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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.


by 01/08/2014
Neighborhood: Harlem

It was 2AM, and we were lost in the scariest place I had ever seen. Where were Christie Brinkley and the other Uptown girls?

Harlem Girls

by 09/21/2011
Neighborhood: Harlem, Uncategorized

BreeAnne Daniels runs into a former student for whom she'd had high hopes.

The Day the World Did Not End

by 07/08/2011
Neighborhood: Harlem, Uncategorized

On May 21, 2011, Robin Kilmer enjoyed her last day on earth only to find that it was not her last day on earth.

Inventorying Hidden Spaces

by 03/07/2011
Neighborhood: Harlem, Upper West Side

Working at the Museum of the American Indian during the day and haunting jazz clubs at night, J.W. Rogers finds a new interest in the city's hidden spaces and an new interest in Jane.

The Super With The Toy Face: Redux

by 12/31/2006
Neighborhood: Harlem

A new version of Ennis Smith's piece provides a glimpse into one writer's creative and destructive process

Thanksgiving With The Blonde in The Brown Jacket

by 10/31/2006
Neighborhood: Harlem

The lyrical story of a man, a woman, a holiday, and a synecdoche--a smart love story

The Super With The Toy Face

by 10/24/2006
Neighborhood: Harlem

Ennis reflects on the bond between himself and the inhabitants of his Harlem Heights area after it loses a key local character

Scrambling Along the Roots and Rocks

by 08/10/2006
Neighborhood: Harlem

My fiancé and I had come to Highbridge Park that morning to volunteer.

Dispatch from under the Overpass

by 01/12/2006
Neighborhood: Harlem

The jeans have this story, the striped tube sock turned tan has this story, the underwear definitely has this story

Brand New Leather Jacket

by 09/23/2005
Neighborhood: Harlem

you have to look at the store, it is all glass with manikins in the window with the latest style clothes.

B-Man: The Next Door Neighbor From Hell

by 05/27/2004
Neighborhood: Harlem

On the east side of Harlem on 129th Street and Lexington Avenue is where all of his dirty work takes place.