They live in New Orleans. They are friends.

When they were almost done renovating the house, it caught fire.

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