Educated at the Sorbonne and the Yale School of Drama, Gersh Kuntzman is obviously not the person being described here. We're talking about tabloid legend Gersh Kuntzman, who has been with New York newspapers since 1989, including stints at the New York Daily News, the Post, the Brooklyn Paper and even a cup of coffee with the Times. He's also the writer and producer of "Murder at the Food Coop," which was a hit at the NYC Fringe Festival in 2016, and “SUV: The Musical” in 2007. Email Gersh at firstname.lastname@example.org
CYCLE OF RAGE: Why Does the Parks Dept. Let Drivers Defile Black History?By Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
New York City would never allow people to park on top of its Holocaust memorial. And it would never let people drive on a major civil rights monument. Nor would it let people spew pollution at a national cemetery. Except that it would.
DOT Shows Off Ways to ‘Reconnect’ Communities Harmed by BQE, But Questions RemainBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
On Tuesday night, the Adams administration offered a glimpse of some changes it hopes to make along the BQE corridor.
City Begins Long Process of Making it Harder to Evade Speed CamerasBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Scores of online vendors are still selling egregious plate obscurers, and even a brick-and-mortar retailer that had been warned by the city was still hawking an illegal cover.
Mayor Announces ‘Charge Safe’ Plan to Help Delivery Workers Get Legal Bikes, Safe BatteriesBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Parks and greenways would also finally allow legal electric bikes ... finally.
Delay Ahead: Queensboro Bridge Pedestrian Path Now Put Off Til ‘Early 2024’By Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
The Department of Transportation quietly revealed at a Council hearing this week that it has once again pushed back the timeline on transforming the south outer road of the Queensboro Bridge into exclusive space for pedestrians — with the lane now slated to open in 2024.
March (Parking) Madness: A Clash of Two Disgusting Titans in BrooklynBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
This first-round Brooklyn battle includes last year’s winner loser. And it may have this year’s, too!
UPDATE: Cyclist Killed by Hit-and-Run Trucker in Industrial WilliamsburgBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
A 56-year-old man on a bicycle was hit and killed by a truck driver in industrial Williamsburg late last night — and cops are now searching for the driver who fled. Locals know how dangerous the area is because of reckless truckers.
Cycle of Rage: One Hand Whitewashes the Other on NYPD Plate DefacingBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
A field report after Streetsblog seeks disciplinary records on 12 cops who defaced their plates.
Teen Drivers Kills Two Senior Citizens in Queens: CopsBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Rosaline Tulshi was crossing the four-lane speedway at 193rd Street at around 6:10 p.m. when the driver of a 2004 Toyota Camry traveling westbound slammed into her, causing fatal injuries.
March (Parking) Madness Begins: A First-Round Bath Beach vs. Crown Heights BattleBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
The two precincts in this First Round battle certainly showed some of the egregious behavior that we've come to expect from police officers in the City of New York
Outrage Builds over Watered-Down ‘Citizen Reporting’ BillBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Street safety activists are livid that a promising bill to encourage greater ticketing of drivers who dangerously park in bike and bus lanes has been watered down to remove key provisions, including a financial incentive for the person reporting the illegal parking, while also adding in new burdens on would-be complainants.
Paging Kevin Roose! My Conversation with the Bing Chatbot Was Much Better than Yours!By Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Here's a story about why we no longer fear artificial intelligence, and, indeed, hope it will someday be running the country.