Lifestyle Journalist & Photographer

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More and more homeless New Yorkers pick dogs over shelters

Joseph Perez sits beside a battered shopping cart filled with street-collectables. Seated on the cart is his most precious possession, a prince with a bone named Shorty. The round-bellied corai-Jack Russell terrier mix...

Rachel Ellner
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A dogged life on the road: Pet-toting 'crusties' find haven at city nonprofit

It's a restless life for a young traveler nicknamed Mouse and her dog Ruckus, a black shepherdterrier mix. They're used to hitchhiking, hopping freights, sleeping in the woods and bartering or panhandling for provisions.

Rachel Ellner
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‘Occupy Paw Street’ Protesters get boost from their loyal pals

Zucotti park has gone to the dogs — protest dogs. Among the 99 percenters that took up residence in the park before the city swept out the tents on Tuesday were dozens of canines...

Rachel Ellner
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Street Gallery Photography

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I have been a cultural affairs reporter mainly in the North East region for over 15 years. In the 1990s, as journalism was becoming more visual, I added photography as another dimension to reporting. I divide my time between lifestyle...

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