Category Archives: New York City

Postcards from Manhattan

Some snapshots of Manhattan on this dreary Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading

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NYC Congressmen Release “It Gets Better” Video

Members of New York City’s congressional delegation on Monday released an “It Gets Better” video. Congressmen Jerrold Nadler, Ed Towns, Eliot Engel, Carolyn Maloney, Joe Crowley and José E. Serrano appear in the nearly six minute spot. New York Sens. … Continue reading

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The Occupy Movement and the Accountability Question

What does accountability look like? This was one of the many complicated questions that came up at a panel discussion about the Occupy Wall Street movement that WNYC host Brian Lehrer moderated at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space in … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts from Bushwick

I have never been one for long, drawn-out goodbyes, but I continue to struggle to find the appropriate words to adequately describe the last seven years and three months that I have lived in the greatest city in the world. … Continue reading

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The View from Jefferson Street

One last view from Jefferson Street before the move to Washington, D.C., is complete.

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NYC Officials Seek Information on Anti-Gay Attack in Brooklyn

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the officials who distributed flyers at a Brooklyn intersection earlier on Tuesday, Sept. 27, about a reported anti-gay attack earlier this month. Police say Julius “Stinky” Wright sexually assaulted a 24-year-old … Continue reading

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NYPD Identifies Suspect in Anti-Gay Attack in Brooklyn

Police say a 21-year-old man used anti-gay slurs against a man as he sexually assaulted him on a Brooklyn street earlier this month. Julius “Stinky” Wright allegedly approached the 24-year-old man on Myrtle Avenue around 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 5. … Continue reading

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Video: Panorama from a Soho Rooftop

I shot this video from the James Hotel’s rooftop pool deck on Tuesday, Sept. 13.

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Does the Tea Party Actually Matter?

Is the Tea Party a Ponzi scheme? More than a few progressive Democrats may have already come to this conclusion, but Republican presidential candidates who participated in last night’s debate in Tampa certainly went out of their way to curry … Continue reading

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The View from Jefferson Street

Good riddance Irene!

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