Author Archives: Patrick Wall

Hasidic Jews Deliver the Good

Excuse me.  Are you Jewish? During Hanukah, young Ultra-Orthodox yeshiva students from Crown Heights, Brooklyn fan out across the city to ask passers-by if they’re Jewish and, if they are, if they’d like a free menorah. For the students, who … Continue reading

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Slain City Councilman’s Legacy Lives On

A few weeks ago we brought you audio clips of Geoffrey Davis, whose brother, James E. Davis, was a City Councilman from Brooklyn who was shot and killed inside City Hall in 2003.  (If you want even more info about … Continue reading

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NYC’s Taxis of Today

Take a look at NYC’s iconic yellow taxis and the people who earn a living driving, renting and repairing them. Continue reading

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Survey Said: People Find Food Laws Palatable!

The long-awaited results of our New York City food laws survey. Continue reading

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Brother of Slain City Councilman Won’t Rest Without Peace

On November 23, Geoffrey Davis will present “Murder At City Hall,” a short documentary he made using news clips and interviews with his late brother, James E. Davis, at Tribeca Cinemas in Manhattan. James E. Davis was a City Councilman from … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day Keeps Bloomberg Away (survey included!)

A post and survey about NYC’s efforts to get citizens to eat right…or else. Continue reading

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Standardized Tests: Necessary Evils…or Just Evils?

We want to know what you think about standardized tests: pernicious pests or useful tools? Continue reading

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Pests of the Subway

A list of the kinds of subway riders that can make you seriously consider paying for parking in Manhattan. Continue reading

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