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Heidi Patalano

Features Editor @heidipantz Contact

Heidi Patalano is the Features Editor for DNAinfo New York.

Heidi started her career as an editorial assistant to cinema verite documentarian Frederick Wiseman.

She then worked for several years at Metro Newspapers, covering film, music and pop culture trends in addition to health and wellness, dating and technology. Among her most notable interviewees are Dame Helen Mirren, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Luis Moreno-Ocampo and Oscar the Grouch. She has also written for Time Out New York and Travora Media.

Heidi holds a B.S. in Film from Boston University’s College of Communication and lives in Bay Ridge.

Fun fact: Heidi once starred as a soft-serve ice cream cone playing the keyboards in the short-lived band B-Lite and the Food People.

Canarsie & Mill Basin »

August 22, 2016

Avocado toast sounds like the sum of two ingredients, but it is so much more.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

July 13, 2016

These freshly-opened establishments are eager to serve you.

Midtown & Theater District »

July 8, 2016

Guide to sprinklers in each borough, where to take your dog swimming, sweat-proof makeup tips and more.

Midtown & Theater District »

July 7, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda and two other major cast members will have their final performances on July 9.

Midtown & Theater District »

June 21, 2016

Taco Bell is giving away one free Doritos Locos Taco to each customer today.

Jackson Heights & Elmhurst »

June 6, 2016

Get on it ASAP if you're interested in attending.

Harlem »

June 5, 2016

It was announced at 12:15 p.m. Sunday that the festivities were canceled.