Sometimes it takes a personal experience to care about something that doesn’t directly affect you. This is exactly what happened with Jennifer Feinberg when her brother Andrew, born with spinal bifida, opened her eyes to how difficult it can be finding accessible restaurants and entertainment venues in their hometown of New York City.
To resolve this problem, she decided to launch a smartphone app dedicated to helping find an accessible anything – restaurants, entertainment venues, you name it – in New York City. It’s called Wheel New York and it’s aiming to be the most all encompassing accessibility app ever created for New York City; and the good news, it’s *this close* to becoming a reality.
The truth is that the app should’ve been available by now, but unfortuna