Tag Archives: New York Times

Four NYT articles from this weekend you must read

In a nod to the importance of livable-streets issues and Vision Zero, the New York Times published four articles on victims and their families over the weekend. Continue reading

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The Times and traffic “accidents”

The New York Times needs to stop using the term “accident” to describe traffic collisions. Continue reading

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Out with a blast: the Pratt whistles blow one final(?) time

A recap of the Conrad Milster’s whistle-blowing extravaganza at Pratt Institute on New Year’s Eve, which might have been the last installment of the 49-year tradition. Continue reading

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A eulogy for Brooklyn’s Irish bars, and an ode to Farrell’s

A historical look at how we mourn long-standing traditions, victims of neighborhood turnover and gentrification. Continue reading

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December 16: a grisly New York anniversary

A jet crashed into Park Slope on December 16, 1960, in what was then the deadliest aviation incident in history. Continue reading

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Protecting bike messengers and deliverymen

If you wouldn’t use the roads during a blizzard, why would you make someone else do so to bring you food? Because there’s no reason not to. That should change. Continue reading

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Death by automobile: a question of semantics

Would our reaction to Saturday’s massacre in Fort Greene have been different had a gun been involved? Continue reading

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