Elizabeth Dwoskin

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    The 20 Most-Read Village Voice Stories of 2010

    ​This really felt like a breakout year at the Voice, with our big NYPD investigative series, the Runnin' Scared, Sound of the City, and Fork in the Road blogs blowing up, and, um, you know, we're still in print and stuff. Can you guess which Voice story made the biggest splash this year? Befo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Art Director John Dixon's 10 Favorite Voice Covers of 2010

    ​We're still tallying which of our 2010 stories were most popular with readers, but in the meantime, we asked art director John Dixon to choose his 10 favorite Village Voice covers of the year. Here they are, in reverse order -- Ed. 10. The Guido Ideal, June 23. Says Dixon: "Shooting the Jers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    This Blog Is The Shit: Runnin' Scared Takes Home 2010 Alt Weekly Award

    Pictured: Village Voice editor Tony Ortega hoists Runnin' Scared's Atl-Weekly Award, flanked by staff.​Not that you didn't already know, dear reader, but as the young people would say, "game recognize game," because we have just been officially told we are what the young people would call ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    BlogBeat: Denton's High Marks, Newsweek's Not-So-Secret Weapon, New Hires at Village Voice and Paris Review

    ​Another Monday, another BlogBeat column. Hopefully, unlike last week's column, this one won't cost us $20,000 a year in advertising money. A former employment situation with Nick Denton and Gawker is assessed, the face behind Newsweek's newest weapon talks, and new hires emerge at the Paris R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Primary Over But -- Questions Remain!

    Now that the poorly-attended primary election is over, what droplets of meaning can be wrung from it? Some people think Mark Green (pictured), who finished second to Brooklyn councilmember Bill de Blasio in the public advocate race and will face him in a runoff on September 29, is played out in New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Primary Culler: Snyder and Vance Spar in Manhattan D.A. Race; Might Aborn Be the Odd Man In?

    ​The Manhattan D.A. primary race is a big deal; for the first time since 1975, Robert Morgenthau is not in it, and the three contenders are sprinting hard for the finish line: Richard Aborn brought back former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton and a chainsaw attack victim for his "closing argum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Times Endorses Vance for D.A.; Contenders About Even in Cash on Hand

    Cy Vance got a big boost in the Manhattan D.A.'s race from the New York Times, which has endorsed him as "an accomplished criminal and civil trial lawyer who offers balanced judgment and a commitment to criminal justice reform." They like his "Conviction Integrity Panel" idea, a sort of internal af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    On Third Avenue. Albany went coup-coup! Pedro Espada Jr. seized the state senate with the help of Hiram Monserrate and billionaire Tom Golisano. After some skirmishes, which saw Tom Duane appearing to lean GOP to save gay marriage, the Dems locked the chamber, but Espada got the key and the GOP w ... More >>

  • News

    August 19, 2008