Aidan Gardiner

Reporter/Producer @aidangardiner aidan.gardiner@dnainfo.com

Aidan Gardiner is a Reporter/Producer covering breaking news.
 
Before joining DNAinfo, Aidan interned for the New York Times' Cityroom blog and freelanced for The Villager and Queens Chronicle.  
 
He majored in urban studies at The New School, but fell in with the student newspaper crowd and never escaped. He went on to study journalism at Columbia. Later, he returned to The New School to teach a freshman class about journalism and New York history.
 
Aidan grew up in San Francisco's Castro district, across from a bar called The Men's Room and down the street from another called Moby Dick. He now lives in Astoria.
 
Fun fact: Aidan once danced on stage to "Smooth" during a Santana concert. There will never be a repeat performance.
 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

April 22, 2014

2 People Seriously Hurt in Garbage Truck Crash, FDNY Says

A private garbage truck rear-ended another truck that stopped near Columbus Circle, witnesses said.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

April 22, 2014

Kids in Central Park Mugging Spree Face Assault Charges, Police Say

The kids, aged 12 - 16, were arrested in connection to a Central Park mugging spree, police said.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

April 21, 2014

Kids Being Questioned After Mugging Spree in Central Park, Sources Say

Boys as young as 12 were being questioned about the Central Park robberies Monday morning, sources said.

Midtown & Theater District »

April 21, 2014

Teen Slashed in Head Outside Port Authority Bus Terminal, NYPD Says

An 18-year-old was in stable condition after he was slashed in the head Sunday, police said.

Coney Island & Brighton Beach »

April 21, 2014

McDonald's Fight Leaves Man Dead And Another Hurt, Sources Say

A 20-year-old man was stabbed to death on Easter Sunday, police said.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

April 18, 2014

Woman Tries to Steal Baby From Nanny, Sources Say

A woman tried to pry a baby from a nanny in Chelsea before a UPS worker intervened, sources said.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

April 18, 2014

Owner Fatally Shot in His Bushwick Bodega, NYPD Says

Swadh Maged, who had 13 children in Yemen, was killed inside a bodega he co-owned, friends said.

Ditmas Park & Flatbush »

April 18, 2014

Man Questioned in Connection to Shooting of Teen Bystander, Police Say

Police picked up Kareem Potomont in connection to the shooting of Gama Droiville, police said.