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Panic at Beth Israel

by 11/08/2015
Neighborhood: Uncategorized

The air was thick. The blonde EMT had a blank stare. He looked at me a beat too long and I realized that even in a hospital you aren’t safe.

A Verizon Connection

by 03/14/2013
Neighborhood: Prospect Heights

Fran Giuffre makes a human connection with the Verizon guys who come to fix the phone.

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.

The Afflicted

by 07/21/2004
Neighborhood: East Village

It is winter, it is night, it is cold and I can feel deep down inside of me a bug of some sort beginning to develop. It is far away in my feet, beginning to make my feet ache, but soon I know it will creep up my legs and into my torso and that […]