Author Archives: Nathaniel Frandino

Copts Rally For Peace At United Nations

Police shot dead two young Coptic men and arrested 156 Copts who were protesting for the right to build a new church in Giza, Egypt on November 24. Continue reading

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Copts Rally For Peace At United Nations

Police shot dead one young Coptic men and arrested 156 Copts who were protesting for the right to build a new church in Giza, Egypt on November 24. Continue reading

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Drumming on. One band to the next.

If you ask Ryan Fetter to describe the Atlanta music scene, there’s only one word that comes to mind: incest. Continue reading

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With Monserrate Out, Voters Believe Cuomo’s Coming In Hard On Corruption

Well, the 2010 New York gubernatorial race is over, and Andrew Cuomo is out on top. Polls indicate that he has the public’s confidence in ridding the state of corruption. Only the future will tell. Continue reading

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‘Weekend At Bernie’s’: Last Chance To Bid On Madoff’s New York Personal Property

Thousands of miles from former Wall Street big-timer Bernie Madoff’s new home in the Butler Federal Correctional Complex in Butler, N.C., the U.S. Marshals Service is set to sell all of Madoff’s personal possessions. Continue reading

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Bushwick Car Alarms Are Amazing

Within minutes of arriving at home in Bushwick and kicking off the shoes, some scratched, beat-up compact car from the early 90s that some paranoid owner is afraid of getting stolen ruins the peaceful and comfortable enclave of my couch. … Continue reading

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With Monserrate Indicted And Election Weeks Away, Is New York Ready To Come Down On Corruption?

The Federal Court in Manhattan is one step closer to putting away the politician that plagues the headlines with domestic abuse, Albany dysfunction, and overall defiance of Democrat and Republican leaders in New York. Former State Sen. Hiram Monserrate was … Continue reading

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C subway line: the worst in New York City?

It’s one of the hottest spots in New York City. Temperatures soar and sweat runs down your back. Spots to sit are sparse, and after a long day, your knees ache from the wait itself. Meanwhile, the smell of stale … Continue reading

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Disappearing subway workers worry New York City commuters

Agent by agent, booth by booth, New York City subway stations are getting a little more deserted. Sabrina Greenwood agrees. Greenwood worked as an M.T.A. station agent until she was laid off on Aug. 13, 2010. Now, commuters are worried … Continue reading

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Mother of four clings to hope despite her newfound unemployment

As the recession continued, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority steadily chopped away at signs of hope for Bronx mother Sabrina Greenwood. The mother of four had been working as a station agent, promoted to a supervisor and then demoted back to … Continue reading

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