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TuCan: The $1 Kingdom

by 05/22/2005
Neighborhood: Chinatown

Laurie Rosenwald makes Canal Street sound like a great place to live. But would you ever want to visit?

Morning at the Morningstar

by 05/22/2005
Neighborhood: Midtown

A new customer took the stool next to me at the Morningstar Diner on 59th and 9th on the West Side. His name was Rich, a thin, white, middle-aged man carrying a plastic Gristede’s grocery bag that must have contained books. He took a seat, ordered a coffee to go, and I asked him about […]

The Difference Between Chickens and Goats

by 05/22/2005
Neighborhood: West Village

The Best Film School in the World. The Best Administrative Assistant in the World. Inside NYU's petting zoo pecking order.

The Shave

by 05/21/2005
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Clinton

In 1964, a father and son are drifting apart in opposite directions. One, last barbershop visits brings them back together.

Girlfriendless at the Grocery Market

by 05/17/2005
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Carroll Gardens

Is Gluttony A Sin When You're Single?


by 05/16/2005
Neighborhood: Across the River, Queens

Into the echo of my laugh, he said,

SWF Seeks Dream Apt.

by 05/12/2005
Neighborhood: Chelsea

A Story of Love, Loss, and Square Footage

Exercise Astronauts!

by 05/10/2005
Neighborhood: Upper East Side

Anita is a pro superlative mature exercise instructor...

Until It’s Over

by 05/09/2005
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Long Island

A good map will not only show where you are, it can also tell which way you’re headed. I’ve always resented the way New York City claims such a large portion of Long Island, its landscape and culture, the layers of people and the stories they keep. Does Queens have anything to do with Montauk? […]

Manhattan Ate My Car

by Thomas Beller 05/02/2005
Neighborhood: West Village

A little while ago I went to get my car and found that it was not where I had left it.