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Gersh Kuntzman

Tabloid legend Gersh Kuntzman 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. He also writes the Cycle of Rage column, which is archived here.

Want Safer Streets? Get the Worst Drivers off the Road, Report Says

The city could save roughly 50 lives every year by simply getting the worst drivers off the road — but doing so is going to be a heavy lift at 1 Police Plaza, City Hall and in the state Capitol, a new report shows.

March 21, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines: Mr. Met on a Citi Bike Edition

Citi Bike officially comes to Citi Field. Plus other news.

March 21, 2024

DOT Report: Rise in Red Light Running Shows Need for More Cameras

Two unfortunate trends are merging: post-pandemic reckless driving is increasing and far more people are dying in crashes from drivers running red lights.

March 20, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines: New York’s Slip is Showing Edition

The big story yesterday was how depressed you all apparently are! But there was other, more cheerful, news, too.

March 20, 2024

SEE IT! ‘Racist’ Wolverine Man Hit With 14-Year Sentence

Queens DA Melinda Katz said the sentence stemming from the June 2020 incident was "justice."

March 19, 2024

Cycle of Rage: Council Members Slam DOT for Successful Safety Projects

What do three street safety projects across the city have in common? Hypocrisy by some Council members, that's what.

March 19, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines: Make America Grate Again Edition

A Sanitation worker made a larger political statement than merely parking illegally. Plus other news.

March 19, 2024

Monday’s Headlines: ‘Criminal Mischief’ is National News Edition

NBC News covered the scourge of defaced plates. Plus other news in today's headlines.

March 18, 2024