Coming soon

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Miracle on 42nd Street, the PBS-aired documentary that I cowrote, will be available in late February for streaming purchase on Amazon, iTunes and Google Play. Fans of physical media, please note that DVDs will be available in just a matter of days via Amazon. Truly, we live in an age of wonder.

News and Notes: ‘Miracle’ in the O.C.

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Miracle on 42nd Street, the doc on subsidized housing, artist communities and the origin story of Seinfeld that I keep posting about (’cause I cowrote it with Steve Ryfle), will screen April 29 as part of the Newport Beach Film Festival. Tickets, as they say, are now on sale.

In other business:

How the Documentary I Worked on Spent Its Summer Vacation

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What a busy summer it was for Miracle on 42nd Street.

The documentary was completed. The official Website was relaunched. The teaser poster was rolled out.

Miracle, which I co-wrote, is about Manhattan Plaza, the affordable-housing community for artists in New York City. The complex was born of the Big Apple’s mid-1970s financial crisis, and opened during the Bronx Is Burning summer of 1977. So, yes, there’s a lot of cool footage in Miracle — and a lot of cool stories from the likes of Larry David (an early Manhattan Plaza resident) and Samuel L. Jackson (a Manhattan Plaza security guard during the ’77 blackout).