Amir Khafagy

Amir Khafagy is a New York City-based journalist. He has contributed to such publications as Shelterforce, Curbed, City Limits, and In These Times.

Men leading dogs to race at Palm Beach Kennel Club.

At Palm Beach Kennel Club, a Vilified Sport and a Way of Life End

Florida was home to most of the remaining greyhound tracks left in the U.S. But Amendment 13, banning dog racing, passed last year and the tracks are closing.

A "People's Court" takes place just beyond a Queens Neighborhoods United sign

The Battle for Queens, New York, Is Not Just About Amazon

Queens Neighborhoods United says a plan to build a Target in Jackson Heights violates zoning restrictions and will strain infrastructure.