Right NEast/Wrong NEast: ABC makes Conwell Avenue smaller

By Shannon McDonald

In its report about an early morning car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard Sunday, Action News said the crash took place in the northbound lanes near Conwell Street.

Conwell Avenue runs from Haldeman Avenue, where it turns into Conway Avenue at a small housing development, and Roosevelt Boulevard, where it forms a t-intersection at Swenson Park. There is no Conwell Street. Maybe the crew was too busy taking photos of the wreck to check the street sign.

Outside media don’t care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast mag wanted to do something about it. When they get it wrong, we set it right in a segment we like to call Right NEast/Wrong NEast.

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