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ProCro?

New York Assemblymember Hakeem Jeffries has a very promising career ahead of  him. He was instrumental in having Cathie Black fired and may have his sights on the US Congress.  But Mr. Jeffries latest bill proposal, about regulating up-and-coming neighborhood names,… Read More ›

Three's Company

Well now I’ve heard it all. I mean, I’ve always known that oral sex was illegal in several states, and I was not surprised when the Texas Board of Education erased Thomas Jefferson from their textbooks, but this morning  I learned that… Read More ›

28 Days

Here’s a quick anecdote from one of my clients: Jim, I think you’ll get a kick out of this. We are refinancing our home through a mortgage broker that shall remain anonymous. Among the mountain of paperwork they asked for,… Read More ›

E. 17th Street

Yesterday, I arrived early for an appointment and so decided to take a stroll down E. 17th Street. This neighborhood was once known as Flatbush and is now called Ditmas Park. It was such a nice walk that I had… Read More ›

Take Five

The author demonstrates the Take Five method People often solicit my opinion about a given neighborhood. “Is it safe?”,they ask. “How is the area? What are the locals like?”, etcetera, etcetera,… I flat out try to evade these questions and… Read More ›

I’ve been away

Hi. I have neglected this site for some time now.  At the risk of sounding a bit sentimental I want to say I have a good excuse. My wife Julia and I had a son and we couldn’t be happier. Nathan J.P. Winters (aka Nathan… Read More ›