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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.

Kings

by 08/31/2014
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

All I really know about Duke is that, just like me, he is from Texas. We had awkwardly talked about this on the first day of class when Duke had sat next to me, laughing too much at my awkward jokes and staring at me with his icicle blue eyes in a peculiar, unnerving way. But if you were to ask me to describe Duke I would say: a quiet storm.

Kant’s (Revised) Critique of Judgement

by 05/16/2014
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

You’d think this was an all-girls liberal arts college in South Dakota, not an urban university located in the fashion Mecca of the world.

On the Train in Winter

by 02/08/2014
Neighborhood: Across the River, All Over, Brooklyn, Carroll Gardens, Downtown Brooklyn, Gowanus, Greenwich Village

The F Train offers a partial escape from the cold, and the arrival of a stranger causes Ryan Lejarde to stumble towards a realization.

Newt The Rare Book Man

by 01/27/2014
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village, Uncategorized

Standing on the corner of West Fourth Street and Washington Square East, selling used paperback books off of a folding card table.

Washington Square Park

by 01/26/2014
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

Jacob Margolies tells the tale of his friend Monte who helped clean up Washington Square Park by driving all the pot dealers crazy.

My Washington Square West Apartment for $900 a Month

by 01/17/2014
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

It is late May and I needed an apartment. L. Monroe, L. Monroe, onwards to L. Monroe. Who is this man?

That’s Mad Creepy, Bro

by 01/01/2014
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

I’m on the E train and a child who isn’t mine is leaning her head on my left shoulder. She is sleeping and I don’t quite know what to do yet.

Managing Editor Connor Gaudet Shamelessly Plugs Greenwich Village History Blog

by 10/16/2013
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village, News

 Hello Friends, In a semi-related but separate project I am working on, I am creating posts for the Greenwich Village History blog. As I have always considered Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood to be a living, breathing history of contemporary life in New York City, it seems a natural side-project and it is also a requirement for […]

The Supercut

by 07/28/2013
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

Garrett Houghton plays Russian roulette with his hair and his wallet at Supercuts.

The Dress

by 06/18/2013
Neighborhood: All Over, Greenwich Village, SoHo, West Village

Sharon Watts' wedding dress gets a new life as she remembers that which it has already lived.

On Avoiding the Clipboard

by 06/06/2013
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village, Uncategorized, West Village

It didn't take Theresa Reed very long that no matter how friendly the canvasser acts, the canvasser does not want to be friends. The canvasser just wants your money.