May 2016

The Ping of a Bat, The Crash of Nostalgia

Posted May 27, 2016

There’s a sound that’s been with me my entire life that I’ll probably never hear again. It’s cacophonous and metallic, vibrating and piercing. It’s at once instantaneous and seems to float endlessly with the soft push of the wind. It can single both triumph and heartbreak at the same pitch and tone. It’s the sound […]

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Three Week Transformation: The Fire Island Basketball Tournament

Posted May 17, 2016

I was recently reminded of an article I wrote for RealCity back in 2012 and, with the summer fast approaching, I thought it might make sense to share a version here as well. It’s pasted below exactly as it was written in 2012. Every Friday during the last three weeks of August, 84 men — […]

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Judging By Appearance is Wrong, Except in the Exit Row

Posted May 12, 2016

Traveling seems to be a major headache for everybody these days. From the increased prices to the crazy long security lines, there’s become an increasing number of variables that continue to agitate and frustrate commuters. While many of us believe that the changes are for our security, I can’t help but notice how almost everything […]

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