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by 08/30/2012
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Liz Titus drops her daughter off at college and sees the same independent person she had dropped off at pre-school many years earlier.

Cross Streets

by 08/28/2012
Neighborhood: Upper East Side, West Village

Trevor Laurence Jockims finds that we share more than we realize when we break the fourth wall and step out of our everyday roles.


by 08/24/2012
Neighborhood: Sunnyside

Heidi Rain remembers her neighbor growing up. He was different.

The Bed Story (Or Why I Never Sell on Craig’s List Anymore)

by 08/22/2012
Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights

Liz Farkas can't seem to get rid of a cursed bedframe - until she trades it... for a cursed shearling coat.

The Green Sweater

by 08/20/2012
Neighborhood: Midtown

Erin Khar tries to kick the habit on vacation in NYC.

Sanassa’s Phone Call

by 08/08/2012
Neighborhood: Jamaica

JB McGeever struggles to help a student when he is entrusted with her secret.


by 08/03/2012
Neighborhood: Washington Heights

As a child, Phyllis Schieber struggles to understand the injustice of suffered by millions of people. No names, no voices - only faces in the dark.

A Walk on Columbia Street

by 08/01/2012
Neighborhood: Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill

Tina Portelli recalls the Columbia Street of her youth.