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A Waitress on the Convention Floor

by 09/01/2005
Neighborhood: Midtown

I expected to lose some dignity, I just didn’t expect to lose it on the convention floor. The month of August the New York party business is in a coma–waitstaff and chefs either decamp to the Hamptons where there is plenty of work or vacation themselves. But last summer there were so many parties in […]

New York Public Library Order Display

by 09/01/2005
Neighborhood: Midtown

I work in the New York Public Library in the Wertheim Study. Tuesday, August 29th, 2004 I decided to work there and show up at the demonstration against the Republican National Convention to meet at the front steps of the library. Not only did we opposed the war in Iraq, as an expression of an […]