Time is up for Walter’s Antique Clock and Watch Repair (Audio)

Nov. 17, 2017 by

Pretty much everyone in the West Village agrees: Walter Dikarev is magical. “I love him,” Rosemary Wettenhall, owner of Madame Matovu, said. “Because he’s like this magic man. He can

Residents Believe Faulty Wiring May Have Sparked 3-Alarm Fire in Flatbush

Nov. 3, 2017 by

Originally appeared on Bklyner.  FLATBUSH – A three-alarm fire broke out at 60 Clarkson Avenue (between Flatbush & Bedford Avenues) shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Residents say they believe

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A Peaceful Resistance Amid a Sea of Strife

Sep. 20, 2017 by

Originally appeared on Pavement Pieces East 47th street between 2nd and 1st avenue was besieged by green, white and red flags with deafening screams of “Free Iran” permeating the air while smaller, similarly

Ride Hailing Apps Put a Dent in Public Transportation

Sep. 14, 2017 by

Originally Appeared on Pavement Pieces On a rainy Wednesday afternoon in Midtown Manhattan, 56-year-old Paul Frelich struck a pose familiar to New Yorkers. He stood on a curb, stared at

Still No Closure For the Undocumented Victims of 9/11

Sep. 12, 2017 by

Originally Appeared on Pavement Pieces  In late September 2001, Nora Elsa Molina walked into Asociacion Tepeyac’s cramped, dimly lit midtown offices desperately seeking help in locating her son, 21-year-old Fernando

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Lester’s Jackpot

Nov. 13, 2016 by

When the carnival comes to town on a humid southern evening, you may see Lester Colegrove strolling down the midway of your local carnival, his aged hands in the pockets

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Blowing Rock’s Liquor Legacy

Sep. 23, 2016 by

When visitors flock to North Carolina’s High Country this fall, most will come for the bucolic scenes of the Blue Ridge Parkway and reminders of slower, simpler times. But beneath

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Todd: The Town Growing Backwards in Time

Sep. 16, 2016 by

This is Sparta

Dec. 10, 2012 by

Tiffany Krupner is a senior at Alleghany High School in Sparta, North Carolina, a rural Appalachian town surrounded by fields, Christmas trees farms, and little else. For Tiffany and thousands