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Where Have You Gone, Amelia Earhart?

by 09/22/2009
Neighborhood: Across the River, Long Island

 For decades my libertarian desire for privacy kept me lining up with the teeming hordes of commuters at the Verrazano and Throgs Neck Bridges because I didn’t want “them” to know where I was going to or coming from, and how often. But eventually, against my better judgment, I silenced the screaming voices in my […]

The Gramercy Park Litmus Test

by 09/14/2009
Neighborhood: Gramercy Park

During her time living in Gramercy Park, Elizabeth Beller applied a litmus test to each of her suiters.

Sotto Voce

by 09/14/2009
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

Wronged by a tom-cat of a musician, Liane Kupferberg Carter turned to music to transform herself.

The Piano

by 09/14/2009
Neighborhood: Across the River, Bronx

Raanan Geberer reflects on the complicated nature of his relationship with his father, and his father’s piano.

The Last Lesson

by 09/07/2009
Neighborhood: Across the River, Brooklyn

Allan B. Goldstein’s poignant account of his dying father’s last lesson for him.

Imperfect Strangers

by 09/07/2009
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

Amanda Green eavesdrops on an act of kindness between two strangers, a man and a woman.

A Snow Storm in Brooklyn

by 09/07/2009
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Williamsburg

When Susie, a policewoman’s daughter, tries to trap Flo in a snow cave, Susie gets her just desserts in the form of a punch in t

Two Readings This Week: St. Marks Books, Housing Works Cafe

by Neighborhood Writers 09/07/2009
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

Thursday, Sept 10th: The St. Mark’s Books Reading Series presents a reading from “Lost and Found: Stories From New York,” featuring Sam Lipsyte, Bryan Charles, Betsy Berne, Debbie Nathan, Courtney Coveney, and Thomas Beller. @ Solas Bar 232 E. 9th Street (between 3rd and 2nd Aves) 7:30PM sharp ** Monday, Sept 14th: The Saint Ann’s […]