Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Passmore Street, not Avenue

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.

By Shannon McDonald

In its report about two separate shootings Thursday night, CBS3 slipped up. When detailing the death of 29-year-old Hasan McKinney, CBS3 reported he died on the 1100-block of Passmore Avenue. Unfortunately for the news channel (and more unfortunately for The NEast), the tiny, one-way block McKinney died on is a Street.

Looks as though CBS3 is satisfied enough with just covering the Northeast – doing it accurately is something else entirely.

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