Jen Carlson

Articles by Jen Carlson

Jen Carlson has been an editor with Gothamist since 2004. Her writing has also been published on Jezebel, Deadspin, and a number of composition notebooks before the internet existed. In 2015 she won a spot in the inaugural Amtrak Residency program and traveled the nation via rail. She has an Ed Hardy tattoo, but she can explain. She is currently an editor and reporter on the NYC Accountability desk in the Gothamist + WNYC newsroom.

The 13 stone pillars have been sitting in what is now Van Cortlandt Park since 1905.

The shows have been benefits for Ukraine, and another one will take place Sunday night.

After a pandemic pause for two years, thousands of revelers, including Mayor Eric Adams, came back to celebrate.

Police are looking for a suspect they say is tied to five shootings, including two homicides, targeting homeless individuals in both Washington, D.C. and New York City.

Did you know there's a little secret built into the park's lampposts?

If you are looking for more context into the current Russian invasion of Ukraine, there are resources on hand at your local library branch.

The train cars were spotted on a street in Brooklyn on Monday. Here's where they're headed.

Gov. Hochul signed an executive order that will stop investments and purchases involving Russia, it will remain effective for as long as the federal government's sanctions against Russia are in place.

Want to become an early adopter of the new OMNY payment method for mass transit? Here's a guide to get you started.

It's the oldest outdoor monument in New York, and it holds time capsules that the Central Park Conservancy has no plans of unearthing.

Is there a city more worth celebrating than New York? Not according to New Yorkers. A new exhibit at the MCNY is the latest place to toast the city, past and present.

The DOT said dining sheds are out, but roadway cafes are in for 2023.

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