Paul DeBenedetto

Reporter/Producer @pauldebenedetto pdebenedetto@dnainfo.com

Paul DeBenedetto is a reporter/producer for DNAinfo New York covering Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Before coming to DNAinfo, Paul attended the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism, with a concentration in urban reporting. His work has appeared online for NBC New York; in print for City Limits Magazine, the Queens Courier and amNY; and on radio for WBAI.

Paul is a lifelong New Yorker born on Staten Island, where he attended Wagner College and studied computer science. After graduating, he worked at a brokerage firm for five years before quitting to become a journalist.

He lives in Bedford-Stuyvesant with his wife and a cat named Charles.

Fun Fact: Paul collects Christmas LPs. The crown jewel of his collection is a first pressing of "A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector."

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April 23, 2014

Senior Housing in Bed-Stuy Will Undergo $6M Upgrade

CABS Senior Housing will get a $5.84 million upgrade, according to documents and sources.

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April 22, 2014

Nostrand Avenue Construction in Bed-Stuy to be Completed by June, City Says

The $17.5 million construction project has been underway for more than two years.

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April 18, 2014

Anti-LGBT Fliers at Restoration Plaza Highlight 'Collision of Cultures'

The fliers popped up during a current exhibition at the Skylight Gallery.

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April 15, 2014

Vintage Boutique Offering Up Free Clothes With 'Adult Easter Egg Hunt'

Miss Master's Closet will give away free clothes as part of an "adult Easter egg hunt."

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April 15, 2014

New Bed-Stuy Commanding Officer Vows to Rebuild Trust With Community

Deputy Inspector Scott Henderson wants to rebuild the bonds between the community and police.

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April 14, 2014

Bed-Stuy Record Label to be Replaced by Taco Truck and Bar

A new restaurant with a taco truck from the owners of Mayfield will replace Dub-Stuy Records.

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April 11, 2014

Bill to Put Alarms on School Exits Needed as Pre-K Expands, Councilman Says

A new bill that would alarm elementary school exits is crucial with universal pre-K, its sponsor says.