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The Smell of the Past

by 01/23/2010
Neighborhood: Inwood

Faith Wurtzel tries to visit the Cloisters with her daughter, but ends up passing through a wormhole back to her childhood in Vienna.

Escape to the Tip of the Island

by 11/10/2008
Neighborhood: Inwood

Having come halfway around the world to become more anonymous, Tricia Capistrano finds an extended family of neighbors in Inwood

The Lucky Children of New York City

by 12/22/2005
Neighborhood: Inwood

The author stands up for a small group of teachers who tried to teach their students about labor issues the 2005 MTA strike way

Resist the Urge to Reach for Blue

by 10/16/2001
Neighborhood: Inwood

I’m not a PTA mom, and I’ve never hosted a parent potluck dinner. I’ve said no to volunteering at annual school galas and spring fairs so many times that, at this point, no one even bothers to ask me. I adore my two sons, but their time in school is precious. And since it seems […]