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Greg Donaldson

July 26, 2004 | Feature
The Death of the Diner

What’s killing the cheeseburger deluxe?

June 30, 2003 | Summer Fun
Catch A Wave

Amped? Stoked? Otherwise afflicted by a desire to ride fast-moving barrels of churning ocean water? Montauk will cure what ails you.

December 16, 2002 | Feature
Gang Busters

So where are today's gangs of New York? Turns out they're on the verge of extinction.

February 4, 2002 | Feature
Comeback Kidd

Last January, Jason Kidd was in Arizona facing domestic-abuse charges. Today, the new star of the New Jersey Nets is the best-loved player on either bank of the Hudson. What a difference a year makes.

July 30, 2001 | Feature
Fine Arts and Auto Parts

Twenty miles and a world away from Conscience Point, the Springs still offers affordable land, and an odd mix of artists and contractors -- sometimes on the same softball team. And sometimes, they even get along.

April 30, 2001 | Feature
Captain Midnight

With arms like bazookas and a reputation as a warrior, Precinct Commander Mike Marino battles morale problems and an elusive serial-stickup man. But the crime numbers tracked at one Police Plaza are what really make him reach for his tums.

August 21, 2000 | Feature

What kind of a career is lifeguarding? To the guards at Jones Beach, many of whom choose winter gigs -- even entire lives -- that let them return summer after endless summer, it's the only one there is. A Jones Beach veteran writes about the view from the main stand, and how he violated the lifeguard's first commandment: "Never Leave the Beach."