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Uninvited Guest

by 05/28/2014
Neighborhood: Bronx

Formidable but not invincible, our guest was like most of us who were living in the building at the time.

The Hedges

by 02/16/2014
Neighborhood: Farmingdale

Joseph Scalia dons the neighborhood watch hat in his story "The Hedges," where he patrols everything from raucous dogs to overgrown shrubbery.

Pimping Trixie

by 02/02/2014
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Nancy Stiefel tells the tale of pimping her Upper West Side poodle, Trixie, to the many dog walkers of Central Park.

The Culture of Dog Walking

by 09/26/2013
Neighborhood: Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill

Lily Lopate takes a stab at dog-walking and tries to understand why pet owners are so strange.

Stellar Decisions

by 12/04/2012
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Leah Zibulsky believes in fate for one night.

A Special Hidden Place

by 06/21/2012
Neighborhood: Central Park, Midtown

Elizabeth Titus runs into an old neighbor while taking her piebald dachshund, Mr. Henry Longfellow, to the park.

The Wild Turkeys Of Staten Island University Hospital

by 04/17/2012
Neighborhood: Staten Island

Tom Dirwachter reflects on the wild birds he would frequently see while visiting his mother at a Staten Island hospital.

Bear Patrol

by 07/19/2011
Neighborhood: Midtown, Park Slope

Rob Williams is convinced that gay men find him irresistible because of his full luscious beard.

A True Life Fish Tale

by 04/11/2011
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Susan Volchok saves a half-chewed blue paradise fish from the it shared with a particularly aggressive cichlid.

Scary Scary Scary New York City

by 10/31/2010
Neighborhood: All Over

Patrick J. Sauer ponders the modern scourges of Gotham, beginning with bedbugs and tornadoes.

Adopting a Pint-Size Pocketbook Pooch

by 10/26/2010
Neighborhood: Upper West Side

When Martine Byer experiences buyer’s remorse after she adopts a two pound poodle puppy, she isn’t quite prepared for the moral forces that come into play.

Prall’s Island

by 04/15/2010
Neighborhood: Prall's Island

Dorothy Spears goes to the toxic bird sanctuary that is Prall's Island and learns that it is infested with poison ivy.