Granted, I always secretly hoped that Tom Hanks would play the Aaron Naparstek role in "Honku: The Movie" but Tim Robbins’ new film "Noise" is, without question, the early runner-up for Streetsblog’s 2008 Movie of the Year: David (Oscar-winner and New York City resident Tim Robbins) is a successful lawyer who can’t stand the fact […]
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?
A man who plowed into a crowd of Harlem pedestrians while fleeing police, killing a nun, has pleaded guilty to murder. On the morning of June 22, 2010, police investigating a string of gunpoint robberies stopped a minivan occupied by Dyson Williams and William Robbins near W. 142nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard, according to a […]
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 […]
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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.