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 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.

Bedford-Stuyvesant »

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.

Bedford-Stuyvesant »

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.

Bedford-Stuyvesant »

April 11, 2014

73-Year-Old Man Robbed in Front of Bed-Stuy Food Pantry, Police Say

The man had his wallet stolen in front of a Bed-Stuy food pantry last week, police said.

Maspeth, Middle Village & Ridgewood »

April 11, 2014

Neighbors Mourn 'Good Father' Cyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run

Neighbors on Thursday remembered Angel Torres, 46, who was killed in a hit-and-run Wednesday.

Bedford-Stuyvesant »

April 9, 2014

Bicyclist Killed in Brooklyn Hit-and-Run Crash, NYPD Says

A bicyclist was killed when he was hit by a vehicle in Bushwick Wednesday morning, police said.

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April 9, 2014

Men to 'Pamper' Victims of Domestic Violence in Bed-Stuy for Mother's Day

Jericho Road invited 20 women for a day of pampering in Bed-Stuy.