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Amy Plitt

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Brooklyn, NY
Editor — Curbed
Covers:  travel, book reviews, feminism, events, arts and culture, new york city, media, pop culture, beer, music, cats

A lady of elastic virtue and cosmopolitan tendencies. Editor of @CurbedNY; NYC guidebook author (bit.ly/1Imh484); #VoxUnion. tip me: amy.plitt@curbed.com

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Biography

I'm the editor of Curbed NY, the website for people who love where they live—particularly if that place is New York City.

I currently live in Brooklyn, where I like to commandeer the jukebox at a number of Park Slope dive bars. I’m also interested in cats, beer, British music from the mid- to la...

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@plitter — 2,993 followers, 17,604 tweets

Especially work-related stuff. He was always so proud of my work and ugh all of this just blows.
It’s weird to get good news and not be able to call my dad and tell him.
RT @awalkerinLA: MTA’s elevator problem is inhumane: 80 percent of its stations are inaccessible to people using wheelchairs  https://ny.curbed.com/2017/9/21/16315042/nyc-subway-wheelchair-accessible-ada 
@elaveyra @WNYC Oh, thank you! I should be getting their book today, too—really looking forward to it.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first writing assignment was a piece for Time Out New York Kids, but my first job was as the assistant to the managing editor at TONY.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! I worked for a book publisher in college (doing customer service) that used one for all correspondence. And this was in 2001.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Always, always through e-mail. I look at every pitch I receive; timely, interesting/new stories about NYC are best!