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The Brooklyn Diners

When I was first approached to review the diners in Williamsburg, I thought that I might be in over my head. After all, there are more than 20 places fitting that label in Williamsburg.

New York NFL Preview 2000

There is good news for New York football fans this season; you regular Joes...

Grassroots Victory in Greenpoint

Greenpoint—its' the end of a long evening. Luscious pierogies with mushrooms and onion are wrapped in tin foil and doled out to lingering helpers.

Charter School Reform in New York: Profiting From Poverty

As public schools open their doors and begin the “drill and kill” test-prep instruction required to satiate the state’s voracious appetite for measurable outcomes, the New York City school system as a whole continues to hobble on to the next precipice of educational improvement.

It’s the Shopping Cart, Stupid

Over and over again we hear the standard stump speech place blame on the opponent for anything bad—poverty, school violence, the hole in the ozone, obesity; and meanwhile claim responsibility for anything good—the creation of jobs, the bull market, the saving of sea turtles, and the bright colors of the flag.

The Weathered Poem AND THE WORN CHAIR

Pops. Look at you there with your long billy-goat scruff.

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