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The Ancient Swirl of Time that is Always Present Over Coney Island

by 10/20/2014

It’s a bone chilling day in winter as I park my car on a side street next to the Cyclone [...]

The River, the Floating Lanterns and the White Balloons

by 10/16/2014

Friday, September 9, 2011. My friend and neighbor Judy the Therapist and I ponder the upcoming 10th anniversary of the World [...]

Dancing in the Dark

by 10/13/2014

In 1974 I was twenty-five. I’d just left my secure job as a kindergarten teacher. The job: compliments of my, [...]

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Red Hook Lost and Found @ Red Hook Film Festival

by 10/16/2014

 Are you attending the Red Hook Film Festival this weekend? Former editor and friend of the Neighborhood Connor Gaudet's film Red [...]

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The River, the Floating Lanterns and the White Balloons

by 10/16/2014

  • MBN in print

    • Before & After: Stories from New York - Thomas Beller
    • Lost and Found: Stories from New York (Vol. 2)  (Mr. Beller\'s Neighborhood) - Thomas Beller

    books from our contributors

    • The Sleep-Over Artist: Fiction - Thomas Beller
    • When Skateboards Will Be Free: A Memoir of a Political Childhood - Said Sayrafiezadeh
    • My Misspent Youth: Essays - Meghan Daum
    • The Answer Is Never: A Skateboarder\'s History of the World - Jocko Weyland