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Howie Stier

HOWIE STIER—a journalist by avocation—is the son of a death camp survivor, father of a Canadian entrepreneur and quit smoking after the World Trade Center blew up atop him. He attended the Bronx High School of Science, returned to that borough at the peak of New York's violent crime and reported on the murder and mayhem for a major metropolitan newspaper. He covered the Entertainment-Tonight beat from red carpets and the back alleys of Hollywood Boulevard for national celebrity rags, he's contributed to ARTnews, LA Weekly, New York Magazine, Vibe and hammers-out fiction set in Brooklyn from a corner of the hippest neighborhood in the nation, North East Los Angeles. Visit—it's intoxicating!

In Your Element

Rich wrestled into place the steel strapping, crafting a hand forged bracket to join the two TVs hauled from dumpsters he’d stacked atop each other, then drove down two bolts. Now he could watch the game.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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