In a blow to the Parks Department, Mayor Adams breaks his Parks campaign pledge and cuts the Department’s expense budget.
Category: Essays & Journalism
Dreaming of a New Manhattan
Who hasn’t spent time wondering what could be? Here’s a look at the latest and greatest plans to reshape the borough.
Letters Caution Mayor about Pay-to-Play Phone Calls
On December 8th, Mayor de Blasio was finally forced to release two confidential letters he tried to keep hidden.
Losing 15 Beekman
Here near the corner of Beekman and Nassau Streets, 15 Beekman is coming down.
Reviewing Moynihan Train Hall
In utero since 1992, Moynihan Train Hall finally arrived this January 1st.
What’s Happening at Marx Brothers Playground?
With open space at a premium during the Covid-19 crisis, cordoned off areas like the one at Marx Brothers especially stand out.
A Day in the Life of New York (2)
Friday, May 29th: Scenes from the Brooklyn demonstration for George Floyd.
A Critique of the New York Times’ Contempt for Bernie Sanders
A letter to the editorial page editor.
Misrepresentations and Things Left Unsaid: A Review of the Plan for 321 East 96th Street
As the controversial redevelopment plan for 321 East 96th Street heads to State Supreme Court, I examined the case files. This is what I found.