In case you didn’t hear the great news: Our News Service is a finalist for two EPPY Awards. The winners are slated to be announced Tuesday. In the meantime, check out our latest monster storm of links:
•Jess Scanlon’s story about a residential tower planned for Tribeca made Downtown Express.
•Susan Armitage’s look at participatory budgeting made the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
•Jillian Eugenios wrote an article about West Nile virus prevention tips for the Bronx Times.
•Erin Brodwin’s feature on a cadets program in the Bronx made the Daily News.
•Toby Salinger’s photo essay about food in Bushwick made City Limits.
•The latest AudioFiles, which was broadcast on WHCR, was produced by Christine Streich and hosted by Ajai Raj, with stories by Willis Arnold, Althea Chang, Eli Chen & Sean Carlson, Dominique Lemoine and Adam Warner. In case you missed it, you can find the podcast on our News Service.
•Speaking of our News Service: We posted a crowdsourcing project about ATM fees and got a plug on Brian Lehrer’s TV show (You can see the segment here beginning at the 51:25 mark). Speaking of Lehrer… Kizzy Cox appeared on “BrianLehrer.TV” to update a past story. Kizzy also teamed with Briggette Sayegh on a piece about the latest efforts of Marine Toys for Tots. Sarah Kazadi reported on a new hospital at the Queensbridge Houses. Melissa Noel and Amital Isaac covered a wedding gown sales promotion. Sarah Pizon chronicled the opening of an arts festival. Dominique Lemoine put together a multimedia package about a mobile musician.
•Peter Moskowitz, working for Voices of NY, produced a video profile of the teenaged daughter of Colombian immigrants who is the first in her family to attend college. Michael Paterakis reported on opposition to a Greek neo-Nazi party that wants set up a chapter in Astoria. Natalia Osipova looked at U.S. debt culture through eyes of immigrants.
•Dobrina Zhekova covered the opening of the new Soho Versace store for Harper’s Bazaar.
•Jackie Snow looked at Turkey’s start-up scene for Quartz.
•Zara Katz worked on this TIME LightBox piece about Google’s influence on photography.
•Speaking of Mott Haven, Shamanth Rao’s story about the neighborhood found a home in The Wall Street Journal India’s travel section.
In our Alumni Corner:
•Geoff Decker, working for Gotham Schools, reported on how the city skips a test analysis that could uncover possible cheating.
•Bobby Melok delves into cage match history in this piece for WWE.com.
Congrats to all — and keep ‘em coming!