Author Archives: Daniel Fitzsimmons

About Daniel Fitzsimmons

Staff writer for the Manhattan weeklies Our Town, Our Town Downtown and the West Side Spirit.

Gazette archive

An archive of my work at The Daily Gazette can be found here. Advertisements

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Out of Gas

Note: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer cited this article in a March 29 letter to NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Con Edison calling for a comprehensive report and action on the 400 percent surge in natural gas shutoffs revealed in the … Continue reading

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Carousel or Donald Trump?

The candidate’s ownership of the carousel puts New Yorkers in a familiar bind. This story was published in Our Town on Feb. 24, 2016.  It’s late afternoon on a mild winter weekday, and kids and tourists are lining up to … Continue reading

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Gas War in Chelsea

Tenants say a gas shut-off is the latest in an ongoing building battle with landlord. This story was published in the Chelsea News on Jan. 14, 2016. Cooking gas service has been restored at a rent stabilized apartment building in … Continue reading

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Reports of rape increase in Chelsea

Officials debate cause of a 150% increase in reported rapes in the neighborhood. This article was first published in the Chelsea News on Nov. 17, 2015. Crime statistics in Chelsea show a 150 percent rise in reports of rape in the … Continue reading

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