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by 08/30/2012
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Liz Titus drops her daughter off at college and sees the same independent person she had dropped off at pre-school many years earlier.

The Liquor Store Bag In The Tree

by 07/26/2012
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Sam DeFazio's grudge match with a bodega bag in the tree across the street is still at a stalemate three years after it first began.

The Problem With Bliss

by 07/12/2012
Neighborhood: Uncategorized, Upper West Side

Risa Mickenberg's finds bliss, but worries it's something else in bliss' clothing.

An Upper West Side Tragedy Set To Music

by 05/18/2012
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

He always said, “Hello, I’m so glad to see you? How are you?” even when he no longer knew our names. Starting in the last year, he didn’t care about answers. He cherished his long career as an impresario in the world of music, selecting and programming concerts for major institutions in New York City. […]

A Longer Walk

by 04/20/2012
Neighborhood: All Over, Upper West Side

Paula Katz walks a new beat after being laid off.

To The Basketball Playing Men and Women of Letters

by 03/14/2012
Neighborhood: All Over, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, Caroll Gardens, Carroll Gardens, Manhattan, Upper West Side, West Village

Where are all the ball playing New York writers? To the writer's chagrin they're playing softball. A call for a literary basketball summer league


by 12/12/2011
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Sharon Silver learns why her mother always said to look your best before you leave the house.

We Had Never Heard of Pearl Harbor

by 12/09/2011
Neighborhood: Uncategorized, Upper West Side

Fred Abrahams remembers growing up in an Orthodox community as a German Jewish refugee on the Upper West Side in 1941.

Dr. Shoe

by 12/01/2011
Neighborhood: Uncategorized, Upper West Side

Lisa Bergtraum was concerned one of her favorie doctors had lost his job, until she saw him practicing a new kind of medicine.

Where To Begin

by 10/14/2011
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Kate Erickson suffers the pains of having a much better memory than a significant other.

Guided Tour

by 09/11/2011
Neighborhood: Uncategorized, Upper West Side, World Trade Center

What I’ve never shared, until today, in this, my first writing about September 11—what I hold dearer still, is my own final image of the towers.

Down The Hall And On Your Left

by 08/31/2011
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Jackob Hoffman is touched by a random act of kindness by his pre-op transexual neighbor.