Eric Berkowitz

Latest Stories

  • 9 years ago
  • 10 years ago | Longform

    At the entrance to the MTA’s library is an old transit map showing rail lines blanketing the region and running down dozens of city streets. Like drive-in movies, that kind of thing is gone forever. Since World War II, transit officials have ...

  • 10 years ago | Longform

    Photo by Ted SoquiIn March 1985, a worker punched a time clock at a Fairfax-area Ross Dress for Less and ignited a basement full of odorless methane gas. The freak explosion shook the earth and ripped through the building, blowing off most of the ...

  • 10 years ago | A Considerable Town

    In a foggy corner of Franklin Canyon Park, across the parking lot from Teamsters in lawn chairs waiting out a movie shoot, a clutch of giddy girls in tutus gathered on a recent Saturday morning to step into fairyland. They had come to join “A...

  • 10 years ago | A Considerable Town

    “I’m a prosecutor and I hate conflict! I want to be liked. When I negotiate, I get a pit in my stomach.” This was just the beginning of the Zen Lawyer’s Personality Workshop, the id child and confessional of Adam Radinsky, a Ha...