Streetsblog Stalkerazzi Spots Tim Robbins on Two Wheels


Here’s Tim Robbins, spotted today by Clarence Eckerson in Madison Square Park. Though The Rectifier looks none too pleased about being photographed by the bike paparazzi, we were assured that he waved after this snap was taken.

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Eyes on the Street: Election Day 2008

Photo pool contributor captaindisko reports record lines in Park Slope., while there was no waiting at my Inwood precinct as of about 1:30. How was your voting experience? Update: Tim Robbins found himself purged from his precinct’s voter rolls this morning and had to go before a judge in order to vote. Coincidence?

Why Must a Driver Be Drunk or Fleeing Cops to Be Prosecuted for Killing?

On Tuesday, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced the sentencing of Dyson Williams, the driver who killed Mary Celine Graham while attempting to evade police. On June 22, 2010, police investigating a string of gunpoint robberies stopped a minivan occupied by Williams and William Robbins near W. 142nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard, according to […]
The winner of the "L-ternative" competition proposes bus lanes, a two-way protected bike lane, and wider sidewalk zones for 14th Street. Image: Cricket Day/Chris Robbins/Becca Groban/Kellen Parker

Dreaming Up a PeopleWay for 14th Street

While we're waiting to get a look at DOT and the MTA's forthcoming plans for the L train shutdown, Gothamist and Transportation Alternatives put on "L-ternative Visions" -- a design competition to envision 14th Street "as a people-first transit corridor." On Wednesday the winner was revealed.

Today’s Headlines

MTA Rescue Talks in Chaos as Suburban Senate Dems Balk at Payroll Tax (NYT, News, NY1) 50-Cent Cab Surcharge Was on the Table (News, Post) Tom Robbins Skewers Comrades Kruger and Espada (Voice) Bill Hammond: Beware an MTA Plan From Three Men in a Room (News) Bike Theft in NYC: How Widespread Is It? Don’t […]