Clips of the Week


Here are some initial 2013 offerings from our reporters, past and present. We’re still playing a bit of catch-up with the clips – stories from the Class of ’12 will be moving into the Alumni Corner in future posts.

•Tristan Hallman, Jacob Hodes, Peter Moskowitz and Rachel Sapin teamed on a Crain’s New York Business post-Sandy economic outlook roundup focusing on the boroughs outside Manhattan. Lindsay Armstrong reported on workers turning temporary jobs into full-time gigs.

•Craig Giammona profiled photographer Richard Ross for Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.

•Eli Chen and Peter Moskowitz paired on this New York Times piece about complaints that the city Housing Authority hasn’t followed through on plans to help residents “go green.” Sarah Amandolare reported on how some architects and planners are employing biomimicry in post-Sandy waterfront design.

•Our News Service’s “In Sandy’s Wake” project page gained some new entries: Emily Field, Jessica Glazer and Matthew Perlman profiled a woman determined to remain in Breezy Point.  Jeannie Choi and Agata Blaszczak-Boxe looked at day laborers helping the relief effort on Staten Island. Anna Teregulova interviewed a Staten Island man who is the only person living on his storm-ravaged block. Ezra Eeman and Emma Thorne put together an interactive graphic detailing flood insurance disparities. Anna Halkidis produced a piece about efforts to help dogs abandoned after the storm. Meanwhile, Dominik Wurnig reported on the growth of 3-D printers. Natalia Osipova chronicled the differences between Starbucks shops here and abroad.

•Speaking of the News Service, AudioFiles’ Arts Meets Sciences and Agreeing to Disagree podcasts are online. Contributors include: Willis Arnold, Althea Chang, Eli Chen, Tom DiChristopher, Justin Mitchell, Daisy Rosario, Rachel Sapin, Jorteh Senah,  Mary Shell, Christine Streich, Ajai Raj and Adam Warner.

•The latest on The Local includes contributions by, among others, Gabrielle Alfiero, Kathleen Culliton, Elizabeth Hagen, Mathilde Hamel, Irina Ivanova, Ashoka Jegroo, Tanisia Morris, Aine Pennello, Philippe Theise and Mitch Trinka.

•Tobias Salinger’s piece about a restaurant and a photographer joined at the crossroads of change in Brooklyn made the Bushwick Daily.

•Lindsay Lowe reviewed Nick Hornby’s latest effort for The Internet Review of Book.

•Susan Armitage’s update on plans to close a Brooklyn bowling alley found a home in the Bensonhurst Bean.

•Matt Surrusco, in an article for The Queens Courier, wrote about a Queens Library program that helps immigrants.

•Jackie Snow interviewed former astronaut Jerry Ross for Quartz.

•Joanna Fantozzi wrote about TV’s dark anti-heroes for the Daily News.

In our Alumni Corner:

•Zachary Kussin, working for The Real Deal, reported on the sale of the Greenwich Village townhouse built on the site of the infamous 1970 Weather Underground bomb blast.

•Bianca Seidman profiled musician Jack Tatum for Pop Matters.

•Samantha Stark worked on this New York Times video about online college courses. Almudena Toral worked on this video about workers in Spain who go long periods without pay.

Congrats to all — and keep ‘em coming!