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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 is proud of the fact that he does a 90 percent good job. Email Gersh at

Monday’s Headlines: Suburban Angst Edition

Does New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast want to be Department of Transportation commissioner? Plus other news.

September 11, 2023

City ‘Security Group’ is Not Installing Safety Bollards at Intersections, Schools, Plazas as Council Once Sought

Since at least July 1, 2020, DOT has not installed a single bollard at any location, the agency has revealed.

September 8, 2023

Thursday’s Headlines: Seniors Under Threat Edition

The Times covered the issue of senior mobility. Plus other issues in today's news digest.

September 7, 2023

Wednesday’s Headlines: About that Moped Bust Edition

The NYPD has finally released details of that moped crackdown we wrote about last month. Plus other news from a slow Tuesday.

September 6, 2023

Tuesday’s Headlines: Put Away the White Edition

OK, everyone, you've had your fun, but Labor Day is now in the clip-on rear-view mirror, so let's get back to the grind.

September 5, 2023

Monday’s Headlines: It’s Labor Day Edition

It's Labor Day, so in honor of all the laborers who toil here at Streetsblog, we're taking the day off. But not before we give you a story about public pools.

September 4, 2023

Friday’s Headlines: The Doldrums Edition

Even though the entire city seems to be shutting down, there's still news!

September 1, 2023

The Explainer: What’s With Council Member Bob Holden’s Bill to Register E-Bikes?

A very controversial bill from a noted opponent of efforts to boost cycling has everyone in town — except its supporters — talking.

September 1, 2023

Thursday’s Headlines: Nice White Parents, Part II Edition

We wholeheartedly recommend Jonathan Lethem's latest New Yorker piece on the creation of "Boerum Hill." Plus other news.

August 31, 2023

Wednesday’s Headlines: The Hole Truth Edition

DOT side-steps accountability after a tragic death. Plus more news.

August 30, 2023