Jim Dwyer is a columnist at The New York Times. Dwyer began writing the “About New York” column in April 2007.
He has spent most of his professional life covering New York as a reporter, columnist and author. He joined The New York Times in May 2001 after stints at the Daily News, New York Newsday and several papers in northern New Jersey.
Born and raised in New York City, Dwyer is the son of Irish immigrants, his father from Kerry and his mother from Galway. For the last 26 years, he has lived in Washington Heights with his family.
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