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My Newman Farewell

by 01/27/2008
Neighborhood: Across the River, Multiple

Craig Charland’s visit to his late idol Paul Newman’s house.

Paul Newman on Sixth Avenue

by 01/27/2008
Neighborhood: West Village

Madge McKeithen observes the slow reveal of Paul Newman’s face in pastel chalk.

A Brooklyn Summer

by 01/27/2008
Neighborhood: Across the River, Brooklyn

The games Kenneth P. Nolan played in the summertime in Windsor Terrace.

Floating on Air at the St. George Hotel

by 01/27/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights

Rachel Cline remembers Brooklyn Heights before the investment bankers came, back when the St. George Hotel was more bohemian-gla

Manhattan Elevators: They Have Their Ups and Downs

by 01/27/2008
Neighborhood: Upper East Side

Mr. Murphy returns to the site with the story of Vince the Maltese elevator operator.

DISGUSTING!

by 01/27/2008
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

The Ansonia Hotel was not your usual hotel. But we were not your usual family. By the time I was born in 1945, the Ansonia had s

Squirrel in the Birdfeeder

by 01/19/2008
Neighborhood: Across the River, Long Island

Another installment of Joseph Scalia versus the universe.

Washington Square Park Massacre

by 01/19/2008
Neighborhood: West Village

Ellen Lindquist witnessed the carnage inflicted by the old lady who went for a drive in Washington Square Park.

Rules of Genius

by 01/19/2008
Neighborhood: West Village

Tom O’Horgan, director of both Hair and Jesus Christ Superstar, died last week after suffering from Alzheimer’s.

It Was Me (part 2)

by 01/13/2008
Neighborhood: All Over, Manhattan

An Albanian girl has mixed feelings as she accepts a less than acceptable arranged marriage. (part 2)

A Subway Hope

by 01/13/2008
Neighborhood: West Village

A small moment of compassion, observed closely, on an otherwise mundane subway car.

A Subway Grope

by 01/13/2008
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

The thing about gropes is they’re usually not small moments of compassion.