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How I Met My Match With Bedbugs

by 02/23/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Park Slope

Jill Bauerle endures match.com, despite getting matched with a crazy woman and her bonus bedbugs.

The I of the Tiger

by 02/23/2008
Neighborhood: Midtown

Gunther Gebel Williams: America’s last great nonchalant lion tamer.

Bob A.

by 02/23/2008
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Bob A. was like her father, though he was not a gambler, nor was he hiding out from the mafia.

Petrillio, or Love on the 90th Floor

by 02/23/2008
Neighborhood: Chelsea

Petrillio is suave and well-mannered, a romantic leading man with a penchant for cross-dressing and cosmetology.

Survivorship

by 02/23/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Williamsburg

Her husband died in the Trade Center. She meets Dylan on the internet. He’s a survivor from the 83rd floor of one of the tower

Where the Wild Dogs Are

by 02/17/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Red Hook

Abby Rabinowitz tries to track down, if not capture, a pack of wild dogs in Red Hook.

Off-Leash: Heaven in Brooklyn

by 02/17/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Park Slope

Setting her dog Doxy free during off-leash time in Prospect Park sets Michele Bowman free to enjoy living in New York.

The Last Days of Roller Disco

by 02/17/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn

Kate Daloz chronicles the last days of the last roller disco in New York.

Brookti & Me: 3 Years On

by 02/10/2008
Neighborhood: Tribeca

Betsy Berne returns with harrowing stories of Brookti's experiences with racism.

I Am Not a Crook!

by 02/10/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn

Joseph E. Scalia was once a book stealer, towel stealer, and battery stealer. Now he's admitting it.

Too Close, No Comfort

by 02/10/2008
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Living in New York means living close to other people and sharing too many aspects of your own life with them.

Tune in Tomorrow

by 02/03/2008
Neighborhood: Manhattan

Never a big sports fan, Richard Panek’s more interested in the ever-proliferating narratives that sports and sports coverage ten