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Library Meditations, 8am

by 11/18/2014

Most mornings are like this: you are walking alone, very underdressed for the harsh whip of winter (sorry Mom), multiple [...]

Dead Horse Bay

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The day before hurricane Sandy hits New York I go to the beach. The subways are shut down. The mayor [...]

Jews Playing Basketball

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New Yorkers of a certain age who dig hoops can tell you that there is a lot of Jewish DNA [...]

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Red Hook Lost and Found @ Red Hook Film Festival

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 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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    • 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