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Non-Fiction Poetry

by 02/03/2013
Neighborhood: All Over, Red Hook

The Neighborhood decides to consider non-prose works of non-fiction. Bring 'em on!

I Voted

by 11/06/2012
Neighborhood: Red Hook

Connor Gaudet performs his civic duty by voting in the presidential election. He hopes you all do the same.

To Hell and Back: My Trip to IKEA in Red Hook

by 01/23/2010
Neighborhood: Park Slope, Red Hook

Rob Williams enters the heart of darkness that is IKEA in Red Hook, martyring himself for those of us who hate shopping so we don't have to.

Where the Wild Dogs Are

by 02/17/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Red Hook

Abby Rabinowitz tries to track down, if not capture, a pack of wild dogs in Red Hook.

Of Braggarts, Liars, and Their Adoring Misery

by 06/22/2006
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Red Hook

Andy bounces around America like a pinball made of tumbleweed. He follows home to Red Hook, and home follows him to Broadway

Count Down in Red Hook

by 05/22/2004
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Red Hook

This sign is different. To somebody, this sign means something. Quite possibly, this sign means everything.

On Ay-rabs, Tourists and War in Red Hook

by 11/05/2001
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Red Hook

It is a month after 9/11 when I first hear about Dags in the Palestinian grocery store, on Columbia Street, next to the Red Hook housing projects. I am on my way tenants’ patrol – a group of five of us (on a good day) that wears orange NYCHA jakces and is supposedly keeping out […]