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Amy Plitt

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 (

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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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Sep 20, 2017

RT @bbcthree: Liam Gallagher making tea is the best thing you'll see today. As you were.

Sep 20, 2017

mostly, 1) who the hell is the buyer for this, and 2) the condo-ification of landmarks like this is just…idk. I don't like 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!