MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Willy Blackmore

  1. getting around
    The Nightmarish Subway Floods in China Could Be Our FutureIs this what commuting under climate change will look like?
  2. climate change
    Subway Flooding Is Here to StayDuring intense rainfall in the city, water can end up just about anywhere.
  3. the city politic
    20 New Yorkers (From Fran Lebowitz to Ron Kim) On Ranking The Mayoral CandidatesFran Lebowitz, Ron Kim, Chelsea Manning, and more weigh in on the mayoral primary candidates.
  4. rodents
    Get Ready for Flat-Rat SummerRodents and cars do not mix.
  5. discount shopping
    There Are Only 7 Homes in New York City Under $100,000Despite what a couple of mayoral candidates think the average Brooklyn sales price is.
  6. rendering judgment
    Towers in a Flood Zone? Two Trees Just Wants You To Look At The Wetland Up FrontAn array of green features are being used to garner support for the proposed River Ring apartments.
  7. nightlife
    What It Takes to Open a Bar in a Subway StationMultiple agency approvals, and unlocking a door that’s been sealed since the 1970s.
  8. the jab
    Is a Covid Vaccine Worth Schlepping to Staten Island For?(No offense to anyone who lives there.)
  9. the jab
    The Vaccine Selfie: Encouraged at Javits, Tolerated at Medgar EversDon’t let the ‘no photography allowed’ signs confuse you.
  10. on tv
    First Pictures of the Original ‘Real World’ Loft, 2021 EditionRevisiting the apartment where things started getting real.
  11. on tv
    The Cecil Hotel Docuseries Is a Crime Story in Search of a CrimeCops, web sleuths, and other unreliable narrators drive the show.
  12. houses of worship
    The New Pastor at Hillsong Is a Former NYC Real-Estate BrokerJohn Termini is leading the megachurch following the Carl Letz scandal.
  13. wildlife
    There’s a Snowy Owl in Central Park for the First Time in Over a CenturyIt’s been hanging out by the ballfields with some crows.
  14. wildlife
    New York City’s Rats Are Doing Just FineThe ratpocalypse came and went.
  15. infrastructure
    Biden Declares the Border Wall Dead on His First DayAnd not a moment too soon.
  16. lead
    Sure, Rick Snyder’s Been Charged — But Does Flint Finally Have Clean Water?Nearly seven years later, the crisis still isn’t over.
  17. tragedy
    After a Third Suicide, the Vessel at Hudson Yards Closes IndefinitelyCalls to raise the structure’s railings have previously been ignored.
  18. wildlife
    New Owl Drop! A Stately Long-Eared Spotted In Central ParkThere’s a new avian star in town.