Gillian Reagan

What Charter Families Are Saying:

What Charter Families Are Saying

Bio: Gillian Reagan is managing editor at Capital. She joined the team for the site's launch 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.

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Paladino antics, '90s nostalgia, and secret wildernesses: A Capital week in review

This week started off with Capital hero Feres "Freddy" Zeideia, the King of Falafel and Shawarma, winning the Vendy Awards on Governor's Island over the weekend. So we knew it was going to be a good one.

Oct. 3, 2010


Liveblogging a Web 2.0 Expo panel: “How Real-time Story Telling Can Save Mainstream Media”

We're live, here at the Sheraton Hotel, taking notes on how we're going to be saved.

Sep. 29, 2010


In ‘Girls to the Front,’ the blueprint of a neverending girl riot

An interview with Sara Marcus about her new book, and the Riot Grrrl movement.

Sep. 28, 2010


New York’s ‘new establishment’

We're well acquainted with some of the people and institutions in New York's excellent "establishment" issue this week, it turns out.

Sep. 27, 2010


The New York Times' Tom Bodkin on designing for the modern Web age

Tom Bodkin, the New York Times’ assistant managing editor and design director, spoke with Capital about the Times' new online opinion section design and how to appeal to readers in the modern age of the Internet. Here is a version of our conversation, which has been edited for clarity and flow.

Sep. 24, 2010


Printing in pixels: The ‘Times’ lead designer and others on the next-generation web

The lead designer at the Times says he's not appy.

Sep. 24, 2010


The making of a falafel king

The key to Freddy Zeideia's exceptional falafel: nine spices, and the oval shape.

Sep. 20, 2010


Lions and tigers (but no bears) in Little Italy

This just in from Capital pal David Moore, of the Participatory Politics Foundation:

Tipped off by a neighborhood restauranteur, a small team set out from the office to confirm rumors of a lion and tiger appearing at the San Gennaro festival in NoLiTa / Little Italy.


Sep. 16, 2010


Screaming Females last night at the Knitting Factory

[PHOTO] The young New Brunswick, N.J. band celebrated the release of their new album, Castle Talk.

Sep. 16, 2010


N.Y. Primary Day 2010: A Capital guide

Primary Day 2010 is here! Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Find your registration and polling location here and get voting.

Today, you can tune in to Capital contributors Azi Paybarah at WNYC and Jimmy Vielkind at the TU as they report on city- and state-wide races. Salon's Steve Kornacki will be doing post-primary analysis for us, and our own Josh Benson will be on NY1 to discuss the results after the polls close. In the meantime, catch up on all the primary action this season on Capital.

Sep. 14, 2010