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Mark Jacobson

February 21, 2005 | Feature
St. Elsewhere

St. John’s has long been the jewel in the crown of New York City basketball—until a recent string of scandals dimmed its luster. How the home team lost its way—and how it might find it.

January 3, 2005 | Intelligencer
Jack Newfield: Four Train Gone

The Brooklyn-born columnist got where he was going by shoe leather and subway. And in his too-short career, every day was judgment day.

January 3, 2005 | Feature
Zombie Brains in Brooklyn!

Mark Jacobson hits the streets with horror entrepreneur Robert McCorkle.

December 20, 2004 | It Happened This Year: A Guide to 2004
Firefighters Lost Their Halos.

A drunken brawl and a sex scandal made people realize that risking your life to save others doesn’t automatically make you a saint.

December 13, 2004 | Feature
L.I.R.R. (Long Island Rock ‘n’ Roll)

Long Island, land of lawns and tract homes with— of course— garages, has given birth tO the country’s hottest Rock- and-Roll scene. Just don’t mention Seattle.

November 29, 2004 | Intelligencer
Lovable Dirty Bastard

Saying good-bye to the Ringo of rap.

November 8, 2004 | Pop Music Review
Rock ‘n’ Roll

John Lennon. Capitol.

September 13, 2004 | Intelligencer
Their 9/11 and Ours

New Yorkers, mere extras in the GOP’s passion play.

September 6, 2004 | Feature
Travels In The United, Divided States

Do we have Common ground with the delegates who will soon be our guests? A one-man welcome wagon from Brooklyn sets off to find out.

July 12, 2004 | Noise
The Boom-Box Years

How the city lost its soundtrack.