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Ironing

by 03/28/2015
Neighborhood: Tribeca

We were one of those Asian-Caucasian couples, as ubiquitous in the City as pigeons.

I Remember I Forget, And Why

by 02/18/2015
Neighborhood: West Village

I've lived in the neighborhood practically forever, but to my girlfriend it's all new.

Exhaustion, Faith, or Madness

by 12/12/2014
Neighborhood: Jackson Heights, Queens, Uncategorized

As I wander about in a drowsy daze trying to find it, I take in some interesting sights that get me thinking about the meaning of “diversity” – that superficial buzzword often associated with this neighborhood.

A Picnic in Eden

by 09/01/2014
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Williamsburg

Everyone that lives here has her or his own love-hate relationship with this city. But there really is no place like it.

Scented

by 08/26/2014
Neighborhood: Financial District, Manhattan

With three minutes to spare, I mutter a few good Hail Mary Kay's and promise the Sephora gods that I will do better next time.

I Just Want to Stay In and Get High and Watch Netflix

by 07/20/2014
Neighborhood: Bushwick

Out is one of my least favorite concepts. If ‘in’ means a comfortable evening spent at home on the couch, then ‘out’ is never preferable.

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 Laughter of the Maestro

by 03/09/2014
Neighborhood: Fort Greene

On a snowy New York evening, Cecil Taylor talks about his musical journey up to Toronto, back down to Harlem, and everywhere in between.

Real Estate Rhetoric: A User’s Guide

by 03/02/2014
Neighborhood: All Over, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick, Chinatown, Harlem, Hell's Kitchen, Williamsburg

Christie Grotheim's useful (if heartbreaking) guide for translating all those New York City real estate ads.

My Washington Square West Apartment for $900 a Month

by 01/17/2014
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

It is late May and I needed an apartment. L. Monroe, L. Monroe, onwards to L. Monroe. Who is this man?

Viva La Vita

by 01/16/2014
Neighborhood: West Village

Johanna Mayer gets more than she bargained for when she strolls the West Village in search of vegan cream cheese.

Just Another Night

by 01/12/2014
Neighborhood: Fort Greene

Peter Nolan Smith spends New Year's Eve with Zatoichi, mushroom pasta, the Bruins, and a long distance phone call.