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Not Again

The New Year might be off to a fresh start, but the Corps of Engineers is up to its old tricks of missing deadlines and confusing priorities.
Gambit  |  Jeremy Alford  |  01-07-2008  |  Disasters

Raising the Lower Ninenew

How residents of one historic neighborhood in New Orleans are framing the flood-ravaged area's recovery in modern, "green" terms.
Gambit  |  Ariane Wiltse  |  06-26-2007  |  Environment

Weathering the Stormnew

With hurricane season approaching, experts advise residents to make their own emergency plans, and not to rely on the government.
Gambit  |  David Winkler-Schmit  |  05-30-2007  |  Disasters

Mistress of Her Domainnew

The new Christine resembles the old Elaine -- not that there's anything wrong with that.
The Village Voice  |  Joy Press  |  03-14-2006  |  TV

Jersey Barriers

This gritty and heartbreaking film interweaves the stories of three teenage girls living in the most crime-ridden parts of Jersey City.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  01-20-2006  |  Reviews

A Bridge Too Farnew

The San Francisco Chronicle's series of stories on Golden Gate suicides goes "radioactive."
SF Weekly  |  Matt Palmquist  |  11-23-2005  |  Media

A Real-Life Dollnew

The Dolls were a boozy breath of air in a bleak, almost non-existent music scene. They sired New York City's punk movement, but a band is not a movement, and sometimes the parts are greater than the sum because those parts are, quite simply, people.
Boise Weekly  |  Amy Atkins  |  11-18-2005  |  Reviews

Someday Is Comingnew

What does is mean when disasters you've heard predicted for years actually start showing up?
Metroland  |  Miriam Axel-Lute  |  09-16-2005  |  Disasters

The Big Uneasynew

New Orleans is revealed in fact and film.
Boston Phoenix  |  Peter Keough  |  09-14-2005  |  Disasters

The Day the Music Died

New Orleans-born musicians now in Santa Fe contemplate life after The Big Easy.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Nathan Dinsdale  |  09-14-2005  |  Disasters

Brass-Band Funeral: Jazz and Destructionnew

Katrina brought home what a lot of us tourists sensed implicitly for years: that the New Orleans cultural scene owes much of its vitality to a community that lives on the edge of subsistence, for which that culture isn’t merely "entertainment," but truly a matter of life and death.
Boston Phoenix  |  Jon Garelick  |  09-13-2005  |  Disasters

Katrina Rips Bush a New Onenew

Forget Iraq, the Supreme Court nominations, and Social Security -- it took a hurricane to wake up the press, raise the issue of race and class, and redefine the political landscape.
Boston Phoenix  |  Mark Jurkowitz  |  09-08-2005  |  Disasters

The Boston Globe/Red Sox Connectionnew

What happens when the biggest newspaper in town owns a financial piece of the biggest story in town?
Boston Phoenix  |  Ian Donnis  |  07-28-2005  |  Media

League Leaders: Minor-League Baseballnew

The Red Sox may be the main attraction, but when it comes to minor-league baseball, New England is spoiled for choice.
Boston Phoenix  |  Mike Miliard  |  06-09-2005  |  Sports

"Size Matters," "Hold the Spice," and "Finished in an Unfinished Sort of Way"new

AltWeeklies Award - News Story (1500 words or less)
Metroland  |  Rick Marshall  |  04-07-2005  |  Media

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