Leslie Albrecht

Reporter/Producer @ReporterLeslie lalbrecht@dnainfo.com

Leslie Albrecht is a reporter/producer covering Park Slope, Windsor Terrace and Gowanus.

She’s glad to be back in New York after a four-year stint working as a newspaper reporter at the Merced Sun-Star and the Modesto Bee in California’s Central Valley, where she covered City Hall, crime, breaking news and real estate.

Leslie has written about the trial of a gang member who murdered a police officer, the foreclosure crisis and people looking for love at the rodeo.

She received a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University, where she wrote about drug-addicted moms hoping to get their kids out of foster care. She also worked on a documentary about a union trying to organize workers at a gourmet grocery store.

Before Columbia, she lived in San Francisco, where she worked at nonprofits and ate a lot of burritos. She graduated from Carleton College in Northfield, Minn.

Fun Fact: Leslie worked as a waitress at EuroDisney where she learned how to say “apple juice” in several languages.


 
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August 26, 2016

Check out a soap box derby, dance at block party with Spike Lee, or bike along the borough's waterfront.

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August 25, 2016

The guest took a Nintendo Wii gaming console and a ceramic sculpture, according to a police report.

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August 25, 2016

The artist will get space and materials at the Lower East Side Ecology Center's e-waste warehouse.

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August 24, 2016

Mark Ravitz has been installing public art on his Seventh Avenue building since 1980.

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August 23, 2016

A friend of the Sheep Station's owner is renovating the space into a new venture called The Douglass.

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August 23, 2016

An all-female cast will perform "The Tempest" in the nude Sept. 7, 8, 9 and 10.

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August 22, 2016

Docking stations are ready for use at Seventh Avenue and Park Place and Baltic Street and Fifth Avenue.

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August 21, 2016

Free outdoor movies, concerts and so much more.