Category Archives: Misc.

Dozens At Funeral For Blast Victim

Different communities come together in face of tragedy. This story was published in the West Side Spirit April 28, 2015.  On occasion, an event binds the city’s seemingly disparate communities, a reminder that for all its enormity, New York has … Continue reading

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Questioning A Housing Plan

City officials have started to question a little-known program that gives developers credits for building affordable housing units. This story was published in Our Town on March 31, 2015.  New questions are being raised about an under-the-radar city plan that … Continue reading

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Thoughts on oligarchy

Is it disingenuous to not think of the United States as an oligarchy when the brother of a former president (their dad was also a former president) has a decent chance of being our next president, as does the wife of a … Continue reading

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Remembering that day

Impressions from first responders seeing the 9/11 Memorial Museum for the first time. This story was originally published May 22, 2014, in Our Town Downtown. Retired NYPD detective Rose Colon hasn’t been back to Ground Zero since September 11, 2001. … 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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