At around 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday night, there was a loud bang and when the people walking down Bedford Avenue turned to look, they saw that a car had crashed into the supermarket. Its crushed hood was lodged into the store's front window, shattered glass and pieces of metal all around. The car, a ... More >>
As we detailed in a feature story earlier this month, The Gang War that Wasn't, Lance and Todd Feurtado brought their "Snug" anti-violence program to the Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway days after a 2011 gang-related murder turned the neighborhood into a powder keg. The brothers' conflict resolution ... More >>
Folks have been in a real reflective mood in these waning days of the Michael Bloomberg Administration. Sunday's New York Times, for instance, dedicated much its New York section to detailing and assessing the three-term mayor's rule-- from his sweeping quality-of-life accomplishments to his "tirele ... More >>
Columbia Journalism School's new dean is here, and he is pumped. Incoming dean Steve Coll, a former managing editor for the pre-Bezos buyout Washington Post, as well as a staff writer for the New Yorker and director of the New America Foundation, made landfall on July 15; the class of 2014 arrived f ... More >>
Voice Media Group announced today that veteran editor Tom Finkel will take the reins of the Village Voice later this summer.