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Living In The HOV Lane

by 08/16/2011
Neighborhood: Murray Hill, Uncategorized

Joseph Scalia drives with his sister down the LIE and reflects.


by 08/16/2011
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

Margaret Westley was crossing the street and was struck down by a city bus.

Where Is Singer?

by 12/13/2008
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

Isaac Bashevis Singer calls himself a ganef.

Liquid Straightjacket Works Every Time

by 11/18/2007
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

A newly promoted Fire Marshal reports on a subtle brutality in an ER

Trying on Murray Hill Girl

by 06/09/2007
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

The author struggles to come to terms with a new identity, that of a person who lives in Murray Hill, fighting hipster prejudice

The Scorekeeper

by 12/01/2006
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

Kid bonds with the otherwise staggeringly annoying Boo Radley wannabe, Lenny, over Son of Sam media coverage--oddly touching

Lubricated Intruder

by 10/10/2006
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

Michael has an idyllic weekend with his family out of town; when he returns, he discovers a true atrocity

For the Birds

by 03/12/2004
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

This week’s meeting of the New York Companion Bird Club of Manhattan was held at the Jackson Hole Restaurant.

Atheist Hit By Truck

by 01/15/2003
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

This drunk came down the street, walking in the gutter instead of the sidewalk, and a truck hit him and knocked him down.

Stories From Fire Engine 16

by 11/09/2001
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

Interviews and introduction by EDWARD HELMORE Fire Department of New York Firehouse 16-7. 234 East 29th Street, Manhattan. September 11, 2001. On the riding list of Engine 16 were Lieutenant Mickey Kross and firefighters Tim Marmion, Paul Lee, Pete Fallucca, and trainee firefighter Sean Brown. On the riding list of Tower Ladder 7: Lt. Vernon […]

More Stories From Engine 16

by 11/06/2001
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

Paul Lee I came in about 8:30 that morning, changed into my uniform, and then a few minutes later they announced plane had crashed into the World Trade Center. I was thinking to myself, is this real or is it just a fake or is it an accident, whatever it was. Just a few minutes […]

Calese Becker: The Poetics Of Smell

by Thomas Beller 01/02/2001
Neighborhood: Murray Hill

When I was a child and my mother was going out for the evening I always escorted her to the front door and gave her a big hug go