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Chaplin on Broadway

by Thomas Beller 05/31/2000
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

I sometimes see a crowd gathered in front of a storefront on Broadway, between 88th and 89th Street,   staring with rapt concentration into the window. Occasionally  they break out in laughter. They are a random looking group–some in suits, some with groceries, some in shorts with baseball caps turned backwards–and they hardly ever look […]

Summer Expectations

by 05/26/2000
Neighborhood: Tribeca

If I didn’t have the summer to look forward to, I might just cap myself. Think about the glory of planning a summer. The forward-looking nature of the enterprise is inherently optimistic. You’re at the back end of a long winter and up ahead shining in the middle distance is the summer’s three emotionally clustered […]