I wrote about a polluted beach, a neighborhood recovering from Sandy, the state parole system, our social media-obsessed culture, and the Pride parade.


The Decay of Deadhorse Bay

This landfill-polluted beach in Far Rockaway is destroying the environment. Some want to clean up the beach, while others want to preserve it as a historical site.


Life in Sheepshead Bay’s Bungalow Courts Is Still Rotten Three Years After Sandy

Homeowners in a south Brooklyn neighborhood are in limbo after Sandy left their homes damaged and they have yet to receive funds or assistance from NYC programs.

Malik Elshabazz, 50, thinks about his parole experience at the Quathra Cafe in South Brooklyn on Friday, May 6, 2016. (Photo/Hayley Lind)

The Technicalities of Recidivism

Parolees face strict rules and harsh consequences when they return to their communities.


Living Your Life Through Filters: The Facade of Social Media

Most of us are just a little too obsessed with our Instagram feeds, and emulate those that just aren’t real.

pride4flag Here’s What Happened at NYC Pride 2017

Flags, signage, marching bands and government organizations were all present at the NYC Pride Parade.