Jeanmarie Evelly

Reporter/Producer @jeanmarieevelly jevelly@dnainfo.com

Jeanmarie Evelly is a Reporter/Producer at DNAinfo.com New York covering Astoria and Long Island City.

She spent several years reporting for community newspapers in the Bronx, including the nonprofit Bronx News Network and the award-winning Norwood News.

She is a former contributing editor at City Limits magazine, where she covered the criminal justice system, winning a Prevention for a Safer Society (PASS) Award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency for a story she wrote about chronic homelessness among ex-inmates in New York City.

She holds a B.A. in English from SUNY New Paltz and a master’s degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She lives in Astoria, Queens.

 

Fun fact: Though she now works with words for a living, Jeanmarie lost her fifth-grade spelling bee after getting the word "lamppost" wrong. To this day, the word still gives her pause.

Astoria & Long Island City »

March 31, 2015

City Plans to Add Bike Lanes to Stretch of Queens Boulevard

The improvements are the first phase of redesign plans for the roadway, nicknamed "Boulevard of Death."

Astoria & Long Island City »

March 31, 2015

Controversy Over Pink Sculpture Spurs Effort to Change Public Art Program

Jimmy Van Bramer introduced a bill Tuesday that would require more public input for publicly-funded art.

Astoria & Long Island City »

March 30, 2015

Coyote Loose in Long Island City Gets Stuck on Bar Roof, Witnesses Say

A coyote was stuck on the roof of the LIC Bar on Monday, witnesses said.

Astoria & Long Island City »

March 30, 2015

Stock Up on Bicycle Parts and Drink a Beer at 'Bike & Brews' in Queens

Recycle-a-Bicycle is hosting its first ever bike parts warehouse sale at its Long Island City location.

Astoria & Long Island City »

March 30, 2015

Hunters Point South Park to Get Wi-Fi Service This Spring

Cablevision and Time Warner Cable subscribers will get free access, while others can pay 99 cents.

Astoria & Long Island City »

March 30, 2015

Help Find Mary Tyler, a Beagle That Went Missing Day After Adoption

The dog managed to escape from her new owner during a walk on Queens Boulevard in Woodside on March 3.

Astoria & Long Island City »

March 30, 2015

Kids Can Watch 'The Wizard of Oz' in 3D For $6 During Spring Break

The Museum of the Moving Image will be screening a 3D version of the classic flick from April 3-12.

Astoria & Long Island City »

March 26, 2015

LIC Residents Can Vote to Fix School Playground or Increase Surveillance

Residents in the 26th district will vote on how to spend $1 million during the week of April 11.