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That’s My Daughter In The Water

by 03/27/2013
Neighborhood: Upper East Side

Trevor Jockims cons his way into a free swim using his daughter as a decoy.

School Spirits

by 03/20/2013
Neighborhood: Jamaica

JB McGeever thinks back on his old school, now closed, and remembers a student of particular literary and intellectual prowess.

The Dirty Side Of A Car Wash

by 03/15/2013
Neighborhood: Bronx

Eugene Barron recollects the monthly pay-offs and shakedowns that gave protection and kept his dad's car wash open for business.

A Verizon Connection

by 03/14/2013
Neighborhood: Prospect Heights

Fran Giuffre makes a human connection with the Verizon guys who come to fix the phone.

Of Landlords and Cousins

by 03/03/2013
Neighborhood: Sunset Park

Elena Schwolsky is shocked to learn her landlord's family is full of cousins who are all experts in various aspects of home repair.