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New York Orientation: Part One

by 08/22/2003
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Greenpoint

Go East, Young Man.

Reunion in Darkness

by 08/20/2003
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

My parents were due in at 6pm on Blackout Thursday. I see them but twice a year, when I travel to their home in Beverly Hills; but this time, for the first time, they were coming to me, to my new “adult apartment” uptown. I was looking forward to entertaining them, had a fridge full […]

Blackout ’03: Your Turtle Needs a Place to Rest

by 08/17/2003
Neighborhood: All Over, Manhattan

Out of the Night We Come, Into the Night We Go

The Drano Kids

by 08/06/2003
Neighborhood: East Harlem

They dropped the Drano and ran as fast as they could

The Red Light

by 08/06/2003
Neighborhood: Harlem

I saw a man fly across the street and land in front of my building

Taking Orders (Next)

by 08/06/2003
Neighborhood: Harlem

A maniac came into McDonalds that night

The Truth about Christmas Eve

by 08/06/2003
Neighborhood: East Harlem

My aunt was one of the coolest people that once lived on earth

My Damn Sister

by 08/06/2003
Neighborhood: East Harlem

My little sister talks a lot and repeats everything that she hears

Parades

by 08/06/2003
Neighborhood: East Harlem

I love the parades in New York in the summertime

Street Fight

by 08/05/2003
Neighborhood: East Harlem

I knew they were drunk because they couldn't even swing right

Rivers of Tears

by 08/05/2003
Neighborhood: East Harlem

I never felt so much pain, like the pain that I had felt that day

A Change in Time

by 08/05/2003
Neighborhood: East Harlem

I guess it's true what they say, mothers always know best