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Bio: Gillian Reagan is managing editor at POLITICO States. She joined the team for the launch of Capital New York in May 2010. She was previously media editor at The Business Insider and a reporter for The New York Observer. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times and Bloomberg Businessweek.

Latest Articles:


A chance on meatballs: A Lower East Side sub shop gets serious foodie props, and heads to Brooklyn

Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow, two childhood friends from the Upper East Side, opened The Meatball Shop in February on Stanton Street. It's a hit.

Dec. 2, 2010


Like Thanksgiving in your ears

We asked some friends to tell us about their favorite "comfort albums." They are the albums we find ourselves revisiting over and over again, either for a dose of nostalgia or to honor a seasonal tradition. Or they are simply personal classics—records that we that have to listen to at least once a year, particularly this time of year, for whatever reason.

Nov. 24, 2010


Cyborg City: New York’s central nervous system is growing; here’s what it can do

Parking sensors, garbage sensors, traffic sensors, health sensors: The city as an aggregate of its data.

Nov. 19, 2010


On the generational, and digital, divide in feminism

At a discussion last night, the old argument about feminist "waves" and a new one about the digital revolution collided.

Nov. 11, 2010


Tucking in Kanye West: Blogger Angel Laws makes big-time play with Concrete Loop

When Kanye West recently introduced his private parts to the Internet, it seemed like every gossip blog up and down the web food chain scrambled to post the story.

Nov. 8, 2010


The singularities of Josh Harris

The onetime internet mogul comes back to New York, this time to turn your life into The Truman Show, if anyone will bite.

Nov. 1, 2010


A Cuomo, a Clinton and a Mondo: A Capital week in review

We've got Sheen, Sandy, schnitzel and Sondheim for you. Catch up with us.

Oct. 31, 2010


On prison

Some observations from New York's elite.

Oct. 24, 2010


Voter revolutions, enthusiasm gaps and screenwriting woes: A Capital week in review

Election Day is Nov. 2, just two weeks away and the Capital crew has been keeping their eyes one the candidates for you.

Oct. 24, 2010