Tag Archives: New York Stories

The Biggest Story of the Week…December 21

I’m on 86th and Third, waiting for the light to change. A cab pulls up. The door swings open, but all I see are two legs the size of sequoias, hanging off the seat. I peek in to find a … Continue reading

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Hey Kid

On Saturday, I was walking up Park Avenue on my way to buy groceries, when I came upon a boy, no more than thirteen, weeping on the corner of 83rd Street.   Naturally I had to stop, something I do faithfully … Continue reading

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The Red Socks

I’ll admit, I do tend to have strange encounters. I think it’s partly because I pay attention  like most writers, and I’m willing more often than not to engage…like this morning. It was pouring all day but I was determined … Continue reading

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The Pie That Came In From The Cold

When I went out this morning I found an apple pie in front of my door, and it was no Entenmanns either. It was from William Greenbergs, an Upper Side bakery who specializes in overpriced desserts. Hmm, no note. Who … Continue reading

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The Man With No Teeth

Every morning I go to this little place and have a coffee before I run. I finally broke myself of my expensive latte habit (only have 1 on Sundays) and The Corner Cafe makes a great cup especially if you’re … Continue reading

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