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  • Diane Farr: Visiting home without phoning home

    My birthplace is New York City, which might seem a very anonymous place. Yet, after moving away, the first time I "snuck" back to my hometown -- without telling my family -- I was convinced I would get caught. I worried both in California, where I live now, and after my arrival in Manhattan, that my mommy or daddy or perhaps one brother or another or even my high school prom date might catch me walking down Amsterdam Avenue and be FURIOUS that I hadn't called them.
  • Rich memories of a Colombian family in New York

    Rich memories of a Colombian family in New York
    "Empanada for a Dream" As debates about the escalating murder rate in Chicago continue to rage on, Juan Francisco Villa's solo, "Empanada for a Dream," offers a portrait simultaneously timely and a time capsule of life in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs...

    Taylor Mead dies at 88; underground film legend and bohemian artist

    Taylor Mead dies at 88; underground film legend and bohemian artist
    Taylor Mead, an underground cinema legend whose comic charm and sense of the surreal inspired Andy Warhol and other seminal figures in the alternative film world, died Wednesday in Denver. He was 88. A fixture of bohemian New York who was also a poet...

    Counter Intelligence: Tom Bergin's Tavern, reinvented

    Counter Intelligence: Tom Bergin's Tavern, reinvented
    Have you been to Tom Bergin's Tavern lately? No — not Molly Malone's, the pub with the bands; the other one on Fairfax, a few blocks south, with the Irish coffee and the old Bing Crosby vibe. Bergin's has been a fascinating place since Brandon...

    A blog to follow: Find. Eat. Drink.

     
    A blog to follow: Find. Eat. Drink.