These races happen just a few blocks from me. I got all multimedia and did a video too. Watch (and read) here: nj-ne.ws/yB8qa
I enjoyed writing this. I looked at how a new generation of funeral directors is getting ready for the “death bubble.” It’s a peek at the weird world of mortuary science. Full story: http://nj-ne.ws/yl1ND
A random call becomes a story.
I went to an angry-fest in Teaneck last night. I think it’s important to hear what people are thinking even if they are mad. Helps that I’m a big transpo nerd. Read more: http://nj-ne.ws/xVY5o
This is a traffic circle near my house. There is a movement afoot to rid the world of traffic circles, mostly because people don’t know how to drive on them. Here’s the right way: Yield to circle traffic before entering, signal only when you want to get off. The end. They’re actually a decent way of slowing down traffic. Just confusing. Full story: http://nj-ne.ws/xwblK
I wrote about Ray Walsh’s three-year struggle to open a single-screen theater showing classic films. I wish this portrait came out better. Anyway, read more here: http://nj-ne.ws/x0B18
I wrote about how these guys are using maps to help firefighters. Maps: they don’t love you like I love you. Read more: http://nj-ne.ws/wSms6
I went through a stage in high school when I only listened to ‘Legend,’ the Bob Marley compilation. This is Marley’s most romantic song, and my favorite of his. This video is way goofy though.
I met a group of kids who run a pharmaceutical company as part of a class at Bergen Academies. They were smart, intense and terrifying. Read more here: http://nj-ne.ws/wIASY
I haven’t blogged in a while, but I had to share these ridiculous bird photos I took yesterday. More here: http://nj-ne.ws/wuFUJ