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The Ancient Swirl of Time that is Always Present Over Coney Island

by 10/20/2014
Neighborhood: Coney Island

Sometimes, when the sky is just right, it is still possible to feel the era of the 50's blowing eternally down the boardwalk.

The River, the Floating Lanterns and the White Balloons

by 10/16/2014
Neighborhood: All Over, Financial District, Tribeca, West Village

I express to Judy my skittishness about all the pageantry. Judy points out that every person has to find their own way to grieve.

Dancing in the Dark

by 10/13/2014
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village, Upper West Side

That's when I met him. Fourteen years my senior, in the theater, and unbeknownst to me on that night, a man with a very checkered past. I hadn’t yet heard of Freud or Oedipus. Even with my one short lived marriage to my high school sweetheart, behind me, all I believed in were happy endings.