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The Longevity of Women

by 04/17/2011
Neighborhood: Uncategorized, Upper West Side

Peter Nolan Smith figures out why men don't live as long as women and decides to take matters into his own hands.

A Bar called B-Side

by 04/17/2011
Neighborhood: East Village

A skinhead buys Henry a drink in an East Village bar and tries to get him to help him pick up two black women.

Half-Blind Faith

by 04/17/2011
Neighborhood: Uncategorized, Upper West Side

Karen Frenkel lost a lens on the bus and began a half-blind odyssey that takes her through the inner workings of the NY Transit system and redeems her faith in bus drivers.

Wurst Lust

by 04/11/2011
Neighborhood: Jackson Heights, Uncategorized

Peter Wortsman remembers the taboo fondness his refugee parents and indeed, his entire (predominantly Jewish) neighborhood shared with those whom they had fled.

Baby Through the Looking Glass

by 04/11/2011
Neighborhood: Lower East Side, Uncategorized

Patrick Sauer takes his daughter to baby-friendly daytime movie screening with a surprising choice of film.

A True Life Fish Tale

by 04/11/2011
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Susan Volchok saves a half-chewed blue paradise fish from the it shared with a particularly aggressive cichlid.

Close Shave

by 04/03/2011
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Carroll Gardens, Uncategorized

Nicholas Soodik stopped into the local barber shop to indulge in the classical male experience of "getting a shave." That's what he got - right down to the Eshting brand aftershave.

Low Point at High Point

by 04/03/2011
Neighborhood: Park Slope, Uncategorized

Rob Williams feels responsible for the closing of a local coffee shop when as their only customer, he stops going there.