“A City Divided By A Beak”- featured in “The New York Times”-by Alison Grambs

Click Here To View This On “The New York Times” Site “A City Divided by a Beak” BY ALISON GRAMBS Dear Diary: Third Avenue bus pulled over by frantic man on street. Explains he must retrieve friend’s escaped pet bird from roof of bus. Bird Sitter begs Alarmed Driver to let him climb on top […]

“The Shroud of Tamago”- featured in “One For The Table”- by Alison Grambs

Click Here To View This On “One For The Table” Site  “The Shroud of Tamago” by Alison Grambs Last year, a few weeks before Christmas, a gnarly mole on my shoulder was deemed ‘highly suspicious’ by my dermatologist. Although the biopsy results weren’t in yet, I prepared for the worst. Death. Just two months shy […]

“Les Hamburgers in the City of Light and Strikes and Floods”- featured in “One For The Table”- by Alison Grambs

Click Here To View This On The “One For The Table” Site “Les Hamburgers in the City of Light and Strikes and Floods” by Alison Grambs It was hard not to take it personally. The moment my mother and I stumbled off the plane onto Parisian soil this past June, the city was getting away from […]

“Holding Hands”- featured in “One For The Table”- by Alison Grambs

Click Here To View This On “One For The Table” Site “Holding Hands”  by Alison Grambs A few months ago I was walking home from work along a side street of Manhattan. Casually strolling towards me was a distinguished man and woman who looked to be in their mid-seventies. They were holding hands. I was […]

“The Biker and the Flag” -featured in “The New York Times”- by Alison Grambs

Click Here To Read This On “The New York Times” Site Stories From A Stricken Land “The Biker and the Flag” by Alison Grambs To the Editor: I was waiting for the bus on East 57th Street on Wednesday evening, the day after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The […]

“To the Creep Who Pushed Me”- featured in “Metropolitan Diary”, “The New York Times”- by Alison Grambs

To the Creep Who Pushed Me by Alison Grambs Dear Diary: To the Creep Who Pushed Me On the Street: You may think you won today. But you didn’t. You may think that you intimidated me with that glare you gave me as I sat stunned on the ground. But you didn’t. You may think […]

“To The Fruit Cart Guy On My Corner” – by Alison Grambs

Click Here To View This On “One For The Table” Site “TO THE FRUIT CART GUY ON MY CORNER” by Alison Grambs Dear Mr. Fruit Cart Guy On My Corner: I do not know how old you are. I do not know from what country you hail.   I do not know whether you are […]