Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Ten Worst People on Bicycles

I’ve been riding a bicycle around the great city of New York for as long as I’ve lived here. I resided in Astoria, Queens during the last year of Giuliani and the first of Bloomberg, and I took regular rides … Continue reading

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The Story of the Three Little Bears, as Told by My Two-Year-Old Daughter

There were three bears, and they lived in a little house. With a green door. In the forest, with trees. And they ate… oatmeal! And they went for a walk, and Goldilocks came, and the oatmeal was too hot, and … Continue reading

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My Neighborhood Has A New Hummus Bar

That’s right, you heard me: we’re getting a hummus bar. And not one of those scuzzy hummus-and-falafel takeout places like the one near your office, either… our neighborhood will soon have a hummus bar, with authentic-style decor and a vaguely Arabic-sounding … Continue reading

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The big ugly? Could be worse.

I am, during the day, an evangelist/apologist for the system that provides New York City politicians with public money to run their campaigns. (If you found your way here from my twitter feed, you probably know this already.) Depending on … Continue reading

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