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The Bookie

by 07/01/2011
Neighborhood: Flatbush

Hillary Miller reflects on the small neighborhood bookstore in Flatbush, Mostly Books and remembers its owner, Sandy Tishcoff.

A Driver You Can Trust in Flatlands

by 12/31/2006
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Flatbush

Talking about the deteriorating crime situation in Flatlands, Brooklyn, and its effects on the author's family

What Should We Speak at Dinner?

by 12/16/2006
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Flatbush

Claudine's family is from France, Italy, Haiti, Taiwan, and Trinidad. At a table like that, how do you ask for the salt?

Blood Brothers

by 08/24/2006
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Flatbush

This was no joke—it involved smuggling out one of Mom's sewing needles and actually drawing blood...

Good Vibrations

by 08/18/2004
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Flatbush

In case anyone was wondering, this would be a fine example of the bipolar brain off drugs.

Creole Commuting

by 05/26/2004
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Flatbush

I normally don't say anything when people speak Creole in front of me in a public place, even if they are talking about me.

The Ayatollah of Nueva York

by 04/14/2003
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Flatbush

An INS dragnet; an ESL teacher.

Nina Talbot’s Shoppers

by 01/25/2003
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Flatbush

This Supermarket Has Everything and Everyone