Monthly Archives: December 2013

City Hall’s Secrecy Scramble

Community groups complain of lack of disclosure for big development projects. This article was published Nov. 27 in Our Town Downtown. Two major projects developed in the final months of the Bloomberg administration have prompted residents and neighborhood leaders to … Continue reading

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FiDi Residents Fight On

Opponents of a probation department move plan lawsuit. This piece was originally published Dec. 25, 2013, in Our Town Downtown. Financial District residents opposed to a city plan to move portions of the probation department to 66 John Street are preparing … Continue reading

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New York’s Dirty-Air Corridor

Upper East Side air quality among the worst in the city, mostly because of old boilers. This story was first published Nov. 20, 2013, in Our Town and the West Side Spirit. In September, Mayor Michael Bloomberg touted the fact … Continue reading

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A Legacy and a Promise

Upper West Side WWII veteran, civil rights worker, doctor and Jewish scholar Alfred Moldovan passes away at 92. This article was published Nov. 21 in the West Side Spirit.  In March 1965, Gay Talese wrote an article in The New … Continue reading

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Remembering the Yippies

Counter-cultural haven on Bleecker Street still alive despite legal struggle. This story was published Dec. 4 in Our Town Downtown.  The Yippie Museum was cold on a recent Wednesday night, the kind of place you keep your coat on. A … Continue reading

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