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Sasha Abramsky

February 1, 1999 | Feature
Manhattan: The Suburb

Egged on by low crime rates and escalating property values, the city's new activists have declared war on high-rises, French restaurants, toy stores, and other social undesirables of the new millennium.

January 5, 1998 | Feature
Citizen’s Arrest

Bounty hunters in this city play a sophisticated game of hide-and-seek to get their man -- impersonating Con Ed repairmen, tapping phone lines, and storming houses with handcuffs. Nabbing fugitives is tricky business, which is why they often come this close to breaking the law themselves.