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by 08/09/2013
Neighborhood: East Village

Eliza Berman verbalizes the often inexpressible experience of the NYC transplant - feeling part anthropologist, part participant, wanting to be involved, but always partly detached.

Dreams of Taylor

by 06/18/2013
Neighborhood: Midtown

Peter Nolan Smith is charged with delivering the impossible to his nephew.

Ellis Island

by 02/03/2013
Neighborhood: Ellis Island

Excerpts from Robert Viscusi's forthcoming epic poem, Ellis Island.

Born Under A Bad Neon Sign

by 12/28/2012
Neighborhood: Hell's Kitchen

Corey Maloney is born into NYC via his surrogate mother, the Port Authority.

Hiding in a Transparent City

by 10/10/2012
Neighborhood: Upper East Side

Deirdre Faughey Davison remembers her childhood trips to Manhattan with her aunt.

It’s Not A Cult

by 10/10/2012
Neighborhood: All Over, JFK/LGA, Letter From Abroad

Esme Hoffman shares a transcontinental flight with a very unusual young man.

The Places You’ll Go, The People You’ll Meet

by 05/30/2012
Neighborhood: JFK/LGA

Ben Fergusson finds how easy it is to meet people when you travel and you are their captive audience.

175 Bleecker Street

by 02/13/2012
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village, Uncategorized

Mary Shanley experiences the Greenwich Village scene for the first time.


by 12/30/2011
Neighborhood: West Village

The French are wonderful. Their tips are not.

The Asian Bug

by 02/20/2011
Neighborhood: Across the River, Letter From Abroad

Joe Scalia's sons tend to bring home Asian women, which on at least one occasion led his mother to ask one of them why they took "Kung Fu" off the air.

Found in Translation?

by 10/26/2010
Neighborhood: Midtown

Danielle Ofri struggles to communicate with a patient from the Congo, even to the point of having an AT&T operator translate for her.

The Magic Life of the City

by 03/25/2010
Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

As Sherri Rosen does as simple task as pull tulips in the gardens of City Hall Park, she discovers the magic of the city.