Joel Rose

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After Decades On VHS, Graffiti's Golden Age Returns To Big Screen

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Stations of the Elevated was the first film to point a camera at the graffiti movement in New York, years before graffiti was recognized by the art world. Now, it's getting an official re-release.


A New Jersey Law That's Kept Smart Guns Off Shelves Nationwide

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The law says that once "personalized" guns are available in the U.S., all handguns sold in New Jersey must be smart guns. So, to avoid triggering the law, vendors aren't selling them — anywhere.

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Settlement Spells Apparent Final Chapter To Central Park Rape Case

Friday, June 20, 2014

New York City has reportedly reached a settlement with five men who were wrongly convicted of the brutal 1989 beating and rape of a female jogger in Central Park. If approved, the reported $40 million settlement would bring an apparent end to one of the most sensational crime stories in recent city history.


Move Over, Bridgegate: Chris Christie's Next Campaign Roadblock

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Turns out New Jersey's economy — not the George Washington Bridge scandal — may be the biggest threat to the governor's presidential ambitions.


Why Is It So Hard For A Horse To Win The Triple Crown?

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

It's been 36 years since a horse won racing's ultimate trifecta. For California Chrome to break the drought Saturday, the colt must contend with challenges that have stymied a dozen horses before him.


World Trade Center Developer Wants Loan Guarantees To Resume Project

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The landlords at 1 World Trade Center dropped the rent because the building is more than 40 percent vacant. That raises questions about 3 World Trade Center, which is still under construction.


Saturn Still Swings: Celebrating Sun Ra At 100

Thursday, May 22, 2014

"In my music I speak of unknown things, impossible things, ancient things, potential things," the influential and eccentric jazz musician once said. "No two songs tell the same story."


On The Bedrock Of Fallen Towers, September 11 Museum Opens Doors

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The National September 11 Memorial and Museum was officially dedicated Thursday in New York. President Obama and other elected officials joined survivors and victims' families in a poignant ceremony.


Amid Controversy, Sept. 11 Museum Opens Its Doors

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The exhibits include pieces of the twin towers and other artifacts. But the museum has been criticized by some for the way it houses remains of unidentified victims, and for an exhibit on al-Qaida.


To End Addiction Epidemic, States Focus On Stopping Doctor Shoppers

Friday, May 09, 2014

Nearly every state has a prescription drug monitoring program that's meant to end abuse of opioids and other powerful pain medicines. But many of these programs have a big loophole: they're voluntary.


Brewskee-Ball Founders Refuse To Be Sidelined By Trademark Case

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Brewskee-Ball has built a league of competitive Skee-Ball players, but the owners of the name Skee-Ball are not amused. They're suing for trademark infringement, but the league isn't rolling over.


New York Rep. Michael Grimm Indicted On 20 Counts

Monday, April 28, 2014

Rep. Michael Grimm of New York turned himself in to face federal charges related to a health food restaurant he ran before he was elected to Congress. The Republican congressman says he's innocent and plans to run for re-election this fall, but Democrats have have high hopes of flipping the last GOP-held seat in New York City.


Columbia Comes Under Fire For Handling Of Sexual Assault Cases

Friday, April 25, 2014

Twenty-three students from Columbia and Barnard say that the university is mishandling allegations of sexual assault. They filed federal complaints with the Department of Education on Thursday.


FCC Set To Change Net Neutrality Rules

Thursday, April 24, 2014

On Thursday, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will propose new rules for how broadband providers should treat the Internet traffic flowing through their networks.


Yearly Homecoming Makes For A Springtime Fish Frenzy

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Each April, the shad come back to the Delaware River to spawn, and thousands of anglers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania eagerly await them. Celebrating their annual return is a local spring tradition.


Four Years After Death, Alex Chilton Is Finally A Big Star

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Four years after his death, Alex Chilton, the former singer of the Box Tops and Big Star is enjoying a level of popular acclaim that eluded him in life.


Al Sharpton, FBI Informant? New Claims Revive '80s Mob Story

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Rev. Al Sharpton's past work for the FBI is under new scrutiny. On Monday, the website The Smoking Gun published documents that it claims detail Sharpton's work as a confidential informant during mafia investigations in the 1980s. Sharpton admits recording conversations with alleged mobsters for the FBI, but he denies doing anything wrong.

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China Produces Plan To Boost Disappointing Economic Growth

Thursday, April 03, 2014

China's new package is designed to keep the country on track to reach target growth rates of 7.5 percent for this year.


Amazon Unveils Fire TV, Its Video Streaming Device

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Amazon is making an aggressive move toward your living room TV with a new video-streaming device. Amazon Fire TV joins a crowded field of devices vying for the same spot.


Internal Report Clears Christie Of Bridgegate, But Dems Don't Buy It

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Gov. Chris Christie's administration has released the results of an internal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closures. The report clears Christie of wrongdoing, but New Jersey Democrats question its validity.