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Is My Arched Spine Still Pretty?

by 01/15/2016
Neighborhood: East Village, Manhattan, Uncategorized, Union Square

Right after it was done I wanted to try again, as if already I was searching for some way for him to give me more than he could.

Last Night at Mrs. C’s

by 04/16/2014
Neighborhood: East Village

When we were kids, there was a bar we’d frequent on Fifth Street. It was called the Chic Choc, but we knew it either as Chic’s or Mrs. C’s.

An Education on Avenue B

by 03/23/2014
Neighborhood: East Village

In 1971, Jacob's world was turned upside down when his parents decided to send him to a Jewish Day School on the Lower East Side.

After the Graveyard Shift

by 01/28/2014
Neighborhood: East Village

Despite going to great lengths to avoid being annoyed, mugged, or worse, Coree Spencer finds herself in a morning straight out of a nightmare.

Will Probably Be Late to the Party

by 01/21/2014
Neighborhood: East Village

Marta Troicka puts her nut allergy to the test in "Will Probably Be Late to the Party," a story that mixes parties and pine nuts with paranoia.

Good Humor

by 12/06/2013
Neighborhood: Bowery, East Village, Lower East Side

A story about about a summer selling ice cream in the 1970s, the Hells Angels, Bowery flop houses and the down-and-out in the East Village.

Katya

by 08/09/2013
Neighborhood: East Village

Eliza Berman verbalizes the often inexpressible experience of the NYC transplant - feeling part anthropologist, part participant, wanting to be involved, but always partly detached.

Can I Get This To Go?

by 07/02/2013
Neighborhood: East Village

Sofije Brija has second thoughts about her late night snack when confronted by a hungry face

Date One

by 06/28/2013
Neighborhood: East Village

Lea Thomas describes in simple terms the simultaneously confusing, charming, awkward, comfortable, and often hazy experience of a first date.

Below 14th

by 05/30/2013
Neighborhood: East Village, Lower East Side

In 1984 Jacob Margolies returns to his old neighborhood, the Lower East Side and can't believe the change - in the people as well as the place.

15 Seconds With Andy Warhol

by 06/09/2012
Neighborhood: All Over, East Village, Midtown

As a child Peter Nolan Smith draws Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup Can and dreams of working in Warhol's Factory. Years later, he tells Andy about it in person.

Get Busy

by 05/22/2012
Neighborhood: East Village

Damian Van Denburgh moved to New York thinking he had lots of time to waste, until he met others who had once believed that as well.