Mike Nelson

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Coney Community Board Votes Yes to Rezoning Plan, No to Plan's Actual Details

    It took four years, but the fate of Coney Island's future finally began the deliberative phase tonight, with a meeting of Brooklyn's Community Board 13 in the packed, sweltering auditorium of Coney Island Hospital to vote on the rezoning plan put forward last April by the Bloomberg administration, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 20, 2005

    Transit Strike Is a Bike Rider's Dream

    New York City's Transit strike may have inconvenienced millions of bus, subway and car commuters. But from a biker's perspective, it made the city a dream. (Click for a halcyon slideshow.) There were no hooting horns and buses plowing you into the sidewalk. No cabs and delivery vehicles jamming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2005

    Joe Hynes & the Crash Family Cash

    Hynes cuts it up with Domestic Violence Commish Jimenez, Hizzoner the mayor, and Selma Hayek. (Credit: Brooklyn DA's office) Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes may be the only candidate to have prosecuted a member of the wealthy Chehebar family, which owns a chain of clothing stores, but he's har ... More >>

  • Books

    September 2, 2003

    Write What You Know

    Making Meta-Books in the Age of Multimedia Conglomerates and Copyright Oligarchs

  • Art

    June 26, 2001

    Panic Attack

    Navigating the Venice Biennale’s Sprawling Interzone

  • News

    October 26, 1999

    Failing to Get the Lead Out

    Should Brooklyn Pol Mike Nelson Keep His Council Seat?