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Holden’s New York

by 01/29/2010
Neighborhood: Central Park, Midtown

"THE first thing I did when I got off at Penn Station, I went into this phone booth. I felt like giving somebody a buzz. I left my bags right outside the booth so I could watch them, but as soon as I was inside, I couldn’t think of anybody to call up.” So begins […]

The Smell of the Past

by 01/23/2010
Neighborhood: Inwood

Faith Wurtzel tries to visit the Cloisters with her daughter, but ends up passing through a wormhole back to her childhood in Vienna.

Taxi Driver: The True Story of a Man Who Saved My Life

by 01/23/2010
Neighborhood: Queens

Flight attendant Lori Jakiela goes to the wrong airport, without a passport, and must overcome both time and traffic to get to her plane on time.

To Hell and Back: My Trip to IKEA in Red Hook

by 01/23/2010
Neighborhood: Park Slope, Red Hook

Rob Williams enters the heart of darkness that is IKEA in Red Hook, martyring himself for those of us who hate shopping so we don't have to.

Reading Series April 30th at Happy Ending Lounge

by 01/22/2010
Neighborhood: Brooklyn

Our reading series moves to Brooklyn! THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 7:00 PM at Freddy's Backroom 485 Dean Street in Prospect Heights Free, and open to the public