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A Fan’s Statistics

by 03/15/2008
Neighborhood: Jamaica, Queens

JB McGeever offers his perspective as a high school teacher in Jamaica, Queens.

I Am Not a Crook!

by 02/10/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn

Joseph E. Scalia was once a book stealer, towel stealer, and battery stealer. Now he's admitting it.

Brookti & Me: 3 Years On

by 02/10/2008
Neighborhood: Tribeca

Betsy Berne returns with harrowing stories of Brookti's experiences with racism.

Nature, or: Having Dinner with Four Men on a Saturday in February

by 06/01/2006
Neighborhood: West Village

The author begins an evening as the queen bee, at dinner with four men, and ends it in a vortex of alcohol and lithium

Memoirs of the Kerry Administration

by Thomas Beller 11/04/2004
Neighborhood: Uncategorized

They’re all New Yorkers now.

A Day with the Delegates from Texas

by 09/10/2004
Neighborhood: Midtown

I’m a long time Texan currently living in New York City, and I recently spent some time in the company of the Lone Star delegation, when they came to New York for the Republican National Convention. Most were esconced at the New York Hilton on 53rd and Sixth Avenue—“Avvnoo of the Amuricas,” as the delegates […]

Going to Washington D.C.

by 04/21/2003
Neighborhood: Midtown

Along the way one of the female bandits deftly scaled a lamppost and duct taped a black flag to the top.

The Ribald and Defiant

by 03/28/2003
Neighborhood: Manhattan

Protest as performance art

A Real Bomb in America’s Secret War

by 03/28/2003
Neighborhood: Letter From Abroad

What it is like to be bombed, circa 1972

The New York–Baghdad Connection

by 03/28/2003
Neighborhood: Manhattan

Day three 1,300 cruise missiles and bombs hit Baghdad. At work I have to use the freight elevator to bring my bicycle into the office. The elevator’s operated by an older Eastern European man with a deeply lined face and thinning hair. He dresses in the company uniform and a pair of beaten Air Jordans. […]

The Fracas at Washington Square Park

by 03/25/2003
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

The cops kept urging us to disperse, first with megaphones, then with their bodies.

The Day The War Started

by 03/24/2003
Neighborhood: Midtown, Multiple

An American flag was burnt, whereupon an assault column of inflamed construction workers from the World Trade Center site arrive