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2005 Stories by Christine Lagorio

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  • Close-Up on Bushwick, Brooklyn

    published December 6, 2005

    From its graffiti-strewn artists' lofts, to the hip-hop shops on Knickerbocker, to the volleyball courts jammed with Hispanic kids in Maria... More >>

  • Close-Up on Hoboken, New Jersey

    published October 25, 2005

    At Diana's diner on Jefferson Street, poached eggs and an English muffin don't come with a mimosa. Coffee? "Sure, sweetheart," a hefty, tattooed... More >>

  • Close-Up on Columbus Circle

    published September 6, 2005

    The night breeze from the Hudson River hit my face as I leaned over the railing of the 56th Street penthouse balcony, peering far down at the... More >>

  • Close-Up on the West Village

    published August 9, 2005

    This article has been corrected. More >>

  • The Truth Is in There

    published August 9, 2005

    Just months after U.S. troops stormed Afghanistan, attorney Barbara Olshansky of the Center for Constitutional Rights began fighting for... More >>

  • Books

    published August 2, 2005

    Through a noir lens, just about everyone in Brooklyn's a cop, cabbie, lunatic, or corpse. And those are the only people worth a damn in... More >>

  • Books

    published June 14, 2005

    How to cram the boxcar-hopping, boss-bedeviling Wobblies into two dimensions? With its songs, soapbox speeches, and larger-than-life hobohemian... More >>

  • Close-Up on Manhattanville

    published May 31, 2005

    For a forlorn slice of Harlem, Manhattanville incites a stunning quality of passion. At Columbia University—perhaps the only area outside the... More >>

  • It's Alive!

    published April 5, 2005

    Cacophony. Sexploitation. Oblat. Jazz. Sleepaway. Perro. Ilan Stavans defines these words and... More >>

  • Close-Up on Spanish Harlem

    published March 15, 2005

    Spanish Harlem, 1930: In the back room of Almacenez Hernandez, his sister's Madison Avenue Record shop, Raphael Hernandez eases a melody from the... More >>

  • Close-Up on the Jersey City Waterfront

    published January 11, 2005

    Portions of this article have been updated. On a mild, bright November day, sea-foam... More >>

  • Wrestling With the Margins

    published January 4, 2005

    Henry Jenkins IV recalls that in 1992 his father, an M.I.T. professor, treated him to a big WWF match at Boston Garden. Surely, Henry Jenkins III... More >>

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