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Elevator Days

by 02/10/2012
Neighborhood: Financial District, Lower Manhattan, Manhattan

Although the job had its ups and downs, it was the jerks in the middle that gave Joseph Scalia the most trouble.

I Can’t Go!

by 08/16/2011
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

Thomas Pryor, pee shy at a urine test.

The Singing of God Bless America By A Woman Condemned To Death

by 02/14/2011
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

JP Olsen tells of Stan Novick's life in the junkie culture of New York during the forties and fifties and his encounter in The Tombs with an historical figure.

The Lucky One

by 08/16/2010
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan, Manhattan

Emily Azur's lost her job in the wake of economic recession and while others struggle to meet life's demands, she reconciles herself.

Political Joyride

by 07/31/2010
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

With lights and sirens blazing Sam Roseme takes a ride with Mark Green's gay driver.

The Magic Life of the City

by 03/25/2010
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

As Sherri Rosen does as simple task as pull tulips in the gardens of City Hall Park, she discovers the magic of the city.

Imperfect Strangers

by 09/07/2009
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

Amanda Green eavesdrops on an act of kindness between two strangers, a man and a woman.

Theft of Service

by 05/02/2009
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

Reformed Thief of Service, Sam Axelrod, tells the story of his arrest and subsequent imprisonment for sneaking into the subway.

My First (And Only) Paid Appearance as a Violin Soloist

by 08/25/2008
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

60 years ago, Wesler’s only paid appearance as a soloist was in a New York City subway booth.

Redemption Birthday

by 03/31/2008
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

Her father was the Ralph Kramden of St. Peters Avenue.

Coffee, and This and That

by 02/03/2008
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

Galo Cardenas is a legally blind man who runs the snack shop at the New York Supreme Court building in lower Manhattan.

A Subway Grope

by 01/13/2008
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

The thing about gropes is they’re usually not small moments of compassion.