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Rodney Street

by 02/26/2017
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Williamsburg

When Josh first moved to Rodney Street, I saw a home. This could be our home, I thought then. But the vision I had of his apartment is not the reality now.

Rollo

by 02/05/2017
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Williamsburg

I woke up early every morning to watch Rollo leave for school. When he walked out the front door, I'd run down the stairs and outside so fast, grape jelly would drip onto my hands from the Wonder bread toast I hadn't yet eaten. I'd race to the swinging gate and yell, "Hi Rollo!"

A Picnic in Eden

by 09/01/2014
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Williamsburg

Everyone that lives here has her or his own love-hate relationship with this city. But there really is no place like it.

Real Estate Rhetoric: A User’s Guide

by 03/02/2014
Neighborhood: All Over, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick, Chinatown, Harlem, Hell's Kitchen, Williamsburg

Christie Grotheim's useful (if heartbreaking) guide for translating all those New York City real estate ads.

Dope

by 04/25/2013
Neighborhood: Williamsburg

Jared Mazzaschi's roommate, in a crisis, resorted to actions he previously didn't believe he was capable of. South Williamsburg, 1993.

Passing For 62

by 12/15/2011
Neighborhood: Uncategorized, Union Square, Williamsburg

Brent Shearer tries to defraud the city's Parks Department by asking for a senior citizen discount on his tennis permit... and eventually gets away with it.

Chola’s Habit

by 11/16/2011
Neighborhood: Williamsburg

Flo Gelo recalls feelings about her sister's costume from a middle school play.